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  1. 5 London Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn why London's startup scene is so prolific, and identify some of the hottest ...
  2. 5 Boston Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn why Boston is a hot market for startups, and familiarize yourself with a few ...
  3. 5 Detroit-based Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn how startups are changing the face of Detroit, a city long dominated by large ...
  4. Why Tech Startups are Taking Sweden by Storm

    Investors searching for the ideal place to funnel their venture capital might be ...
  5. The 4 Most Common Reasons a Small Business Fails

    Discover the most common reasons small businesses fail, including capital formation, ...
  6. How To Raise Seed Capital and Grow Your Startup

    To get a business off the ground, entrepreneurs need a clear understanding of how ...
  1. Why Tech Startups are Taking Sweden by Storm

    Investors searching for the ideal place to funnel their venture capital might be ...
  2. The 8 Top Business Incubators (CAT, YHOO)

    Business incubators can play a crucial role in the life of a start-up. Here's our ...
  3. The Companies of Peter Theil's Founders Fund ...

    Learn about the major public companies that Peter Thiel has invested in and companies ...
  4. 5 Ways to Get Funding For Your Billion-Dollar ...

    Understand how current billion-dollar companies gone about funding. Learn about five ...
  5. 5 Hot Startup Industries Other Than Tech

    Though it’s the Facebooks and Instagrams that get the attention, not all successful ...
  6. The Risk And Rewards Of Investing In Startups ...

    Investing in startups is a very risky business but can reward investors greatly if ...
  1. How do you find the break-even point using a payback period?

    Understand what a company's breakeven point is and what its payback period is. Learn why a company would want to track both ...
  2. What does residual value represent in a private equity investment?

    Find out why private equity investors, particularly limited partners, are so concerned with the residual value of a fund's ...
  3. What type of companies use downround financing?

    Read about the types of companies that are most likely to rely on down round financing, and why existing shareholders don't ...
  4. What are the benefits for a company using equity financing vs. debt financing?

    Learn what some of the principal advantages are for a company that chooses to utilize equity financing in preference to debt ...
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