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Amy Feldman is an award-winning writer and journalist. She writes about business, health care, investing, law, real estate, regulation, taxes and urban development. Her work has appeared recently in Inc., Money, The New York Times and Time, among other publications. She also reviews books for Bloomsbury Review.

Before going freelance in March 2005, Amy was a senior writer at Money magazine, where she investigated corporate wrongdoing, analyzed the tax code ...

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Will There Be Fallout From The Zenefits Blowup On Alternative Lenders And Other FinTech Firms?

forbes.com — With many tech startups having moved into (or at the edges of) highly regulated financial industries, the Zenefits blowup seems unlikely to be an isolated instance of Silicon Valley not quite getting the compliance issues.

Ex-Fidelity Magellan Fund Manager Harry Lange Is The Money Man At Hedonism II Resort

forbes.com — In the annals of second careers, there may be few stranger ones than that of Harry Lange, former manager of Fidelity Magellan fund, and now a partner in Hedonism II.

Bring In The Doctors

forbes.com — FundRx wants to bring doctors and biotech entrepreneurs together to help get healthcare startups funded. In the six months since it launched, it has helped six companies raise a total of $20 million.

In Search of Durable Asian Growth Stocks

barrons.com — Hedge Funds: Best, Worst, Biggest It's been a tough year for investors in Asia as concerns about economic growth, and especially China's slowdown, have pummeled stocks across the region. Sharat Shroff, manager of the $6.2 billion Matthews Pacific Tiger fund, which has suffered losses but remains ahead of both its benchmark and its peers, takes the long view.
Jan 30, 2016

In Search of Durable Asian Growth Stocks on.barrons.com/1KgEykp - my latest for Barron's

The Tax Consequences Of Crowdfunding For Your Startup

forbes.com — If you're raising money for your business on Kickstarter or Indiegogo, those funds are (generally) considered income for tax purposes.

Phazon Hoped To Crowdfund $80K For Its Wireless Earbuds. Instead, It Raised Nearly $1.5M. Now What?

forbes.com — Phazon asked for $80,000 for its wireless earbuds on Indiegogo. When the crowdfunding campaign ended, it had amassed nearly $1.5 million. Now it's racing the clock to produce and ship all those earbuds by July.

Startup BlueVine Gets $40 Million As Once-Stodgy Invoice Financing Becomes The Latest Tech Craze

forbes.com — Invoice financing startup BlueVine gained $40 million in venture funding as technology disrupts the age-old, but extremely large, factoring industry. With the froth is coming out of the venture capital markets,

How Mattress Startup Tuft & Needle Said No To VC Money, Borrowed $500K And Opened Its First Store

forbes.com — How popular mattress startup Tuft & Needle's JT Marino and Daehee Park turned down venture capital investors, borrowed $500,000, and opened their first store in San Francisco's design district.

New Loan Program Helps Refugees Start Businesses

forbes.com — If American entrepreneurs have trouble getting loans, refugees - starting from scratch with no financial track record and, often, limited English - have even more difficulty. So it's great to see a story in the Wall Street Journal about a new loan program from the International Rescue Committee, one of the [...]

Fast-Growing nCino Sells Banks Software To Simplify The Loan Process -- And A Whole Lot Else

forbes.com — Banking technology may not be the glitziest business. But nCino's Pierre Naudé has turned it into a fast-growing one with revenues expected to pass $24 million this year. "On a worldwide basis, this is more than a $10 billion market," he says. "We will try and capture as much as we can.
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Feb 09, 2016

Will There Be Fallout From The @Zenefits Blowup On #AltLenders And Other #FinTech Firms? My latest on @forbes tinyurl.com/hdns8n5

Feb 08, 2016

Quote of the day: "Our culture and tone have been inappropriate for a highly regulated company."

Feb 08, 2016

RT @om: .@Zenefits CEO, @Yelp CFO, @PayPal CTO walk into a bar ________________________ (Go ahead fill in the blanks, don't be shy)

Feb 08, 2016

Another sad story of dreams of expansion gone bad: Fairway facing danger of possible bankruptcy nyp.st/1oeeMDT via @nypost

Feb 05, 2016

In the annals of odd second careers, ex-Fidelity Magellan manager Harry Lange is the money man at Hedonism II tinyurl.com/h8dnzy5

Feb 05, 2016

FundRx's prescription for financing healthcare #startups: bring in the doctors. My latest on @forbes @forbestreps tinyurl.com/gsg4xky

Jan 30, 2016

In Search of Durable Asian Growth Stocks on.barrons.com/1KgEykp - my latest for Barron's

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