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Should a Startup Ever Splurge on Logo Design?
Startup Basics

Should a Startup Ever Splurge on Logo Design?

Let's follow that question up with two more: How much money do you have in the bank, and how developed is your brand?
Adam Callinan
Is Life Insurance a Good Investment?
Insurance

Is Life Insurance a Good Investment?

Of course, it all depends.
Doug and Polly White
6 Things You as a Leader Need To Know About Technology
Office Tech

6 Things You as a Leader Need To Know About Technology

Do you understand the significance tech has to your particular business?
Richard Lieberman
Tony Robbins: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the World's Top Hedge Fund Manager
Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the World's Top Hedge Fund Manager

Tony Robbins' top lesson from Ray Dalio, whom he calls 'the Steve Jobs of investing.'
Tanya Benedicto Klich
This Firm Keeps Capital Flowing to Micro-Entrepreneurs
Impact Investing

This Firm Keeps Capital Flowing to Micro-Entrepreneurs

MicroVest is making investors comfortable while making a social impact at the same time.
Jessica Pothering
Why We Invested in AlleyNYC
Alleynyc

Why We Invested in AlleyNYC

Co-working space AlleyNYC recently raised $16 million in a round we participated in. Here's our reasoning.
Ray Hennessey
How to Pick Equity Crowdfunding Investments
Equity crowdfunding

How to Pick Equity Crowdfunding Investments

Once these investments are allowed, the trick will be knowing which companies to back.
Scott Shane
How a Franchisee Super-Group Is Changing the Franchising Landscape
Franchisees

How a Franchisee Super-Group Is Changing the Franchising Landscape

The multi-unit owners started an investment fund to help emerging brands, and the industry is excited by the idea.
Why Venture Capitalists Are Turning to Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

Why Venture Capitalists Are Turning to Crowdfunding

These platforms let potential investors screen startups and do their due-diligence check in a convenient, standardized fashion.
Judd Hollas
Facebook Discussed Investment in Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi
Facebook

Facebook Discussed Investment in Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi

The political and commercial implications might have squashed the deal, however.
Shareholder Tells Yahoo: Stop the Large-Scale Acquisitions
Yahoo

Shareholder Tells Yahoo: Stop the Large-Scale Acquisitions

Starboard Value said that if Yahoo pursues its rumored purchase of Scripps Networks, it would indicate that a 'significant leadership change' is required at the tech giant.
Everett Rosenfeld
Bitcoin Named Worst-Performing Currency of 2014
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Named Worst-Performing Currency of 2014

Bitcoin's awareness and adoption grew by leaps and bounds this year, but its value did the opposite, plummeting by more than 56 percent.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Warren Buffett Knows It. Reinvesting in Your Business Can Lead to Huge Growth.
Grow Your Business

Warren Buffett Knows It. Reinvesting in Your Business Can Lead to Huge Growth.

If you can apply your time, knowledge and experience in a way that profits your company in the long term, you'll be making a valuable investment.
Brenton Hayden