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Being Female Affects Business Loans from Family and Friends
Being Female Affects Business Loans from Family and Friends
It’s been said (ruefully) that Ginger Rogers had to perform the same dance moves as Fred Astaire, only backwards and in high heels. Unfortunately, this also holds true for women seeking Read More...
The Perils of Seeking Financing at the Wrong Time
The Perils of Seeking Financing at the Wrong Time
The timing of external funding for a new venture can have dramatic impact on its survival and success. In the case of equity financing (i.e., preferred and/or common stock), seeking funding before Read More...
Overfunded Crowdfunded Projects: An Even Bigger Headache?
Overfunded Crowdfunded Projects: An Even Bigger Headache?
What’s better than fully funding your crowdfunding campaign? You might think it's raising far more than you requested. Turns out, having too much of a good thing creates unexpected, complex Read More...
Category: Commentary
Authors: Eden Blair and Tanya Marcum
Why Inventors Should Embrace Unequal Partnerships
Why Inventors Should Embrace Unequal Partnerships
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article by celebrated inventor Dean Kamen kicks off a new feature for EIX, “The Entrepreneur Essay.” Entrepreneurs who are famous in their own right, or who founded or Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: Dean Kamen
Science Parks Connect Entrepreneurs and Public Resources in Emerging Economies
Science Parks Connect Entrepreneurs and Public Resources in Emerging Economies
Unlike the US, most developing countries lack the regulatory and financial infrastructure needed to help promote entrepreneurship. Private resources such as venture capitalists, angel investors and Read More...
How Do You Know When It’s Safe to Quit Your Day Job?
How Do You Know When It’s Safe to Quit Your Day Job?
On November 29, Rewire hosted a Facebook Live Q&A entitled, "How Do You Know When It's Safe to Quit Your Day Job?," led by David Deeds, Schulze Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: David Deeds
Are Business Plans Really Necessary?
Are Business Plans Really Necessary?
For a new venture, a business plan is an essential part of attracting investment and ensuring success.  Or is it? In this spirited discussion, reminiscent of "Point/Counterpoint," Eapen Chacko Read More...
Category: Commentary
How to Grow Your Firm the Right Way
How to Grow Your Firm the Right Way
For most new business owners, growth is a sign that the business is successful.  But depending on that business's financial structures and its commitment to shareholders, growth can complicate Read More...
A More User-Friendly Way to Track Liquidity
A More User-Friendly Way to Track Liquidity
“Return on Equity” provides a general indicator of the level of earnings and operational cash flow a firm generates in relation to the cost of long term capital invested in the enterprise. As Read More...
RX for Success: Former MinuteClinic CEO Linda Hall Shares her Stories
RX for Success: Former MinuteClinic CEO Linda Hall Shares her Stories
In 2002, both Linda Hall and her new company -- which would later become MinuteClinic, a fixture in 1000 CVS stores -- had a lot to lose. Hall was the sole breadwinner in her household and had no Read More...
Category: Interviews
Author: Daniel Forbes

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