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Tips for developing a good business partnership

Entreprenuers in Minnesota often know that partnering with the right people can be the way to success with their venture. This believe is based, at least in part, on the knowledge that no one person can truly be an expert in every aspect of running a business. However, there is a bit of an art to selecting the right person to work with in order to set things up for a positive outcome.

What are your options for transferring business ownership?

If you are ready to retire, want to exit one business deal so that you may pursue another or simply want to transfer part of your stake in a Minnesota business to another individual, you have several options for doing so. Each comes with its own merits and pitfalls, each of which you should inform yourself of before making any final decisions.

Ownership interest explained

When forming your own business in Rochester, it is vital that those holding the authority to manage the direction of your company is clearly defined. If you run a sole proprietorship, that distinction is easily made. Yet what if you are in business with others? The issue of ownership interests is bound to come up. Many come to us here at Dunlap & Seeger PA questioning how such interest should be determined. If you share the same question, you may be happy to know that the state has provided you with some assistance in this regard. 

Using market analysis to strengthen your business

The excitement of starting your own business is fueling your desire to continue working hard and moving your company towards success. You are facing new decisions every day and are recognizing that sometimes, the risk is worth the reward. At Dunlap & Seeger, A Professional Association, we have helped many business owners in Minnesota to secure their intellectual assets with reliable legal counseling. 

Is having a business license necessary?

You have just launched your own company and are completely enthralled with the thrill and excitement of running your own organization. You have relentless energy and a clear vision of where you wish to take your company in the next five years. However, as you contemplate your growth in Minnesota, you begin to question the necessity of a business license. 

Ways you can facilitate a successful company buyout

You have recently come across an opportunity to expand your business by buying out another company. While the prospect of achieving a new market advantage against your competitors is highly appealing, you must thoroughly investigate the business you are interested in buying out to guarantee that your decision will effectively fuel your organization's success and not work against the position you have worked so hard to achieve. At Dunlap & Seeger, we have helped many business owners in Minnesota to prepare to make significant strategic decisions including buyouts, joint agreements and acquisitions.

Putting the "own" in business ownership

The excitement and anticipation of owning a business is a thrilling adventure for many entrepreneurs in Minnesota. However, it is rarely a process that can be eased into slowly. Rather, it requires someone who is willing to take risks, has a clear vision of future goals and is committed to refining their competencies to stay a step ahead of the competition. 

A closer look at the necessary components of partnerships

When businesses begin investigating the possibility of forming a new partnership, there are often deep discussions about a relationship's potential, how it will affect organizational synergy and whether or not it will generate desired benefits. For many Minnesota companies, creating new relationships is crucial to success as they leverage each contributor's strengths to create a strong, long-lasting and rewarding partnership. 

What business licenses and permits do you need?

When starting a new business in Minnesota, there are many things you have to do. It is essential that you ensure your business is legally ready for operation. This means making sure you have all the permits and licenses required. According to the Department of Employment and Economic Development, not every business requires business licenses and permits, but if your business does and you operate without them, you could face stiff penalties.

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