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Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says
Valuations

Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says

Despite concerns of a tech bubble, at least one venture capitalist thinks most of today's heavily funded startups warrant their valuations.
Jacob Pramuk
Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry

The pace of crowdfunding growth has only been accelerating, according to a new report on the global industry.
Catherine Clifford
Is Kickstarter Right for Your Business?
Crowdfunding

Is Kickstarter Right for Your Business?

Don't let a crowdfunding calamity happen to you.
David Salinas
3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product
Investors

3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product

Yes, it's completely possible to win the backing of investors without something physical to show.
Andrew Medal
Money Talks: Alternative Financing Might Be Right for Your Business
Financing

Money Talks: Alternative Financing Might Be Right for Your Business

Skipping the bank is now easier -- and more popular -- than ever.
Stephen Sheinbaum
4 Reasons Merchants Should Make the Switch to EMV Now
Point of sale systems

4 Reasons Merchants Should Make the Switch to EMV Now

Later this year, the more secure point-of-sale terminals will be required by law and most likely expected by consumers.
Tyler Vaughey
Replace the SBA's Outdated 7(a) Loan Program
Lending

Replace the SBA's Outdated 7(a) Loan Program

Like a Cuban taxi driver, the SBA is making due with a 1950s-era model in 2015.
Scott Shane
Tony Robbins: Leverage Tax Advantages to Build Wealth
Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins: Leverage Tax Advantages to Build Wealth

Investors, especially young ones, should look beyond the stock market to master the money game.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Crowdfunding in the Days Before Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding in the Days Before Kickstarter

The act of raising money is nothing new. And on some days, it can feel like you're running a marathon naked.
John Brubaker
SEC: Startups Can Now Raise $50 Million in 'Mini IPO'
Jobs Act

SEC: Startups Can Now Raise $50 Million in 'Mini IPO'

Previously, companies were allowed to raise up to $5 million.
Kendall Almerico
From Pennies to Millions: What It Felt Like to Make Money for the First Time
Success Stories

From Pennies to Millions: What It Felt Like to Make Money for the First Time

In 2005, Susan Petersen and her husband felt like an $86 income tax refund was enough to make them rich. Today, she's at the helm of a multimillion-dollar business. Here's what that ride felt like.
Catherine Clifford
A Simple Guide to Understanding Your Profit and Loss Statement
Cash Flow Center

A Simple Guide to Understanding Your Profit and Loss Statement

Analyzing this helpful tool is essential to being able to run your business successfully.
Doug and Polly White
Is Twitter Big Enough to Be in Venture Capital?
Venture Capital

Is Twitter Big Enough to Be in Venture Capital?

The San Francisco-based company's cash position is a fraction of the biggest tech companies. And yet Twitter Ventures is open for business.
Ari Levy
Entrepreneurs Can Pay It Forward Through Angel Investing
Investing

Entrepreneurs Can Pay It Forward Through Angel Investing

This type of startup financing gets you in on the ground floor with companies of your choosing.
Brenton Hayden