Matt Tarkenton is Executive Vice President at Tarkenton Companies. He was part of a group that started Renova Partners, a boutique investment bank, and was recognized as a “40 Under 40: Up and Comer” by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2009. Matt performs business planning and marketing training for hundreds of professionals across the country, and co-hosts a weekly coaching program on entrepreneurial education. Matt graduated from Princeton University, where he was a member of the 1989 Ivy League Championship Football Team, and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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Investor solicitation laws and paperwork. It appears Reg D Rules 505 or 506 would be applicable to a $3 million securities offering. A comprehensive business plan is always a good starting point; however, large investor solicitations have investment risks, other purchaser disclosure, and financial information requirements.
I would like to know how to register my business as a woman-owned business on a national and state level.
Of course, if you own your business, then it is a woman-owned business; however, whether any other minority or women-owned business certification would possibly be of any advantage for your particular business will depend on your target customers, financing requirements, and other factors.
Minimum wage regulations: The following government and labor information indicates that outside sales jobs are not subject to minimum wage laws and could possibly receive no pay other than earned sales commissions:
Scholarship programs. There are different approaches to establishing scholarship programs which range from an annual scholarship awarded by a business to a nonprofit foundation that may fund many scholarships. We do not know how much money your business plans to spend on scholarship awards or if you plan to operate a nonprofit organization to raise money for scholarships, but establishing a scholarship program with preferential tax treatment for donations involves the creation of a nonprofit charitable entity.