Intellectual property (IP) needs to be identified before it can be protected but that is not where it stops for crowdfunding. Before launching a crowdfunding campaign or any financing presentation, do your research and look out for others’ IP. The last thing that you wish to do is labor over a camp Read More
Thinking about "trademarking" your startup's logo or business name? Protecting brand identity is both extremely important, and surprisingly straightforward. Trademark Attorney Eric W. Fries explains how to trademark a name or logo in the second of two articles on the topic. Read More
Company closure for a company director is probably the worst nightmare in business. That's when an insolvency practitioner comes into play and here are some common worries. Read More
It can take hours, and hundreds of dollars in added fees, to try to figure out why your company has been placed in bad standing by the state. Nellie Akalp, CEO of, shares how to keep your business in compliance. Read More
Not sure which business structure is right for you? This post outlines all your options, from LLC to corporation. Read More
SMEs often get hit the hardest with employment law changes. A great post for business owners who want to keep abreast of their obligations to employees. Read More
One challenging area a startup should deal with is law. Here are some common legal issues along with tips for how to handle them on a tight budget. Read More
Business incorporation is a powerful option for many small business owners. Here is the basic incorporation process you should know. Read More
If you've made any changes this year to your business, you'll need to notify the state so that you stay compliant. Here's what you should know. Read More
We all understand the importance of contracts, but that doesn’t mean we always use them. Nellie Akalp, CEO of, shares contract 101 details for any business owner who hires freelancers. Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …

Gary Shouldis @3BugMedia Follows Higher Calling

Though he had always had a a strong interest in entrepreneurship, it was a desire to be there for his wife and children … More
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