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The Basics of Home Equity Financing
Finance

The Basics of Home Equity Financing

Raise money for your business from your house, but beware of losing the roof over your head.
Obama Says Shutdown Is Hurting Small Businesses
Finance

Obama Says Shutdown Is Hurting Small Businesses

Today, the president traveled to M. Luis Construction in Rockville, Md., to deliver his latest in a series of strongly-worded attacks against House Republicans regarding the government shutdown.
Catherine Clifford
Which Type of Crowdfunding Is Best for You?
Finance

Which Type of Crowdfunding Is Best for You?

Even though many people think the term 'crowdfunding' is universal, there are actually multiple options available for those needing to raise funds. Find out what each type is.
Sally Outlaw
Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses
Finance

Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses

As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold.
Catherine Clifford
A Beginner's Guide to Private Equity
Finance

A Beginner's Guide to Private Equity

It may be just what an established business needs, but watch out for ruthlessness.
What the U.S. Can Learn From the Netherlands About Equity Crowdfunding
Finance

What the U.S. Can Learn From the Netherlands About Equity Crowdfunding

U.S. regulators are tied up in knots trying to figure out how to write laws for equity crowdfunding to prevent fraud. Perhaps they should take a page from the Dutch.
Catherine Clifford
Fundraising 101: Words of Advice From One Founder to Another
Finance

Fundraising 101: Words of Advice From One Founder to Another

For our series The Grind, the founder of Travefy offers up advice on securing external capital.
David Donner Chait
Your Top 5 Crowdfunding Questions Answered
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Your Top 5 Crowdfunding Questions Answered

A crowdfunding expert answers the most frequently asked questions about this new way of raising startup funds for your business.
Sally Outlaw
Ditch the Business Plan, Get Online and Other Tips for Dealing With Investors
Finance

Ditch the Business Plan, Get Online and Other Tips for Dealing With Investors

Venture capitalist John Frankel offers up advice on how to meet and pitch investors.
John Frankel
PayPal to Give Small Businesses Access to Working Capital in Minutes
Finance

PayPal to Give Small Businesses Access to Working Capital in Minutes

The online payments giant is getting into the finance market, providing access to credit based entirely on sales history – no credit check required.
Catherine Clifford
Finance

The Basics of Using Credit Cards to Fund Your New Business

Don't swipe the plastic too carelessly, because it's a double-edged sword.
AngelList Raises $24 Million as Ban on General Solicitation Lifts
Finance

AngelList Raises $24 Million as Ban on General Solicitation Lifts

The online platform where investors and startups connect has reportedly raised $24 million in an investment round.
Catherine Clifford
What You Need to Know About the New Equity-Crowdfunding Model
Finance

What You Need to Know About the New Equity-Crowdfunding Model

Entrepreneurs who list on equity-crowdfunding platforms will have an opportunity to raise serious capital. Learn how to manage new expectations, responsibilities and obligations to regulators and shareholders
Sally Outlaw
New SEC Rules: Added Opportunities, Added Risks
Finance

New SEC Rules: Added Opportunities, Added Risks

With the new fundraising rules going into effect next week, here are a few key features and tips to keep in mind.
Larry Baker and Charlie Tribbett