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...

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...

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,...

Too often business owners don’t start to consider the value of their company until they want to sell. A mad dash to make a venture look as attractive as possible will never be as effective as a long-term strategy. Here are several tried-and-true practices entrepreneurs...

As we prepare to ring in the New Year, soon-to-be entrepreneurs share their hopes and aspirations for their business in 2018. While the road ahead is long and arduous, budding business owners can hit the ground running by taking the necessary legal steps ahead of...