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The 7 Bitcoin Experts Who Can Teach You About Crypto | Inc.com

Cryptocurrency is a complicated business. There's the blockchain and the forks and the coin offerings and the changing prices. There are government policies and mining technologies, exchanges and Chinese dealers. Something happens almost every day in the crypto world, and you need to be on top of …

Cryptocurrency

Be Prepared to Answer These 10 Questions on Your Next Interview

1. Tell me about the 3 most pivotal leadership experiences in your career. What did you learn? How do you apply that today?<p>2. How do you approach someone who is not cooperative?<p>3. Tell me about the opportunity or event that made you grow the most as a leader.<p>4. What is your personal professional …

4 salary negotiation mistakes that will keep you from earning what you're worth

You accept a 'pre-close' number from the employer before you are given an offer<p>This occurs when a hiring authority presents a salary lower than what was previously discussed in salary conversations before an official offer was made. A job seeker recently related to this situation, and the employer …

7 Insanely Creative Business Plan Templates

Even the greatest new business idea needs to stand out to win support from investors.<p>Starting your own business is so stressful, with so many things to be done, that it's easy to convince yourself that doing the bare minimum for a business plan is enough.<p>There are a ton of business-plan templates …

These websites offer reliable answers to common financial questions

You have questions about investing, and the Internet has answers.<p>Finding them is the challenge. So much of what you find through online searches is dated, uninformed or presented by banks and investment firms trying to sell you stuff. For reliable answers to 20 common financial planning and …

Venture Capital Good, Bad And Ugly Of Cash Burn!

<b>The Bonfire Of Venture Capital: The Good, Bad And Ugly Side Of Cash Burn! by Aswath Damodaran</b><p>In my last post on Uber, I noted that it was burning …

5 Things Potential Investors Are Thinking While You Deliver Your Pitch

You’re in the middle of an important pitch when you glance over at your investors. Maybe it’s your nerves, but all you see staring back is a sea of …

Venture Capital

How Sustainable Is The Agritech Venture Ecosystem?

There’s no doubt that agriculture technology, as a sector of innovation, is having a moment. Investment funding into agritech startups has surged in recent years, topping $4.6 billion in 2015 up almost 10X from 2012. During the first half of this year, there has been a cooling in agritech …

Venture Capital

Tips For Writing Your Business Plan

Without a plan all you have is an idea, and without a business plan all you have is an expensive idea!<p>Having a business plan is essential for many …

An absolute beginner’s guide to accounting and reading financial reports

For those who’ve not studied accounting, reading a financial report can be an immense headache.<p>For example, how do you differentiate between gross …

Investing

Retirement Tutorials | Investopedia

Realizing your post-work goals need not be daunting. We'll tell you everything you need to know to get – and stay – on track.<p>Everything you need to …

'The Great Reset': Venture capitalists and startups have shifted from greed to fear

Investors have already labeled this period "The Great Reset." Why?<p>There wasn't a single IPO in January for the first time since September 2011.<br>• As the public market has slashed the value of tech companies like LinkedIn and Tableau almost in half, their private counterparts look oversize.<br>• The industry …

Beyond the “F**k-off Fund”: Even if you’re “bad with money,” you can take control of your finances for the long-term

Saving up enough money so you can walk off a soul-sucking job or leave a partner is the first step. Then what?<p>Last month, Paulette Perhach’s essay “A Story of a Fuck Off Fund” at the Billfold, which explored the ways not having any savings can keep us trapped in bad jobs and relationships, while …

5 Great Free Apps for Making Smarter Decisions

Cheaper plane tickets, better Amazon deals, movies you’ll actually like, and more.<p>When you were a kid, you leveraged a Magic 8 Ball to help you make decisions. Now that you’re all grown up, you have technology on your side–and hopefully your Magic 8 Ball tucked safely away in your closet, just in …

A Five-Step Process To Finally Make Progress On Procrastinated Personal Projects

Being strategic will help you get stuff done without getting overwhelmed.<p>My husband and I bought our home in Pennsylvania in April 2011. I liked a lot about the house, but not the pink metal flower chandeliers in the kitchen. We managed to get a few rooms redone before we moved in, but not the …

IDG Contributor Network: The Dark Net’s Fraud as a Service (FaaS)

One of the biggest public relations nightmares a company can face is the theft of customer data for the purposes of fraud. This is especially true …

If You Want Your Children to Survive the Future, Send Them to Art School

Can you imagine a world in which most jobs are obsolete?<p>If not, you are most likely in for a rude awakening in the coming decades of radical shifts in employment. This is particularly true for new parents propelling the next generation of workers into an adulthood that many economists and futurists …

Breaking New Ground with Modern Corporate Venture Capital Strategies

The Case for Corporate Venture Capital<p>Back in 1992 Siemens’ top management received a delegation from US-VC Kleiner Perkins seeking to unload a 30% …

Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

Nearly a quarter, 23 percent, of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the …

Ten Terms To Take Out Of Your LinkedIn Profile Today

I am sympathetic to anyone who says “I hate to talk about myself, much less write about myself for the public to see.” Most of us squirm when we’re forced to describe ourselves in writing. It can feel very awkward.<p>After all, we were brought up not to praise ourselves. Yet all we see when we scroll …

12 things we learned as a new VC fund

When we launched SparkLabs Global Ventures two years ago, we faced a lot of uncertainty and risk as a new seed-stage fund. How would the chemistry work out between the six partners? How would entrepreneurs respond to our vision and team? How would investors respond to our thesis as a global …

7 Steps For Writing A Startup Business Plan Template

,Writing a <b>startup business plan</b> is considered as the most important part of every startup business. If you’re interested in launching a new startup …