Facebook files for $5 billion public offering. The social media company filed for a highly anticipated offering in which it plans to raise $5 billion, making it the largest ever initial public offering for a Web firm. Based on that figure, analysts say Facebook’s value could reach between $75 billion and $100 billion. (Washington Post)
House Republicans plan legislation granting small businesses — and potentially nearly every company in the country — a 20 percent income tax deduction. Will this mean stiff competition with President Obama over job creation? Would you support this small business tax cut? (Fox Business)
When it comes to small business lending, find out what’s really behind the numbers at the world’s largest banks. The definition of small-business loans is much broader than most entrepreneurs would think. (Huffington Post)
Are you ready to sell to one customer that actually increased its spending this year? Here’s how to start doing business with Uncle Sam – right now. (International Business Times)
Looking for tips on how to raise funds in an overheated market? Pradeep Tagare, investment director at Intel Capital India, shares five examples of investor behavior that entrepreneurs should watch out for when raising money. (TechCircle)
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