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Create the proper agreements to protect your IP

Founders of startup companies often focus more on getting their new products out ahead of the competition than on taking care of their intellectual property, an effort that should be top priority.

What safeguards should be in place to ensure the protection of your intellectual property?

What kind of structure will be best for your new business?

Founding a new business is an awesome and exciting prospect. There are many things to consider, and you want to go about setting the company up properly right from the beginning.

One of your first decisions will be structure. Will it be a sole proprietorship? An LLC? An S corporation? The form you choose for your company will serve as the cornerstone of its foundation.

Three challenges all businesses face in the modern world

Every business deals with the efforts of growing revenue and increasing profits. Most businesses have the need to hire top-quality employees, which are sometimes difficult to find, and to provide health care and other company plans.

A business owner never runs out of things to think about, and among those are the challenges related to competition, risk management and trust.

How do you choose the best form of business partnership?

Choosing the most useful type of formation for your business is one way to get the venture started off right. A partnership is actually the easiest business entity to form. This is because you don’t have to have a written agreement in order to form the partnership. You also don’t need to file any official documents to start the business. You just need two or more parties entering into the agreement and who will share in the profits of the business venture.

The fact that a partnership is the easiest form of business to enter into doesn’t mean you should jump into a partnership without carefully thinking it through. Here are some things to consider before starting your business.