What is Crowdfunding?

What is Crowdfunding?      This year, the SEC promulgated new rules allowing for less sophisticated investors to have an opportunity to invest in companies through crowdfunding. Regulation CF was released late last year and went into effect May 2016. This is an exciting new area of equity and finance that has the opportunity to overturn the[…]

New Crowdfunding Rules for Small Businesses

New Crowdfunding Rules for Small Businesses      The SEC has recently clarified the securities rules regarding crowdfunding making it easier for small businesses to raise capital through a crowdfunding project. This year there is expected to be a gold rush into the crowdfunding space, giving small business owners another path to raising the needed capital to[…]

How to Value Your Business

How to Value Your Business      Valuing a company is one of the inevitable tasks a business owner will make in their life. Whether valuing a company you wish to invest in, or testing your own concept for a startup, or even valuing your company to take on investors, it is an invaluable skill. There are[…]

Do I Need Terms and Conditions for My Website?

Do I Need Terms and Conditions for My Website?          A familiar question from internet and web based startups is whether they truly need a terms and conditions on their website. Will it protect me? Can I use stock T&C’s? If I don’t have one could I lose my personal assets? These[…]

How to Start a Business in a Week

How to Start a Business in a Week      Starting a business does not take much, in most instances it can take only one week to get your business started quickly and legally. This article focuses only on the legal aspects of creating a company, there are other great resources to get you to the point[…]

Should I Form My Startup in Texas or Delaware?

Should I Form My Startup in Texas or Delaware?      New startups always face the decision of where to incorporate. Often they have heard that Delaware is the ‘best’ place to incorporate for tax or corporate governance reasons. Business owners are not aware of the added duties and responsibilities of incorporating outside of your state of[…]