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Should You Offer Equity Compensation to Employees?

If you’re giving a large percentage of your company to someone (and yes, two percent is large), you’re entering into a contract that’s a lot like marriage.

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Moving Your Startup into Its First Office

Regardless of the type of business you operate, there are a handful of universally relevant tips for moving your startup into its first office.

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Episode 14: Be Your Own Boss, Restaurant Owners, and Friendliest Cities for Businesses | The Bcast

Peter and Jonathan discuss the pros and cons of being your own boss, interview Eric Cacciatore (creator of the Restaurant Unstoppable podcast) about what he's learned from other restaurant owners, and examine Thumbtack's list of the 10 friendliest cities for small business.

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Practical Market Research Resources for Entrepreneurs

Are you starting a business? One of the first things you'll need to do is market research. Here are a few top resources to get you going.

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3 Tools That Will Turn You into a Designer

You'll still have to hire the big-gun designers for major initiatives (totally worth it), but you can get far with these simple design tools on your own.

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Protect Your Business Plan Like It’s Your Baby—Here’s How

An unprotected business plan, which is the first expression of your business’s IP and trade secrets, is an open invitation for theft by competitors.

By Jubin Shabtai | Share This

Managing Risk and Improving Efficiency of the Supply Chain

As a new startup, you’re likely well aware of how inventory costs money and how those costs can quickly add up the longer you go without orders. However, did you also know that it costs your company money when you encounter zero inventory counts? In fact, in many cases, the costs of not having products...

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What’s the Best Business Proposal Format?

A business proposal can often make or break your chances of securing a new client. So, how do you write a business proposal, and what’s the proper format? We're here to help.

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