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  • What SBA backed loans require from the business owner.

    May 3, 2016 | John Coonley

  • You should always be very careful to consider the ramifications of not having potential competitors sign a non competition agreement.  Here is a sample along with a few things to consider.

    April 21, 2016 | John Coonley

  • Learn how to start a basic limited liability company for very little money.  In many cases, forming one of these doesn't take 

    April 8, 2016 | John Coonley

  • If you are a single member LLC, it's not really required that you have a company / operating agreement.  But you should always have one if there are multiple member, or in the event that you take on a partner.  This article explains what a...

    April 7, 2016 | John Coonley

  • This article describes how to avoid common collections mistakes that can lead your business to disputes and how to help your business get paid on time. Learn best practices for accounts receivable, including invoicing and contracts. 

    February 14, 2014 | Gideon Dionne

  • This is a presentation which was given to an incubator in San Antonio.  The focus of the presentation shared in this article was common questions and legal choices which face web startups and designers in the early stages of their business...

    June 1, 2012 | Nathan Roach

  • As this article explains, although money finders and business brokers can be tempting ways to find capital for your business, using their services carelessly can hurt your business and its value.  The article details some of the penalties...

    April 2, 2012 | James Blake

  • When you incorporate your business, what corporate form should you incorporate as?  This article provides several financial considerations which should inform your choice of entity; these considerations include accounting preferences, your...

    February 10, 2012 | James Blake

  • When a capital injection is needed, some high-potential startups turn to venture capital firms.  However, venture capital firms are, like other investors, seeking a return on their investment, and they negotiate often-complex term sheets to meet...

    January 10, 2012 | Aaron Woo

  • This article continues a look at common vesting issues for founders' stock in a company financed by VC funds or angel investors.  The article highlights two types of vesting:  first, single-trigger vesting, where a founder's stock vests on...

    January 10, 2012 | Aaron Woo

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