What NOT to do when pitching a venture capitalist

What NOT to do when pitching a venture capitalist Avatar Posted by entrepreneur under Raising Capital
From http://www.clubenetwork.com 3636 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 10, 2008 10:15 pm
Get the inside scoop from Guy Kawasaki of Garage Ventures & Truemors on Club E Network's new original series, "CLUB PROS", as Guy tells us what not to do when pitching a venture capitalist. Read More

Digging Into Business Records to Look For Red Flags

Digging Into Business Records to Look For Red Flags Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Finance
From http://www.allbusiness.com 3639 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 7, 2008 9:32 pm
Finding evidence of fraud in a business doesn't always take the skills of super-sleuth. Sometimes there are simple giveaways that point to things being out of the ordinary. Let me demonstrate— Read More

Reduce Your Expenses Through Negotiation

Reduce Your Expenses Through Negotiation Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Finance
From http://www.allbusiness.com 3639 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 7, 2008 6:35 pm
We live in a world where we don't get unless we ask. We're stuck with the same cell phone plan even though every provider is in a constant state of promotion. Our auto insurance is still priced high even though another company is always offering a deal. And credit cards, well, you know you can switch and get a lower interest rate any time.
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Busting the 'Free Money' Myth

Busting the 'Free Money' Myth Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Raising Capital
From http://www.businessweek.com 3641 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 5, 2008 2:44 am
Searching for a government grant or no-interest loan to start a business? Don't waste your time.

"I've worked in small-business development since 1989 and there have never been any special programs for women and minorities in terms of easier access to money," says Lori Kravets, executive director of the Growth Opportunity Connection, a non Read More

No money for program to help small businesses

No money for program to help small businesses Avatar Posted by jnelson under Raising Capital
From http://www.airforcetimes.com 3644 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 3, 2008 9:13 pm
A Senate leader grilled Bush administration officials about when, if ever, they would implement a new law aimed at increasing business assistance for veterans and reservists.

Kerry asked Small Business Administration chief Steven Preston about plans to implement a new law, signed in mid-February, that tries to help small businesses owned by vet Read More

A helpful guide if you are shopping for merchant rate quotes

A helpful guide if you are shopping for merchant rate quotes Avatar Posted by vantagepoint under Finance
From http://blog.vantagecard.com 3646 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 1, 2008 3:47 pm
A concise and very useful guide for anyone shopping for merchant rates. The information is educational and helpful for anyone struggling with the industry terminology with regards to finding the best merchant rates. Read More

Online Loan Sites Picking Up Steam

Online Loan Sites Picking Up Steam Avatar Posted by JohnH under Raising Capital
From http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com 3650 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 25, 2008 11:53 pm
Perhaps you're familiar with Kiva or MicroPlace; both of these sites facilitate loans between comfortable individuals and needy people in third world countries, and they've gotten a fair amount of press for their good deeds. Other entities do the same sort of thing for less disadvantaged folks. Read More

Free 2008 Small Business Tax Help at MoreBusiness.com

Free 2008 Small Business Tax Help at MoreBusiness.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Taxes
From http://www.morebusiness.com 3653 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 21, 2008 11:42 pm
MoreBusiness.com releases a new center featuring tips and tricks on preparing small business taxes. Visitors can learn about small business tax deductions, view a 12-point tax to-do checklist and access useful forms, links and tax tools. Read More

Video: Raising Money from Angel Investors

Video: Raising Money from Angel Investors Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Raising Capital
From http://feedroom.businessweek.com 3655 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 20, 2008 11:51 pm
Serial tech entrepreneur and renowned angel investor David S. Rose talks about the growth of angel investing, and offers advice on how to successfully pitch to potential investors Read More

New Tax Breaks for Small Businesses

New Tax Breaks for Small Businesses Avatar Posted by JulieR under Taxes
From http://www.allbusiness.com 3655 days ago
Made Hot by: Jeffrey on February 19, 2008 11:39 pm
THE ECONOMIC STIMULUS package signed by President Bush on Wednesday includes two significant tax breaks for small-business owners. The provisions, designed to encourage business spending, come in the form of bigger depreciation write-offs: Read More

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