Tag: investment

A List of Crowdfunding Platforms and Related Services to Mark the New SEC Rules

Good things come to those who wait. Will this proverb prove true for the new crowdfunding regulations that took effect today (May 16, 2016)? You can get all the details on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website (SEC), but the main upshot of today’s changes is to open crowdfunding investments to non-accredited investors, meaning […]

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How Does Your Small Business Growth Compare To This New National Index?

You might argue that we already have enough firms measuring the “health” of US small businesses and that sometimes the pictures they paint are at odds with one another. Most of them take snapshots on a monthly or quarterly basis. While these are useful and interesting, sometimes we make too much of their results. Frankly, […]

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Make the Rounds with Small Biz Savior Marcus Lemonis on ‘The Profit’

We’ve all seen medical dramas on television where students are in an operating theater observing a delicate operation being performed by a team of crack surgeons. They learn by watching experienced professionals go through the procedure. That’s the feeling we get when we watch Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s “The Profit” swoop in and save […]

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This Week in Small Business: Should You Invest in More People, or More Technology?

This week’s collection of top articles includes guidance to help you decide between spending on people vs technology, info to get you up-to-date on Obamacare, and tips to show you the best way to approach your local media for free publicity. Leadership, management and productivity It takes people and/or technology to grow your small business […]

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