Crowdfunding is a way to raise money through public donations -- and sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter have allowed entrepreneurs of all kinds to take their fundraising efforts directly to the internet, potential investors and future consumers.
Every young entrepreneur these days knows that branding is important to marketing -- and trademarks are a part of branding.
Every great business has to start somewhere, but most don't think about starting with a shareholder agreement. In fact, most business owners don't think about drafting a shareholder agreement until the first problems arise.
If your business has run into financial problems, your creditors may seek to foreclose on your business property or equipment.
To keep your business running, you have to be able to collect the debts you are owed. Unfortunately, that isn't always the easiest of tasks -- even when the debts are owed by another business, like one of your suppliers or distributors.
The internet has brought forth some amazing new inventions and changed the world for many people -- it's also responsible for a whole slew of new worries for business owners.
Crowdfunding is a relatively new way for entrepreneurs to leverage the internet's power to fund their projects or bring a new product to market.
Motel 6, the national hotel chain that provides convenient, low-cost respite to a lot of weary travelers, has reached a yet-to-be-finalized agreement in an Arizona lawsuit regarding violations of the state's consumer protection statutes. The chain still faces a similar lawsuit in Washington.
The end of your trademark application or protection can sometimes come from an unexpected source -- it's content.
A lot of people seem to think that white collar crime isn't really that serious. They justify their thinking by saying that, unlike violent crimes, "nobody gets hurt." Maybe that's why some employees are willing to take the risk and steal from an employer.