Finance

Making Your Pitch for VC Funding Means Facing a Very Tough Crowd
VC Funding

Making Your Pitch for VC Funding Means Facing a Very Tough Crowd

Finding an investor is potentially a life or death moment for your company. To survive you must prepare.
Craig Corbett
The 15 Most Popular Online Payment Solutions
Online payment

The 15 Most Popular Online Payment Solutions

There are many more viable options for taking online payments than the one everybody can name.
Adam Toren
5 Ways Shunning Venture Capital Made Me a Better Leader
VC Funding

5 Ways Shunning Venture Capital Made Me a Better Leader

Securing too much money too fast may eliminate the incentives to find creative solutions to daily challenges.
How to Structure a Single Member LLC
LLC

How to Structure a Single Member LLC

Setting up a single-member LLC is easy and there are fewer formalities involved compared with a corporation.
Nellie Akalp
How Entrepreneurs Can Help Their Startup Communities Get More Funding
Startup Anywhere

How Entrepreneurs Can Help Their Startup Communities Get More Funding

For those entrepreneurs not located in California, New York or Massachusetts, here is how to help your community improve capital accessibility and strengthen the ecosystem.
Get Your 401(k) Fees Down Because Your Employees Deserve Better
Retirement

Get Your 401(k) Fees Down Because Your Employees Deserve Better

A half-percentage point in fees seems a niggling matter, until you do the numbers.
Tracy Byrnes
6 Steps to Avoid Becoming the Victim of 'Advance-Fee' Fraud
Fraud

6 Steps to Avoid Becoming the Victim of 'Advance-Fee' Fraud

Always listen to your gut when it says, "This whole thing seems too good to be true." And school yourself on "419" scams.
John Canfield
8 Ways Your Poor Personal Credit May Negatively Impact Your Business
Credit

8 Ways Your Poor Personal Credit May Negatively Impact Your Business

Think you've covered your bases by keeping your business money separate from your personal money? Think again.
Peter Daisyme
How Your Business Can Thrive Even When a Recession Bites Hard
recession

How Your Business Can Thrive Even When a Recession Bites Hard

Survival is a basic human instinct. Incorporate it into your business.
Toby Nwazor
The 5 Phases of Cash Flow
Cash Flow

The 5 Phases of Cash Flow

Getting to "profitable" takes longer than you think. First, you have to suffer a little pain.
Doug and Polly White
Study Finds Most Investors Comfortable With Businesses That 'Touch' Marijuana
Cannabis

Study Finds Most Investors Comfortable With Businesses That 'Touch' Marijuana

Growing public acceptance of marijuana, highlighted by a slew of successful legalization initiatives, is encouraging investment.
dispensaries.com
How to Write Off Startup Costs
Entrepreneur Network

How to Write Off Startup Costs

Step one: Write everything down.
Mark J. Kohler
Don't Wait Until the End of the Game to Start Keeping Score
Profitability

Don't Wait Until the End of the Game to Start Keeping Score

To know how your employer is doing you have to follow the money.
Phil La Duke
Here's How Investors Can Help Put the 'United' Back Into 'United States'
Angel Investing

Here's How Investors Can Help Put the 'United' Back Into 'United States'

VC funding is abundant in Silicon Valley and a few tech hotspots, while throughout the nation entrepreneurial energy withers for lack of capital.
Leslie Jump