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MoFo – The Short Field Guide to Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)

For many years, most successful companies followed a relatively predictable capital-raising path. A lot has changed. The companies that tend to pursue Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) in recent years are more mature, better capitalized, and often seek to pursue IPOs for different reasons than did their predecessors. In this great Short Field Guide to IPOs, MoFo details the path to

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NFIB Report – US Small Business Ready To Grow in 2018

The historic small business tax cuts, including a new 20 percent deduction on earnings and immediate expensing of business investments, are giving small business owners long overdue tax relief. Businesses around the country are using their tax cut savings to raise wages, hire new employees, and expand. Six of the 10 components that make up the small-business optimism index increased

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Fast Follower – PepsiCo Takes on LaCroix in Sparkling Water Battle

PepsiCo Launches bubly, Bringing an Undeniable Pop of Personality to the Sparkling Water Category PepsiCo Inc. is bringing its marketing muscle to the sparkling-water craze with a new drink aimed squarely at LaCroix, the upstart market leader. Called Bubly, the drink will come in eight flavors and hit stores at the end of February. PepsiCo will advertise the product with

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How Elon Musk and SpaceX Beat Russia’s Space Program

The Soviets’ space race gambit of Sputnik gave them an early start, but the privately owned American company SpaceX, and its Falcon Heavy launch, shows how Russia has become cosmo-not. READ MORE >> http://www.newequipment.com/industry-trends/how-elon-musk-beat-russias-space-program READ MORE >> http://www.spacex.com/ PHOTO: SpaceX About Us We are the Trusted Source For Educating and Supporting over 500,000 Entrepreneurs in 195 Countries. Founded in 1996

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US Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas – Global Growth Outlook Reflects Sustained Recovery

Global growth accelerated in 2017, supported by strengthening labor markets and external demand. Although inflation concerns among advanced countries abated, risks remain and are mostly tilted to the downside. Concerns are centered on trade policy changes and entrenched protectionist attitudes, uncertainty about shifting U.S. policy and its global spillovers, and the consequences of tighter global financial conditions and asset volatility.

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Cracker Barrel Opens Its First Restaurant in California

California expansion brings Cracker Barrel’s unique, family friendly restaurant and retail store to new guests On February 5, the Victorville, California location opened its doors for hungry patrons to visit their eatery and retail store. The restaurant had a special guest preview that included Ray and Wilma Yoder, the 80-year-old couple who have visited all of the chain’s 649 locations.

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MoFo – New California Subscription Laws For July 2018

Amended California Law Expands Requirements for Consumer Subscriptions Subscription and other automatic renewal offers are heavily regulated at both the federal and state levels. A recent amendment to California’s law provides a good opportunity for businesses to review their practices. As of July 1, 2018, the obligations under California law will expand in two ways that may require businesses to

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Bois Capital – Telco Software Mergers and Acquisitions Report (2015-2017)

Telco Software M&A Market – Sector Trends and Valuation Analysis (2015 – 2017) Market activity has perceptibly picked up over the last three years with transaction volumes increasing by almost 48% from 48 in 2015 to 71 in 2017. This is representative of a trend towards increasing consolidation by leading service providers, hardware manufacturers and technology players. While valuations shift

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Dominos Pizza Using Mobile Apps To Deliver

Why Domino’s delivers more than 15 ways to order pizza Smartphones have created a new era of heightened consumer expectations and Domino’s is reacting accordingly. Check out three key ways the pizza chain is delivering with a marketing strategy that’s showing no signs of cooling off. Technology keeps advancing and customer expectations continue to rise. Domino’s Chief Digital Officer Dennis

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PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights – Venture Capital Funding MoneyTree Report – Q4 2017

PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights’ 2017 MoneyTree report highlights the latest trends in venture capital funding globally. 2017 was the second year that saw dollar funding top $70 billion, but deals declined for the third straight year, falling 4% from 2016 and reaching the lowest annual total since 2012. Total annual global funding increased nearly 50% in 2017, as over $164

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