There are two employees who want to stay at the insurance business I'm going to buy. I think I can train one of them to perform in a new way. Yet, the other staffer is older and I'm not sure he will respond to change. I would like some interview tips to put the ball in their court to leave or get with the new program.
We are a small golf membership program that provides discounts on green fees to a network of courses across North America. Over the past couple of years, we have provided a large number of free trial memberships to increase our exposure within the industry. Trial members receive all the same benefits as full-paying ones (discounts, newsletters, tournament invitations, etc.).
I am starting a business that will require fund raising from friends and family, as well as angel investors and VCs. I would expect that the funding will be guaranteed with company equity. Should I incorporate as a C corp., allowing me to distribute large shares to investors, but retain majority stake and control?