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Financing in a Financially Unfriendly world

In less than six months, Wall Street saw six top-tier banks and financial institutions perish or merge and the consolidation [...]

Jennifer Pellet Corporate Finance January 30 2009

How to Use Investment Bankers

Notwithstanding all talk about their gargantuan bonuses, investment bankers evince no chagrin about the fees they charge. They unabashedly retort [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Corporate Finance , Leadership & Strategy April 3 2007

A Philosophy of Investment Banking

Investment banking is the business of money. Its primary purpose is to link users of capital with providers of capital, [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Corporate Finance , Leadership & Strategy April 3 2007
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Finding Funding

Without easy access to bank credit lines, CEOs of companies that were not already well-capitalized must get resourceful to find the necessary cash to operate. While access to capital isn’t exactly quick and easy, there are a number of ways for solid mid-size companies to ease cash flow even in the current financial freeze.

C.J. Prince Corporate Finance , Governance/Compliance , Strategy April 14 2009
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Enabling the Risk Intelligent Enterprise

A downturn makes taking risk more daunting than ever—and more necessary.

C.J. Prince Boards of Directors , Governance/Compliance , Risk Management/Insurance February 23 2011

CEOs with Angel Wings

What’s behind the allure of investing in startups? (Hint: It’s not always about the money.)

John Kador CEO Briefing Newsletter , Corporate Finance March 4 2013
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How Can Entrepreneurs Impress Their Bank?

In these tight credit markets, small business owners need to be prepared. To nab funding at attractive terms, get set to wow a loan officer. What’s the first thing you need to do? Know your numbers.

Morey Stettner Corporate Finance , Small Business May 3 2011

Reap Rewards of Lower Energy Costs

When it comes to energy efficiency, advances occur at a rapid clip. New tools, technologies and tracking mechanisms make it increasingly easy to collect data and make cost-saving moves. Here’s how to track power use and enlist allies to boost workplace energy efficiency.

Morey Stettner Budgeting , Corporate Finance August 22 2011

Where’s the Venture Capital?

Investment activity is bouncing back, but startups still face a crisis in seed funding

William J. Holstein Capital , Corporate Finance July 11 2012
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How To Use Your “New” CFO

The CFO’s role is being redefined in a way that is beyond helpful to CEOs. CFOs now stepping in when the CEO can’t and talking to investors, preparing strategy reviews, negotiating mergers and working directly with division managers to cut costs. When times get tough, finance chiefs step up.

Fran Hawthorne Corporate Finance , Talent Management , Talent Management January 17 2011

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