For a great summary of the securities regulations that need to be followed when taking money from investors, check out this post by Dave Broadwin with Foley & Hoag. Their Emerging Enterprise Center Blog is a good resource for both entrepreneurs and lawyers.
Franklin County Job and Family Services is offering a Subsidized Employment Program covering between 65 and 100% of a qualified employee’s wages for a period of time (about 6 months). Here’s a link to their website; more information can be found on the PDF’s they link to on the […]
If you’re an entrepreneur, designer, marketer, programmer, lawyer, business manager, etc., or have any interest in startup companies, you won’t want to miss Startup Weekend Columbus. This year’s program is being held April 23rd through 25th and tickets are on sale now. I was unable to attend last year and […]
In 2009, many Ohio counties reappraised real property and assigned new values that will be used to determine property taxes through 2012. The deadline to contest these valuations in March 31, 2010. While not always cost effective, many owners of high value property are finding that in light of the […]
The White House’s propsed banking rules aim, in part, to keep banks from investing in private equity in order to reduce the risk inherent in their portfolios. The Wall Street Journal “Venture Capital Dispatch” notes a perhaps unintended consequence of the proposed rule could prohibit banks from investing in Community […]
On November 10, 2009, Senator Christopher Dodd introduced proposed legislation aimed at reforming our financial regulatory system. The bill is over 1100 pages long and many of its proposals will undoubtedly be debated for months to come. Two specific proposals, though, if enacted, would seriously hinder efforts of startups and […]
Simply forming a corporation or an LLC won’t protect you from individual liability if your company fails to pay sales tax it owes in Ohio. Individuals can be held personally liable for the sales tax debts of a company. Further, the dissolution, termination or bankruptcy of a company will not […]
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