Entrepreneurship

  1. Startup Analysis: How Much Is Snapchat Worth? (NYSE: TWTR)

    Learn about Snapchat's multibillion dollar valuation and how it is part of a new breed of private companies known as unicorns ...
  2. 5 Bad Habits Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid

    Learn how to avoid specific bad habits that plague entrepreneurs, such as failure to plan, bad associations and not keeping ...
  3. Mark Zuckerberg Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes (NASDAQ: FB)

    Learn about Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook. Understand where he came from and what in his life helped him ...
  4. Salesforce and SAP: Don’t Expect the Same From Both (CRM, SAP)

    Take a look at the similarities and differences between SAP and Salesforce in the customer relationship management (CRM) ...
  5. Scholar vs. Entrepreneur: What's Your Calling?

    You don't need a bachelor's degree to launch your own company. But which path — school or entrepreneurship — offers a better ...
  6. What's an Irrevocable Letter of Credit?

    An irrevocable letter of credit (ILOC) is a financing vehicle used to facilitate commerce between two parties who are not ...
  7. Why Retiring Sooner Might Be a Bad Idea

    Learn why even though most people dream of early retirement, it has plenty of downfalls that include less money, lower productivity ...
  8. Top 5 Ways to Retain Your Best Employees

    You need to think beyond salary to make the most talented people want to stay on for the long term.
  9. 3 Entrepreneurs Who Became Successful After 40 (WMT, YUM)

    Read about four influential entrepreneurs who didn't achieve fame and success until after their 40th birthdays, including ...
  10. 5 Good Habits Every Entrepreneur Needs

    Understand who an entrepreneur is and what an entrepreneur does. Learn about the 5 good habits that every entrepreneur should ...
  11. 5 Key Steps to Start Your Own Small Business

    Understand what a small business is and what it takes to build one. Learn about the five key steps needed to start a small ...
  12. The 5 Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs

    Understand what an entrepreneur is and the type of risk an entrepreneur faces. Learn about the five skills necessary to become ...
  13. Best 5 Small Business Ideas You Can Start From Home (EBAY)

    Understand what a small business is and how small businesses are classified. Learn about five small business ideas that you ...
  14. The 4 Best Websites For Small Business Loans (EBAY, PYPL)

    Discover some of the best websites that small business owners utilize to obtain necessary financing at competitive interest ...
  15. How Groupon Makes Money (GRPN)

    Find out how Groupon makes money, including a rundown of how Groupon works and what benefits it provides to the businesses ...
  16. 7 Entrepreneurs Who Became Successful in their 20s (FB, YHOO)

    Understand how entrepreneurs can come from any age group. Learn about seven entrepreneurs who reached success and fame in ...
  17. Are You Considered a Small Business?

    Find out what it takes to be considered a small business by the U.S. Small Business Administration and why some small businesses ...
  18. Small Business Loan Vs Line of Credit: How They Differ

    Understand the differences between a small business loan and a line of credit, and learn some of the most appropriate uses ...
  19. 5 Steps to Become an Entrepreneur

    Understand what it takes to become an entrepreneur, and learn about five steps that can help someone become an entrepreneur ...
  20. Southwest Airlines: Delta's Worst Enemy? (LUV, DAL)

    Learn about the rivalry between Southwest Airlines and Delta. For decades, Delta was the major operator in the South, but ...
  21. Top 4 Venture Capital Investors and Firms (AAPL, YHOO)

    Understand what it is that venture capital firms do, the purpose they serve for new businesses and discover some of the top-ranked ...
  22. 5 Ways to Get Funding For Your Billion-Dollar Idea (FB)

    Understand how current billion-dollar companies gone about funding. Learn about five funding strategies to fund a billion ...
  23. Steps to Qualify For a Small Business Loan

    Learn steps to qualify for a small business loan such as identifying financing needs, preparing a business plan and getting ...
  24. Will Your Job Get Eaten by Automation?

    With the rapid growth of technology, it has been widely contested whether automation will start to replace jobs.
  25. How to Avoid Scuttling Your Client’s Retirement

    Bad habits can ruin a retirement portfolio (and your credibility as an advisor). Here are some practices to avoid.
  26. What Does Business-to-Business Mean?

    The term business-to-business refers to transactions or communication that takes place between two or more businesses.
  27. How are joint ventures regulated in the United States?

    Learn how joint ventures are governed in the United States, and discover why tort law is so important for upholding the contracts ...
  28. Risks Associated With Government Contracts

    Government contracts can be rewarding, but they also come with a variety of risks.
  29. 10 Public Companies That Rely On Govt. Contracts

    We look at 10 of the top public companies whose businesses rely on U.S. government contracts.
  30. How a Higher Minimum Wage Would Impact the Economy

    Doubling pay for hourly workers could have several knock-on effects to the economy. Here's a brief look at a big issue.
  31. What are the requirements for being a Public Limited Company?

    Discover the various different requirements that a company must meet in order to be recognized and traded as a public limited ...
  32. How Peter Thiel Became a Superstar

    A review of the career of legendary Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel.
  33. What types of capital are not considered share capital?

    Find out what types of capital are not considered share capital, including an explanation of the different types of share ...
  34. How long does it take to execute an M&A deal?

    Read about the mergers and acquisitions process, and find out why the average M&A deal can take half a year to three years ...
  35. Netflix's New Strategy: Penetrate Your Hotel Room

    Will Netflix’s new venture—to offer its media content in hotels—pay dividends? Investopedia explores the business potential ...
  36. How do a corporation's shareholders influence its Board of Directors?

    Find out how shareholders can influence the activity of the members of the board of directors and even change official corporate ...
  37. How does investment banking differ from commercial banking?

    Discover how investment banking differs from commercial banking, the responsibilities of each and how the two can be combined ...
  38. Why do commercial banks borrow from the Federal Reserve?

    Learn how commercial banks borrow from the Federal Reserve to meet minimum reserve requirements, and discover the pros and ...
  39. The Benefits Of Corporate Inversion

    Many U.S. companies have found it advantageous to relocate their headquarters rather than face the highest corporate tax ...
  40. 10 Richest, Most Successful Tech Geniuses

    Unlike many industries, tech billionaires are mostly self-made. Many of these billionaires came from humble means and, through ...
  41. Will Jet.com Revolutionize Shopping?

    Jet.com has arrived and will look to steal market share from Amazon over the next several years. Will it be successful?
  42. How to Respond to 'I Already Have an Advisor'

    Every advisor has met someone who already works with an advisor. Here are some tips for keeping the door open.
  43. In what instances does overhead qualify for certain tax allowances?

    Find out about instances in which overhead expenses qualify for tax allowances, including some common examples of tax-deductible ...
  44. The 10 Richest Women In Finance

    Who are the top 10 women in the financial industry?
  45. Today's Top Young Investors

    Given the very different world that we live in as compared to the one the Warren Buffett graduated into, young, hopeful investors ...
  46. Understanding Capital Investment

    Capital investment is a term that describes a company’s expenditures for long-term assets used in the operation of its business.
  47. 4 Ways Millennials Can Buy Private Businesses

    Buying private businesses is a good way to have greater control over your investments while increasing your income and avoiding ...
  48. Top 7 Ways to Manage Business Risks

    Risk management is a form of insurance in itself for small business owners. Here are seven steps to implement a plan.
  49. Why Companies Need Risk Management

    Implementing risk management strategies can save an entire organization from failure. Is yours up to snuff?
  50. Why Equity Financing Is Worth It

    When a business takes on an equity partner, it is exposed to a number of advantages that debt financing simply cannot provide. ...
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