How to Avoid Trademark Infringement

Your business name and branding are crucial to your company’s success, as they’re the first things customers will associate with your products or services. In previous blog posts, we’ve gone over the importance of developing and registering trademarks to build your business. The last thing you want is to spend a lot of time, money and effort choosing the […]

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Small Business Financing: Equity, Debt, or Convertible Debt?

When considering small business financing, it’s important to understand all your available options. Otherwise, investors can easily take advantage of you and offer unfair terms. So before raising any money, learn if equity, debt or convertible debt financing makes the most sense for you to grow your business. Equity Raising capital through equity is a popular, if not the most […]

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5 Common Mistakes When Incorporating a Business

Incorporating a business is a great way to protect yourself. Incorporation creates a distinct legal entity that is separate from its owners. As opposed to a partnership or sole proprietorship, incorporation limits each owners’ personal liability for any business debts. No personal assets would be on the line, protecting valuables such as your home or car. However, the process […]

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Top 7 Costly Mistakes to Avoid with Trademarks

Registering trademarks for your startup’s name and branding is a crucial step when starting a business. A good name and logo can go a long way to capturing a substantial market share. However, if you choose the wrong trademarks, you’re stuck with naming and branding that could make growing your business more difficult.  Learn about seven common trademarking mistakes […]

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Deciding Between a C Corp and an S Corp

When starting a new business, entrepreneurs often get confused about how they should structure the company. Should it be a C or S corporation? What’s the difference? In our previous post on drafting buy-sell agreements, we mentioned corporate structure was an important decision that could significantly impact your tax burden. Here are the key differences between an S corp […]

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