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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'
Leadership

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
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Icahn Urges Apple to Buy Back More Shares
Apple

Icahn Urges Apple to Buy Back More Shares

The billionaire activist investor said shares could double in value and urged the company's board to buy back more shares using its massive cash pile.
4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore
Startups

4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore

Investors will not be impressed if you attempt to pursue these unfounded bits of guidance.
Rob Strandberg
Should You Split Your Company? What HP's Big Move Can Teach Entrepreneurs.
Growth Strategies

Should You Split Your Company? What HP's Big Move Can Teach Entrepreneurs.

There is a serious lesson in the behemoth's big move that should prompt entrepreneurs to ask three questions about their businesses.
Peter Lehrman
Will the SEC Redefine Who Can Be an 'Accredited Investor'?
Jobs Act

Will the SEC Redefine Who Can Be an 'Accredited Investor'?

If the government loosened up restrictions, more money could be freely distributed to entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Kendall Almerico
The 10 Most Reliable Ways to Fund a Startup
Business Circle

The 10 Most Reliable Ways to Fund a Startup

Every funding decision is a complex tradeoff between near-term and longer-term costs and paybacks, as well as overall ownership and control.
Martin Zwilling