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  1. How Quora Works and Makes Money

    Behind the origins and recent growth of the social Q&A platform that elicits quality ...
  2. U.S. Visas for Entrepreneurs, Investors & Skilled ...

    The options for getting a scarce U.S. visa. For the fourth year in a row, there will ...
  3. AARP Expects Massive Caregiver Shortage by 2 ...

    The AARP predicts that by the year 2020 there will be a big shortage in the number ...
  4. How Technology Is Quickly Disrupting the Insurance ...

    As the insurance industry struggles to deal with the growing pains of a rapidly evolving ...
  5. The Winners of 2016's Launch Festival

    Technology is revolutionizing the way we live and this year's 2016 Launch Festival ...
  6. Spotify Comes to Amazon Echo: Is This the End ...

    Why has Amazon partnered with a competitor to stream music through its Echo speakers?
  1. Spotify Comes to Amazon Echo: Is This the End ...

    Why has Amazon partnered with a competitor to stream music through its Echo speakers?
  2. Oak Investment Partners: Investment Manager Highlight ...

    Learn about the operations of Oak Investment Partners, a private equity firm with ...
  3. 5 Companies Everyone Thought Were Destined for ...

    For any groundbreaking idea to launch, entrepreneurs will face protectors of the ...
  4. Uber Has Spawned a Legion of Followers

    As Uber's popularity grows, more and more startups are following the ride-sharing ...
  5. Beyond Google: Alphabet's Other Key Ventures

    An overview of Alphabet's companies, beyond Google.
  6. Modi Announces Initiative to Boost Indian Startups

    India announces tax-breaks and other initiatives to push the startup climate in India ...
  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. What's the difference between limited liability partnership and general partnership?

    Learn the differences between general partnerships and limited liability partnerships; each type has unique traits, benefits ...
  3. Can mutual funds invest in private companies?

    Discover why mutual funds are leaning more heavily on private startup companies. By betting on short-term growth of unknowns, ...
  4. What is the relationship between research and development and innovation?

    Understand what research and development is and why a company or person would want to conduct it. Learn about how it can ...
  1. 4 Big Businesses Built With Small Cash

    Subway, Alienware, Ticketsnow and The Body Shop all got started with little start-up ...
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