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Financing Terms | Small Business Encyclopedia

<b>Definition:</b> An SBA loan program that provides long-term, fixed-rate loans of up to $1 million for financing fixed assets, such as land and buildings<p><b>Definition:</b> The asset(s) used as security in order to obtain a loan<p><b>Definition:</b> The rapport you establish with the bank with whom you conduct business …

When Does A Startup Need To Create An Employee Handbook?

How many employees should a startup have before it needs to draft an employee handbook? There’s no one-size-fits-all answer but it’s a safe bet that a startup’s policies should be documented sooner rather than later.<p>An employee handbook defines company policies and procedures for handling …

8 Ways to Get the Most From a Business Credit Card

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A recent survey by seven Federal Reserve Banks showed a whopping 72 percent of business owners who apply for a traditional loan get turned down. That’s right -- <i>seventy-two percent</i>.<p>When you consider the critical role that small business …

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Startup Insider: The Story Behind Stock Trading App Robinhood and Its One Million-Person Waitlist

Startup Insider is a series of articles with the goal of helping aspiring founders and entrepreneurs understand the ins and outs of starting a startup. You can sign up to stay up to date with this series here. If you have any interesting stories, you can email us here.<p>---<p>When the 2008 financial …

9 Austin startups every entrepreneur should know about

We’ve done the digging<p>The Austin tech scene is a thriving and lush landscape of edutech, biotech, tech-tech, breakfast tacos, South By, and …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

10 Cyber Security Measures That Every Small Business Must Take

We’re all aware that cyber security refers to protecting and strengthening your computers and Internet-based systems from unintended or unauthorized …

7 Online Marketing Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Can't Market or Sell | Inc.com

An entrepreneur can be successful without being a marketer or salesperson.<p>This might sound a bit odd. After all, an entrepreneur goes into business to sell something--to create a product, to meet a need, or to grow a business, right?<p>That's true. But not every entrepreneur has the talent or …

Netgear’s Arlo is a weatherproof HD camera for keeping tabs on your home

The $349.99 camera system now works inside your home and out<p>Two years ago Netgear bought Avaak, a small company that made tiny wireless security cameras called the Vue. It turned that into the VueZone, an entire system that it sold along with a monthly subscription service for things like storage …

Why Legalizing Medical Marijuana Will Make Investors Extremely Wealthy

I never thought I’d see more people invest in marijuana than smoke it.<p>But those investments are exactly what’s about to happen given a recent survey from some of the most influential and social analysts in the BioPharma space. In fact, according to Investing.com and our research, two-thirds (2/3) …

A New Acura Integra? “Just Wait,” We’re Told

Are we finally going to get a replacement for the Acura Integra/RSX? You could see that Acura chief designer Dave Marek wanted to spill the beans here at the SEMA show about the plans for Honda’s long-floundering luxury brand, but he was prevented by the watchful presence of a company PR rep. All …