Tag: Funding

Opinion: Memo to company directors: Deliver for shareholders or face consequences

At Exxon Mobil’s XOM, +0.16% annual shareholders’ meeting in May, shareholders voted to replace three board members with the nominees from activist hedge-fund Engine No....

Opinion: Why bitcoin’s bust and the ‘crypto cult’ threaten all investors

Traders who have been coordinating on social media to promote stratospheric prices in meme stocks, such as GameStop GME, -7.93%, and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin...

Flipkart plans a Big Billion Day with new investors

Mumbai | Bengaluru: Walmart-owned homegrown ecommerce firm Flipkart is in preliminary talks with a clutch of new investors to raise at least $1 billion, even...

Warren Buffett still believes Berkshire Hathaway stock is cheap enough to buy

There’s no bubble in Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shares, as Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger still believe they are cheap enough to spend more than $6...

UiPath IPO: 5 things to know about the ‘software robots’ company valued at nearly $30 billion

UiPath Inc. is launching its initial public offering at a valuation close to what it received from venture-capital investors, with help from automation it cheerfully...

Apple stock breaks below post-COVID uptrend line after largest shareholders disclose share sales

Shares of Apple Inc. sank to a one-month low Wednesday, and broke below two key chart levels in the process, after the technology behemoth’s two...

Archer Aviation gets a $1 billion order from United Airlines, on the same day it announces a deal to go public

Archer Aviation Inc. said Wednesday that United Airlines Holdings Inc. placed a $1 billion order for its all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL), on...

New SEC chair needs to tackle these 5 big issues so the government can do a better job for investors

For the past four years, a majority of SEC commissioners have been Republican.  While the commissioners agreed unanimously on many technical and enforcement issues, policy...

Should You Accept or Reject VC Funding?

The do’s and don’ts of accepting and reject outside funding for your business. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily...

khelo india scheme: Sports Ministry announces new incentive structure to fund 500 private academies

New Delhi: The Sports Ministry has introduced an incentivisation structure to extend monetary support to 500 private academies, through the Khelo India Scheme over the...

These savvy companies know that doing this one thing well is the secret to attracting long-term, stable shareholders

The best shareholders and savviest CEOs have the same top priority: effective capital allocation. They prize putting every corporate dollar to its highest use, from organic...

McAfee IPO: 5 things to know about the security-software company

The McAfee logo is displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in 2019. AFP/Getty Images McAfee Corp. shares fell short of their initial public...

VCs Consider This Trait Most Important When Choosing Entrepreneurs to Invest In

October 7, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The average venture capital firm screens 350 companies and makes only...

Wall Street sees Biden win speeding U.S. shift to clean energy

Electric energy generating wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. David Mcnew/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images President Donald Trump vowed four years ago to bring back the U.S....

Wall Street home loans aren’t looking great in this crisis

Home for sale in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Wall Street’s foray back into lending to homeowners with spotty credit isn’t looking great during...

The ‘winners will carry us,’ and here are 4 more reasons the stock bulls will prevail in 2020, says this strategist

A previous version of this article incorrectly referred to a statistic involving five-month winning streaks for the S&P 500. The article has been corrected. Carrying...

Just $5 and an iPhone can open the door to investing in the world’s rarest fine wines

Investors will soon have an opportunity to literally put their money where their mouth is, by investing in shares of some of the world’s best...

5 Things You Can Learn From Dany Garcia and The Rock’s Acquisition of the XFL

The duo’s acumen and star power is one-of-a-kind, but their success still comes with universal lessons. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and...

How to Email an Investor You’ve Never Met — and Get a Response!

August 23, 2020 9 min read This story originally appeared on The Successful Founder It might seem incredible that an unsolicited email from a startup...

How to Find Free Money in the Middle of a Pandemic

A step-by-step guide to finding a grant that is specific to your needs. August 7, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are...

5 Tips for Crowdfunding During the Pandemic

Both Kickstarter and Indiegogo report people are continuing to support fundraising projects. Here’s how to adjust your funding strategy for the times.   Free Book Preview...

How a basic income would help close the racial wealth gap and give Americans needed financial security

On my commute to City Hall in Atlanta, I pass $1 million duplexes next to the largest block of Section 8 housing in the Southeast...

Money alone won’t close America’s racial and wealth gaps. We first need to wipe out the value gap — ‘the belief that white people matter more than others’

There’s a ride at Disney World called the Carousel of Progress in which a cast of animatronic Americans on a revolving stage tell of all...

What I learned as an immigrant CEO in the Deep South

“ It’s important for all leaders to identify, call out, and correct biases and prejudices that may exist within their organizations. ” I’m an immigrant...

How to Survive a Crisis as an Entrepreneur

Recessions are temporary, but how you use your time now can pay off well into the future. Free Book Preview No BS Guide to Direct...