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  • Bridging the gap between Social Enterprise and Non-Profits

    Bridging the gap between Social Enterprise and Non-Profits

    Are nonprofits actually for-profits in disguise? Well, nonprofits do enjoy a slew of benefits that their for-profit counterparts can only dream of, but that doesn’t mean profit is their ultimate and ulterior motive. Nonprofits do work for the betterment of society. True, the IRS exempts them from taxes, but...
  • 5 Simple Steps to Start Online Trading Stocks

    5 Simple Steps to Start Online Trading Stocks

    There might be a product you use so much that your friends and relatives say you should buy stock in the company. If you’re like most people, though, you probably won’t. It’s rare for investors to hold individual stock. Federal Reserve data show that less than 14% of families...
  • Entrepreneurs Tips to Approach an Angel Investors

    Entrepreneurs Tips to Approach an Angel Investors

    They invest far smaller amounts than what you’d expect from a VC, but the range varies wildly. You can expect investments from a few thousand bucks to more than $500K. In the best cases, angels have critical insider industry experience (at the very least, you can hope they possess...
  • Top 7 Sources Of Funding For Start-ups

    Top 7 Sources Of Funding For Start-ups

    When you diversify your financing sources, you also have a better chance of getting the appropriate financing that meets your specific needs. Keep in mind that bankers don’t see themselves as your sole source of funds. And showing that you’ve sought or used various financing alternatives demonstrates to lenders that...
  • 5G technology Research Fund €560,000 to TCD Team

    A research team based at the Science Foundation Ireland-funded Connect Centre at Trinity College has been awarded €560,000 as part of a €5 million EU project that aims to explore ways of achieving faster wireless internet speeds. The project, involving research groups across the European Union, has been awarded...
  • 5 Things Every Founder Should Know About Social Entrepreneurship

    As a new mentor at the Sustainability Innovation Lab at GSVlabs, I recently had the opportunity to speak there on a topic I am often asked about, namely—what are the essential things that founders should know about social entrepreneurship. From the engaging follow-up questions and spirited conversation during the...
  • 6 steps you can take right now toward your financial goals

    If you’re curious about the spending/saving trends among our generation, check out the 6 steps you can take right now toward your financial goals The goal: Long-term saving RELATED POST:  WAYS TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY IN THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT( INFOGRAPHIC) “It’s like taking care of your physical wellness and fitness – take...
  • Dream Payment Receives $1.5 Million Investment

    Toronto-based Dream Payments has secured a $1.5 million investment from the state of Connecticut through Connecticut Innovations, which supports Connecticut-based companies as they scale. Dream Payments snagged the funding through CI’s $5 million VentureClash competition in October, which provides early-stage companies with the opportunity to grow their businesses in...
  • How Can I Get a Business Loan If My Credit Is Terrible?

    “I have balances on 3 credit cards that each charge over 25%. I want to get a loan with a lower interest rate to pay off the cards, but my bank turned me down because of my credit. Is it possible to find a loan that would help me...