Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Start-Up Debt

As a small business owner and a business law attorney, I understand that starting a new business venture requires money—or capital, as it is often called in the in the corporate world. Some new owners fund their fledgling business through investors or with money they have set aside for just that purpose while others take […]

Naperville Business Attorney on the Accidental Millionaire in Startup Sale

When another business owner or entrepreneur is fortunate enough to enjoy a major success, it is tempting to ascribe the event to good luck or being in the right place at the right time. Of course, there is little question that timing has a great deal to with commercial profitability, but, in many cases, the […]

New Crowdfunding Laws May Bring Additional Financial Benefits for Startups

Don’t know much about crowdfunding? It is a crucial internet tool that can help you raise the capital you need to get your small business idea off the ground and running. As crowdfunding websites have proliferated in increasing numbers, the U.S. government has decided to get involved. The new laws that will cover crowdfunding may […]

The Differences between an LLC and Inc.

Forming a business can be both exciting and daunting at the same time. While the types of businesses that you can open are limitless, there must be some consideration regarding the method that you will use when legally forming your business entity. Two of the most common choices are forming a corporation, which is also […]

The Check List for Small Business Just Got Bigger

Most small business owners start out with a list of things that need to happen in order to be successful in business. However, this list usually does not include preventing invasion from cyber criminals. Deciding whether to be a sole proprietor or a corporation is important. However, thinking about protection is equally as important. Perhaps […]

How to Approach Investors for Your New Company

The landscape of new start-up companies is more crowded than ever, which means greater competition for investors’ money. Most venture capitalists receive dozens of pitches each day. They’re also becoming more selective in where they invest their money. Recently, Forbes Magazine offered suggestions to help pitch your idea to potential investors. Know who your potential […]