5 Steps to Startup Compliance

The last thing a small business owner needs is problems with a government agency. There are three kinds of rules and regulations that businesses must follow.

Trademarks for Proprietary Products: What You Need to Know

Franchisors that are serious about developing additional revenue streams in their franchise will ultimately explore proprietary products. By creating new products either under the...

8 Reasons to Incorporate Your New Company Early

Many entrepreneurs are so focused on finalizing their innovative product or service that they procrastinate on the formalities of forming the requisite new company...

The Real Life of a Hardware Startup Founder

When does it make sense to launch a hardware startup? For Jason Morlon, it’s when the demands of career overtake the joys of life—and...

When is a Corporation Not a Corporation?

Most taxpayers are aware that an organization must submit papers to a state official, usually the Secretary of State in order to obtain a...

Business Licenses 101

Starting a business involves a great deal of filling out and filing the appropriate paperwork to get up and running. A lot of it is fun to work on—picking a business name, logo, color scheme and location—but there's also plenty of legal work that new small business owners need to think about.

Learning the ABCs of the BBB

For curious and questioning consumers everywhere, the Better Business Bureau serves as a beacon, guiding them on their purchasing paths. Known as the “BBB,” the...

What to Keep in Mind During Your First Year as an S Corp

Lots of business owners opt for the S Corp option because of the limited liability protection, the ability to raise money by selling shares, and to gain credibility.

3 Reasons Non-Disclosure Agreements Aren’t All Bad

Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) are the Lex Luthor of business contracts—controversial, seemingly self-serving, revered by their supporters and lambasted by their detractors, and it’s the...

5 Points to Weigh Before Converting Your Business into a Corporation

We help launch dozens and dozens of startups each year. In the vast majority of cases, we form a Delaware C-Corp. However, lately we...

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