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Website-Building Platform Squarespace Raises Another $40M

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Stephane Moracchini

techcrunch.com - Squarespace, which offers tools for individuals and small businesses to build websites and online stores, just announced that it has raised $40 million in Series B funding. The funding comes from g...

Apple hires rising medical star Divya Nag with FDA approval, product development experience

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Quentin__Ma

9to5mac.com - Apple has added Divya Nag, a rising star in the medical device community, to its in-house medical technology team, according to sources with knowledge of the hire. Nag made her entry into the medic...

Using Retirement Accounts to Fund a Business Draws IRS Scrutiny

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dharmeshsb

smallbiztrends.com - The IRS is increasing scrutiny into a complex practice for using retirement accounts to fund a business. The practice may trip up business owners who take advantage of it.  In the end, it could cos...

Startup Professionals Musings: Does Doing Good In Business Imply Doing Less Well?

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dharmeshsb

blog.startupprofessionals.com - Many entrepreneurs still don’t understand that building a business culture today of doing good, like helping people (society) and planet (sustainability), is also a key to maximizing profit. Employ...

Bank Defaults Seen as Dark Side of Deposit Vows: China Credit - Bloomberg

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Steve Ohana

bloomberg.com - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s plan to introduce deposit insurance is meant to comfort the nation’s savers as bad loans mount. In the bond market, it’s fueling speculation he’s preparing to let some ...

Here's A Typical VC Pipeline - Business Insider

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dharmeshsb

venturebeat.com - How many deals do we see? How many meetings? How often do we conduct due diligence? How many of those companies do we invest in? I thought it would be helpful to provide visibility about the VC pip...

Ethan Devine: Yes, Abenomics Is Working - WSJ.com

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Steve Ohana

online.wsj.com - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces mounting skepticism about the scope of the economic reforms he's promising, and this month's consumption-tax hike is widely expected to dent growth at least...

British Chambers of Commerce - Why small businesses should be a priority for the economic recovery

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Jubin Nouri

britishchambers.org.uk - We are beginning to see signs that a real recovery is taking place and confidence among businesses and consumers is starting to grow. Indeed, the latest figures from the British Chambers of Commerc...

MediaPost Publications Product Videos Boost ROI, Intent To Purchase 03/20/2014

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Jubin Nouri

mediapost.com - Every dawn brings a new report on video’s capabilities, it seems. Video can brand, it can drive ROI, it can boost purchases, it can scale tall buildings in a single bound. OK, all kidding aside, ne...

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