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Facebook Hits and Misses Since Its IPO

A year after its initial public offering, we look back at the social media giant's highs and lows as a public company.

What Facebook's IPO Debacle Means for Startup Funding

The disastrous Facebook initial public offering isn't likely to damp venture-capital interest in tech startups.

What Makes Facebook Worth So Much

After Facebook's IPO, the social network is being valued at about $100 billion. Here's how you can try to emulate that success.

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Late-Stage Venture-Capital Investors

If you're looking to scale up one day, it will pay to know now about how late-stage investing works.

The Business Model for Disruption

For groundbreaking companies like Twitter and Pinterest, business plans take a backseat to growing traffic. Thanks to the excitement over the expected Facebook IPO, it's starting to feel like the dot-com boom all over again.

Private Equity and Entrepreneurs: Allies in Productivity (Opinion)

Private-equity firms are in the spotlight thanks to Mitt Romney. But they don't deserve the blame they get for destroying jobs any more than young breakouts like Google, says Scott Shane.

Venture Investors Spar Over the Tech Bubble

Call it a bubble or not, Groupon's lower valuation may throw a wrench in it.

Will Crazy Market Moves Kill IPOs and Slash VC Investment?

The stock markets' sharp swings has perhaps derailed two major public offerings this summer. Here's what continued volatility could mean for other small companies seeking venture capital.

Entrepreneurs Ask: Will the Downturn Ever End?

This week's stock-market crash(es) and downgrading of America's credit rating leave business owners asking: Is this the new normal?

A Roundup of Rivals in the Cupcake Craze

On the day Crumbs Bake Shop begins trading on Nasdaq, here's a look at some of its inventive competitors.

The Ins and Outs of IPOs

An Initial Public Offering includes advantages and disadvantages on a grand scale.
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