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Are Candy Crush and WhatsApp Really in it for the Long Haul?
Investing

Are Candy Crush and WhatsApp Really in it for the Long Haul?

People are betting big on Candy Crush and WhatsApp, but some fear a social-gaming bubble is building.
Peter Thiel's Newest Obsession: Nanotechnology.
Technology

Peter Thiel's Newest Obsession: Nanotechnology.

The co-founder of Palantir and PayPal has invested in and joined the board of Nanotronics Imaging, a microscopy and software company.
Catherine Clifford
Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs

Seven entrepreneurs offer up bootstrapping-financial advice to those aspiring to start their own business.
Sujan Patel
The 3 Decisions We Didn't Make That Totally Changed Our Business
Growth Strategies

The 3 Decisions We Didn't Make That Totally Changed Our Business

With some decisions, it's better to not decide-- yet.
Lloyd Tabb
Who Would Win the VC Super Bowl: Washington or Colorado? (Infographic)
Finance

Who Would Win the VC Super Bowl: Washington or Colorado? (Infographic)

As the Seahawks and the Broncos prepare for the Super Bowl, Washington and Colorado go head to head in venture capital activity.
Kate Taylor
How Much Cash on Hand Is Too Much? And What Should I Do With It?
Finance

How Much Cash on Hand Is Too Much? And What Should I Do With It?

If you're in the enviable position of having an excess of cash, you have the opportunity to invest it in your business.
The Key to Understanding a Company's FDD
Franchises

The Key to Understanding a Company's FDD

Thinking of investing? Check out these three critical sections of the franchise disclosure document first.
Tracy Stapp Herold
SecondMarket CEO: Wall Street Will Put 'Hundreds of Millions' Into Bitcoin
Technology

SecondMarket CEO: Wall Street Will Put 'Hundreds of Millions' Into Bitcoin

The founder of the Bitcoin Investment Trust has been meeting with Wall Street players whom he says are preparing to pour vast amounts of money into the digital currency.
Brian Patrick Eha
Investors Not Buying the Twitter Hype: Poll
Starting a Business

Investors Not Buying the Twitter Hype: Poll

Nearly half of active investors, or those who had adjusted their holdings within the last year, say Twitter would not be a good investment, according to an AP-CNBC poll.
Former 'Shark Tank' Judge Kevin Harrington on Launching His First Business at 15 and What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur (Video)

Former 'Shark Tank' Judge Kevin Harrington on Launching His First Business at 15 and What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur (Video)

The founder of As Seen on TV had a staff of 25 by the time he was a junior in college.
Catherine Clifford
Tips for Investing in Emerging Markets (Infographic)
Finance

Tips for Investing in Emerging Markets (Infographic)

Investors are increasingly turning to emerging markets for new sources of revenue. Check out this infographic for key tips and trends that can help you invest wisely.
Kate Taylor
Uber and Flipboard Help VC Deal Activity Hit $7.2 Billion Last Quarter
Technology

Uber and Flipboard Help VC Deal Activity Hit $7.2 Billion Last Quarter

While the mobile industry had a record-breaking quarter for VC funding, health care was a flop.
Andrea Huspeni
Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington Opens Up About His Biggest Flops (Video)
Starting a Business

Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington Opens Up About His Biggest Flops (Video)

The founder of As Seen On TV has invested in 500 inventions in his career so far. He has tapped into some real home runs, but he has also lost a fair amount of money believing too long in the wrong products.
Catherine Clifford
Your Secret Decoder Ring for VC Speak
Finance

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.
Sharon Wienbar