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Angie’s List to IPO

Have you seen all those tv ads for Angie’s List? Well, apparently they are working. I have a friend who used Angie’s List to find a subcontractor in Boston…and that was before I saw the ads. Her mention of Angie’s List was the first time I heard of them.

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Fast forward. Angie’s List will go public via an IPO on November 17, before Thanksgiving. Angie’s List, based in Indianapolis (how about those Midwest IPOs? Groupon, based in Chicago just went public.), plans to raise $114 million+/-.  It’s not profitable, due to significant marketing costs, but it’s growing like gangbusters and needs money to fuel that growth (and pay off/release some of their investors).

So keep your chin up. There’s hope for your business’ funding.

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About Tiffany C. Wright

Hi! I,Tiffany C. Wright, am the author of the ebook, "Help! I Need Money for My Business Now!!" and the book "Solving the Capital Equation: Financing Solutions for Small Businesses", available on Amazon. I am the president of Toca Family Business Services, a short-term & project-based interim management & strategic and financial advisory firm, located in Atlanta, Georgia. In the past five years I've helped small and medium companies restructure and obtain over $31 Million in financing and a similar amount in purchase orders and contracts. I have an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University. Personal: I enjoy investing. I am a prodigious reader of everything from business books, magazines, and newspapers to horror and popular fiction. I read 4-6 books per month. I also love to travel. I've been to 33 countries on 5 continents and lived in Japan for 2.5 years and aim for a foreign locale twice a year. I am also an athlete and run track on the Master's Circuit. The highlight was placing 7th in my age group in the 2007 World Master's Track and Field Championships in Italy.

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The Resourceful CEO, Tiffany C. Wright

the president of Toca Family Business Services, a strategic and financial advisory firm which provides short-term & project-based C-level management. She is the author of Solving the Financial Equation: Financing Solutions for Small Businesses, available on Amazon.

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