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Zynga to Face Lawsuit Alleging Fraud Tied to IPO
Legal Issues

Zynga to Face Lawsuit Alleging Fraud Tied to IPO

The 'FarmVille' maker is accused of defrauding shareholders about its prospects before and after going public in 2011.
SEC: Startups Can Now Raise $50 Million in 'Mini IPO'
Jobs Act

SEC: Startups Can Now Raise $50 Million in 'Mini IPO'

Previously, companies were allowed to raise up to $5 million.
Kendall Almerico
Is Twitter Big Enough to Be in Venture Capital?
Venture Capital

Is Twitter Big Enough to Be in Venture Capital?

The San Francisco-based company's cash position is a fraction of the biggest tech companies. And yet Twitter Ventures is open for business.
Ari Levy
Financing Face-Off: Debt vs. Equity
Ask the Money Guy

Financing Face-Off: Debt vs. Equity

One offers more money while the other allows for more control. The Money Guy breaks down the pros and cons of each option.
This Entrepreneur Might Be the 'Best' in Shark Tank's History
Shark Tank

This Entrepreneur Might Be the 'Best' in Shark Tank's History

Investor Robert Herjavec said, 'You are probably one of the, if not the best entrepreneur we've had here.'
Richard Feloni
Latest Funding Round Values Lyft at $2.5 Billion
Valuations

Latest Funding Round Values Lyft at $2.5 Billion

The ride-sharing service raised $530 million in a round led by Japanese online retailer Rakuten.
4 Steps to Beating the Odds and Winning Startup Capital
Investors

4 Steps to Beating the Odds and Winning Startup Capital

How can an entrepreneur gets the cash instead of being mentally -- if not physically -- dismissed by the investor in the first three minutes?
Peter S. Cohan
Shake Shack Investors Feeling Indigestion
Shake Shack

Shake Shack Investors Feeling Indigestion

Sales soar in the burger chain's first quarter as a publicly traded company but shares take a hit.
John Kell
Snapchat Management Holds Talks With Saudi's Prince Alwaleed
Snapchat

Snapchat Management Holds Talks With Saudi's Prince Alwaleed

The mobile messaging app is looking abroad for additional funding.
Mark Cuban: Why This Tech Bubble Is Worse Than the Tech Bubble of 2000
Tech Bubble

Mark Cuban: Why This Tech Bubble Is Worse Than the Tech Bubble of 2000

The bubble today comes from private investors who are investing in apps and small tech companies. And there in lies the rub.
Mark Cuban
Warby Parker Co-Founder Launching Growth Equity Firm
Warby Parker

Warby Parker Co-Founder Launching Growth Equity Firm

From eye glasses to private equity investing.
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 This Startup Isn't Worried It Left 'Shark Tank' Empty-Handed
Young Entrepreneurs

Why This Startup Isn't Worried It Left 'Shark Tank' Empty-Handed

Sseko Designs co-founder Liz Bohannon has big plans - and a 'no' from Shark Tank's investors won't crush them.