Topic: business finances

Entrepreneurs: Raising Money to Fund Your Business? You Should Know…

Raising capital for your business isn’t your full-time job. But it’s one of the most important… Here are five recent updates that can help you do it right, from lawyers on JD Supra: Finders May Pose Risk in Private Capital Raising (Venable LLP): “Entrepreneurs, company executives, and private equity fund sponsors with a growing enterprise,… Read more »

ERISA Fee Disclosure Rules in Place. What Now for Retirement Plan Sponsors?

New regulations requiring 401(k) plan service providers to disclose fees to plan sponsors went into effect on July 1, 2012. The burden now shifts to retirement plan sponsors, who are required both to: 1. ensure that they’ve actually received the information they need, and 2. evaluate the fees to determine whether or not they are… Read more »

Is Your Business Ready for Mobile Payments?

Mobile payments are expected to top $170 billion worldwide this year, according to a Gartner study published earlier this week. Three recent updates take a look at issues facing merchants who are considering – and in many cases already implementing – systems for accepting payments via smartphone or other mobile devices. The first discusses a… Read more »

[Video] How to Maximize the Value of Your Company (Before You Raise Funds or Sell It)

Featured video of the day, from law firm Allen Matkins: [link: Roadmap to Maximizing the Value of Your Private Company] “How a company is viewed from the outside is crucial for financing, attracting investors or selling the company. Owners of private companies are often disappointed at the value their company is assigned by potential buyers.… Read more »