Equity

6 Ways You Can Support Black Businesses Long-Term

Want to see lasting diversity and equality in your entrepreneurial community? Here are some ways to put your time, money, leadership and know-how to work on evening the playing field for minority-owned businesses.

Frances Dodds

· 9 min read

To Understand the Riots, Consider the 'Valuation' of Black Lives

The CEO of the Association for Enterprise Opportunity contextualizes the unrest in stark financial terms.

Frances Dodds

· 7 min read

How to Recruit Employees With Equity

Before raising capital, it's often hard to pay potential employees, but you can still offer exponential future returns.

Alex Gold

· 6 min read

How Privately Held Companies Can Compensate Top-Tier Talent and Retain Cash

Unsure of how to give your star employees equity? Take a page from this family office's handbook.

Atta Tarki

· 6 min read

5 Ways to Keep Your Business Finances Healthy

Keep your books in the black through smart planning and earnest leadership.

Anand Srinivasan

· 4 min read

What Pig Poop Taught Me About Growing a 20-Year-Old Business

Don't discount alternative funding sources and creative revenue streams. To get through the toughest times, companies must do whatever it takes.

Randy Paynter

· 6 min read

Rahul Varshneya

· 5 min read

5 Critical Success Factors for Raising Money Through Equity Crowdfunding

This relatively new option can be a boon to entrepreneurs, if done right.

John Panaccione

· 5 min read

The Downside of Greed: 90 Percent of Nothing Is Nothing

If you focus on making a bigger pie, you don't have to worry about the size of your slice.

Keith Krach

· 4 min read

Why Walking Away From Offers on 'Shark Tank' Was a Great Decision for These 3 Entrepreneurs

They came, they pitched, they conquered. But these entrepreneurs had too much pride and smarts to take the shark bait.

Jonathan Small

· 7 min read

How to Decide Whether You Need Debt or Equity Financing for Your Business

Landing on the right type of business financing is a critical step for turning expansion plans into reality.

Mark Abell

· 8 min read

Building Your Personal Brand Where You Work

To avoid an employment crisis down the road, start doing simple, effective PR for yourself at the office, now.

Brittany Larsen

· 6 min read