Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Lawyer, Laurentum

Alliteration refers to the repetition of a particular sound in the first syllables in a series of words and/or phrases. In the case of this blog, the last three words of the title – LinkedIn, Lawyer, Laurentum – describe alliteration. When you read this title I doubt the first thing that came to your mind was the word alliteration. Just like the last thing that comes to mind when starting a new business venture is the word “Lawyer.” Yet in the scheme of things, the lawyer, is just as important as the social media tools that you...

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Crowdfunding Not Yet the Answer to Startup Cash Woes

Click for PDF Connecting your business to small investors has never been easier in today’s electronic age. Websites such as ProFounder.com, MicroVentures.com and PeerBackers.com make this possible. Gwen Moran, of Entrepreneur StartUps Magazine, offers a rundown of the three crowd-funding sites in her article, Crowdfunding Could be the Answer to your Cash Woes. As evidenced by this article, and many others as of recent, crowdfunding is once again demanding its seat at the regulatory table, hoping to establish itself as viable funding...

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A Better Family Business Succession

Whether you plan to leave your family business to one child or sell it to a third party, open communication with your children and family is key, writes Louis Pashman, who breaks down three possible succession scenarios. A Better Family Business Succession – BusinessWeek

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