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The Skinny on Widening Student Debt Loads (Infographic)
Entrepreneurs

The Skinny on Widening Student Debt Loads (Infographic)

With tuition costs rising and the job market as competitive as ever, some graduates question the price of a college education.
Andrea Huspeni
New Accounting Framework to Ease Burdens for Small Businesses
Finance

New Accounting Framework to Ease Burdens for Small Businesses

Two U.S. accounting organizations aim to give business owners streamlined options for financial reporting.
Catherine Clifford
Finance

A Quick Guide to Finding a Venture Capital Match

Looking for money to grow a company or get it off the ground? There are venture capital firms across the country eagerly seeking to fund good business ideas, but fit and size matter.
Looking to Raise Capital? Exhaust All Your Options.
Starting a Business

Looking to Raise Capital? Exhaust All Your Options.

Entrepreneur Liz Elam shares her insights on raising capital to launch a startup.
Liz Elam
5 Reasons a Young Entrepreneur Should Raise Outside Funding
Starting a Business

5 Reasons a Young Entrepreneur Should Raise Outside Funding

Investor Peter S. Cohan gives us the lowdown about scenarios when a young entrepreneur should turn to investors for funds.
Peter S. Cohan
 Facebook Hits and Misses Since Its IPO
Marketing

Facebook Hits and Misses Since Its IPO

A year after its initial public offering, we look back at the social media giant's highs and lows as a public company.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Crowdfunding Goes Mainstream: Why Donald Trump and Google Are Supporting Grassroots Financing
Finance

Crowdfunding Goes Mainstream: Why Donald Trump and Google Are Supporting Grassroots Financing

Google and Donald Trump have invested big money in crowdfunding projects, RocketHub and A&E are teaming up, and new CNBC reality show 'Crowd Rules' premieres tonight.
Catherine Clifford
Free Online Service Matches Small Businesses With Lenders
Finance

Free Online Service Matches Small Businesses With Lenders

An art school uses an online lending matchmaker to find capital.
Michelle Goodman
These 20 Teenagers Are Getting $100,000 Each to Drop Out of School and Become Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs

These 20 Teenagers Are Getting $100,000 Each to Drop Out of School and Become Entrepreneurs

A look at the next wave of grant recipients in tech investor Peter Thiel's fellowship program.
Google Leads a $125 Million Investment in Lending Club
Finance

Google Leads a $125 Million Investment in Lending Club

The peer-to-peer lending platform is now reportedly valued at $1.55 billion.
Brian Patrick Eha
Pitch Perfect: How to Prepare to Speak in Front of Investors
Starting a Business

Pitch Perfect: How to Prepare to Speak in Front of Investors

Here's a guide for how to prepare your pitch for angel investors and venture capitalists the likes of Chris Dixon.
Matthew Toren
Venture Capital Funding Slows in the First Quarter
Finance

Venture Capital Funding Slows in the First Quarter

A new report shows an overall decline in investment dollars and deals but a brighter outlook for the software sector.
Cheryl Winokur Munk
Clif Bar Founders Get Into Venture Capital
Finance

Clif Bar Founders Get Into Venture Capital

The founders of Clif Bar set out to fund more altruistic success stories with their venture capital firm White Road investments.
Matt Villano
Venture Capital's Big Boys Getting Bigger
Finance

Venture Capital's Big Boys Getting Bigger

Fewer private U.S. venture-capital funds are raising money to invest in startups, the National Venture Capital Association says. The biggest players are at the top, the smallest are at the bottom and the midsize firms watch the clock tick.
Catherine Clifford