The startup Earnest, which has $15 million in financing from big-name investors, has an alternative way of determining who qualifies for a personal loan.
So you're a young dot-com wannabe launching your own venture. Here's what the successful entrepreneur and investor has to say.
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Here are eight ways to get a head start on your future competition while working your way to a degree.
It's vital to build trust through interest in the founder's ideas and business.
Diplomatically helping people see the usefulness of your product when they don't, and gracefully conceding when they genuinely don't need it, are cornerstones of long-term success.
Female executives offer tips to benefit business leaders of all types.
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Starting a Business
While the income from your business isn't guaranteed to make you rich, it does bring you something more valuable than money: fulfillment and freedom.
Martha Stewart didn't do any home decorating until she was 35. And Charles Flint started IBM at 61.
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