Corporation or Limited Liability Company?

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As an entrepreneur, one of the most important decisions you will make is the type of business entity to form. Two popular options are a Corporation and a Limited Liability Company (LLC). While both offer certain benefits, they also have their own unique drawbacks. In this blog, we will explore the key differences between the […]

10 Legal Things to Know When Starting a Business

legal things to know before starting a business

As a new entrepreneur you are likely overwhelmed with the many tasks of starting a new venture.  There is a team to build, capital to raise, and a marketing campaign to start.  But many a new business has had to change their company name and rebrand because one or more of these common legal issues […]

Make the Most of Your Next One on One

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In today’s world of digital connections, the one on one meeting over a cup of coffee is still the gold mine of business networking.  In this relaxed environment relationships are formed, giving both parties an opportunity to help each other.  Either with the opportunity to do business with each other or to make a valuable […]

Set Up Your Business For Success

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More that 625,000 small businesses are started every year.  Each one represents the business owner’s belief that their company will succeed and thrive in the marketplace.  Sadly, almost half of these companies will close within five years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.   Here are few tips to help you stack the odds in […]

Business Tip: Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

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Whether you’re describing your business to strangers or trying to land a new customer its important to have a clear, compelling elevator pitch prepared.  Some business owners will default to describing who, what, where when and why of their companies.  This can work when talking with industry insiders who understand the jargon, but it is […]

Managing Working Capital

Managing Working Capital

Financial experts agree that managing working capital and maintain cash flow is critical to a small businesses’ successes.  For young companies finding additional sources of working capital can be especially challenging.  More and more companies are finding cash flow relief by turning to alternative lending companies, like factoring. Traditional banks have several policies that make […]

Invoice Factoring for Startups

invoice factoring for startups

Startups bring us some of our most creative innovations.  Being a startup involves a lot of risk, time constraints, staffing demands, and challenges obtaining funding.  Invoice factoring can help with funding by speeding up cash flow without the long wait for an invoice to pay.  By taking advantage of factoring a startup can ensure they […]

Tax Changes for Business Owners

Tax Changes for Business Owners The dreaded part of every new year has arrived, and it is called Tax Season! It is not uncommon for business owners, even those with the best record keeping in place, to be recipient of some unexpected surprises when it comes time to send in their taxes. Tax Reform Legislation […]