Latest News on private equity markets

NatWest unveils biometric payment system for businesses

Innovation and technology are driving change in the banking sector.

1 year ago

Tips for Creating an Effective Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Video

Something we always recommend to startups looking to raise money on our platform is to create a campaign video for their raise. While it’s not strictly necessary, according to a recent Forbes article, Indiegogo has found that campaigns with pitch … Continue reading

1 year ago

How To Read a Term Sheet

As an entrepreneur seeking funding for your startup, you’ve likely seen a term sheet. If you have, then you’ll know that they hold a lot of information, much of which can be complex and overwhelming. And if you don’t have … Continue reading

1 year ago

Mike Pence says the American dream was 'dying' before Trump became president

Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that the American dream was "dying until President Donald Trump was inaugurated" in 2017.

1 year ago

After being rocked by Trump tariffs, the solar energy business is bouncing back

After two years of job losses in the solar industry, a California mandate is welcome and advocates are projecting demand to pick up.

1 year ago

Equity Dilution in Startups

In the midst of growing a company and all that entails, issues like equity dilution may seem too far off to worry about for many startup executives, something to worry about later. But when mishandled, the effects of equity dilution … Continue reading

1 year ago

Linda McMahon will step down as Small Business Administration head, joins board of America First

McMahon will leave her Cabinet-level role in President Donald Trump's administration on April 12.

1 year ago

Trump's small-business plan 'clearly an end-run' around Obamacare protections, judge rules

A federal judge has struck down a small-business health insurance plan widely touted by President Donald Trump.

1 year ago

Common vs. Preferred: Pros and Cons in Private Equity

There are two types of equity: preferred and common. You should understand the differences between the two to fully weigh the pros and cons of each. Note that there are no absolutes in private equity. Issuing stock often involves negotiated … Continue reading

1 year ago

The story of Yelp – and why it's struggling to survive

Yelp has struggled to innovate and keep up with increasing competition from companies like Google and Facebook.

1 year ago

What is a Crowd SAFE?

Understanding Security Types in Equity Crowdfunding As equity crowdfunding has matured, the need for new security types has become apparent in recent years. To meet this need, the equity crowdfunding industry has turned to modifying existing security types to make … Continue reading

1 year ago

Small businesses cheer Trump tax reforms, but some feel they didn't go far enough

Tax breaks enacted to help small businesses aren't permanent, and that's made it difficult for business owners to make long-term decisions.

1 year ago

She was called more than 1,800 times: When robots collect the bills

A quarter of consumers receive calls each month about a debt they owe. For some people, the calls are relentless.

1 year ago

European markets close week higher; chip makers best performers

European stocks closed higher for the week as Britain's departure from the European Union took a step back from "No Deal."

1 year ago

Canadian jet makes emergency landing at Newark with possible cargo hold fire

Flights in and out of Newark Liberty International Airport were briefly halted Saturday morning after a Canadian airliner made an emergency landing due to reports of smoke in the cargo hold. No one was injured, the airline said.

1 year ago