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What makes a startup fail?

We usually only hear about startups that are successful. When a startup manages to take off, business media love to point to a success story about a small business that made it big. But entrepreneurs who see the behind-the-scenes struggle of running a business know that not every startup is a success.

What do venture capitalists look for in startups?

One of the most difficult parts of getting a small business off the ground is finding adequate funding. Ambitious entrepreneurs look for funding from multiple sources, like business loans, family and friends and even crowdfunding. But there is one particular source of funding that every entrepreneur dreams of: A deep-pocketed venture capitalist who is willing to invest.

How will the new tax bill affect small businesses?

For the first time since the presidency of Ronald Reagan, the United States tax system is undergoing a massive overhaul. Spearheaded by Congressional Republicans and signed into law by President Trump, the overhaul will herald significant changes for millions of Americans. The new law will take effect on Jan. 1, 2018.

Know these tips for expanding your business internationally

In the global economy of the 21st century, many small and medium-sized businesses are taking the step of expanding internationally. Going global is no mean feat: For emerging businesses, it is a complex process that may be daunting, but can also prove fiscally and culturally rewarding.

C Corporations: An overview

The most common type of corporation in the United States is a C corporation. These corporations are popular because of their nearly unlimited potential for growth through the sale of stock. This is a very tempting prospect for wealthy investors--not to mention, there is no limit to a C corporation's number of shareholders.

Seven ways to know if entrepreneurship is right for you

Forming a business may sound enticing, but it isn't for everyone. When starting a small business, there is one important aspect that you should consider before anything else: Yourself. You, as the potential manager and owner of a business, will play an integral part in whether your startup fails or succeeds.

Choosing the best business partner is an essential step

Starting a new business, or bringing on a business partner as your company grows, is an exciting time full of unlimited potential as you look at the future. Creating the perfect partnership is a crucial step—but is often one of the hardest to get right.

Know the do’s and don’ts of starting a business

There can be a lot of unpredictable ups and downs when starting and running a successful business. A lot of the challenges are surprises that the business owner will simply have to learn along the way. But if you are starting a small business, there are definitely measures that you can take to prepare your venture for success.

Amazon considering Georgia for a second headquarters

As one of the largest companies in the world, online retailer Amazon is looking to expand their business with an extensive new headquarters. Their site selection team is currently looking at a variety of cities to build their next building in--and bring an estimated 50,000 corporate jobs to the area.

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