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.

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
7 Services You Should Expect from Your Registered Agent By Amy Fountain Monday, November 14, 2016 Services You Should Expect from Your Registered AgentIs your Delaware Registered Agent doing everything it can for you and your business? While all Registered Agents abide by basic standards, an exceptional one will offer you services that are both convenient and necessary to business owners... Read More
How to Form a Delaware LLC or Corporation in 10 Minutes By Veselin Ganev Tuesday, October 11, 2016 How to Form a Delaware LLC or CorporationThis infographic shows how you can form a Delaware LLC or corporation in 10 minutes with Harvard Business Services, Inc... Read More
5 Characteristics of Successful Salespeople By HBS Monday, October 3, 2016 successful salespersonNo matter how much advanced technology your company uses to facilitate and follow up on sales leads, no automated tool can replace a fantastic salesperson. A skilled salesperson can elevate your company in a variety of ways... Read More
Podcasts We Love: Entrepreneur on Fire By Veselin Ganev Monday, September 26, 2016 entrepreneur on fireEntrepreneur on Fire is a top-ranked business podcast in which John Lee Dumas, its founder, interviews some of the most successful and inspiring entrepreneurs of our time. It is one of the most frequently published podcasts, with episodes being published almost every day... Read More
Elon: Tesla, SpaceX & the Quest for a Fantastic Future By Rick Bell Monday, August 15, 2016 elon musk tesla spacexElon Musk’s trajectory into the superstar entrepreneur spotlight has been relatively recent compared to Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. He was just ten years old when the PC was introduced into mainstream culture, but even at ten he showed unmistakable signs of greatness... Read More
Podcasts We Love: HBR IdeaCast By Veselin Ganev Monday, July 25, 2016 business podcastsThe HBR IdeaCast is a weekly audio podcast that brings together the analysis and advice of the leading minds in management brought to life by Harvard Business Review... Read More