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4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup

4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup

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

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

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

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.
Business-Buying Search Funds Gain Momentum

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.
Private Equity and Entrepreneurs: Allies in Productivity (Opinion)

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.
Now, Private Equity for the Little Guys

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.
Would Looser Investment Rules Help Small Businesses?

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.

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.

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