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Indiegogo Pilots New Program Allowing Crowdfunding Campaigns to Stay Open Indefinitely
IndieGoGo

Indiegogo Pilots New Program Allowing Crowdfunding Campaigns to Stay Open Indefinitely

The new functionality will allow users to deepen their connection with funders, in addition to giving them a way to keep raising money, the company says.
Catherine Clifford
Dreams of Being a Billionaire? Get Your Entrepreneurial Hustle On.
Billionaires

Dreams of Being a Billionaire? Get Your Entrepreneurial Hustle On.

A new report shows that most of the world's billionaires made the majority of their wealth themselves.
Catherine Clifford
With $28 Million in New Funding, Porch Is the 1-Year-Old Startup Looking to Remodel the Home Improvement Market
Funding

With $28 Million in New Funding, Porch Is the 1-Year-Old Startup Looking to Remodel the Home Improvement Market

In addition to a large Series A, the company reported an exponential increase in employee headcount and several new site features.
Geoff Weiss
So You're Being Audited. Now What?
Audits

So You're Being Audited. Now What?

Seven steps to get you through the ordeal.
J.D. Roth
Thriving in Finance Requires Patience and Humility
Experts

Thriving in Finance Requires Patience and Humility

Caution and a deep appreciation for all you don't know are, surprisingly, key elements of success in the go-go, big-ego world of investing.
Murray Newlands
25 Reasons I Will Not Invest in Your Startup
Financing

25 Reasons I Will Not Invest in Your Startup

What's the point in losing money on purpose? Here are some telltale clues that your business is not a sound proposition.
John Rampton
Understanding a Business Valuation
Valuations

Understanding a Business Valuation

Knowing what exactly a business valuation is as well as its components isn't easy. Here's a straightforward rundown.
Jessica Ballard
Investors and Customers Aren't So Impressed By Shiny New Tech
Investors

Investors and Customers Aren't So Impressed By Shiny New Tech

Unless your product is truly disruptive or you have bags of cash, don't bother bringing it to market. Instead, solve a real-world problem.
Martin Zwilling
Go Fund Yourself
Raising Capital

Go Fund Yourself

Don't waste time chasing investors. A myriad of options exist for ambitious entrepreneurs seeking to expand their startup and in need of financing.
Sally Outlaw
Need a Bank Loan? The 3 Big Obstacles for Small-Business Owners.
Bank Loans

Need a Bank Loan? The 3 Big Obstacles for Small-Business Owners.

Banks are still struggling to return to the small-business market Here's what you need to know.
Founders: When Fundraising, Ask for More Than You Think You'll Need
Fundraising

Founders: When Fundraising, Ask for More Than You Think You'll Need

To preserve equity, fight for a higher valuation rather than paring back much-needed cash.
Venture Capitalists Can Be a Blessing or a Curse
Venture Capital

Venture Capitalists Can Be a Blessing or a Curse

When entrepreneurs opt for this type of investment, they run the risk of losing control.
David Richards
How to Measure Your Company's Overall Financial Health (Infographic)
Small Business Financing

How to Measure Your Company's Overall Financial Health (Infographic)

A new study also found that female- and minority-owned ventures are far less likely to be in good financial health than their male-owned, non-minority counterparts.
Geoff Weiss
Your Startup Can Thrive Without VC That it Will Probably Never Get Anyway
Small Business Finance

Your Startup Can Thrive Without VC That it Will Probably Never Get Anyway

Financing growth from sales is tough but the reality is very few companies receive the venture-capital funding seemingly everyone believes is indispensable.
John Mullins