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Stocks rise as S&P 500 up for 3rd straight day

Stocks closed higher Monday, adding to Friday’s strong rally as investors shake off last week’s volatile trading. The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index gained 17.25 points, or 0.9% to 1904.01 and the Nasdaq composite index climbed 57.64 points, or 1.4% to 4316.07. The…

SBA and National Women's Business Council Partner to Expand Opportunities for Women Investors and Owners

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2014 — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the National Women’s Business Council have joined forces in an effort to increase the flow of capital by and into small businesses run by women.  430 more words


EU Optimistic About Thai Economy

Institutional investors that met in Brussels for the executive discussion forum of the Thai-European Business Association (TEBA) came to the conclusion that Thailand’s economy and business climate has recovered, and has… 8 more words


Global investment bank Credit Suisse is launching a new initiative called the Entrepreneurs Circle to support African-American entrepreneurs in the U.S.

The bank has selected 12 members to start the program, which will offer access to bank loans, members of the investment bank’s staff, and an ability to share tips and tactics for growing their business ventures among the membership. 707 more words


Fund Finder – new content and enhanced features

Updated Fund Finder App now has information on around 3500 investors in 24 countries including website and LinkedIn profiles. Individual investor information is geo-tagged with location metadata allowing access to premium features such as map views and route planning; a useful add-on for anyone intending to look for directions between investor meetings, or trying to locate investors from their hotel or conference. 29 more words


Ways to Finance your Small Business

How do you finance your small business? It’s a good question.

Unless you are independently wealthy, you are going to need money. An early mentor told me that I would need twice as much money and time to grown my business than I thought. 1,073 more words


Start Up Crunch – Is Crowdfunding classed as Debt or Equity for your Start Up Business?

Start up financing is hot topic at the moment due to the massive array of options at the feet of entrepreneurs. From more traditional funding routes through venture capitalists and banks, to contemporary funding routes offered by individual wealthy investors and crowd funding – start ups have never had it so easy when searching for a cash injection. 401 more words