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How to Change the World: HONEST Tea Founder and the Keys to Sustainable Business

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Seth Goldman's HONEST Tea is one of the most successful companies around today. They championed a business model that incorporates both social good and corporate consciousness -- making them part of a revolution that is changing the way we think about and do business.

Is Your Business Worth As Much As You Think? Many Aren't

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

About two-thirds of nearly 1,000 business owners surveyed recently by Pepperdine University's Private Capital Markets Project expect to transfer their...

Top 3 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Issuing Equity

Lili Balfour | Posted 03.31.2014 | Small Business
Lili Balfour

Too often, I see entrepreneurs freely giving away equity as compensation without realizing the extent of dilution they are causing.

The Missing Half of the Fraction

James Berman | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business
James Berman

No one would buy or sell real estate without knowing both sides of the fraction. I wouldn't recommend it with stocks either.

Bullishness, Bearishness & Other Delusions

James Berman | Posted 02.16.2013 | Money
James Berman

Not every cheap stock is a buy. Some are too risky to take a gander at; others are too difficult to value. Finally, not every cheap stock is a good business. As Buffett always says, the idea is to buy a good business at a decent price, not a mediocre business at a very cheap price.

The $10 Million Photo and Other VC Stories

Steve Blank | Posted 09.18.2011 | Business
Steve Blank

While on vacation I had a phone interview with Kevin Ohannessian of Fast Company who wanted a few "funding stories." Here are two of them.

Are Emerging Markets the Next "Bubble"? How to Overcome the Issues

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

We're well aware of the case for investing in emerging markets. However, investor excitement is ignoring the fact that short-term cyclical factors can overshadow long-term structural trends

Buying A Business: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Darren Dahl | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

With increasing signs that the economy is improving, and the credit markets beginning to loosen up again, the business-for-sale market is sure to see ...