Entrepreneurial

Small private equity firms may get registration extension: SEC

April 11, 2011

The Securities and Exchange Commission appears ready to extend a transition period for some private equity firms and other investment advisers required to register with the agency under provisions in the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.

10 questions to find the right bank for your business

By Guest Contributor
April 8, 2011

– Mary Goodman and Rich Russakoff are co-founders of Bottom Line Up Enterprises. This article originally appeared on The Money Dept. column for BNET. The views expressed are their own. –

Managing elephant-sized social media blunders

April 6, 2011

Global brand strategist Jonathan Salem Baskin can’t help but scratch his head over the rationale behind the controversial social media dispatch from GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons. The flamboyant CEO sparked a backlash recently when he posted a video link to his elephant shoot in Kenya Zimbabwe.

The right way to do home office deductions

By Guest Contributor
March 31, 2011

– Stephanie Rabiner is a contributor to FindLaw’s Free Enterprise blog. FindLaw is a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Treasury hosts conference to help startups find capital

March 22, 2011

Continuing its push to provide small companies with resources necessary for growth, the Obama Administration on Tuesday is hosting an all-day conference in Washington designed to decode the difficult process of raising capital.

Mix it up: Trends and fads in email marketing

By Guest Contributor
March 14, 2011

– Melanie Attia is the product marketing manager for Campaigner email marketing. The views expressed are her own. –

Small business seen emerging from “foxhole”

March 8, 2011

An improved economic outlook has many small business owners looking to grow now to gain a leg up on their competition.

What entrepreneurs can learn from Justin Bieber

March 7, 2011

– Mark Suster is a former serial entrepreneur and a partner at Los Angeles-based venture capital firm GRP Partners. This article originally appeared on TechCrunch and on Suster’s blog “Both Sides of the Table”. The views expressed are his own. –

5 small business tax writeoffs for 2010

By Guest Contributor
March 4, 2011

Jason Beahm is a contributor to FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared on FindLaw’s Free Enterprise blog. –

You’re getting audited – now what?

By Guest Contributor
March 3, 2011

– Charley Moore is the founder and chairman of Rocket Lawyer Incorporated. He advises both early stage companies, large enterprises and their investors on strategic partnering and corporate development strategy. The views expressed are his own. –