Finance

Payments App Circle Raises $60 Million in China Expansion
Apps

Payments App Circle Raises $60 Million in China Expansion

Circle allows the sending of payments to countries where it hasn't yet launched, with the payment transferred into bitcoin, then settled within minutes via the blockchain network that validates bitcoin transactions.
Twilio IPO Exceeds Expectations, Despite Brexit Angst
Technology Startups

Twilio IPO Exceeds Expectations, Despite Brexit Angst

The communications software provider on Wednesday defied stock market volatility by raising $150 million.
5 Ways to Draw More Women Into the Financial Services Industry
Women in Business

5 Ways to Draw More Women Into the Financial Services Industry

The earlier we encourage young women, the more opportunity there is to attract future talent.
Bellaria Jimenez
Olympic Athletes Turn to Crowdfunding for Travel Expenses, Training Gear and a Ticket to Their Dreams in Rio
Olympics

Olympic Athletes Turn to Crowdfunding for Travel Expenses, Training Gear and a Ticket to Their Dreams in Rio

More than $400,000 has been raised on almost 90 crowdfunding campaigns to help athletes from around the world take the final step to the summer games.
Catherine Clifford
An Expert Explains the Ins and Outs of Outside Audits
Business Optimization

An Expert Explains the Ins and Outs of Outside Audits

Depending on your company's situation, you may need an outside audit every year -- or not at all.
Is Your One-Pager Scaring Away Investors?
Ready To Launch

Is Your One-Pager Scaring Away Investors?

Avoid these mistakes if you want your one-pager to attract the attention it deserves.
Nilli Donner
What 25 Years and $200 Million in Financing Taught Me
Radicals & Visionaries

What 25 Years and $200 Million in Financing Taught Me

There are a plethora of ways to raise funds for a startup company, but try these suggestions to retain control.
Patrick Henry
Weeding out the Crazy Perks in a Venture-Down Cycle
Perks

Weeding out the Crazy Perks in a Venture-Down Cycle

This is not the kind of VC environment where you should focus on tricycle races through your ultra-modern, over-designed office spaces.
Phil Wickham
Funding Your Business: Building Credit and More
Ready To Launch

Funding Your Business: Building Credit and More

Even if you are dealing with less than perfect credit, there are more options than ever for entrepreneurs to fund their new businesses.
Lucinda Watrous
Secret to Investing? Optimists Win Over Time.
Investing

Secret to Investing? Optimists Win Over Time.

Best investment advice: know your risk level, allocate, and then leave your money alone. Optimists will triumph over time.
There Are New 'Pools of Money' Available for Entrepreneurs. Listen in as This Startup Finance Braintrust Talks What, Why and How.
Ready To Launch

There Are New 'Pools of Money' Available for Entrepreneurs. Listen in as This Startup Finance Braintrust Talks What, Why and How.

A roundtable of experts sit down in Nashville, Tenn., to break down what the new laws for equity crowdfunding mean and why they are important.
Catherine Clifford
Women Are Better Crowdfunders Than Men. Here's Why.
Crowdfund with Cat

Women Are Better Crowdfunders Than Men. Here's Why.

It all comes down to the different tendencies that women and men have in communicating.
Catherine Clifford
Here's How to Attract Talent for Your Pre-Revenue Startup
Ask the Expert

Here's How to Attract Talent for Your Pre-Revenue Startup

When you don't have funding, here are a few pointers for attracting top-notch employees.
Jodi Goldstein
Elite Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Looks for These 3 Things in Startups
Ready To Launch

Elite Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Looks for These 3 Things in Startups

Managing partner Scott Kupor spoke in Nashville recently about what the Silicon Valley staple looks for when it researches potential investment opportunities.
Catherine Clifford