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A Disruptor Shakes Up Angel Investing
Angel Investing

A Disruptor Shakes Up Angel Investing

By connecting institutions with the earliest-stage startups, AngelList is upending the system.
Mobile Game Startup Scopely Raises $35 Million
Apps

Mobile Game Startup Scopely Raises $35 Million

The goal is to produce new titles and invest further in building out the technology behind its games distribution network.
7 Steps to an Equity-Crowdfunding Offering
Equity crowdfunding

7 Steps to an Equity-Crowdfunding Offering

Under the JOBS Act, small companies can now sell shares to accredited investors. Here's how to do it.
Gil Michel-Garcia
Some Unhappy Yahoo Investors Are Asking AOL for a Rescue
Mergers and Acquisitions

Some Unhappy Yahoo Investors Are Asking AOL for a Rescue

Should a combined Yahoo and AOL be led by Tim Armstrong?
Entrepreneurs Pump Brakes on IPOs Amid Investor Uncertainty
IPOs

Entrepreneurs Pump Brakes on IPOs Amid Investor Uncertainty

Volatile market conditions have investors thinking twice, and companies pushing back their plans to go public.
Katie Roof
Empathy in Business Is Vital to an Entrepreneur's Success
Growth Strategies

Empathy in Business Is Vital to an Entrepreneur's Success

It is important that customers, employees, investors and stakeholders know that their interests are a priority.
Joey Pomerenke
How Yahoo Can Buy the Best Startups, Without Google Getting in the Way
Acquisitions

How Yahoo Can Buy the Best Startups, Without Google Getting in the Way

Yahoo can beat out its largest rivals for hot startups, but only if it gives Marissa Mayer more freedom.
Boost Your Chances of Fundraising Success With These 5 Preparation Tips
Funding

Boost Your Chances of Fundraising Success With These 5 Preparation Tips

Creating a solid foundation for raising funds will help a company to be more organized and have a better chance of getting that much-needed capital.
Ron Yekutiel
The Hard Truth: Even If Your Company Fails, Angel Investors Still Win
Investors

The Hard Truth: Even If Your Company Fails, Angel Investors Still Win

If you're seeking funding from these individuals or groups, it's important to know what's in it for them.
Armando Biondi
Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk
Investors

Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk

If you're seeking money for your startup, you should be prepared to address potential issues that may face your business.
Martin Zwilling
The SEC Is Probing Private Equity Performance Figures
Private equity

The SEC Is Probing Private Equity Performance Figures

More specifically, the regulator is examining how private equity firms report a key metric of their past performance when they market new funds to investors.
Madison Square Garden to Explore Splitting Into Two Companies
Trends

Madison Square Garden to Explore Splitting Into Two Companies

The owner of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers said it is considering a plan to separate its entertainment business from its media and sports business.
Twitter's User and Engagement Numbers Disappoint, Shares Dive
Earnings Reports

Twitter's User and Engagement Numbers Disappoint, Shares Dive

The online messaging service also projected fourth-quarter revenue that may miss Wall Street's targets.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Sidesteps Activist Investor Attacks
Investors

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Sidesteps Activist Investor Attacks

Mayer is trying to steer investor focus away from the tech company's stagnant revenue and toward achievements and growth prospects that have been flying below the radar.