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  • 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...
  • Tips for Talking to Investors

    A young company looking for outside funding won’t get very far without a well-crafted pitch. And pitching to investors doesn’t just mean showing them a raft of numbers; it also requires skillful storytelling. “The biggest challenge is distilling down to something that’s irresistibly compelling,” said Greg Erman,...
  • Top 10 Mistakes in Online Business

    1. Waiting too long to launch a product/service When you start blogging or podcasting to build an audience, it’s easy to get stuck on the content “hamster wheel” for months or years without ever offering something for sale. There are a few reasons this happens. Some people are waiting...
  • Siemens to buy U.S.-based Mentor in $4.5 billion deal

    Siemens agreed to buy U.S.-based Mentor Graphics in a $4.5 billion all-cash deal that will further build the German engineering group’s software capabilities. Siemens said on Monday it would pay $37.25 per share for Mentor – which makes software for designing semiconductors – a 21 percent premium to Friday’s...
  • Guidance on Starting a Successful Ecommerce Store

    When I started my first site, I was a hungry and novice entrepreneur (a.k.a a Wantrepreneur). I shelled out more than $40,000 of my hard earned cash developing an idea that I believed will work. I made all the mistakes there are to make such as attempting to implement all the features I assumed the...
  • Top 10 Richest Countries In The World

    1 – Qatar – $140,649 GDP (PPP) per capita Qatar ranks number one on the list of the top 10 richest nations because of its high GDP (PPP) per capita of $140,649. Qatar has a well-developed oil exploration industry where the petroleum industry accounts for 70% of its government...