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Five Ways Pay-in-Advance Business Models Trump Venture Capital

Quora | Posted 06.10.2016 | Business
Quora

What are ways to finance and grow my start-up without VC? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are ...

Moscow: A City Guide to Russia's Capital

College Tourist | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By Evan Przesiecki Moscow: The capital of the Motherland. It's the largest easternmost city on the European continent and is any...

Six Critical Practices Even Experienced Venture Capitalists Should Be Doing

Quora | Posted 05.16.2016 | Business
Quora

How does an experienced VC get a new venture fund off the ground? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questi...

The (Global) Economy Needs Both Female Funders And Founders

Shelly Kapoor Collins | Posted 05.12.2016 | Women
Shelly Kapoor Collins

n order to encourage the full participation of women in the economy and to accelerate innovation through entrepreneurship, we must focus on enabling both female funders and founders by providing the needed and missing infrastructure.

How Can We Address the Whale in the Boardroom?

Mark Gough | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Mark Gough

Deciding where to go on holiday, what to have for dinner, or even what type of coffee to drink in the mornings; we make thousands of decisions every day. But what do we base our decisions on?

How Do You Know When Your Company is Ready for an Angel Investment?

Quora | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

The Other San Francisco: Void California and Tales from Topographic Oceans

Natasha Boas | Posted 04.25.2016 | Arts
Natasha Boas

San Francisco, both in myth and reality, has always been a nexus of productive subcultures defined by a sense of urgency and radicality. Now the art world spotlight shifts to San Francisco with the grand re-opening of SFMOMA's new Snøhetta-designed museum on April 29th.

How I Made $120K in Less Than 60 Days While Single and Pregnant

Priscilla Jeha | Posted 05.12.2016 | HuffPost Home
Priscilla Jeha

Being single and 20 weeks pregnant with twins, I had a pretty big one. I made the decision that I needed a 10 year investment plan for my babies. If I didn't do something before they were born, I'd totally miss the boat and all available income after they arrived would need to be spent on their every need. Two babies on one single income will allow little for investment plans!

The Scandal Is What's Legal

Stephen G. Cecchetti | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Stephen G. Cecchetti

If you haven't seen The Big Short, you should. The acting is superb and the story enlightening: a few brilliant outcasts each discover just how big th...

What Does Entrepreneurship Mean to the Individual? Ivy Capital Management: A Look into the World of Young Financial Entrepreneurs

Nelson Dong | Posted 02.01.2016 | College
Nelson Dong

"The early bird gets the worm." At no point in history has this time-tested idiom been more relevant than it is today. Millennials are a generation of...

Cofounder of Addepar Explains How It's Different From Other Startups

Quora | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Quora

I shouldn't speak directly for Wealthfront and Personal Capital and other great wealth management companies, but they seem to have started to compete with low-level RIAs (registered investment advisors) or else to farm off some of their work into a smarter, low-fee passive investment strategy. It is clear the industry is going to and should shift this way and I support what they are doing for the most part.

Why Radical Thinking Is The Most Practical Way To Fix Inequality

Lynn Parramore | Posted 11.13.2015 | Business
Lynn Parramore

These taboos and fears also make us blind to the threat of out-of-control private debt and credit wasted on real estate and speculation rather than growth that lifts everyone. For Turner, thinking radically is the most practical way forward.

The #1 Number to Know For Small Businesses Seeking Financing

Jim Salters | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Jim Salters

Many small business owners begin their search for capital by seeking out financing options. However, they might be skipping an important step: knowing their business' credit score.

Should My Startup Take Chinese Capital?

Murray Newlands | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Murray Newlands

In seeking startup funding, many entrepreneurs are now being actively pursued by Chinese investors and VCs who are eager to put their capital into U.S. companies. However, there are things to consider that may help you decide if your startup should work with Chinese investors.

Charleston, South Carolina Outpaces the Nation in Tech Growth

Lisa Chau | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Lisa Chau

In April, I was invited to speak in Charleston's third annual DIG SOUTH -- the Southeast's first and foremost event celebrating the digital economy with over 200 presenters from companies such as Google, Instagram, Twitter, TechCrunch, BuzzFeed, and Inc.

The Color of Money: PowerMoves.NOLA Innovates How Investors And Minorities Connect

Zandile Blay | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Zandile Blay

The lights dimmed. The crowd settled. The room fell silent with anticipation. It may have been day one of ESSENCE Festival, but this audience of young men and women were not here for Usher or Kendrick or Mary.

Public Access to Startup Investments

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

In the United States, for the first time since 1933, you do not have to earn more then $200k annually or be a millionaire to invest in startups. As long as the startup raises less than fifty million dollars annually, anyone can now get into the game at the ground level.

Germany's Leadership Role in Advancing Economic Freedom: Opportunity for All, Favoritism for None

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 06.19.2016 | World
Natasha Srdoc

The topics of strengthening the transatlantic partnership and advancing economic freedom were brought to the forefront, when we gathered in Brussels at a dinner event of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in December 2014.

Entrepreneurial Women: 3 Ways to Break Through Invisible Barriers to Growth.

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 06.11.2016 | Business
Kari Warberg Block

As a member of the National Women's Business Council, I've had the opportunity to engage with hundreds of female entrepreneurs. During our talks, I couldn't help but happen upon an interesting, yet frustrating discovery. 9 out of every 10 women I spoke with would rather stall their growth than ask for capital.

SBA Modernization Is Unlocking Commercial Capital

Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet | Posted 06.10.2015 | Small Business
Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet

As an immigrant who came to this country at age 5 with no economic advantages, I believe that entrepreneurism is the greatest force the world has ever known for lifting people out of poverty. SBA plays a special role in empowering those born without any head start.

Reaching the Hardest-to-Reach: Financial Services for Overlooked Populations

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 03.22.2015 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

The growth of microfinance solutions to address pressing development challenges has brought many of the world's formerly "unbanked" into formal financial systems.

Nonprofits Are Enterprises Too

Clara Miller | Posted 03.17.2015 | Impact
Clara Miller

Every successful entrepreneur knows that when any enterprise starts up or grows, it needs both revenue and capital: revenue to pay for production of goods and services, and capital to create the platform, the business itself.

How to Raise Capital But Preserve Your Equity: Royalty Based Crowdfunding (Interview With Arthur Lipper)

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 02.01.2015 | Small Business
Victoria Silchenko

With nowadays technology which keeps simplifying revenue management while making crowdfunding platforms as commodities, I believe royalty based crowdfunding is set to be one of the most popular models in the next two-three years.

The Parable of the Life-Risking, Faithful Servant

Stan Duncan | Posted 01.18.2015 | Religion
Stan Duncan

Today I'm more and more inclined to think that this parable actually has very little to do with "talents" as we know them and much more to do with money and banking and oppression and power, and also one poor, faithful, schlep who stood up to it all and took a hit for it.

How to Fund Your Startup -- With VCs, Angels and Crowdinvesting

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

"Every one of my books had killed me a little more," - this profound and highly personal quote by American author Norman Mailer has become one of my f...