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    Follow the successes of mega-cap technology companies with venture capital divisions ...
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    Tech unicorns seem to be losing investors' confidence. Here’s why and what it means ...
  3. How Quora Works and Makes Money

    Behind the origins and recent growth of the social Q&A platform that elicits quality ...
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    The options for getting a scarce U.S. visa. For the fourth year in a row, there will ...
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    The AARP predicts that by the year 2020 there will be a big shortage in the number ...
  6. How Technology Is Quickly Disrupting the Insurance ...

    As the insurance industry struggles to deal with the growing pains of a rapidly evolving ...
  1. 5 Mega-Cap Technology Companies That Invest in ...

    Follow the successes of mega-cap technology companies with venture capital divisions ...
  2. Now You Can Pay for Your Uber in Yuan – Anywhere ...

    One day you may have to explain to your kids that you couldn't always use your phone ...
  3. Spotify Comes to Amazon Echo: Is This the End ...

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

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

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

    As Uber's popularity grows, more and more startups are following the ride-sharing ...
  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 ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  2. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
  3. Basis Point (BPS)

    A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument. The basis point is commonly ...
  4. Sharing Economy

    An economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else.
  5. Unlevered Beta

    A type of metric that compares the risk of an unlevered company to the risk of the market. The unlevered beta is the beta ...
  6. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities - TIPS

    A treasury security that is indexed to inflation in order to protect investors from the negative effects of inflation. TIPS ...
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