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JOBS Act, One Year Later: Hang Tight, Equity Crowdfunding Is Coming
Starting a Business

JOBS Act, One Year Later: Hang Tight, Equity Crowdfunding Is Coming

President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act into law one year ago today, and it's still not implemented.
Catherine Clifford
JOBS Act Expected to Increase Diversity in Funding
Finance

JOBS Act Expected to Increase Diversity in Funding

Industry experts anticipate more women and minorities will become startup funders when non-professional investors are allowed to participate in crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
Raising Money Through Crowdfunding? Consider These Best Practices for Success
Starting a Business

Raising Money Through Crowdfunding? Consider These Best Practices for Success

At a conference in New York City, industry experts shared tips for tapping the crowd.
Catherine Clifford
'Entourage' Star Adrian Grenier Starts Music Incubator
Starting a Business

'Entourage' Star Adrian Grenier Starts Music Incubator

While the young actor has already co-founded or invested in several startups, this time Grenier is changing his tune. Brian Solis spoke with him about his new venture.
Brian Solis
10 Mistakes to Avoid When Pitching Investors (Infographic)
Starting a Business

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Pitching Investors (Infographic)

For many entrepreneurs looking to start a business, getting access to capital can be the make-or-break moment to a successful launch.
Catherine Clifford
Not Your Traditional Incubator: Rokk3r Labs, a Hybrid Investor-Accelerator
Starting a Business

Not Your Traditional Incubator: Rokk3r Labs, a Hybrid Investor-Accelerator

Miami-based venture creates fast time-to-market recipe
Carolyn Whelan
5 Quick Tips for Better Bootstrapping From SXSW
Finance

5 Quick Tips for Better Bootstrapping From SXSW

The founders of popular image-hosting service imgur on what it takes to launch a tech startup without seeking outside investors.
Bryan Keplesky
SBA Lending Marches On Post-Sequester, But Anxieties Linger
Finance

SBA Lending Marches On Post-Sequester, But Anxieties Linger

The third annual Small Business Lending and Investment Summit convenes in Washington this week and will focus on the importance of SBA-backed lending.
Catherine Clifford
Online Platform Connects Entrepreneurs with Local Lenders
Finance

Online Platform Connects Entrepreneurs with Local Lenders

SoMoLend has facilitated over 100 small-business loans totaling nearly $3.5 million.
Michelle Goodman
Karen Mills on the SBA: Successor Needs to Get the Word Out
Leadership

Karen Mills on the SBA: Successor Needs to Get the Word Out

The outgoing chief of the Small Business Administration talks about her four years at the helm of the agency and what her successor needs to do.
Catherine Clifford
Where to Look for Grant Money for Your Business
Starting a Business

Where to Look for Grant Money for Your Business

Grant funding isn't just for nonprofits. Startups can also secure grant money. Finding a good match is the hard part. Here are some ideas for launching your search.
Entrepreneur Staff
Tough Credit Conditions Predicted for the Remainder of 2013
Finance

Tough Credit Conditions Predicted for the Remainder of 2013

Findings from Moody's Analytics shows that small-business credit quality dropped in the fourth quarter of 2012, but predicts a better outlook for 2014.
Cheryl Winokur Munk