As a business owner, it is important to acknowledge that there may be consequences of not regularly looking into the company’s legal state. A legal audit can keep a business ahead of the game by addressing any underlying risks and identifying new opportunities. Understanding what...

Choosing to invest in a startup business is a decision that deserves careful consideration. Despite the opportunity for a high rate of return, it is also ripe with risk. Executing a good investment in a startup comes down to research, knowledge of the market, experience...

Due to the inherent risk associated with investing in startups, investors need to take extra steps when injecting funds into a young company. When done properly, it can provide a meaningful investment, especially if the company is a unicorn like Uber, Amazon or Google. While...

Intellectual property infringers are a very real threat to anyone with proprietary ideas and programs. While they cannot always be stopped, businesses can protect themselves and pursue legal restitution, as long as they possess a robust intellectual property (IP) portfolio. Lucky for entrepreneurs, there are...

Pitching investors is an important step on the ladder to entrepreneurial success, and making sure it is done properly can provide a significant boost to a budding company’s ongoing and future prosperity. Start the pitching process with thorough research to build an interesting, relevant presentation...

Selling a business is a complex venture that requires an intense amount of planning. This can become overwhelming when added to the daily challenges of keeping the business running successfully. However, there are a few areas an entrepreneur can focus on to secure a strong...

Mason Cole was a guest on Made Magazine’s Founders Row video series. In the fourth part of the series, Mason Cole offers best practices for new companies establishing their business credit. How can an entrepreneur build business credit for their company? Click here to request a...

Mason Cole was a guest on Made Magazine's Founders Row, a video channel for achieving entrepreneurial success. In part one of Mason’s four-part series, he discusses the differences and benefits of loans and an investments. While there are plenty of funding options available to entrepreneurs,...