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The 7 Deadly Financial Sins of Small Businesses
Accounting

The 7 Deadly Financial Sins of Small Businesses

While the 'average Joe' can breathe a sigh of relief that tax season is behind him, small-business owners can't do the same. To ensure entrepreneurs keep their finances on track all year around, here are seven mistakes to avoid.
Peter Karpas
Need to Raise Money for Your Startup? This Book Might Be For You.
Raising Money

Need to Raise Money for Your Startup? This Book Might Be For You.

In this video, Entrepreneur.com contributor John Rampton talks about a book that explains a topic that's very important to serious business owners: raising money.
Jason Fell
How This Denim Startup Raised More Than $500,000 on Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

How This Denim Startup Raised More Than $500,000 on Kickstarter

Barbell Denim met its funding goal in 47 minutes. It has since raised more than 34 times its initial crowdfunding target.
Catherine Clifford
Meet the Franchisor Launching a Fundraising Platform for Potential Franchisees
Franchisors

Meet the Franchisor Launching a Fundraising Platform for Potential Franchisees

Mandy Calara created an online crowdfunding platform that lets the friends, family and community of potential franchisees become investors.
With $6.4 Million in New Funding, This 3-D Printed Insole Maker Is Looking Hot
3-D printing

With $6.4 Million in New Funding, This 3-D Printed Insole Maker Is Looking Hot

3-D printing's power lies not in its ability to create novelty items, but to lower the cost of customization.
Laura Entis
Determining Board Control Doesn't Have to Be Stressful. Here's What to Do.
Board of Directors

Determining Board Control Doesn't Have to Be Stressful. Here's What to Do.

If entrepreneurs raise a round of capital the more than likely will face the angst-inducing conundrum of determining board structure. Here are a few pointers.
Bo Yaghmaie
Lending Club's New Front: Loans for Braces and Your Kid's Kindergarten Tuition
Financing

Lending Club's New Front: Loans for Braces and Your Kid's Kindergarten Tuition

The peer-to-peer lending site announced today that, with its acquisition of Springstone Financial, it would be expanding its reach in consumer finance.
Catherine Clifford
Real Estate Has Benefited Most From SEC's General Solicitation Rule Change
Financing

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers
My Biggest Mistake

My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers

An entrepreneur discusses how he fell into the trap of equating revenue with profit.
Mike Templeman
How This Innovative Startup Convinced Investors to Give It $30 Million
Finding Investors

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

The 34-year-old entrepreneur behind Hampton Creek wants to make eggs obsolete.
Is Your Business Eligible for a Government Grant?
Finance

Is Your Business Eligible for a Government Grant?

It just might be. Here's how to win one at a local, state or federal level.
Michelle Goodman
Disposable Phone Numbers Are So Hot Right Now
Finance

Disposable Phone Numbers Are So Hot Right Now

The venture capital money came pouring in for Burner, a mobile app that doles out disposable phone numbers for calling and texting.
Michelle Goodman
Tesla Seeks $1.6 Billion to Build a 'Gigafactory'
Innovators

Tesla Seeks $1.6 Billion to Build a 'Gigafactory'

Elon Musk's electric car company has ambitious plans -- and needs a lot of money to make them happen.
Jason Fell
The JOBS Act Provision That Could Change IPOs Forever
Jobs Act

The JOBS Act Provision That Could Change IPOs Forever

If the SEC allows Regulation A+ to pass without the requirement of state compliance, entrepreneurs could raise up to $50 million.
Kendall Almerico