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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.
Big Money: VC Investing Is Hot in 2014
Venture Capital

Big Money: VC Investing Is Hot in 2014

More than $33 billion was invested in startups by venture capitalists in the first three quarters of this year, surpassing the $30 billion invested by venture capitalists in all of 2013.
Catherine Clifford
Crazy, Insane Startups Are This Tech Investor's Meat and Potatoes
Tech Startups

Crazy, Insane Startups Are This Tech Investor's Meat and Potatoes

Braintree founder Bryan Johnson has created a fund for start-ups focused on a sci-fi future.
JP Mangalindan
Investor Group Aims to Buy Adidas' Reebok Unit for $2.2 Billion
Acquisitions

Investor Group Aims to Buy Adidas' Reebok Unit for $2.2 Billion

The investors are expected to argue that Reebok would do better if it were managed independently
Yahoo Expected to Outline Cost-Cutting Efforts
Cost Cutting

Yahoo Expected to Outline Cost-Cutting Efforts

CEO Marissa Mayer will also give details of how the company is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor.
The Golden Rule of Startup Capital: Don't Waste Money
Business Circle

The Golden Rule of Startup Capital: Don't Waste Money

For ambitious entrepreneurs, keep this one rule in mind when preparing your pitch to investors.
Peter Gasca
Steve Case: Great Companies Will Thrive, Despite Where They're Based
Steve Case

Steve Case: Great Companies Will Thrive, Despite Where They're Based

The AOL co-founder has been on a tour of cities between the coasts and will soon invest $500,000 in five startups.
Derek Andersen
3 Steps for Turning Customers Into Investors
Investors

3 Steps for Turning Customers Into Investors

Can't get a bank loan? Customers and community members can be your best investors. Here's how to make that happen.
Michelle Goodman
Olive Garden Parent Darden Restaurants Faces Shareholder Showdown
Investors

Olive Garden Parent Darden Restaurants Faces Shareholder Showdown

The battle with activist investor Starboard Value LC will come to a boil at the company's annual meeting on Friday, where Darden is expected to at minimum lose control of its board.
Marc Andreessen: Carl Icahn Is Like an 'Evil Captain Kirk'
Investors

Marc Andreessen: Carl Icahn Is Like an 'Evil Captain Kirk'

Famed venture capitalist Marc Andreessen crtiticized the billionaire activist investor's strategies.
Bruno J. Navarro