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Startups (including venture capital and angel financing)

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March 31, 2020 Dunlap Seeger

To Start a Business, Consider Going Slowly

When most Minnesota residents get an idea, they want to start working on it right away. In particular, if a person believes that the time has come to start a business, he or she may want to jump into the process as quickly as possible. If a person is of older age, he or she may feel like there is no time to waste in getting the business started, but slowing down may be a better route to consider. By More +
February 18, 2020 Dunlap Seeger

Business Formation Could Start with Assessing Interests

The idea of being one’s own boss is intriguing to many people in Minnesota and across the country. Some people may think that they would make great entrepreneurs, but they may feel stuck as to what type of business they could start that would lead them down a successful business formation path. Luckily, assessing various details could help individuals come to an answer. A good place to start when looking to find a business idea is one’s owns passions and interests. Often, people More +
January 28, 2020 Dunlap Seeger

Have Realistic Expectations When Starting a Business

It is admirable to have dreams that one wants to achieve. However, it is important to remain realistic about those dreams, and Minnesota residents may want to ensure they have the right information before creating upheaval in their lives. For example, many people think that starting a business will change their lives in positive ways. While this can certainly be the outcome, some may think that it is easier than it really is. Working a traditional job means that a person’s More +
January 13, 2020 Dunlap Seeger

Business Formation Can Benefit From The 4Ds

Being an entrepreneur is not for everyone. However, if Minnesota residents feel that it is a journey they want to take, it can be helpful to know from the start which characteristics could help them during business formation and when reaching success in the years to come. In particular, the four Ds may be worth considering. First, parties wanting to start their own businesses need to have the desire to succeed. This may seem like an obvious characteristic, but not everyone feels the More +
December 31, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

Skills Assessment is Important When Wanting to Start a Business

Wanting to work for oneself is a desire that many Minnesota residents have. However, they may not feel that they have what it takes to start a business. It is also possible that individuals feel like they would be a great entrepreneur but feel uncertain about the type of business they should start. Fortunately, some time and research could help. First, parties interested in starting a business may want to assess their skills. Some people may have a hobby that they More +
December 16, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

Starting a Business May Be a Goal For The New Year

With the new year comes new goals, and because 2020 is just around the corner, many Minnesota residents may be thinking that now is the time to take steps toward achieving some of their life’s dreams. For some individuals, those dreams could include starting a business. If so, it may be the right time to gain information on the steps to take to reach that goal. First, it is important that individuals have a good business idea. Unfortunately, not all ideas More +
August 23, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

How Do You Start a Business in Minnesota?

Starting a business in Minnesota does not have to be difficult. However, you should take care to do everything correctly. The right business model and legal structure should protect you from liability. Conversely, inappropriate structures could have the opposite effect. Of course, one of the first things you would want to do is establish a sound business plan. This article will assume that you already have your plan worked out and you are ready to move on to making everything official. More +

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