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Social responsibility is a driving force for Jim Kenefick, both in business and in how he gives back.
A profile and a video tell the story of how entrepreneurship mentoring organizations have been a large factor in Peter Thomas' success, and how he in turn generously gives back his time and financial support.
Raising capital at any stage of a company's growth is challenging and requires creativity and tenacity. However, these hurdles are especially difficult to conquer at the earliest stages of an enterprise's development, the author says. This article discusses where and how to raise capital at the seed level and growth stages.
Angel investors have been banding together in groups, a development that benefits both the financiers and the companies they fund, says a former entrepreneur who chairs the nation's largest angel network.
Women and minorities are offered tactics for honing their approach to angel investors, who are largely white and male, from an entrepreneur who consults in the field.
Starting a business usually involves committing personal finances, no more so than at the beginning, when banks are loathe to extend credit.
To maximize the amount of financing you can raise, you can either marshal tangible evidence of growth and success or demonstrate your company's potential.
Bill Payne invests, serves on boards, teaches, writes and mentors -- but most of all, has fun.
Julius Walls has the priviledge of leading a company that exists to give back.
There's a very practical reason for a values-based, morally rigorous view of entrepreneurship. That is usually the only viable way for an entrepreneur to do business in the long run, the author asserts.
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