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3 Alternatives Better Than Raising Startup Capital From the 3 F's
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3 Alternatives Better Than Raising Startup Capital From the 3 F's

Of all the burdens a startup founder bears, none is heavier than knowing family, friends and fools who believed them have their savings on the line.
Ahmad Raza
Debt vs. Equity Financing: Which Way Should Your Business Go?
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Debt vs. Equity Financing: Which Way Should Your Business Go?

Before making any decisions, know your goals and what you are looking for.
Jared Hecht
Equity Crowdfunding Takes Off: What Your Business Should Know
Equity Crowdfunding

Equity Crowdfunding Takes Off: What Your Business Should Know

With equity crowdfunding investors can easily connect with great opportunities and businesses can reach investors.
John Boitnott
3 Signs Your Startup Shouldn't Work With a Marketing Firm in Exchange for Equity
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3 Signs Your Startup Shouldn't Work With a Marketing Firm in Exchange for Equity

Equity payments are becoming a commonly used form of currency. But that doesn't mean they're right for you.
Erik Huberman
How to Fairly Divide Equity Between a Co-Founder and Investor
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How to Fairly Divide Equity Between a Co-Founder and Investor

This is a huge foundational issue that can make or break your company, as it will affect every aspect of the business and will have consequences for the entire life span of the venture.
Jeff Golfman
How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Million-Dollar Mistakes
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How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Million-Dollar Mistakes

Understand stock options and equity in order to maximize their potential and minimize mistakes.
Lili Balfour
This Company Asked Its Employees for Cash and Everybody Won
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This Company Asked Its Employees for Cash and Everybody Won

For the right kind of business, a radical move like asking employees to finance the company can be smart and effective.
Michelle Goodman
From Cord-Cutting to Cuba: The Biggest Trends of 2016
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From Cord-Cutting to Cuba: The Biggest Trends of 2016

A look at what's hot, what's happening and what's to come.
Carolyn Horwitz
No Pain, No Gain in Startups: Short-term Suffering Leads to Lasting Rewards
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No Pain, No Gain in Startups: Short-term Suffering Leads to Lasting Rewards

You'll be broke and overworked in the beginning of a new business venture, but there will be lots of light at the end of the tunnel.
A Short Guide to Offering 'A' Players No-Interest Loans to Purchase Equity
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A Short Guide to Offering 'A' Players No-Interest Loans to Purchase Equity

While you would want to reward the new hire for the future value he or she adds to your business, you don't want to compensate for the existing value he or she didn't help to create.
Doug and Polly White
The Trick to Splitting Startup Equity Among Key Players
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The Trick to Splitting Startup Equity Among Key Players

When it comes to splitting equity it is important to create a structure that keeps all key parties properly motivated in the ebb and flow of building a startup.
Tony Conrad
How One Firm Is Taking a Different Approach to Helping Startups Fight Regulation
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How One Firm Is Taking a Different Approach to Helping Startups Fight Regulation

Tusk Ventures is the consultancy behind Uber's successful fight against NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Are Standard Equity Stakes in Spinoffs Misguided?
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Are Standard Equity Stakes in Spinoffs Misguided?

Universities may be missing out on owning a share of their strongest spinoffs.
Scott Shane
Equity Crowdfunding

5 Secrets to a Successful Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

This platform opens up new funding for businesses but success requires good communication.
Geri Stengel