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Glass-Steagall Act: Did Its Repeal Cause the Financial Crisis?

Posted by Irina Papuc on June 16, 2017  /   No Comments

Key Highlights The Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 effected a separation between commercial and investment banking activities. Prior to its implementation, J.P. Morgan & Co. operated in commercial banking and securities activities. Afterward, it split into …

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The New Wave of Entrepreneurship

Posted by Irina Papuc on May 15, 2017  /   No Comments

BY MATT SWANSON – MANAGING PARTNER @ SILICON VALLEY SOFTWARE GROUP #CEO #Entrepreneur #SiliconValle Read the Spanish version of this article translated by Isabella Rolz There is a multi-trillion dollar economy opening up to technology …

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Term Sheet Negotiation – Tricky Clauses to Look Out For

Posted by Irina Papuc on April 16, 2017  /   No Comments

BY ALEX GRAHAM – TOPTAL FINANCE EXPERT @ TOPTAL Read the Spanish version of this article translated by Marisela Ordaz The process of raising money for entrepreneurs has been demystified in recent years by an …

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The Importance of Customer Retention — An Empirical Study

Posted by Irina Papuc on April 10, 2017  /   No Comments

BY JOSH CHAPMAN – FINANCE EXPERT @ TOPTAL #CustomerRetention #CustomerSatisfaction #Startups #Valuation#VentureCapital As a startup founder or entrepreneur, you’re hyper focused on growth. This growth typically leads to the following results (in order): 1) more …

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How Long Can Your Startup Survive Without a Full-Time CFO?

Posted by Irina Papuc on April 2, 2017  /   No Comments

BY SCOTT BROWN – FREELANCE FINANCE EXPERT @ TOPTAL #CFO #finance #hiring Read the Spanish version of this article translated by Yesica Danderfer The value of a CFO for a young company is a hotly …

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A Remote Worker’s Guide To Staying Healthy

Posted by Irina Papuc on March 27, 2017  /   No Comments

BY VICTOR ABADIO – FREELANCE SOFTWARE ENGINEER @ TOPTAL #Remote #RemoteWorkerHealth #Sedentary #Telecommute Remote work, or working from home. A common dream that is becoming more and more a reality. When most people think about …

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5 Ways to Know Whether You Have the DNA of an Entrepreneur

Posted by RSS Feed on March 17, 2017  /   No Comments

Persistent people who seek creative freedom often crave entrepreneurship.

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101 Ways to Make an Extra $500 a Month While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

Posted by RSS Feed on March 16, 2017  /   No Comments

Whether you want to pay off your credit card debt or save money for your dream vacation, we could all use a little extra cash.

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The Pros and Cons of Franchising Your Business

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Before you take the first step to turn your business into a franchise, read these advantages and disadvantages of franchising.

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Can a Vegan Fashion Brand Sustain in the Market?

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Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart, founder of VAUTE, explains her ethically made clothing company.

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Can This 24-Year-Old’s Startup Prevent 86 Percent of Traffic Accidents?

Posted by RSS Feed on March 14, 2017  /   No Comments

Coming soon: “safe driving system” technology to keep track of your business’s employee-drivers, as well as that teen in the family car.

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3 Tips for Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs From Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec

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How to encourage kids to develop an entrepreneurial mindset.

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5 Things Startups Can Learn From Digital Transformation

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Larger companies are starting to take cues from startup company culture. Use your inherent advantages to your company’s benefit in the face of digital transformation.

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How This High School Dropout Got Mark Cuban’s Attention and Disrupted an Industry

Posted by RSS Feed on March 13, 2017  /   No Comments

At SXSW, The Zebra co-founder and CEO Adam Lyons took the stage with the ‘Shark Tank’ star to discuss an opponent many entrepreneurs must face: the government.

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‘Catpreneurs’ Unite at New York’s First ‘Cat Camp’ Symposium

Posted by RSS Feed on March 13, 2017  /   No Comments

Love felines? Here are six cat-centric businesses that may give you the purr-fect idea for your own.

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Adapt to the Way People Shop, Not How You Want Them to Shop, According to this Founder

Posted by RSS Feed on March 13, 2017  /   No Comments

How Chrissy Crawford Corredor built a thriving art business based on her customers’ habits and needs.

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How to Take Your Business Online and Work for Yourself

Posted by RSS Feed on March 12, 2017  /   No Comments

A strong digital presence is the cornerstone of success.

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6 Ways to Justify Hiring a UI Designer

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Key stakeholders will perk up when they hear about lowering development costs and increasing revenue.

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5 Proven Strategies to Break Out With Your New Business

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The internet hasn’t changed everything about business. Price, quality and service still guide consumer decisions.

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Disrupting a Sleeping Giant From His Apartment

Posted by RSS Feed on March 9, 2017  /   No Comments

How a one-employee startup turned a traditional industry upside down.

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