Finance

4 Tips to Set You Up for Crowdfunding Success
Crowdfunding

4 Tips to Set You Up for Crowdfunding Success

For small-business owners considering alternative funding options, here are a few basic things to know about crowdfunding.
John Swanciger
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The EMV Liability Shift is Coming. Prepare Your Business.

Download this free guide for the essential steps to protecting your sales, profits and brand before the critical Oct. 1 deadline.
Ben Kaufman's Quirky Is Officially Out of Money
Money Mistakes

Ben Kaufman's Quirky Is Officially Out of Money

The co-founder and CEO says he needs to find funds fast. His team is 'working to figure things out.'
8 Things You Need to Know About Raising Venture Capital
Venture Capital

8 Things You Need to Know About Raising Venture Capital

If your startup needs a lot of money, these kinds of investors could be the key. But, of course, there are a lot of strings.
Alex Iskold
U.S. Chamber Calls for Long List of Reforms for SEC Enforcement Program
SEC

U.S. Chamber Calls for Long List of Reforms for SEC Enforcement Program

The Chamber's key recommendations lay out ways to bolster due process for defendants in SEC enforcement actions, it says.
Are Standard Equity Stakes in Spinoffs Misguided?
Equity

Are Standard Equity Stakes in Spinoffs Misguided?

Universities may be missing out on owning a share of their strongest spinoffs.
Scott Shane
3 Reasons to Regularly Check in on Your Business Debt
Debt

3 Reasons to Regularly Check in on Your Business Debt

If your credit score has improved, congratulations! Chances are good for a new, lower monthly debt payment.
Ami Kassar
How Much Cash Do You Need for Your Business's Safety Net?
Finance

How Much Cash Do You Need for Your Business's Safety Net?

A healthy business has a healthy cash flow, but what do you do when you hit a dry spot?
Doug and Polly White
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the 5 Craziest Investor Meetings I've Had With Founders
Pitching investors

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the 5 Craziest Investor Meetings I've Had With Founders

Entrepreneurs are willing to go to some pretty great lengths to secure funding.
William Hsu
Crowdfunding Is More Like 'Crowd-Frauding'
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Is More Like 'Crowd-Frauding'

As crowdfunding becomes more popular, there is a risk that most people will lose money in the rush.
Vin Gupta
How the Top VCs Want to Be Pitched
Pitching investors

How the Top VCs Want to Be Pitched

Five top guys tell you exactly what they want to hear -- and what they don't.
Rahul Varshneya
How Private Equity Investors Gave This 17-Year-Old Beauty Brand a $100 Million Makeover
Private equity

How Private Equity Investors Gave This 17-Year-Old Beauty Brand a $100 Million Makeover

When Laura Geller made the emotionally-wrought decision to take on private equity investors, it forever altered the trajectory of the cosmetics company she founded 17 years ago.
Geoff Weiss
Why You Should Keep Your Personal and Professional Finances Separate
Money

Why You Should Keep Your Personal and Professional Finances Separate

It may be tempting to go all-in on your company, but it's better to play it safe.
Steph Wagner
Shake Shack Shares Too Rich for Wall Street's Taste Buds
Shake Shack

Shake Shack Shares Too Rich for Wall Street's Taste Buds

Analysts have put a 'sell' rating on the burger chain.
John Kell
10 Companies That Are Probably Going Public in the Next Year
IPO

10 Companies That Are Probably Going Public in the Next Year

IT and health care tend to be the most popular business sectors, accounting for 28 percent and 39 percent of all VC-backed IPOs over the past 10 years, respectively.
Geoff Weiss