The Cloud Dividend

Seeing Both Sides

When the Cold War ended, President Bush (senior) used to talk about the peace dividend , the downstream economic benefit of reductions in defense spending.

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

Inc Startups

Some of the most important skills in life are not taught in school. Here are 9 you won't want to miss out on

Trending Sources

The Peace Dividend of the Seed Surge

Bryce Dot VC

He says this wave is the peace dividend of the smartphone wars, which is to say that the components in a smartphone — the sensors, the GPS, the camera, the ARM core processors, the wireless, the memory, the battery — all that stuff, which is being driven by the incredible economies of scale and innovation machines at Apple, Google, and others, is available for a few dollars. A lot of things have changed since we started OATV 10 yrs ago.

How founders get paid: non-strategic acquisitions, dividends, and private islands

The Startup Toolkit

As a founder, you get a pile of money in one of four ways: You generate profits and keep some (dividends). The company becomes valuable and someone buys the whole thing (acquisition). It gets very big and very valuable and you go public (IPO).

Kayak Founder's Best Advice: 'Kindness Will Pay Dividends'

Inc Startups

Paul English has started multiple successful companies, including, but he's still picked up some regrets along the way. Motivating

The Most Successful People Learn This Lesson Very Early in Life

Inc Startups

It pays dividends to learn and practice this

The Case for Playing Nice: Collaboration (Even With Competitors) Can Pay Dividends

Inc Startups

You don''t always see eye-to-eye with everyone, but that doesn''t mean you should ignore the competition

Radically Improve Your Social Media Presence in Just 15 Minutes

Inc Startups

This quick-but-simple review of your social media efforts can yield big dividends

This Stealthy Tool Will Forever Change the Way You Use LinkedIn

Inc Startups

This is going to turn your LinkedIn world upside down and pay some serious dividends

Fed approves dividend, buyback plans of all 34 biggest banks

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

to raise their dividends and buy back shares, judging their financial foundations sturdy enough to withstand a major economic WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has given the green light to all 34 of the biggest banks in the U.S.


7 Simple Leadership Habits that Will Raise the Bar at Your Company

Inc Startups

Here are 7 leadership habits that will pay huge dividends in creating the execution culture you want Your team is always watching.

Being a Human on Social Media Pays Off

Inc Startups

A new study shows that letting a little personality show on social media pays dividends

5 Reasons Co-Workers Should Karaoke Together

Inc Startups

Karaoke is fun and hilarious--and karaoking with co-workers will pay unexpected dividends back in the office

Top 10 financial hacks

Start Up Blog

Allocate cash to savings & investments before anything the day you get your profits, pay or dividends. entrepreneurship Assets compound interest credit cards debt dividends earnings entrepreneurs Finance hacks Investing investments liabilities life hacks money pay Profit profits rich salary savings Selling startups success tax wages wealth wealth creationThere is no point being a successful entrepreneur, or selling a startup if we have no idea how to handle the money we get.

How to be a Transformational Marketing Leader in the Digital Age

Inc Startups

Learn how data-driven digital marketing can pay dividends for your brand

Dancing in the Dark

Inc Startups

4 Tips to Make Your Non-profit Investment Yield Dividends

Zeller's move to center paying dividends for Hornets

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Cody Zeller's unplanned move to center is paying major dividends for the Charlotte Hornets CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Tangled Up in Alibaba: Why Yahoo's Policy of Investing in Startups Has Paid Dividends

Inc Startups

Yahoo''s minority stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba is the majority of Yahoo''s market cap. What Yahoo can do now

How to Engage Participants in Meetings to Experience Amazing Communication

Inc Startups

It only takes a few minutes and pays big dividends in effectiveness and productivity Be proactive by starting your meetings with a simple process called "Getting Current."

UCF's decision to hire Johnny Dawkins paying major dividends

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) AP) — Johnny Dawkins's arrived at UCF with a promise to turn the men's basketball program around

How to Hire Through Snapchat (And Other Ways to Recruit Millennials)

Inc Startups

Advertising agency LMO recently turned to the photo messaging app to help find talented Millennials, a recruiting strategy that is already paying dividends

Staying Independent

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Another possibility is leveraged recaps and possibly dividends. If you build a business with excellent cash flow, there will be cash that can be used to pay out dividends or used to service and pay down debt. Dividends are not tax efficient under US tax law. The Company will pay income taxes on its earnings and then the investors will pay taxes again on the dividends. The investors could be paid out $4.3mm per year in dividends (36% of $12mm).

Underwear seller HanesBrands to boost dividend 33 percent

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — HanesBrands said it plans to boost its dividend 33 percent and split its stock as it seeks to increase value for shareholders WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP)

Invest in Israel Newsletter January 2011 Edition

VC Cafe

The dividend tax for all eligible companies in all areas will be set at 15%. Intel Israel Invest in Israel Israel GDP Israel OECD Israeli universities Powermat Auto center dividend tax Draft GDP gdp per capita israel parliament LAW oecd average video israel MPU INTC GPU

Your Team and Budget Are Tiny and Stressed. Here’s How to Be Successful Anyway

Inc Startups

Even a mediocre plan can pay dividends with good execution

Anatomy of a Term Sheet: Dividends

VC Ready Blog

Dividends. Dividend provisions are often overlooked by entrepreneurs, but can have a significant effect on the economics of a financing. The model term sheet includes two alternative dividend provisions, one providing that dividends will be paid only when also paid to the common stock (company favorable), and the other providing for “accruing” dividends on the preferred stock (investor favorable). The more frequently dividends compound, the faster they accrue.

NC official: Japanese trip will pay dividends

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — North Carolina''s top economic development official says the state is aggressively trying to land a foreign automaker

Why You Should Be a Google Glass Early Adopter

Inc Startups

AimClear founder Marty Weintraub explains why being an early adopter pays dividends


A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Those breakfasts do pay dividends eventually. I’ve been talking a lot and writing a lot about mesh networking. I think it has the potential to wrest control of the last mile of the wired and wireless internet from the carriers who mostly control it around the world.

A Sprinkling of Unvalidated Vision May Pay Long Term Dividends

Launching Tech Ventures

Saturday, February 12, 2011 A Sprinkling of Unvalidated Vision May Pay Long Term Dividends by Charlotte Jepps Conventional wisdom in ‘lean startup’ theory appears to prescribe the following formula: 1.

Here's One of the Best Business Investments You Can Make

Inc Startups

And the dividends it pays are more than economic

How I Generate 3 Extra Source of Income Just By Working 8 Hours a Day?

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Get Stock Dividends Dividend stocks are one of the easiest ways for us, investors, to create passive income because we’re getting paid to own them and it’s a good way to earn money regularly. You can’t go wrong with earning a little extra money.

What Is Going To Happen In 2017

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

And I think that strategy will pay dividends in 2017. Happy New Year Everyone. Yesterday we focused on the past , today we are going to focus on the future, specifically this year we are now in. Here’s what I expect to happen this year: Trump will hit the ground running, cutting corporate and personal taxes, and eliminating the preferential treatment of carried interest capital gains.

IPO 112

How to build financial wealth in 1 sentence.

Start Up Blog

Property, Rents, Dividends, Interest, Equity and even creating a startup which becomes bigger than us. The way in which all financial wealth is built, time immemorial is this: Find a way to make money when you are not in the room. This formula has never actually changed.

Why I Don’t Celebrate Income Inequality

Both Sides of the Table

If they choose companies who pay high dividend rates they can accumulate wealth with lower taxes because dividends pay lower taxes than income. They can pay dividends as outlined above, which is paid a lower tax rate to people who have investment dollars. This isn’t even a post about the relative merits of dividends, share buybacks or wage increases. What drives economic inequality in the US?

How a Small Investment of Time can Deliver Huge Results

Inc Startups

Regardless of your industry or profession, committing time to reinvention, creativity, and transformation can return big dividends

Kryptonite Angel Round Terms

The Startup Lawyer

Dividend (that pays out). By paying your investor a dividend (rather than having dividends accrue and be paid out at acquisition or other typical payable events), you are simply paying back the investor with his own money. If your potential angel investor insists on getting dividends paid out quarterly, the angel investor should invest in dividend aristocrats or MLPs , rather than your startup.

Dividend Recaps: Currently Questionable, Soon to be Illegal

Burnham's Beat

Dividend Recaps: Currently Questionable, Soon to be Illegal. One of the biggest rages in the private equity world these days is the “dividend recap”. In a dividend recap, a private equity firm takes over a company with a reasonably healthy balance sheet and then levers it up dramatically, not to invest in the business or support their original purchase price, but simply to generate a ton of excess cash. Dividend Recaps: Currently Questionable, Soon to be Illegal.


Model Cap Tables With VCHub

Ask The VC

Dividends. A few days ago I answered a question on AsktheVC about modeling cap tables. After a quick email conversation with Jeff Boardman (founder of LearnVC ), I realize I had left his product off the list. Jeff has done a nice job building a site that both models a cap table and provides a lot of information to empower entrepreneurs both with educational resources and software tools.

Is It Time To Change from An S-Corp To A C-Corp?


Currently, the highest corporate income tax rate is 35% and the highest individual tax rate on qualified dividends is 20%. And then second, at the individual level when the corporation distributes the income to its shareholders (dividends).