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Angel investors typically put money into young companies that they feel have tremendous potential but that also carry serious risk. Rather than expecting you to pay back the investment, they will want to own part of your company as compensation for the risk they're taking.
From huge factories to small hotels, employers plan to give employees Monday off so they can join the national immigration rights protests that day -- proving businesses are responding to a national phenomenon that has had a stunning lift-off.
Wall Street hammered Microsoft Corp. on Friday for its decision to pour money into its battles with Google and other rivals -- sending the Redmond company's shares on their biggest decline in more than five years. The stock tumbled 11 percent on the most volume ever for Microsoft, erasing $32 billion in market value from the company.
Personal spending was up 0.6 per cent in March, and wages rose 0.8 per cent, a Department of Commerce report showed Monday
Steven Preston, the little-known lawn-maintenance executive the White House tapped to replace Hector Barreto at the helm of the SBA is stirring up some industry advocates. They say the Chicago businessman and Bush loyalist is no friend of theirs.
With Congress expected to push hard to pass an immigration reform bill before the November elections, hopes are high among pro-immigrant groups that a new law will allow many immigrants to remain in the U.S. That's why they also hope that "A Day Without an Immigrant" on May 1 doesn't ultimately backfire -- and turn into a self-fulfilling prophesy.
NASA says it is seeking proposals from minority serving institutions, including Hispanic serving universities, historically black colleges and non-profit organizations, for funding that will ensure underrepresented groups enter science and technology academic programs.
Three years after his famous photo-op before a banner hailing "Mission Accomplished" in Iraq, US President George W. Bush on Monday declared that the war-torn country had finally turned a corner in establishing security and democracy.
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Elite Women 2006. The world of IT never stops turning for Patt Romero Cronin, IBM's vice-president of Global Business Transformation. In that role she led a global team of more than 12,000 IBM consultants who helped clients plan, design, and implement e-business solutions.
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