Maggie Hosfield

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How to avoid failure: managing your money

Running out of cash is the usual reason a startup dies and there are many reasons why a company can arrive at this sad point – the sales proposition may be weak, sales and marketing may be poor, or the product itself might not work properly.<p>Sometimes, however, the problem is with the management of …

SEC Says Finance Twitterer Was Running A Ponzi, And Using Client Money As His Personal Piggy Bank

Ohio-based Anthony Davian — known as @hedgieguy— "misappropriated more than $1 million from investors in funds managed by his company," according to the SEC filing (via ZeroHedge).<p>Davian raised at least $1.5 million from investors since 2011 and touted high returns, according to the filing. Such …

NFC mobile payments disappoint while money transfers boom

Adoption of tap-and-pay technology on smartphones has been a disappointment and has slowed growth of the overall mobile-payments market. But bright spots still remain for companies looking to provide mobile money services to consumers around the world, according to a report from market research …

FinTech

Small Business Optimism Grows Despite Stagnant Hiring, Paycheck Size

2 min read<p>Small-business owners are optimistic about the next quarter, even while still mired in sluggish economic conditions, according to a new survey by payroll-processing firm SurePayroll.<p>More than half of the 5,000 micro-business owners, or those with an average of eight employees, surveyed …

Small Business