Robert Harrow

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Robert Harrow heads up the small business, loans and credit team at ValuePenguin, a website dedicated to helping consumers and business owners make better financial decisions. He is a regular contributor to the Forbes Investing & Money section, and his research and analysis has been featured in publications such as the Washington Post, MarketWatch and VentureBeat.
cyber insurance
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Why Your Startup Should Implement Cyber Insurance

Kaspersky Labs, an antivirus software and Internet service provider company, found that the average data breach can set small businesses back $120,000 in recovery costs. Considering how much more integrated technology and business are becoming, it's imperative that IT security be worked into your startup’s budget. Think a breach won't happen to you? Think again....
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7 Tips for Protecting Your Startup’s Data

From 2013 to 2014, Yahoo was breached by hackers and over 3 billion user accounts were compromised. Three billion. The fallout from these security breaches was estimated to have knocked off $350 million from Yahoo's sale price when it was ultimately acquired by Verizon in 2017. While most businesses won't find themselves victims of data...
funding cash
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3 Smart Ways to Kickstart Your Startup’s Cash Infusion

The infrastructure necessary to launch a new business has never been easier to attain. With digital tools available via the internet, it’s possible to leverage existing technology to outsource work, connect more easily, and reach customers in ways previously unknown. One problem standing in your way? Your business will need an infusion of cash to...