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Avoid the Seed-Funding Surge Trap With These 8 Tips
Startup Financing

Avoid the Seed-Funding Surge Trap With These 8 Tips

A seasoned investor provides tips for startups to dodge the challenges created by the increasing availability of seed funding.
Peter Gasca
Why the VC Firm 'Formerly Known as Atlas' Is Crowdsourcing for a New Name
Venture Capital

Why the VC Firm 'Formerly Known as Atlas' Is Crowdsourcing for a New Name

Atlas Venture's separate tech group wants you to title its new firm, and they'll reward the winner with $50k in carry.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
With Stock Tanking, Box Founder Responds to Complaints
IPO

With Stock Tanking, Box Founder Responds to Complaints

Box's stock price is the victim of confused analysts, Aaron Levie says.
Everett Rosenfeld
This Dropout Is Trying to Keep Kids Out of Student Debt
Student Loans

This Dropout Is Trying to Keep Kids Out of Student Debt

Dale Stephens just wasn't meant for the classroom.
3 Simple Tips for a Stress-Free Tax Season
Taxes

3 Simple Tips for a Stress-Free Tax Season

There are a few common mistakes you must avoid if you want to have a successful, audit-free April!
Matthew Toren
7 Ways to Build Rock-Solid Relationships With Your Investors
Angel Investors

7 Ways to Build Rock-Solid Relationships With Your Investors

They may not be your BFFs, but they can be crucial to your future.
Gideon Kimbrell
Report: Snapchat Raising $200 Million From Alibaba at $15 Billion Valuation
Funding

Report: Snapchat Raising $200 Million From Alibaba at $15 Billion Valuation

The Chinese ecommerce giant is reportedly eyeing expansion into overseas markets as well as social networking.
Geoff Weiss
Latest Funding Round Values Lyft at $2.5 Billion
Valuations

Latest Funding Round Values Lyft at $2.5 Billion

The ride-sharing service raised $530 million in a round led by Japanese online retailer Rakuten.
4 Steps to Beating the Odds and Winning Startup Capital
Investors

4 Steps to Beating the Odds and Winning Startup Capital

How can an entrepreneur gets the cash instead of being mentally -- if not physically -- dismissed by the investor in the first three minutes?
Peter S. Cohan
Shake Shack Investors Feeling Indigestion
Shake Shack

Shake Shack Investors Feeling Indigestion

Sales soar in the burger chain's first quarter as a publicly traded company but shares take a hit.
John Kell
4 Tax Code Changes Small-Business Owners Should Know About
Taxes

4 Tax Code Changes Small-Business Owners Should Know About

With deadlines approaching soon, utilize these tax breaks, credits and deductions.
Mike D’Avolio
5 Steps to Getting Your Employees On Board With Stock Options
Compensation and benefits

5 Steps to Getting Your Employees On Board With Stock Options

When introducing the benefit of stock options, it's important to be transparent with your team to maximize buy-in and trust.
Jason Kulpa
3 Tips to Make Tax Time Less Stressful
Taxes

3 Tips to Make Tax Time Less Stressful

Tax season can be a huge burden on busy entrepreneurs. Here are a few pointers on how to make the process less painful.
Edward G. Brown
A Breakdown of the Tax Implications of an S Corporation
Taxes

A Breakdown of the Tax Implications of an S Corporation

The deadline is quickly approaching for existing companies to claim S corporation tax treatment.
Nellie Akalp