Entrepreneurship

  1. What are some of the disadvantages to taking venture capital?

    Learn how financing a business through venture capital can be a viable source of funding for small businesses but know caveats ...
  2. 7 Licensed Products You Wish You Invented

    Learn about some products that have been licensed to big-box stores that any of us could have come up with, and find out ...
  3. How Uber is Selling all Your Ride Data

    Customers are not just a source of revenue for a company’s core business, information about them is used by many companies ...
  4. Uber Versus Yellow Cabs in New York City

    Once you use a ride app like Uber in New York, you may never want to go back to hailing taxis. However, taxis are still a ...
  5. U.S. Lags in Share of Women on Company Boards (GM, HPQ)

    The U.S. lags behind other countries when it comes to the share of women on large companies' boards, according to data compiled ...
  6. Bitcoin Remittances: How to Send Money Home

    New players are constantly challenging the dominant, conventional mechanism of payment transfers that existed before bitcoin ...
  7. How Millennials Can Be the Wealthiest Generation Ever

    Millennials are poised to be the wealthiest generation of all time. Here's why.
  8. Stephen Schwarzman: 5 Tips For Wall Street Entrepreneurs

    Learn the most valuable tips expert entrepreneur and Blackrock CEO Stephen Schwarzman has to offer would-be Wall Street entrepreneurs.
  9. While Banks Shut the Doors on the Marijuana Industry, Startups Come to the Rescue

    Marijuana startups and dispensaries find it difficult to gain access to capital; however, startups are stepping in to provide ...
  10. Uncommon Jobs For Your Finance Degree

    In most financial fields, there are far more students than available opportunities. That leaves some finance grads and MBAs ...
  11. Bruce Kovner's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Learn about the life of Bruce Kovner, one of the most successful hedge fund managers in the United States and one of its ...
  12. Ray Dalio's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Read about Ray Dalio, one of the most successful investors in the United States and founder of the world's largest hedge ...
  13. Ken Fisher's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Learn about the rise of Kenneth Fisher, the would-be forester who became the founder of one of the largest money management ...
  14. Bitcoin's Blockchain Technology Tested by 40 Banks

    Banks have been among the first to look at the benefits of the cost advantages and efficiency that blockchain technology ...
  15. How Entrepreneurs Around the World Use Geo-arbitrage to Their Advantage

    Individuals are taking advantage of the new, mobile entrepreneurial opportunities created by technology.
  16. The Pros and Cons of Using Airbnb

    Here, we look at Airbnb - what it is, how it works, and the pros and cons of using this online rental marketplace.
  17. Brand Identity

    A brand identity comes from visible elements, such as the company name, the design of its logo, its packaging design, and ...
  18. Best Freelancing Jobs For Retirees

    Many retirees want to keep using the skills they’ve honed over a lifetime of work, but on their own terms now, not the boss’s. ...
  19. Kylie Jenner: Entrepreneurial Genius

    Kylie Jenner successfully launched her lipstick line last November and is building what appears to be a cosmetics empire. ...
  20. Spring: How it Works and Makes Money

    Read about Spring, a customer loyalty program and digital advertising company, and learn more about how it connects retailers ...
  21. Abacus: How it Works and Makes Money

    Read about the business expense software company, Abacus Labs, and learn more about how it is working to transform business ...
  22. T. Boone Pickens' Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Learn more about oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens, including his educational background, his net worth, how he built his success ...
  23. Code Climate: How it Works and Makes Money

    Learn more about Code Climate and its suite of static program analysis tools used by software developers to produce and maintain ...
  24. HowGood: How it Works and Makes Money

    Learn more about Howgood and its efforts to inform consumers about sustainable food options through a proprietary supermarket ...
  25. 2016’s FinTech Disruptors: How Can you Benefit?

    The booming FinTech industry can offer us financial benefits through payments innovation, P2P lending, creative budgeting, ...
  26. 10 Leading EdTech Companies to Watch in 2016

    Funding for educational technology companies is on the rise, in this article we'll explore 10 exciting EdTech companies to ...
  27. What is Ethereum?

    Ethereum is a peer-to-peer network of virtual machines that any developer can use to run distributed applications (Dapps). ...
  28. How Tech Startup SoFi Plans to Disrupt the Banking Industry

    SoFi is the leader of a FinTech revolution for a digital, 21st century "bankless world." Specializing in student loan refinancing, ...
  29. 3 Unusual Ways Startups Grew Their User Bases

    The most successful startups employ unconventional guerrilla tactics to grow their user base.
  30. Alphabet's Key Ventures Beyond Search

    An overview of Alphabet's companies, beyond Google.
  31. Venture Philanthropy

    The application or redirection of principles of traditional venture capital financing to achieve philanthropic endeavors.
  32. Giphy: How it Works and Makes Money

    Find out how Giphy's GIF content library and GIF creator work, and how the recent startup expects to make money from advertising ...
  33. 3 Freelance Gigs to Help You Earn More

    Are you looking to make extra money on the side? Here are three things that could earn you more money than your day job.
  34. How Does Electric Objects Work and Make Money?

    Look at the New York-based startup Electric Objects and the computer it has designed to electronically display images of ...
  35. Why Are Entrepreneurs Important?

    Why are entrepreneurs important for the economy?
  36. Bitcoin Vs. Litecoin Vs. Dogecoin: Comparing Virtual Currencies

    Read about several of the world's most widely used cryptocurrencies, and learn more about how they function and perform in ...
  37. 10 Fastest Growing Social Ventures in 2016

    The success of these social ventures embodies a new hybrid business model that will lead the global economy into a greener, ...
  38. 6 Things Startup Founders Wish They Had Known Before Launch

    Here are six things that successful entrepreneurs wish they had known before they started their companies.
  39. Three Ways To Make Money Off Your Hobby

    Starting a business from your hobby has never been easier. Here are three ways to make money off your hobby.
  40. Should I Apply to 'Shark Tank' or 'The Profit'?

    In this article, we'll help you determine whether or not your business can benefit from appearing on Shark Tank and The Profit.
  41. Bitcoin vs. Big Finance (opinion)

    Bitcoin and big finance occupy parallel universes of value, cooperation, and trust. Understanding these differences helps ...
  42. 3 Reasons To Buy Government Surplus for Your Small Business

    Learn why it's wise to access government surplus auctions to buy furnishings, equipment and other items to start a new business ...
  43. How To Invest In Private Companies

    Owning a private firm means sharing more directly in the underlying firm’s profits.
  44. The 10 Fastest Growing Green Startups in 2016

    These social entrepreneurs adopt triple bottom lines that champion urgent environmental problems while generating returns ...
  45. The Consensus and Divide Within the Bitcoin Community

    Testing times lie ahead for the bitcoin community, but there is a sense of commitment to reach an amicable solution to resolve ...
  46. Roth IRAs Tutorial

    This comprehensive guide goes through what a Roth IRA is and how to set one up, contribute to it and withdraw from it.
  47. Multilevel Marketing Isn't Always a Scam, But It Often Is

    Nerium and Amway are popular direct sales companies that recruit new buyers and sellers to make a profit. Sadly, many direct ...
  48. How Restricted Stocks and RSUs Are Taxed

    Many firms pay a portion of their employees’ compensation in the form of restricted stock or restricted stock units.
  49. 10 Characteristics Of Successful Entrepreneurs

    Do you have the qualities of a successful entrepreneur? Those who do tend to share these 10 traits.
  50. 5 Up and Coming Social Media Startups

    Although the days of Facebook's dominance aren't close to being over, here are some new creative platforms gaining traction ...
Save Money
  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
Hot Definitions
  1. Majority Shareholder

    A person or entity that owns more than 50% of a company's outstanding shares. The majority shareholder is often the founder ...
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  3. Mutual Fund

    An investment vehicle that is made up of a pool of funds collected from many investors for the purpose of investing in securities ...
  4. Wash-Sale Rule

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  5. Porter Diamond

    A model that attempts to explain the competitive advantage some nations or groups have due to certain factors available to ...
  6. Oligopoly

    A market structure in which a small number of firms has the large majority of market share. An oligopoly is similar to a ...
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