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How to Raise Funds for Your Start Up in a Volatile Economy

How to Raise Funds for Your Start Up in a Volatile Economy Frozen credit market with relatively highly persistent unemployment and stringent regulatory environment have all contributed to volatility in our economy. Startup entrepreneurs are frightened as they have worked really hard on their business plans and yet they have difficulty raising
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Paradox of More New Loans to Small Businesses and Still Decline in Business Lending

Paradox of More New Loans to Small Businesses and Still Decline in Business Lending One of the conundrums of lending world is two incompatible accounts of statistics told by banks and regulators. Banks offer statistics that small business lending has improved compared to previous fiscal quarters. However, regulators – notably the Federal Reserve without
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Forming An LLP In California

Forming An LLP In California Image   Forming An LLP In California In California, licensed professionals can form a business surrounding their professional services by forming a limited liability partnership. This is the most beneficial, and in some cases only choice, for these professionals in terms
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What is a Public Company?

What is a Public Company? When setting up a business, one of the most important issues to address, right from the beginning, is the form of the business. The legal entity a business takes will affect every decision it makes until its end. Money and
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What Are Some Latent S Corporations Pitfalls?

What Are Some Latent S Corporations Pitfalls_ (1)   S Corporations could be regarded as favorable business structures since shareholders could avoid double taxation and take advantage of protecting their other assets against liability except the ones invested in the S Corporation. Nonetheless, there are salient caveats before
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Why ROTH Conversions Are Not For Everyone

Why ROTH Conversions Are Not For Everyone Why ROTH Conversions Are Not For Everyone Despite the vaunted advantages of ROTH conversions, they are not for everyone. This is especially true in circumstances where the taxpayer has to pay a lot in taxes upfront for conversion and the
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How to Obtain Funding from Angel Investors

How to Obtain Funding from Angel Investors If you are looking for funding of your business by wealthy individuals, you need to know what they look for in a potential investment. The following is the continuation of previous postings on angel investors, specifically: Courting Angel Investors: Do’s
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Royalty Financing: Another Creative Way For Start Up Financing

Royalty Financing: Another Creative Way For Start Up Financing Royalty Financing: Another Creative Way For Start Up Financing Still frozen credit market, rather onerous or non-existent funding channels and business uncertainty have made it rather impossible to launch a new business. Nonetheless, a rather novel funding option may relatively
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Starting a Franchise in California

Starting a Franchise in California Starting a Franchise in California When it comes to franchising rules, each state will have its own system for setting up a franchise. In California, if you are the franchisor, you have to register the franchise with the state government
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How SBA Micro Lending Could Help Your Business Capital

How SBA Micro Lending Could Help Your Business Capital How SBA Micro Lending Could Help Your Business Capital In these extremely tough economic times, businesses cannot obtain capital funds from lenders, creditors or other sources such as friends or relatives. As such, this behooves small businesses to know where
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