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Lynn Russo Whylly

Four Paths to Unconventional Capital

While crowdsourcing gets all the ink, alternative-financing models also include less sexy BDC (Business Development Company) investment funds, equipment buybacks and other debt and equity strategies ranging from the slightly unconventional to the quirkily obscure. Still, their availability testifies to the buyer’s store of options out there for companies needing cash. Take the BDC option, for instance. This was the ...

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Texas Ranks No. 1 in Chief Executive magazine’s “Best & Worst States for Business 2014” Survey

If your state has high business and personal taxes, if you’re challenged to find the best workforce, and if the quality of life there isn’t matching the culture you are trying to create among your employees, you may want to consider moving your company to Texas … or Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina or South Carolina. Those are the states that ranked as the top five in Chief Executive magazine’s 10th annual “Best & Worst States for Business” survey.

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Women CEO Appointments Are on the Rise

Just 3% of this year’s incoming CEOs are women, but that number is expected to increase, resulting in about one-third of all CEOs being women by 2040. These are key findings from Strategy&’s 2013 Chief Executive study, which looked at trends of incoming and outgoing women CEOs over the last 10 years.

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