Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

Entrepreneurs & Startups category: Here you will find a variety of blog posts about business topics related to your new company and challenges new business owners face.

Does the IRS Make Company and Tax ID Information Public? By Brett Melson Monday, July 8, 2024 The IRS releases very little information to the public and takes privacy and confidentiality of personal and business tax-related info very seriously. Only a Responsible Party, an officer of a corporation, partner in a partnership, or general partner of a limited partnership can call the IRS and retrieve an EIN... Read More
When Is a “Doing Business As” Name Required? By Brett Melson Tuesday, June 25, 2024 When a company executes contracts or otherwise acts in a legal capacity under a different name, a DBA is appropriate. Alternatively, abbreviating Brett’s Diner LLC as “Brett’s” on flyers and in marketing materials should not typically raise an issue... Read More
What to Consider When Naming a Company By Andrew Millman Monday, June 24, 2024 what to know when naming a companyWe can check the company name for any Delaware startup, and typically receive a definitive answer on whether or not it contains any restricted words and if the proposed company name will get approved by the Delaware Division of Corporations... Read More
Board Requirements for Seeking Expert Advice By Brett Melson Tuesday, May 14, 2024 Directors often rely on experts in making decisions, to comply with their fiduciary duty of care in becoming adequately informed. This article discusses when a director may successfully claim reliance on experts in avoiding liability for a breach of his or her fiduciary duty of care... Read More
5 Key Attitudes for Entrepreneurial Success By Jeremy Reed Tuesday, May 7, 2024 attitudes for entrepreneurial successNo entrepreneur succeeds in every business venture. Every successful entrepreneur fails at least once, if not twice. How entrepreneurs learn from and utilize their failures, however, is what matters, because in entrepreneurship, attitude is everything. Here are five key attitudes every entrepreneur must conquer in order to run a prosperous business venture... Read More
Email Deliverability: A Critical Function of Business (Part 2) By Brock Albitz Tuesday, April 9, 2024 Implement SPF, DKIM, and DMARC to ensure that emails are delivered properly. Follow our step-by-step guide to set up email authentication technology today... Read More
Book Review: $100M Offers by Alex Hormozi By Devin Scott Tuesday, February 27, 2024 Book ReviewDiscover how Alex Hormozi, author of $100M Offers, built a $100M net worth by 32, sharing strategies for scaling businesses profitably. His book offers insights on making winning offers and the traits of successful leaders. A must-read for entrepreneurs seeking to grow without outside capital... Read More
Finding a Tax Professional for Your Business By Justin Damiani Monday, January 15, 2024 It’s important to note that a tax professional your company decides to work with does not have to be located inside Delaware. Whether your company decides to consult with an accountant or tax expert is entirely an internal decision... Read More
What Is the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? By Jarrod Melson, Esq. Monday, December 18, 2023 The FCPA makes it unlawful for certain U.S. persons, U.S. entities and foreign nationals in the U.S. to pay or give anything of value to a foreign government official in order to gain some benefit or otherwise induce the official to use his or her authority to benefit the person or entity... Read More
Book Review of “Today Matters” by John C. Maxwell By Devin Scott Tuesday, December 12, 2023 Read our review of “Today Matters” by John C. Maxwell. This book highlights the fundamental importance of living in the moment & making the most of each day... Read More