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10 Answers That Will Make Your Startup Plan Worthy of Investment
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10 Answers That Will Make Your Startup Plan Worthy of Investment

Having all the answers when you pitch investors will lead them to ask only one question: ""How soon can I sign up?"
Martin Zwilling
Alphabet Spent $3.6 Billion on Moonshot Projects
Alphabet

Alphabet Spent $3.6 Billion on Moonshot Projects

Monday marked the first time that Alphabet reported quarterly revenue from Google's core advertising businesses as separate from its more experimental ventures.
Leena Rao
Deal or No Deal? Here Are 7 Ways Due Diligence Can Help Before a Final Commitment.
Closing Deals

Deal or No Deal? Here Are 7 Ways Due Diligence Can Help Before a Final Commitment.

Due diligence might sound daunting, but it's really just an in-depth common-sense risk analysis before closing a business deal.
Martin Zwilling
Why This New Form of Funding Has the Music Industry Amped Up
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Why This New Form of Funding Has the Music Industry Amped Up

The music industry tests a new way to fund growth.
What Slow Exits Mean to Startup Investors
Startup Funding

What Slow Exits Mean to Startup Investors

Since the end of the Internet 1.0 boom in 2001, the time to exit for the average venture-capital-backed company has more than doubled.
Scott Shane
Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos Team Up to Invest in Clean Tech
Clean Energy

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos Team Up to Invest in Clean Tech

Some of the world's richest entrepreneurs are pledging billions of dollars to invest in clean energy technologies.
Facebook Advertising Is Where It's at, Which Is Why I Spent $3 Million on It
Facebook Advertising

Facebook Advertising Is Where It's at, Which Is Why I Spent $3 Million on It

Here are three lucrative lessons learned from my large but wise investment in Facebook ads.
Kyle Taylor
Why Venture Capital Deals Stay in Silicon Valley
Venture Capital

Why Venture Capital Deals Stay in Silicon Valley

The growing concentration of venture capital investments in Silicon Valley creates a problem for policymakers in other regions.
Scott Shane
Tyra Banks's Next Chapter: Focusing on Her Beauty Startup
Beauty Businesses

Tyra Banks's Next Chapter: Focusing on Her Beauty Startup

The cosmetics line will seek outside funding and form a 'legitimate board,' Banks said.
Laura Entis
Stop Giving Money to Others. Invest in Yourself.
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Stop Giving Money to Others. Invest in Yourself.

Why relinquish financial control to the stock market when you could be working on your own worthy ideas?
Kuty Shalev
Google Is Creeping Back Into China With an Investment in AI
Google

Google Is Creeping Back Into China With an Investment in AI

The U.S. company is making inroads to the world's second-largest economy.
Arjun Kharpal
Why Large-Format Wines Are a Good Bet
Wines

Why Large-Format Wines Are a Good Bet

The sizeof the bottle definitely matters in both the taste of the wine and the investment opportunity.
Tracy Byrnes
How Investors Choose Startups to Finance
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How Investors Choose Startups to Finance

Early-stage investors gather very little information when making a decision. But that makes perfect sense.
Scott Shane