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The Age of Entrepreneurs

Posted by Angie Goertz on Dec 8, 2016 3:36:13 PM

When you think of an entrepreneur, who comes to mind? The popular image of a young genius clad in a grey hoodie, toiling away in a dorm room is inaccurate, says CNBC. The reality is, “[i]ndividuals turn to entrepreneurship throughout their lives.”

The online report points to First Round’s recently released results from its 2016 survey, “State of Startups.” More than 700 founders responded, revealing a wealth of information. Highlights include:

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Topics: Small Business, Finance, reg a+, crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Just Got a Little More Crowded: Elio Motors

Posted by Trevor Fillingame on Oct 31, 2016 2:30:40 PM

Driving in style doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. It also doesn’t necessarily require 4 wheels! Elio Motors is a “car” manufacturing company out of Phoenix, Arizona that got its start from visionary and founder, Paul Elio. Paul Elio took note of the drastic increases in both gas and vehicle prices. With full intentions of alleviating this problem, Elio unveiled his plan to produce a two-seated three-wheeled vehicle that would get 84mpg at a low price of $6,800. Today, the car sells at a $7,300 base price, and, surprisingly enough, it doesn’t look like some distasteful piece of machinery from a science fiction book.

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Topics: reg a+, crowdfunding