Quitting you job and starting your own business, can be a quite scary and daunting process. Nearly 50% of the new businesses fail within first five years and only 3% of those remaining ever make it to the 10 year mark. The reason that majority of the businesses fail is due to simple lack of planning. While there is no formula for success but there are some rules every business should follow to be on the right track.
The increasing number of new businesses are creating more demand for fresh capital in the US. The new startups are looking to raise funds via a crowdfunding platform. However, a majority of startups are not aware of crowdfunding platforms. Several states are relaxing norms allowing non-accredited investors to park their money in startups.
Even if Yahoo is still one of the popular websites worldwide after Google and Facebook, the board is considering selling off its web properties. The decision is still pending until Friday.
After witnessing peak level this year, the Chinese investments in the US property markets have suddenly changed the direction. The Chinese government's restrictions on capital outflows and devaluation of Yuan have become major hurdles for the dragon country's investments in the US housing sector. The economy slowdown and sluggish financial markets were prime reasons tha propelled Chinese investors to invest heavily in overseas markets mainly the US, London and Canada.
Parents are caretakers as well as providers of their children. But when children grow up, they get dependent on their parents in every manner.They then lack financial management skill in themselves which not only financially and emotionally drain the parents but also cause long-term harm to children.
The world is now going gaga over the recent settlement development of 2014 hacking case between Sony and its current and former staffs. Preliminary reimbursement approval is granted by US Judge.
The US consumer spending rose only by 0.1%, below the 0.3% forecast while savings rate rose to the highest in the past three years. According to the US Commerce Department's data for October, Americans are savings faster than spending.
Google Donates up to $1 Million on Education projects through Android Pay Apps for a Charity Campaign.
New entrepreneurs face many risks and challenges in pursuing a new venture. One of the main challenges is managing personal finance. Here are some guidelines on how to better manage an entrepreneur's money matters.
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla are thinking a lot about education for children these days. The couple is expecting their first child soon and they are working on how American schools need to change.
Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone's social security number is stolen. The thief then gains access to the client's personal data information and financial data. There are few recommendations to prevent oneself from falling victim to such cases.
British spies are developing an offensive cyber capability to fight Islamist militants, hackers, criminals and hostile powers.
The meal delivery company has expanded beyond Britain to 13 other markets, including Australia, France, Hong Kong and Kuwait
The University of Portsmouth is helping its students build a strong personal brand to increase their confidence and enhance their employability.
When it comes to pitching business ideas to potential investors, an entrepreneur's excitement and enthusiasm can be the difference between dreams taking shape or ultimately falling flat.
What is a social media firm worth? Following how retail investors pay attention to company tickers is one piece of the puzzle. In a new study published in International Journal of Economics and Finance, a finance scholar from Michigan Technological University delves into the pricing behavior of social media firms. The study found that investors pay attention to social media stocks over other company stocks.
President Trump on Friday announced the first concrete deal with China to come out of nearly three months of trade talks - a deal to prevent currency manipulation.
Europe's largest economy offered mixed signals on Friday that suggest it's down but not out.
New research finds that despite regulations, CEOs control information release and may do so for their own financial gain
Normally, it's good to believe in yourself. But research from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business indicates that it can be bad advice for amateurs investing online in unregulated, sometimes risky, equity crowdfunded ventures.