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Companies Can Now 'Test The Waters' Before Pursuing a Mini-IPO
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Companies Can Now 'Test The Waters' Before Pursuing a Mini-IPO

A recently approved provision of the JOBS Act allows business to meet and share information with potential investors.
Kendall Almerico
New Bill Seeks to Ban Noncompete Clauses for Low-Wage Workers
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New Bill Seeks to Ban Noncompete Clauses for Low-Wage Workers

The bill aims to stop companies like Jimmy John's from forcing workers making under $15 per hour to sign contracts with non-competition clauses.
Kate Taylor
The Legal Side of Owning a Food Truck
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The Legal Side of Owning a Food Truck

Here are the licenses and permits you'll need to get in order to stay on the right side of the law with your mobile food business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Jawbone Accuses Fitbit of Stealing Confidential Company Information Via Poached Employees
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Jawbone Accuses Fitbit of Stealing Confidential Company Information Via Poached Employees

Earlier this year, according to the suit, Fitbit contacted one-third of Jawbone's workforce -- several of whom downloaded sensitive documents before being hired away.
Geoff Weiss
The Type of Insurance You Need for Your New Business
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The Type of Insurance You Need for Your New Business

Learn how to protect yourself from unexpected issues by having the right type of insurance coverage.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Chef Sentenced to Three Years in Jail for Spitting in Customer's Food
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Chef Sentenced to Three Years in Jail for Spitting in Customer's Food

The New Jersey cook spat on an overly demanding customer's roll.
Kate Taylor
6 Ways to Protect Your Home in a Business Lawsuit
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6 Ways to Protect Your Home in a Business Lawsuit

Don't let the memories and money you've invested in your home get taken away. Find out how to protect your home from business creditors.
Mark J. Kohler
Raising Millions With Equity Crowdfunding Will Cost You, But How Much?
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Raising Millions With Equity Crowdfunding Will Cost You, But How Much?

Regulation A+ promises to be a game changer for how emerging companies are funded, but mind those attorney and accountant fees.
Kendall Almerico
5 Vital HR Tasks Startups Must Complete Before Hiring
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5 Vital HR Tasks Startups Must Complete Before Hiring

Bringing on new workers adds a layer of complexity that most entrepreneurs either don't want to deal with or don't know how to address.
Eric Siu
The Fair Credit Reporting Act Can Be a Trap
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The Fair Credit Reporting Act Can Be a Trap

If you're an employer performing a background check, be very, very careful.
Brett E. Coburn and Brooks A. Suttle
Waco's Twin Peaks Loses Franchise Rights After Biker Gang Gun Battle
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Waco's Twin Peaks Loses Franchise Rights After Biker Gang Gun Battle

The breastaurant chain says that the franchisee failed to take action following warnings from police and corporate headquarters.
Kate Taylor
Someone Stole Your Design? 3 Ways to Fight Back.
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Someone Stole Your Design? 3 Ways to Fight Back.

Target makes headlines with the latest copyright infringement fiasco. Here's how to make sure that never happens to you.
Jaia Thomas
Tax Trouble? Avoid These 9 Common -- and Costly -- Mistakes.
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Tax Trouble? Avoid These 9 Common -- and Costly -- Mistakes.

Sound tax and accounting procedures are essential to growing a financially secure company. But multiple hiccups threaten the accuracy of these processes, elevating the risk of compliance penalties and reputational harm.
Anand Daga
The SEIU Petitions the FTC to Investigate the 'Abusive and Predatory' Franchise Industry
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The SEIU Petitions the FTC to Investigate the 'Abusive and Predatory' Franchise Industry

The partnership between the union and franchisees is far from over.
Kate Taylor