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5 Acronyms Entrepreneurs Can't Afford to Forget

Christopher Norris | Posted 04.18.2014 | Business
Christopher Norris

Entrepreneurs have a lot on their brains, but not minding the right thing can be disastrous for business. While maintaining the grind, here are five acronyms to keep in mind.

A Rising Tide to Lift All Boats: Alex's Story

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Rising Tide Capital is a nationally acclaimed nonprofit organization that helps aspiring but financially limited entrepreneurs to start and grow successful businesses.

The One Thing That Separates Silicon Valley From Everywhere Else

Mark Cuban | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Mark Cuban

Like Hollywood, today's nouveau entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley are looking past the pitch right in front of them to the next source of capital who will pay a higher valuation.

4 Types Of Loans Every Business Owner Should Understand

Posted 03.13.2014 | Small Business

The ability to access capital is important for many growing small businesses, whether one is looking to invest in infrastructure, increase inventory, ...

The Robots Aren't the Problem, Politicians Are

Sean McElwee | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

A spectre haunts us -- the spectre of robots. Technology has always been disruptive, but how the gains are distributed is the real issue.

Republican Rhetoric Changes Depending on Whether They Are Dealing With Labor or Capital

David Morris | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
David Morris

Are Republicans inconsistent when they sometimes support using offsets and indexing and sometimes don't? Not at all. They're actually very consistent. When capital comes asking for gifts, Republicans act like Santa Claus. When labor is the supplicant, they conduct themselves more like Scrooge.

Religion and Politics Do Mix

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 03.13.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

It has long been said there are two topics that should be avoided in "polite company," that is, at social gatherings, parties, service clubs, during i...

Will 2014 Be the Big Year for Equity Crowdfunding?

John Warner | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
John Warner

The most successful crowdfunding models are built around starting with who you know and proactively working out from there to people you don't know. 2014 can be the year equity crowdfunding arrives in big way, if we put the infrastructure in place to do it right.

Social Finance vs. Traditional Finance: What's the Difference and Why it Matters

Don Shaffer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Don Shaffer

Most growth businesses face challenges raising capital at some stage in their development. But for social enterprises, which use the power of business to directly improve society and our environment, the obstacles tend to be tougher and more persistent.

Popcorn Preview: Capital

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Capital (2012) "Le capital" Cast includes: Gad Elmaleh (Midnight in Paris), Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects), Liya Kebede (Desert Flower), Nat...

Capital NY Building Stable Of Columnists

Michael Calderone | Posted 12.14.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

Capital New York is gearing up for November's relaunch with several columnist hires.

Global Markets Are Not Prepared for the German Election

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Investors are expecting an eventual reduction of support by the Fed, and Merkel winning the election this weekend. However, what stock markets have not priced in is the resurgence of Eurozone troubles into the headlines. So what are the options, why is this important and how will this effect markets?

Renaissance and Recovery: Why the Arts Matter for Michigan

John Corso | Posted 07.28.2013 | Detroit
John Corso

Though art has a price tag, its actual worth as cultural capital goes far beyond its cash-in value. Rather, art is a complex commodity, and one that is more powerful when we have ample reserves.

Marrying Monetary Policy and Financial Regulation

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 07.09.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

If the global financial crisis -- and the events that led up to it -- have taught us anything, it is, "No complacency with asset price booms." We know firsthand the dire consequences of bubbles.

Growing After the Crisis: Boosting Productivity in Developing Countries

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 06.30.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Developing countries continue to face important challenges in boosting productivity growth in the difficult post-crisis environment, but also many opportunities to eliminate poverty and create shared prosperity.

Until Subnational Debt Do Us Part

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

The subnational debt market in some developing countries has been going through a notable transformation. Private capital is emerging to play an important role and subnational bonds increasingly competing with traditional bank loans.

Deficit-Free Economic Stimulation

Steve Pociask | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Steve Pociask

Congress has it hands full again. With the potential of cutting government spending and raising taxes, most Democrats and Republicans have one thing they can agree on - either option could jeopardize an already weak economic recovery.

Women Launch More Companies, But They Stay Smaller

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 01.27.2013 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

Investors need to be aware of their sometimes unconscious biases, and women need to understand the perceptions that exist and be able to address them head-on.

El capital

Lorena Suárez | Posted 11.12.2012 | Spain
Lorena Suárez

No es difícil leer o escuchar en los medios de comunicación sobre las necesidades de capital del sistema financiero español, especialmente porque su fortalecimiento ha sido uno de los puntos clave de las sucesivas reformas financieras que hemos ido conociendo a lo largo de estos años. Pero... ¿qué es el capital?

Maui Condos or Public Trusts?

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.12.2012 | San Francisco
Tracy Rosenberg

As part of an epidemic of higher education institutions ridding themselves of educational TV and radio licenses, the San Mateo Community College District announced the upcoming sale of KSCM-TV, the noncommercial TV station it has owned and operated for 48 years.

How the JOBS Act Stacks Up for Small Business

Carol Roth | Posted 05.09.2012 | Small Business
Carol Roth

Overall, the JOB act's steps to increase access to capital and decrease regulations are both welcome measures; however, once again, there is a predisposition for regulators to miss the point when it comes to what a small business is and what would truly help it.

JOBS Act: Small Business Bill Passes In Congress

Posted 03.13.2012 | Small Business

(By Alexandra Alper - Reuters) - In a rare display of election-year bipartisanship, the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to m...

Lincoln: "Labor Is the Superior of Capital"

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

During my two years in Congress, I heard an awful lot of speeches, but none of them was as profound and poignant as the one that I'm about to share with you.

Zach Carter

Former Lawmaker Decries Corporate Control Of Government

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers rarely speak candidly about the relationship between large corporations and government, avoiding the ugly realities surroundin...

Regis-Based Capital Congress Reaches Out for Small Business

Robert Schwab | Posted 09.18.2011 | Denver
Robert Schwab

I just posted two ideas to a website being run by the Colorado Capital Congress, a new advocate for providing capital to small businesses that need it to survive in today's harsh economic climate.