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.

Podcasts We Love: How I Built This, Instacart App By Veselin Ganev Monday, May 1, 2017 how i built this NPRNext up in our ongoing series Podcasts We Love is “How I Built This” on NPR. This episode focuses on Apoorva Mehta, founder of the Instacart app... Read More
Compare Business Formations [Infographic] By Veselin Ganev Monday, April 24, 2017 compare business entitiesTrying to decide which business formation is right for your startup? Our infographic provides all the basic information you'll need... Read More
Why Startups Should Consider Using Bitcoin By Meri Weiss Monday, April 10, 2017 what is bitcoinBitcoin is a type of digital currency in which encryption techniques are utilized to regulate the generation of unites of currency and verify the transfer of funds, without any bank, financial institution or government involvement... Read More
Angel Investing: Words of Wisdom from David S. Rose By Rick Bell Monday, February 6, 2017 angel investing david s roseAs of now, after more than 25 years of investing in more than 100 start-up companies, David S. Rose is recognized by just about everybody as one of the world’s most active angel investors... Read More
2017 Will Be the Year of the Entrepreneur By Rick Bell Monday, January 16, 2017 2017 year of the entrepreneurIf you feel as if you should have started your company already, or regret not forming your own company in 2016, this can be your year. It’s no secret that the most expeditious way to fulfill your professional dreams is to start a company and become your own boss... Read More
We Can Help You Become an Authorized iOS App Developer By Michael Bell Tuesday, January 10, 2017 how to become an authorized ios apps developerMore and more creative people--whether idea-generators or developers--are trying to sell their app ideas to Apple. We fully encourage and support this entrepreneurial spirt, so we researched the necessary steps you'll need to take in order to become an authorized iOS app developer... Read More
The Problem with Marijuana Industry Startups By Brett Melson Monday, January 9, 2017 cannabis startupsThe cannabis industry is one of the nation's fastest growing industries and is generating enormous interest from entrepreneurs, investors and, of course, regulators and tax authorities. Twenty-eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana, with fourteen states authorizing the sale and use of medical marijuana just within the last five years... Read More
1099 Form: When and Why to Use It By Meri Weiss Tuesday, January 3, 2017 how to use a 1099 formThe most common use of a 1099 is for freelancers to report the earnings from independent contractor work. Its function is similar to a W-2 for an employee... Read More
5 Key Attitudes for Entrepreneurial Success By Jeremy Reed Tuesday, December 20, 2016 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
Business Resources for Minority Entrepreneurs By Meri Weiss Tuesday, December 6, 2016 busiiness resources for minoritiesAs champions of start-up companies, we are always looking for ways to help entrepreneurs, especially those who are underrepresented. We are pleased to share the following guide, our first (but not last) Business Resources for Minority Entrepreneurs... Read More