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Why Your Business Shouldn't Be Your Retirement Plan
Retirement

Why Your Business Shouldn't Be Your Retirement Plan

If you don't have a 401(k) because you are banking on your business to fund your retirement, tax expert Mark Kohler says it's time to reevaluate your retirement plan.
Kate Taylor
Big Funds Pour Money Into Online Lending
Trends

Big Funds Pour Money Into Online Lending

Watch out. Interest from institutional investors is heating up.
Ari Levy
7 Essential Tips for an Effective Fundraising Strategy
Fundraising

7 Essential Tips for an Effective Fundraising Strategy

Many non-profit organizations, as well as startups, often approach the task of seeking money horribly wrong.
Peter Gasca
The Top 4 Traits VCs Look for in Tech Entrepreneurs
Pitching investors

The Top 4 Traits VCs Look for in Tech Entrepreneurs

Want to earn investors' respect? Here's what will impress.
Dave Hochman
4 Trends in 401(k) Plans Entrepreneurs Need to Know About
401(k)s

4 Trends in 401(k) Plans Entrepreneurs Need to Know About

Retirement benefits only trail salaries in the consideration of employees choosing who they work for.
Matt Straz
Bubbles and Brainstorming With Marc Andreessen
Marc Andreesen

Bubbles and Brainstorming With Marc Andreessen

One of America's most important venture capitalists talks tech bubbles, delayed gratification and his firm's efforts to hire a female partner.
6 Things You Should Do Now If You Want to Raise Funds With Regulation A+
Finance

6 Things You Should Do Now If You Want to Raise Funds With Regulation A+

Prepare your company to accept money from the tens of millions of potential investors in "the crowd" that were previously off-limits.
Kendall Almerico
The Basic Tax Deductions Most Small Businesses Forget
Taxes

The Basic Tax Deductions Most Small Businesses Forget

Tax expert Mark Kohler says small business owners should have taxes on their mind year-round so they don't miss any potential deductions.
Kate Taylor
5 Ways to Get Free Trial Users to Become Paying Subscribers
Revenue Generation

5 Ways to Get Free Trial Users to Become Paying Subscribers

While turning trial customers into paying ones, takes multiple touch points and a commitment to exceed expectations, the effort pays off with great dividends.
Peter Lasensky
The Tax-Saving Tool You're Not Using
Tony Robbins

The Tax-Saving Tool You're Not Using

Tony Robbins says ESOPs aren't just for multi-billion dollar corporations.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How to Choose the Right Business Structure
Tax Center

How to Choose the Right Business Structure

By reviewing the pros and cons of these four common business structures, you can determine which one will benefit you most.
Mark J. Kohler
Marc Andreessen: It's Shocking 'How Little M&A There's Been' in Tech
Mergers and Acquisitions

Marc Andreessen: It's Shocking 'How Little M&A There's Been' in Tech

There has never been a more dangerous time to be an unprotected public company, the prominent Silicon Valley investor said at an event this week.
Leena Rao
4 Reasons to Crowdfund vs. Self-Fund a Product Idea
Crowdfunding

4 Reasons to Crowdfund vs. Self-Fund a Product Idea

With platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, you can quickly see if the idea is something the market wants before investing large amounts of time, capital, and energy.
Terry Lin
For This Financial Group, Sustainability Is a Must-Have Strategy
Impact Investing

For This Financial Group, Sustainability Is a Must-Have Strategy

Equilibrium Capital invests in green businesses to bring in greenbacks.
David Bank