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Mixing Business and Friendship? Read This First.

Mixing Business and Friendship? Read This First.

If you're going into business with a friend, make sure you're prepared.
Nina Kaufman

Letting Investors Know About Your New Venture

Our expert explains how to publicly reach out to investors within the parameters of the JOBS Act.
Jay Turo
GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin
Bitcoin

GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin

Everyone's buzzing about Rep. Steve Stockman's plan to submit a bill declaring Bitcoin a currency, but this isn't the first time the politician has whipped up a stir.
Kim Lachance Shandrow

Whose Trademark Is It Anyway?

Our expert speaks to the nuances of trademark law.
Nina Kaufman
Does Your Business Put You at Risk of Lawsuits?
Legal

Does Your Business Put You at Risk of Lawsuits?

Things don't always go as planned. The more you know ahead of time, the better you can prepare in order to minimize your risk.
Nellie Akalp
Counteracting Copyright and Trademark Infringement Online
Copyrights

Counteracting Copyright and Trademark Infringement Online

Take protective measures and find out how enforcement actions can provide your businesss relief.
Darin Klemchuk
2014 May be the Year to Find Your Lawyer Online
Growth Strategies

2014 May be the Year to Find Your Lawyer Online

New companies are making it easier, and cheaper, to connect with legal representatives.
Basha Frost Rubin and Mirra Levitt
How to Negotiate a Lease -- A Beginner's Guide for Retailers
Starting a Business

How to Negotiate a Lease -- A Beginner's Guide for Retailers

Negotiating a lease can be as simple as buying a toothbrush or as complicated as buying a new car. These tips can help simplify the process.
Ronald L. Bond
5 Year-End Tax Tips to Get You Ready for 2014
Finance

5 Year-End Tax Tips to Get You Ready for 2014

Taking some time now to get your finances and taxes in order can bring substantial savings come tax season.
Law School Never Taught Me to Be an Entrepreneur
Growth Strategies

Law School Never Taught Me to Be an Entrepreneur

You can't teach lawyers to be entrepreneurs. But you can give them experiences in law school to understand how entrepreneurs work and think.
Nicholas W. Allard
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Peter Buckland
Growth Strategies

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Peter Buckland

Lawyer Peter Buckland wants to answer your big startup questions about allocating equity, setting up a board of directors, raising capital and intellectual property.
Andrea Huspeni
Spotify to Musicians: Don't Hate On Us
Technology

Spotify to Musicians: Don't Hate On Us

The streaming music service is determined to convince artists, both big and small, that streaming can be a real money maker.
Benjamin Kabin
GoldieBlox Removes Popular Video After Legal Fight With the Beastie Boys
Growth Strategies

GoldieBlox Removes Popular Video After Legal Fight With the Beastie Boys

In a message posted to its site, the girls game-maker says 'we don't want to fight.'
Jason Fell
Tax Tips for Writing Off Your Holiday Party
Finance

Tax Tips for Writing Off Your Holiday Party

As we head into the holiday season filled with business events and parties, it's important to keep in mind that the IRS is strict with its tax-write off standards.