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Lending Club's New Front: Loans for Braces and Your Kid's Kindergarten Tuition
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The peer-to-peer lending site announced today that, with its acquisition of Springstone Financial, it would be expanding its reach in consumer finance.
April 17, 2014 in Money
Real Estate Has Benefited Most From SEC's General Solicitation Rule Change

Real Estate Has Benefited Most From SEC's General Solicitation Rule Change

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Investors have shown the most interest in dumping their dollars into real-estate deals since the SEC's historic lifting of the general solicitation ban.
April 15, 2014 in Money
My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers

My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers

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An entrepreneur discusses how he fell into the trap of equating revenue with profit.
April 15, 2014 in The 'Treps
Photos: How This Innovative Startup Convinced Investors to Give It $30 Million

How This Innovative Startup Convinced Investors to Give It $30 Million

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The 34-year-old entrepreneur behind Hampton Creek wants to make eggs obsolete.
March 26, 2014 in Money
Is Your Business Eligible for a Government Grant?

Is Your Business Eligible for a Government Grant?

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It just might be. Here's how to win one at a local, state or federal level.
March 23, 2014 in SBA and Government Funding
Disposable Phone Numbers Are So Hot Right Now

Disposable Phone Numbers Are So Hot Right Now

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The venture capital money came pouring in for Burner, a mobile app that doles out disposable phone numbers for calling and texting.
March 18, 2014 in Venture Capital
The JOBS Act Provision That Could Change IPOs Forever

The JOBS Act Provision That Could Change IPOs Forever

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If the SEC allows Regulation A+ to pass without the requirement of state compliance, entrepreneurs could raise up to $50 million.
February 21, 2014 in Starting a Business
How This Fashion Startup Beat Their Kickstarter Goal in 4 Hours

How This Fashion Startup Beat Their Kickstarter Goal in 4 Hours

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Founders of men's clothing company share six steps that helped them meet their $15K goal.
February 18, 2014 in Financing
Just Gone Public? Here's How to Keep Investors Happy

Just Gone Public? Here's How to Keep Investors Happy

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While many people celebrate going public, this new milestone can be challenging on many fronts. Here, we discuss how to keep investors engaged and your board satisfied.
January 31, 2014 in Financing
Why I Think the Hype About Crowdfunding Is Too Good to Be True

Why I Think the Hype About Crowdfunding Is Too Good to Be True

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If you're going to try to fund your startup via crowdfunding, here's what you need to know before taking the plunge.
January 28, 2014 in Financing
Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

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You have a great idea for an app, but how do you find the funds you need to develop it?
January 8, 2014 in Financing
The Anti-Capitalist Bigotry of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

The Anti-Capitalist Bigotry of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

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As the chatter over the 'The Wolf of Wall Street' shows, the only acceptable form of bias nowadays is toward the free markets.
January 2, 2014 in Financing
10 Fun Facts About Crowdfunding

10 Fun Facts About Crowdfunding

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Whether you're looking to raise some funds or invest in a project, here are some things to know about platforms such as Kickstarter and IndieGoGo .
December 30, 2013 in Financing
Why You Need to Think Twice About Seeking Venture Capital

Why You Need to Think Twice About Seeking Venture Capital

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Entrepreneurs seek venture capital, even though it is financially unattractive. Think twice about jumping in. The water is deep.
December 26, 2013 in Venture and Angel Investors
4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup

4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup

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Be prepared to communicate these points, and you'll be speaking your investor's language.
December 26, 2013 in Startup Financing
Why You Need to Take a Close Look at Dividend Provisions

Why You Need to Take a Close Look at Dividend Provisions

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Most dividend provisions fall into one of three categories. Do you understand the differences between them?
December 20, 2013 in Venture Capital
Should You Go East Or West for Your Venture Capital?

Should You Go East Or West for Your Venture Capital?

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There are big differences between venture capital firms on the East and West Coasts. Here's what you need to know to pick the right one.
November 27, 2013 in Venture Capital
Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic)

Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic)

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VCs and angel investors get a lot of attention, but personal loans and credit, followed by investments from friends and family, are the top funding sources for startups.
November 20, 2013 in Financing
How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup

How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup

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Young entrepreneurs have the challenge of raising funds on little to no credit history. Here's how to overcome this obstacle.
November 19, 2013 in Financing
The Passive Check In: Is This Foursquare's Hail Mary Pass?

The Passive Check In: Is This Foursquare's Hail Mary Pass?

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Amid much criticism, Foursquare is mounting an offense that has many in the startup world sitting up and taking notice.
November 19, 2013 in News and Trends

Quirky Lands Its Largest Funding Round at $79 Million

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The social product-development company also has extended its partnership with GE.
November 13, 2013 in Financing
How to Spread the Word About Your Crowdfunding Campaign

How to Spread the Word About Your Crowdfunding Campaign

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Crowdfunding is not a 'set it and forget it' proposition. Running a successful campaign requires being fearless in getting out and spreading the word about your venture.
November 6, 2013 in Financing
Why Now Is the Time to Seek Startup Funding

Why Now Is the Time to Seek Startup Funding

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Never before have there been so many places for those seeking and those providing capital to connect.
November 5, 2013 in Financing
How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign

How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign

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You need a crowd to fund your idea. Here are the sources you should tap to spread the word about your crowdfunding campaign.
October 31, 2013 in Payments & Collections
Everything You Wanted to Know About VC Liquidation Preference But Were Afraid to Ask

Everything You Wanted to Know About VC Liquidation Preference But Were Afraid to Ask

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Read the second part of a series that walks you step-by-step through a venture capital deal.
October 25, 2013 in Venture Capital
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