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Female-led Startups See Increases in VC Funding

Women Business.jpgSecuring funding is one of the first big hurdles that new and emerging business owners face. Many entrepreneurs never get past this step, and a business is over before it ever really begins. Because funding is so important, startup owners should stay plugged-in to funding shifts and trends.

Can you build a remote workforce?

Having a workforce that works remote at least part of the time can save companies money and attract workers who appreciate the option to work anywhere. This is especially true in winter months when workers can stay home rather than drive through brutal Minnesota weather conditions.

What to Think About Before Becoming Partners

partners.jpgWhether you are working with a friend, relative, or purely a business colleague, the idea of starting a business can be exciting. You have fueled each other's passion and creativity and come up with a plan for success. However, even though you may have come up with the idea together, becoming partners in the legal sense can be more complicated than many realize.

How to Incorporate in Minnesota

Rocks Balance.jpgWhether a business owner opts to incorporate their company right away or after years of operation, creating a separate legal entity for the business offers many benefits. For those looking to incorporate in the North Star State, there are several essential steps:

Wrapping Up Operations in a Business Dissolution

Spools2.jpgWhen a small business closes its doors, there are several processes owners should ensure they follow to wind up operations. For some, there will be few formalities and little paperwork. Others have legal obligations under state and federal law. In either case, the following basic steps provide a framework for any business owner looking to move on.

Crafting Agreements Between Startup Co-founders

Confusion.jpgWhen a great idea takes off, the true colors of the people involved often reveal themselves. Without an agreement in place detailing ownership of the business, dispute resolution, and other issues, an entrepreneur risks being left out in the cold. Ambiguity in the infancy of a startup company can cause significant issues later, just ask Mark Zuckerberg.

Three Legal Issues Startup Founders Should Make a Priority

Roses.jpgCompanies of all sizes have crucial decisions to make, including but not limited to raising funds, creating brand awareness, and marketing the product or service. As a result, sometimes legal issues are put off, or even totally lost in the shuffle, making the company's long-term performance less than rosy.

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