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

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

Amid much criticism, Foursquare is mounting an offense that has many in the startup world sitting up and taking notice.
Brittany VanBibber
How the JOBS Act Boosted the IPO Market (Infographic)
Finance

How the JOBS Act Boosted the IPO Market (Infographic)

A look at the companies that have gone public since President Obama passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act in April of 2012.
Catherine Clifford
Finance

Quirky Lands Its Largest Funding Round at $79 Million

The social product-development company also has extended its partnership with GE.
Jason Fell
Jessica Alba's Startup Nabs $25 Million in Funding
Finance

Jessica Alba's Startup Nabs $25 Million in Funding

Subscription-commerce business The Honest Company has just closed a round of funding for expansion and growth.
Andrea Huspeni
A Business Plan for the Startup Economy
Finance

A Business Plan for the Startup Economy

Access to capital is key in helping high-growth startups get off the ground and running. Here are two ways to help get them there.
Karen Mills
McSweeney's Publishing House Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for $15. Yup. For $15.
Finance

McSweeney's Publishing House Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for $15. Yup. For $15.

The San Francisco-based publishing house known for its snark and devilish sarcasm has challenged the idea of what it means to succeed with a crowdfunding campaign.
Catherine Clifford
How to Spread the Word About Your Crowdfunding Campaign
Finance

How to Spread the Word About Your Crowdfunding Campaign

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.
Sally Outlaw
Why Now Is the Time to Seek Startup Funding
Finance

Why Now Is the Time to Seek Startup Funding

Never before have there been so many places for those seeking and those providing capital to connect.
Jay Turo
The Best Way to Buy a Company Car
Finance

The Best Way to Buy a Company Car

Take the time to consider your particular circumstances before deciding on a payment plan.
How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign
Finance

How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign

You need a crowd to fund your idea. Here are the sources you should tap to spread the word about your crowdfunding campaign.
Sally Outlaw
Why Tech Valuations Can't Be Too High or Too Low
Finance

Why Tech Valuations Can't Be Too High or Too Low

The eye-popping price tags of companies such as Fab, Pinterest and Snapchat have raised concerns that valuations have gotten out of whack. The reality is there's no such thing as being overvalued or undervalued.
Ray Hennessey
Everything You Wanted to Know About VC Liquidation Preference But Were Afraid to Ask
Finance

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

Read the second part of a series that walks you step-by-step through a venture capital deal.
Bo Yaghmaie
How to Set a Crowdfunding Goal
Finance

How to Set a Crowdfunding Goal

It's very likely you'll need more money than you think to fund your business idea. Here's how to determine an amount that's not too high and not too low, but one that's just right.
Sally Outlaw
Crowdfunding Hall of Fame: 9 Successful Crowdfunded Startups
Finance

Crowdfunding Hall of Fame: 9 Successful Crowdfunded Startups

Crowdfunding, which started as a way to fund small projects, has become a serious funding machine.