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  • February 1, 2014

    Venture Capital Trends

    Back to basics, by Bryan Pearce and Dr. Martin Haemmig   Bryan Pearce Americas Venture Capital  Advisory Group Leader EY  Dr. Martin Haemmig Senior Advisor on  Venture Capital to  Stanford University – SPRIE; ... read more

  • September 30, 2013

    New Rules Regarding Accredited Investors

    United States: New SEC Rule 506(c)- Accredited Investor Verification Requirements Last Updated: July 23 2013 Article by Nancy A. Haller and Christopher E. Howard Pierce Atwood LLP     We recen... read more

  • September 5, 2013

    New Tech Speak

    Not sure if you should be working or "twerking"? (Hint: working, definitely working.) Should you be planning a "babymoon" or getting a "fauxhawk"? The Oxford Dictionaries Online wants to help. It has added definitions for 65 new buzzwords and phrases to its official lexicon. Of the new buzzwords, nearly 20 percent are rela... read more

  • August 5, 2013

    Todays business investment climate

    Research data provides the basis for our work to improve the investment climate. Data is used to identify problem areas, set a baseline for improvement, inform project design, measure results, and validate development impact. It is also an important catalyst in building momentum for reform. We employ a range of diagnostic tools to guide our work and equip ... read more

  • August 5, 2013

    Avoid mistakes when selling your business

    Everyday small business owners make drastic mistakes when selling their business and lose thousands of dollars in the process. All their hard work and long-term investment goes down the drain. As entrepreneurs they had once dreamed of owning their own business and building it to success. They then plan to reap the rewards in the form of a successful busine... read more

  • August 5, 2013

    U.S Job market still weak

    The job market hit a speed bump in July, as hiring slowed and both hours worked and wages fell slightly. The U.S. economy added 162,000 jobs, marking the slowest month for hiring since March, the Department of Labor said Friday. Economists surveyed by CNNMoney had predicted employers added 180,000 jobs. Stocks slipped at the opening bell, following the r... read more

  • August 5, 2013

    Global economic outlook showing signs of growth

    2013 GLOBAL ECONOMIC FORECAST   Jan Hatzius, chief economist of Global Investment Research (GIR) at Goldman Sachs, discusses the major themes of GIR’s global economic forecast for 2013 with senior strategist Allison Nathan.   WATCH VIDEO   2013 OUTLOOK: U.S. HOUSING MARKET   More improvement in the U.S. housing mar... read more

  • August 5, 2013

    Fed signals some optimism

    Janet Yellen is the best candidate to succeed Ben Bernanke as head of the Federal Reserve, and gender should have absolutely nothing to do with it. That's the overwhelming consensus from a CNNMoney survey of top female economists. Last week, we sent a questionnaire to 100 female economists in academia and the private sector, several who have worked w... read more

  • August 5, 2013

    Property seizures in CA

    The California city of Richmond said Tuesday that it's ready to take an extraordinary step in its bid to stop foreclosures -- threatening to wrest mortgages from the investors who now control them.   As a first step, the San Francisco Bay city said it will work with an investment firm to try to purchase mortgages of underwater homeowners at a ... read more