Venture Capital

  1. How To Invest In Private Companies

    How To Invest In Private Companies

    It can be tough to invest in a company that doesn't trade on an exchange, but there ...
  2. A Primer On Private Equity

    A Primer On Private Equity

    Private equity investing is becoming more accessible for individual investors; find ...
  3. Filling The Gaps In General Liability Insurance

    Filling The Gaps In General Liability Insurance

    Standard liability coverage may not be enough. Special needs call for specialized ...
  4. Microfinance: What It Is And How To Get Involved

    Microfinance: What It Is And How To Get Involved

    This growing industry is full of opportunities for the socially conscious investor. ...
  5. How The Sarbanes-Oxley Era Affected IPOs

    How The Sarbanes-Oxley Era Affected IPOs

    After the infamous collapse of companies like Tyco, Enron and WorldCom, the government ...
  6. Georges Doriot And The Birth Of Venture Capital

    Georges Doriot And The Birth Of Venture Capital

    Venture capital has been around for centuries, but Georges Doriot turned it into ...
  1. Overlooked Income In BDCs

    Overlooked Income In BDCs

    For those looking for higher dividend yields from their portfolio may want to give ...
  2. 3 Reasons To Venture Into GSV Capital

    3 Reasons To Venture Into GSV Capital

    Michael Moe, founder of Think Equity Partners, has spent his career investing in ...
  3. Safeguard Your Way To Profits

    Safeguard Your Way To Profits

    For 58 years Safeguard Scientifics has been making bets on technology and healthcare ...
  4. Jo-Ann Stores Bought Out By Private Equity

    Jo-Ann Stores Bought Out By Private Equity

    This leading crafts and fabrics retailer has agreed to a buyout from Leonard Green ...
  5. Fortune Brands' Lucky Split

    Fortune Brands' Lucky Split

    Fortune's three distinct divisions may be worth more if they are separated.
  6. 4 Companies That Should Have Sold Out

    4 Companies That Should Have Sold Out

    When company management gets unreasonably stubborn and refuses a merger or buyout, ...
  1. The Greatest Investors

    The Greatest Investors

    Read about the achievements of those who have mastered the art of investing.
  1. What is evergreen funding?

    Evergreen funding is a term used to describe the incremental addition of money into a business. Before a business is started ...
  2. Why is Frank Quattrone credited with contributing to the growth of the dotcom bubble?

    Frank Quattrone was one of the most powerful figures during the dotcom bubble. He was one of the first investment bankers ...
  3. What is the difference between Series 9/10 and Series 24 qualification exams?

    Both Series 9/10 and 24 are the exams that must be completed by a principal before he or she can supervise certain sales ...
  4. What is a rainmaker?

    A rainmaker is any person who brings clients, money, or respect to an organization based solely on his or her association. ...
  1. Celebrities With Big Dreams That Paid Off

    Celebrities With Big Dreams That Paid Off

    It's a scary prospect to follow your passion instead of following the steady paycheck, ...
  2. The Biggest IPO Flops

    The Biggest IPO Flops

    IPOs can be a great way to get in early, but these companies remind investors to ...
  3. 4 Big Businesses Built With Small Cash

    4 Big Businesses Built With Small Cash

    Subway, Alienware, Ticketsnow and The Body Shop all got started with little start-up ...
  4. 6 Wealthy Venture Capitalists

    6 Wealthy Venture Capitalists

    These venture capitalists have provided funds for extremely successful companies, ...
  5. The 10 Greatest Entrepreneurs

    The 10 Greatest Entrepreneurs

    We'll look at ten entrepreneurs who not only succeeded, but built vast business empires. ...
  6. Consumer

    Consumer "Fads" That Haven't Faded

    Fads are always coming and going, but some have shown unexpected staying power.
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