Finance

5 Steps to Identifying Potential Investors That Are Right for You
Pitching investors

5 Steps to Identifying Potential Investors That Are Right for You

While there are many options for fundraising, it doesn't make it easier to get capital. Here is how to make the process more productive and efficient.
Arie Abecassis
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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.
Square Raises More Money to Make Small-Business Loans
Money

Square Raises More Money to Make Small-Business Loans

In April, Square advanced nearly $25 million in capital.
Leena Rao
13 Reasons Why Your 401(k) Is Your Riskiest Investment
Retirement Planning

13 Reasons Why Your 401(k) Is Your Riskiest Investment

The bedrock of retirement planning for millions of people is much shakier than most realize.
Garrett Gunderson
Which One of These Growth Curves Are You Following?
Growth

Which One of These Growth Curves Are You Following?

We often assume that life works in a linear fashion. Nope. There are two different types of growth.
James Clear
Before You Launch Your Kickstarter Campaign Do These 6 Things
Kickstarter

Before You Launch Your Kickstarter Campaign Do These 6 Things

To not fall flat on your face, make sure all your ducks are in a row before you hit that launch button.
Drew Hendricks
Late to the Party, Global Banks Try to Muscle Into India's Startup Boom
India

Late to the Party, Global Banks Try to Muscle Into India's Startup Boom

The banks missed out on the initial flurry of deal-making to their better-connected but much smaller domestic rivals.
8 Ways to Maximize the Value of Your Startup Stock
Starting a Business

8 Ways to Maximize the Value of Your Startup Stock

Every entrepreneur needs to understand the following basics, to be addressed at a company's formation.
Martin Zwilling
Zenefits, a 2-Year-Old Startup, Is Now Valued at $4.5 Billion
Funding

Zenefits, a 2-Year-Old Startup, Is Now Valued at $4.5 Billion

The San Francisco startup offers free HR software to small and medium-sized businesses, and makes money by collecting commissions from benefits providers.
Geoff Weiss
Is Boston Losing Another VC Firm to Silicon Valley?
Venture Capital

Is Boston Losing Another VC Firm to Silicon Valley?

Highland Capital Partners is now led by one of its Palo Alto-based partners.
What Angel Investors Care About Most When They Make Investment Decisions
Angel Investors

What Angel Investors Care About Most When They Make Investment Decisions

Why people are as important as products in these initial funding rounds.
David Nilssen
3 Situations Where It Makes Sense to Sell a Part of Your Business
Selling a Business

3 Situations Where It Makes Sense to Sell a Part of Your Business

Bringing in a partner or investors could lead to significant growth.
Doug and Polly White
Challenges Women Face When Raising Venture Capital
National Small Business Week

Challenges Women Face When Raising Venture Capital

If you're a woman who wants to start a business, don't let these obstacles stand between you and major sources of funding.
Carol Roth
10 Bootstrapping Tips to Help Turn Your Idea Into a Reality
Bootstrapping

10 Bootstrapping Tips to Help Turn Your Idea Into a Reality

The chances of receiving funding is very slim, so if you are serious you are going to have to dip into your own pockets.
Jonathan Long
4 Ways to Protect Your Business Against Employee Fraud and Theft
Ask the Money Guy

4 Ways to Protect Your Business Against Employee Fraud and Theft

Putting these strategies in place will discourage bad behavior.