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Chinese Ecommerce Giant Alibaba Reports First Post-IPO Income Gains
Alibaba

Chinese Ecommerce Giant Alibaba Reports First Post-IPO Income Gains

The company says net income and revenue are both up significantly.
The Hard Truth: Even If Your Company Fails, Angel Investors Still Win
Investors

The Hard Truth: Even If Your Company Fails, Angel Investors Still Win

If you're seeking funding from these individuals or groups, it's important to know what's in it for them.
Armando Biondi
How One Fitness Entrepreneur Raised $14 Million
Funding

How One Fitness Entrepreneur Raised $14 Million

ClassPass co-founder Payal Kadakia isn't peddling out some new workout method. Instead, her company makes money by riding fitness trend waves.
Sheila Marikar
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5 Essentials for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Crowdfunding

5 Essentials for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding is the sweat equity of financing. Every company, no matter how small, can succeed but it requires a lot of work.
Seymour Segnit
Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk
Investors

Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk

If you're seeking money for your startup, you should be prepared to address potential issues that may face your business.
Martin Zwilling
Reddit Co-Founder: Crowdfunding Is Powering a Second, Much Bigger Renaissance
Crowdfunding

Reddit Co-Founder: Crowdfunding Is Powering a Second, Much Bigger Renaissance

Alexis Ohanian says that technology means more creators can pursue their craft and get paid for it. The Internet means that people all over the world are becoming patrons of artists all over the world.
Catherine Clifford
How Much Is An MBA Degree Really Worth?
MBAs

How Much Is An MBA Degree Really Worth?

And how much more money does an MBA from Harvard, Stanford or Wharton get you over a career than one from Texas A&M, Ohio State, or the University of Iowa?
The SEC Is Probing Private Equity Performance Figures
Private equity

The SEC Is Probing Private Equity Performance Figures

More specifically, the regulator is examining how private equity firms report a key metric of their past performance when they market new funds to investors.
Can a Business Grow Itself Into Bankruptcy?
Bankruptcy

Can a Business Grow Itself Into Bankruptcy?

Sometimes, increasing sales can backfire, and the math will eat a company alive.
Doug and Polly White
Y Combinator Partner on Crowdfunding: It Makes Our Job Harder
Crowdfunding

Y Combinator Partner on Crowdfunding: It Makes Our Job Harder

Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of social news site Reddit and partner at startup accelerator Y Combinator, talks about how platforms like Kickstarter are making his role as a startup investor more challenging.
Catherine Clifford
Are You Ready to Pitch Investors for Funding?
Business Circle

Are You Ready to Pitch Investors for Funding?

As many entrepreneurs know, securing funding for new business ventures can be a very difficult endeavor. So, when seeking funding for your company, make sure you are prepared.
Stan Bril
The Next 3 Surges That Will Change the Future of Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

The Next 3 Surges That Will Change the Future of Crowdfunding

The remaining months of 2014 and beyond will hold unexpected twists for those hoping to ride the ever-increasing crowdfunding wave.
David Drake
Twitter's User and Engagement Numbers Disappoint, Shares Dive
Earnings Reports

Twitter's User and Engagement Numbers Disappoint, Shares Dive

The online messaging service also projected fourth-quarter revenue that may miss Wall Street's targets.
How We Pay for College Is Broken
College

How We Pay for College Is Broken

The way most Americans pay for college -- a patchwork system of loans, grants, and scholarships from colleges -- was largely created generations ago, when fewer people went to college and when the price tag of a college was a lot less.