Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Millennials Becoming Next Wave of Successful Entrepreneurs

Over the last decade or so, much has been said and written about the various ways that so-called “Millennials” are different from the generations that preceded them. Unfortunately, most of what is being said is not entirely complimentary, as Millennials have been called lazy and unmotivated, and they have been blamed for the decline of […]

Report Finds Female Entrepreneurs Happier than Male Entrepreneurs

In mid-June, Babson College and Baruch College issued their 2013 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) U.S. Report. While the report was focused on entrepreneurs of all ages and sexes, the researchers made an interesting finding about the well-being and disparities facing entrepreneurs. Researchers discovered that established female entrepreneurs/business owners personally ranked their well-being as being twice […]

A Guide to Online Business Laws

In the past 20 years, online businesses have become a powerful force in the global economy. By setting up an online website to attract and distribute goods to customers, entrepreneurs and business owners are discovering the financial benefits to operating an online business in lieu of/in conjunction with a traditional storefront. However, like all things […]

Information Regarding the Illinois Medical Marijuana Pilot Program

Since the Illinois state government’s approval of medical marijuana in 2013, both patients and entrepreneurs have been wondering when marijuana dispensaries can begin operating. A year later, dispensaries and marijuana cultivation centers have not yet been opened, but in the next year such businesses should be able to operate in Illinois. Earlier in July, Illinois lawmakers […]

Corporate-Startup Challenge Connects Entrepreneurs with Corporations

The Illinois Corporate-Startup Challenge is an innovative pilot program that has just concluded a successful inaugural year. Part of Governor Pat Quinn’s broader job creation and innovation goals, the Illinois Corporate-Startup Challenge connects big business with entrepreneurs and startups in various commerce fields. The pilot program, created by the Illinois Innovation Council and overseen by […]

The Rise of Minority Entrepreneurs in the United States

For decades, minority-owned businesses and other forms of minority-led entrepreneurship have been on the rise in the U.S. In fact, from the period of 2002 through 2007, there was a 46 percent increase in the amount of minority-owned businesses. This increase has been aided by a variety of impetuses including the U.S.’s ever increasing immigrant […]