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Your Secret Decoder Ring for VC Speak

Venture capitalist Sharon Wienbar gives us the skinny on what kind of questions VCs ask and why they ask them.

SecondMarket Establishes New Bitcoin Trust for Accredited Investors

Investors who would like to make a mint off the Bitcoin market, but who can't be bothered to buy and store bitcoins themselves, may flock to SecondMarket.

Why You Should Be Investing Your Money In Real Estate

The way you invest your profits is key to your future success. Real estate investing should be a key part of your portfolio. Here's why.

Pouncing on New SEC Rules, Entrepreneurs Develop Tech-Based Solutions for Accrediting Investors

Some entrepreneurs are looking to streamline the potentially onerous process of accrediting investors in accordance with the SEC's new rules on general solicitation.

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the Historic Change in General Solicitation Law That Goes Into Effect September 23

The 80-year-old ban on private companies advertising their fundraising efforts lifts on Monday, and the industry is largely cautious, waiting for the SEC to hand down more details on how the change will be regulated.

Why Friends And Family Are Your Worst Business Enemies

Investing with friends and family is usually a recipe for disaster. If you're going to go for it, here are some essential legal steps to keep your finances and friendships from falling apart.

7 Things You Need to Do With Your Money Right Now

When you're busy running a business, taking care of your personal finances can easily get ignored. Here are seven easy steps to keep you on the ball.

The Best Place to Put Your Money? Other People's Businesses. Really.

Be smarter about how you're investing your money with this approach you might be overlooking.

Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Sets Eye on Apple

Carl Icahn took to Twitter on Tuesday to tease his latest target, Apple, which he said was 'extremely undervalued.' He also said he had taken a 'large position' in the company.

When It Comes to Investing in the Stock Market, Timing Is Everything

A record-high stock market exposes the suckers. Don't be one of them.

Activist Investor William Ackman Makes His Biggest Bet Ever

Ackman's firm Pershing Square Capital Management has acquired a 9.8 percent position in industrial gas company Air Products & Chemicals, a stake valued at $2.2 billion.

If Twitter Goes Public, Would You Invest?

Amid signs that the social network is readying for an IPO, we ask our readers how likely they are to put their money in.

Did Raising Money Just Get Easier? Depends Who You Are

The Security and Exchange Commission's recent lifting of a ban prohibiting entrepreneurs from being public about raising money may have changed the funding game for some. Here's how.

Secret's Out: Now You Can Tell the Whole World You're Raising Money for Your Business

The SEC takes a step forward in administering the JOBS Act by lifting the ban on general solicitation.

Investment Playbook: 4 Factors to Consider Before Investing

Investing in a startup means putting your faith and money in another person's vision. Here are some key factors to keep in mind before taking the plunge.

How Entrepreneur Friendly are the Top 10 Startup Hubs?

Before you pack your bags and head off to Silicon Valley, check out how the top startup ecosystems rank when it comes to ease of starting a business.

Richard Branson on Convincing Investors to Fund Your Tech Startup

Virgin's founder weighs in on what questions to ask yourself when determining whether your business will attract investors.

Video Chat With Brad Feld, Today at 12:30pm ET

For budding young entrepreneurs a little guidance can go a long way. Stay tuned for our video chat with Brad Feld, the entrepreneur and early-stage venture investor.

10 Questions to Answer Before Pitching Investors

Preparation can mean the difference between securing funding and being left high and dry. Here's how to make sure you've covered all your bases.

Mark Cuban: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know Before Starting a Business

The billionaire tech entrepreneur and 'Shark Tank' star on all things startups and investing.

14 Hot Startups Funded by High-Profile Entrepreneurs

Find out which startups are attracting the attention -- and the dollars -- of some of the most high-profile entrepreneurs.

JOBS Act Legislation Opens Up Crowdfunding

Under the new legislation, the typically small round of capital that flies under the regulatory radar for most startups has been expanded to $1 million a year.

Impact Investing for the Rest of Us

You don't have to be Bill Gates to make a difference as a social entrepreneur. Here's how Ron Cordes is using the financial empire he built to help others.

Is Microfinance for You?

Here's how a $25 loan can change the world. (But do your homework before investing.)

Rare Partnership: Government, Citi and a Clean-Tech VC

The Small Business Administration announced that it has selected a clean-technology venture capital firm for a Startup America initiative.

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