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Starting a Business

What's in a name?

If you are in business for government contracting, is it necessary to include those words in your business name?
Starting a Business

What's in a name?

If you are in business for government contracting, is it necessary to include those words in your business name?
Starting a Business

What's in a name?

If you are in business for government contracting, is it necessary to include those words in your business name?
Starting a Business

I'm starting a business with an investor. If I have the knowledge and he has all the capital, what is a fair percentage of ownership for both of us?

I have 20 years experience in the industry and currently run a similar company. I have an investor that is willing to back the complete project. The investor is willing to purchase the building and pu...
Starting a Business

How do I figure projections for a start up business?

I need to come up with 3 year projections for a coffee shop in my area of Ashtabula, Ohio for a bank loan. There are only 2 others in town in none busy areas. Mine will be in the busiest area of town....
Starting a Business

What do I do when I have a possible business partner that does not have the skills and knowledge, but has the desire to learn?

My possible partner has moved from Canada to the USA to assist in the startup of the business. He has very little knowledge about business and marketing, but has a deep desire to learn and grow. At th...
Starting a Business

What do I do when I have a possible business partner that does not have the skills and knowledge, but has the desire to learn?

My possible partner has moved from Canada to the USA to assist in the startup of the business. He has very little knowledge about business and marketing, but has a deep desire to learn and grow. At th...
Starting a Business

What do I do when I have a possible business partner that does not have the skills and knowledge, but has the desire to learn?

My possible partner has moved from Canada to the USA to assist in the startup of the business. He has very little knowledge about business and marketing, but has a deep desire to learn and grow. At th...
Starting a Business

How do I decide whether I should license my product to someone else or manufacture it myself?

I live in West Palm Beach and I have a patent that I am developing. I have a proof of concept prototype but now I need help in deciding whether I should license the product to someone else or manufac...
Starting a Business

How do I find a mentor in a small town?

I live in a small town. I really want to be able to go into business for myself. I have a lot of ideas and I'm ready to get out there. I just need a little guidance from someone who has already been t...
Starting a Business

How do I find a mentor in a small town?

I live in a small town. I really want to be able to go into business for myself. I have a lot of ideas and I'm ready to get out there. I just need a little guidance from someone who has already been t...
Starting a Business

How do I find a mentor in a small town?

I live in a small town. I really want to be able to go into business for myself. I have a lot of ideas and I'm ready to get out there. I just need a little guidance from someone who has already been t...
Starting a Business

How do I take demographics into account while writing a business plan when I don

I am trying to write a business plan but it is hard to write most of it when I don't have a location yet. Demographics are very different in various areas near where I live. What should I do?

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