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Mark Cuban’s Wish List For Reforming the SEC

If you recall, Mark Cuban beat an insider trading charge by the Securities and Exchange Commission last year. He’s still on the warpath against the agency. In a recent article, he set forth his wish list for SEC reforms: “When … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Competition Expanded Nationwide

Kevin Plank, the founder of UnderArmour, is taking his Cupid’s Cup entrepreneur competition to more than 20 schools. Started at the University of Maryland, entrants, who must be younger than 30 and running a legal business entity, will have until … Continue reading

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The Secrets to Entrepreneurial Success ?

Is it that simple? The Shark Tank lady says that all she looks for is: someone who can weather bad times, is a team player, has a great work ethic and a great idea that people will pay for. And, … Continue reading

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Secrets of Raising Startup Capital

The “3 secrets of raising startup capital” are, according to Jay Samit: (1) start your raise before you need it, (2) you will need more capital than you think, and (3) it takes much longer to raise the money than … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Skews Focus For Real Entrepreneurs

John Greathouse, a partner at Rincon Venture Partners told the Wall Street Journal that Shark Tank is misleading entrepreneurs because, in the real world: investors want to be partners with the company not take advantage of them; investors don’t focus … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Victims Give Advice for Crowdfunders

Shark Tank victims give some good advice in the Wall Street Journal to future crowdfunders, including: pitch the top 3 most important things; get your numbers right; have the salesmanship and perseverance as well as the business plan to make … Continue reading

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