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Young Entrepreneurs

What Young People Must Know About Entrepreneurship

To prompt more teens and college kids to consider starting a business as a viable career option, clue them in to the following critical factors.
Funding

Career Website Glassdoor Nabs $70 Million in Latest Round

Google along with existing investors Tiger Global, Battery Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures participated in the latest round.
Financing

5 Essentials for Raising Your Growth Round of Funding

A startup needs a good story to secure initial funding and good numbers to get a second round.
Online Dating

Hinge, the Less Random Tinder, Raises $12 Million

While Tinder is 'a game to play with,' Hinge is 'a tool to meet people,' says CEO Justin McLeod.
Credit

5 Tips for Using Credit Wisely to Boost Holiday Sales

Done prudently, helping customers to buy now and pay later is a sound strategy for maximizing sales.
Investors

One Thing You Must Never Forget About Investors

Investors are like foxes looking for their next meal. And guess what? You, the entrepreneur, are the rabbit running for your life.
Inspiring Your Team

Small, But Fierce: How Tiny Firms Can Pack a Big Punch

In an economy hostile to small business, how are the most successful small firms surviving?
Run a Better Business

Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner's 4 Money Rules for New Entrepreneurs

Drive, passion and determination don't pay the bills; money does. Here are the wise ways the 'Queen of QVC' saved cash as an early entrepreneur and how you can, too.
Starting a Franchise Business

There's Lots of Free Help for Choosing and Funding the Right Franchise Opportunity

Franchises have the allure of a ready-made business but it's more complicated than that.
Financing

Hootsuite Raises Another $60 Million on Its Way to IPO

New fundraising round reportedly values the popular social-media management tool at $1 billion.
Financing

25 Reasons I Will Not Invest in Your Startup

What's the point in losing money on purpose? Here are some telltale clues that your business is not a sound proposition.
Bank Loans

Need a Bank Loan? The 3 Big Obstacles for Small-Business Owners.

Banks are still struggling to return to the small-business market Here's what you need to know.
Business Unusual

A Candy Emporium for Adults

Because grown-ups need the occasional sugar fix, too.
Financing

Investors Are Hungry for Food Startups

Traditionally a field dominated by technology and biotechnology, venture investors have developed an appetite for food.
Run a Better Business

5 Startup Tips to Avoid Cash Crash and Burn

Entrepreneurs are an optimistic bunch -- a trait that could cloud your financial judgment. Here are five lessons to keep your business from becoming a cash casualty