What It Takes to Succeed in Business

Start-ups aren’t an object. They’re successful because of the people behind them. Great people, fertile markets, significant innovation are the three key elements in any successful business. What a venture capitalist wants to find in a founder is a certain sort of person. These founders are not identical, but do share certain attributes.

Capitalize on the CUstomer Data You Have

This hot issue of business raw data being monetized for some spectacular ROI (13 to 1, as some companies have achieved) is all over the industry right now. The closer you look, the more you’ll find that cutting-edge analytics of big data actually generates a big amount of revenue for those companies who do mine such an opportunity. According to a new Wall Street Journal research paper, the…

A Few Ways to Pay Less in Taxes and Save Money

If you’re like a majority of Americans, you may be looking for new, creative ways to ease your annual tax burden. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to cut your taxes or increase the amount of your tax refund without incurring the wrath of the IRS. Tax credits and allowable deductions come and go as the IRS changes its rules…

The Intricacies of Business Auditing

Amid increasing attention on how internal auditors can evolve in their positions, a newly published survey of stakeholders offers some valuable insights on best practices. Not surprisingly, a focus on strategic planning and risk management within auditors’ organizations is key. The survey report by the Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation and global consultancy Protiviti is based on responses from…

How Valuable Bitcoins are Today?

Yep, the virtual currency, known as Bitcoins has finally become so widespread and talked about, that the Congress became aware of it. The Blockchain which is best known for the “guts” of how bitcoin transactions are verified, recorded and transacted, can (and possibly) should be utilized to decentralize the banking system.