Private equity

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7 Questions for Your Investment Banker
Private equity

7 Questions for Your Investment Banker

Seeking capital for your startup? Here's what to inquire of a potential fundraiser.
Ryan Caldbeck
4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup
Starting a Business

4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup

Be prepared to communicate these points, and you'll be speaking your investor's language.
Sharon Wienbar
A Beginner's Guide to Private Equity
Finance

A Beginner's Guide to Private Equity

It may be just what an established business needs, but watch out for ruthlessness.
Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics Gets $500 Million Investment From Carlyle, Buys Out HTC
Technology

Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics Gets $500 Million Investment From Carlyle, Buys Out HTC

Beats dominates the U.S. market for high-end headphones, but it failed to give HTC its groove back, so the Taiwanese smartphone company is pulling the plug on their partnership.
Brian Patrick Eha
10 Questions to Ask if You Want to Create a Winning Business Plan
Starting a Business

10 Questions to Ask if You Want to Create a Winning Business Plan

Throw out everything you know about a business plan. These are the questions you need to ask to sell your idea to investors.
Arlene Weintraub
Business-Buying Search Funds Gain Momentum
Starting a Business

Business-Buying Search Funds Gain Momentum

The buy-build-sell strategy is spreading thanks to a few high-profile successes. Here's how it works.
Kyle Stock
Private Equity and Entrepreneurs: Allies in Productivity (Opinion)
Entrepreneurs

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.
Scott Shane
Now, Private Equity for the Little Guys
Finance

Now, Private Equity for the Little Guys

Private equity funding isn't a fit for every business. But even for those where it makes sense, PE firms have been hard to find and research -- until now.
Carol Tice
Would Looser Investment Rules Help Small Businesses?
Starting a Business

Would Looser Investment Rules Help Small Businesses?

The SEC is forming a small-business committee to review rules that entrepreneurs say make it harder to raise money. But relaxing the rules might not be a good thing.
Carol Tice
Growth Strategies

What Private Equity Can Do for Your Company

Looking to grow or get liquid? If so, private equity might be a better option for you than venture capital.