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Popularity of Crowdfunding Urges Changes to SEC Regulations

Crowdfunding sites, like Kickstarter, have been in the news a lot lately. Their success in raising money for creative projects is well documented. Currently, crowdfunding projects have been limited to donations, primarily for specific creative endeavors. Donations can be rewarded with perks and products, but using crowdfunding to raise business capital that would offer an actual return on investment is…

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Your Guide to Procuring Venture Capital Funds

A business venture can be funded in a number of ways, including your own private capital, “blood money” (money borrowed from family and friends), a small business association loan or a bank loan. In some cases, however, it may be of benefit to obtain funds via venture capital (VC) funding. Here are five requirements that you will need to satisfy…

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Simple Steps to Succeeding in Your Startup Business

How many times have you had an idea for a product or service that you feel would be an ideal candidate for a startup business? It turns out that many great business ideas are not acted on by those that thought of them initially. Often it is only later that an entrepreneurial person thinks or hears of the same thing…

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How To Start an Internet Business
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How To Start an Internet Business

Sick of working for someone else and start a business online? Or do you already have a business…but you’re wondering how to sell on the internet? Read on…

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Venture Capital Financing

Financing a business is the one major stumbling block that may kill off even the brightest of ideas, access to capital is a critical ingredient for any business project to see the light of day. Venture capitalist firms breathe life into new business project by providing finance for viable ventures against a lucrative return, and they go beyond just providing…

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What Venture Capitalists Want to Hear

Venture capital is money that is privately given by outside investors (also known as venture capitalists) to finance a new business that shows great potential in becoming something big. The person who makes such investments will only require good returns for something which is pretty much high-risk. So what is it that venture capitalists look for when they look around…

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Should You Incorporate Your Small Business or Be a Sole Proprietor?
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Should You Incorporate Your Small Business or Be a Sole Proprietor?

The legal formation of a business is a critical decision that needs to be made when you first startup your business. It doesn’t mean you can’t change the legal form of the business down the road. You should know why you’re incorporating or forming a sole proprietorship before you make the move. And there’s plenty to consider. However, the final…

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