SBA boosts lending to entrepreneurial veterans

SBA boosts lending to entrepreneurial veterans

Veterans hoping to open their own business will soon get the support they need from the U.S. Small Business Administration thanks to the extension of the Patriot Express Loan Program.

Five questions to gauge startup readiness

Five questions to gauge startup readiness

It is important for entrepreneurs to assess their startup readiness before filing an LLC. StartUpNation recommends that entrepreneurs ask themselves five questions before beginning their new ventures. First, aspiring business owners

Transitioning from employee to entrepreneur

Transitioning from employee to entrepreneur

Leaving a job at a large corporation to start an LLC can be a scary decision. But many have found greater happiness by running their own businesses. Pamela Slim, author of Escape

Branding can determine rise and fall of a small business

Branding can determine rise and fall of a small business

Branding and name recognition can offer entrepreneurs an advantage when it comes to staying head of the competition. In an economy where consumers are watching their dollars and revenue may

Expert: ‘Now’s the time’ to start a business

Expert: ‘Now’s the time’ to start a business

USA Today’s Steve Strauss says that now is “a great time” to start a corporation, and he says entrepreneurs looking to take advantage of this prime moment should keep their

SBA: Capital infusion will help small businesses

SBA: Capital infusion will help small businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration is putting an emphasis on making capital accessible to small businesses and entrepreneurs forming an LLC in order to stimulate economic recovery. Karen Mills, head of the

Small businesses feel little threat of cyber crime

Small businesses feel little threat of cyber crime

Small business owners do not allocate much time or financies into protecting their servers or networks, according to a November study by Visa and the National Cyber Security Alliance. The

Preparing for negotiations

Preparing for negotiations

Entrepreneurs forming a company will have to negotiate a variety of deals and agreements with venture capitalists, suppliers and more. Gary Kaplan, an attorney, offers several tips to business owners in

How to build a strong foundation for a startup

How to build a strong foundation for a startup

As entrepreneurs draw up business plans as they prepare to start a corporation, there are some key ideologies that are crucial to the success of a startup. Scott Heiferman, the

Building consumer confidence in ‘green’ products

Building consumer confidence in ‘green’ products

For entrepreneurs interested in filing an LLC for a company that sells environmentally friendly products, it is important to market the company in such a way that consumers will have confidence in