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Rock The Post's Tanya Prive on the Future of Crowdfunding
Starting a Business

Rock The Post's Tanya Prive on the Future of Crowdfunding

This start-up crowdfunding site isn't just up against giants like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it also has the JOBS Act to contend with. Here, the founder dishes on the site's progress and overcoming obstacles.
Lambeth Hochwald
The Forgotten Issue? Romney, Obama Stay Mum on Capital
Starting a Business

The Forgotten Issue? Romney, Obama Stay Mum on Capital

Neither candidate has said much about what they would do to help small businesses get the funding they need to run their business.
Catherine Clifford
The Biggest Credit Card Mistake Entrepreneurs Make -- and How to Avoid It
Finance

The Biggest Credit Card Mistake Entrepreneurs Make -- and How to Avoid It

Before you reach for plastic to help start your business, consider the challenges that could cost you the success you're working so hard to build on.
How to Jump-Start Your Business With an Accelerator Program
Starting a Business

How to Jump-Start Your Business With an Accelerator Program

Two entrepreneurs fast-tracked their startup with help form Launchpad LA.
Michelle Goodman
Move Over, Kickstarter: Microfunding Sites Target Local Communities
Finance

Move Over, Kickstarter: Microfunding Sites Target Local Communities

Several new funding sites are emerging to give entrepreneurs and creatives the chance to realize their goals one step -- and one community -- at a time.
Brian Patrick Eha
Proposed Rules for Private-Stock Sale Advertising Delayed
Starting a Business

Proposed Rules for Private-Stock Sale Advertising Delayed

The Securities and Exchange Commission pushes back its release of proposed rules on advertising private stock sales.
Catherine Clifford
How Social Entrepreneurs Who Need Money Can Get Noticed
Finance

How Social Entrepreneurs Who Need Money Can Get Noticed

If you want to raise money for your business from impact investors, then help them find you by putting your company information right in front of them.
Catherine Clifford
3 Questions You Must Ask Before Securing a Small Business Credit Card
Finance

3 Questions You Must Ask Before Securing a Small Business Credit Card

While it's tempting to sign up for another card to survive a cash flow crunch, consider these important tips first.
Catherine Clifford
SEC to Miss JOBS Act Deadline
Finance

SEC to Miss JOBS Act Deadline

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro says it's more complicated than it seems to write the rules.
Catherine Clifford
A Common Personal Finance Mistake New 'Treps Make
Finance

A Common Personal Finance Mistake New 'Treps Make

Starting your own business will affect many parts of your life, including how you manage your finances.
Catherine Clifford
9 Things Startups Must Know Before Approaching Lenders
Starting a Business

9 Things Startups Must Know Before Approaching Lenders

These steps will put you ahead of the game before you start, and increase your chances of securing funds for your small business.
Catherine Clifford
3 Online Tools To Find Funding
Starting a Business

3 Online Tools To Find Funding

A look at ways to find the best funding sources and tailor the options for your small business.
Catherine Clifford
Small Businesses Suffer in States Hardest Hit By Housing Meltdown
Finance

Small Businesses Suffer in States Hardest Hit By Housing Meltdown

Southeastern states have a particularly high percentage of small businesses being hamstrung by tight credit conditions.
Catherine Clifford
3 Rules for Successful Crowdfunding
Finance

3 Rules for Successful Crowdfunding

Consider these tips before pitching the crowd to fund your startup.
Catherine Clifford