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Three Smart Ways to Tap the Power of Crowdfunding

John Bowen | Posted 11.16.2016 | Home
John Bowen

It's no secret that crowdfunding is rapidly becoming a go-to method for entrepreneurs to access much needed capital -- and attract attention from the ...

British Teen in Own Wild! Pacific Crest Trail Walk for Mountain Gorillas

Janet Kinosian | Posted 05.12.2016 | Home
Janet Kinosian

Kyran Young, a British teen, is walking the full 2663 mile Pacific Crest Trail to raise money and awareness for the last remaining 900 Mountain Gorillas in Eastern Africa. It will take four months.

Man Takes On Daunting Task Of Listening To Nickelback For 168 Hours Straight For Charity

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.18.2015 | Home

Nickelback isn't everyone's cup of tea. The rock band -- which arguably has garnered as many passionate non-fans online as it has fans in the real...

The Magic Bullet of Crowdfunding

Marc Prosser | Posted 09.28.2014 | Home
Marc Prosser

If you're thinking about investing via a crowdfunding platform, do it with only money you can afford to lose, and realize that you have a high probability of losing your money.

Five Things I Learned Starting a Company

Ingrid Sanders | Posted 07.19.2013 | Home
Ingrid Sanders

If the motivation is anything less than, "I just can't not do it," you might want to think twice because times will get tough. Here are five other things I've learned in the first six months of building a company.

WATCH: 90's TV Star Begs For Your Help To Revitalize Career

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.08.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Actress Melissa Joan Hart stopped by HuffPost Live Monday to chat about her Kickstarter campaign to raise movie for her latest film project, “Darci...

12 Benefits of Being Under-funded

Nick Francis | Posted 03.24.2013 | Home
Nick Francis

Like most things in life, building a company is about delaying gratification. Do the things that are hard now, win later. Chances are you'll enjoy the journey more when you do it this way.

Honoring the Past and the Future

Warren Burke | Posted 01.08.2013 | Home
Warren Burke

We have been given the amazing gift of a heart and it allows us to make drastic change in this beautiful world that we live in. As long as I have the power to make someone laugh, make someone think differently, I will continue to strive to do all that God has given me power to do.

Flocking for Gina (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 12.09.2012 | Home
Bus 52

Imagine arriving home after work, school, or after running some errands to a front yard full of pink flamingos. For many in Houma, Louisiana it is not uncommon to see flamingos 'flocking' their neighborhoods and businesses.

Opportunity Costs: What You Have to Lose

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 09.29.2012 | Home
Shaahin Cheyene

The thing that always shocks me the most is that most entrepreneurs never consider the opportunity cost and have no metrics to measure the true potential of their proposed idea.

7 New Ways To Raise Startup Funds In 2012

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 01.24.2013 | Home

Startup funds will be harder to come by in 2012, according to hundreds of venture capitalists polled in a recent survey by the National Venture Capita...

Fund-Raising: Manage The Process, Don't Let The Process Manage You

Roger Ehrenberg | Posted 01.17.2012 | Home
Roger Ehrenberg

I've seen companies get sucked into the vortex of VC hell, bobbing in a sea called no-man's land where there is lots of "interest" but a disturbing lack of conviction. Don't let this happen to you.

Don't Forget To Bootstrap

Brad Feld | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home
Brad Feld

It's easy to get lost in the soup of "X company raised $Y" and forget that it's not about fundraising, but building a business.

Share Your Patriotism: Ways To Give Back On Independence Day

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 09.02.2011 | Home
Lisa M. Dietlin

The Founders made a difference and every day since Americans have found a way to do the same. What will you do this Independence Day Holiday to make a difference?

Sport-Themed Fundraisers: Popular, Yet Costly

The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Posted 08.18.2011 | Home

As "fun runs," walkathons, and other athletic fundraising events proliferate, The Wall Street Journal notes that such efforts are among the most expe...

When the Jungle Calls, Answer the Phone

Carine Fabius | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Carine Fabius

The very rich are being hit up more than usual, and for the rest of us, it's easy to feel that our small donations won't really help in the bigger picture.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 11: How Can I Make More Contacts? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Home

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz discusses how to grow your network, where to find more money and why angels aren't just a baseball team in California....

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 5: Where Can I Get More Money? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Home

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz and Rob Dyrdek, a "skatetrepreneur" and member of our Board of Directors, field questions about raising money, hiring sales...

Music, Hunger and Phoebe

Martin Cruz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Martin Cruz

My inspiration for using music to feed the hungry came from a 5-year-old girl from San Francisco who asked a very loving question: "What can we do to help?"

Gearing up for Battle

Karen Robinovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karen Robinovitz

This whole thing - starting a business, becoming a manufacturer, raising money, balancing it with a day job, overseeing back and front end of all operations... it's war, I tell you. WAR!

Social Return on Investment Remains Strong Despite Lagging Economy

Michelle Cote | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Michelle Cote

The Pan-Massachusetts Challenge was born 29 years ago when a young adventure athlete named Billy Starr decided to bring together a group of his friends to raise money to fight cancer.

Show Me The Money

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Julia Moulden

Do you think that being a New Radical is only for the wealthy? Or that helping others ensures a lifetime of penury? Each time I give a speech or am i...