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25 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? As such our company name no longer made sense. Image Credit : Diana Santaguida.

Resources and Tools to Help You Name Your Business

Up and Running

When it comes to naming your business, are you drawing a blank? Tools and resources for naming your business: 1.

Startup Naming

Force of Good: a blog by Lance Weatherby

Tonight I am giving a presentation on naming and positioning at Founders Institute Atlanta. In prepping for it I uncovered an old draft article on the subject of naming. will also say this, I am not sure if the company name really matters. startup name needs to be memorable. You want your name to make people smile.

The Complete Guide to Registering Your Business Name

Up and Running

You’ll need to register your business name, and decide what method of doing so is best suited for your specific business needs.

N.C. Bishop among 4 nominated to lead Episcopal Church in the United States

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Michael Curry, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, was officiating the ordination of a young priest at a Raleigh parish when he spotted a name tag on a church member who The Right Rev.

Top 20 U.S. Tech Conferences Every Startup And SMB Should Check Out

YoungUpstarts

Others Alon Alroy Bizzabo conference event startup technology United States by Alon Alroy, co-founder and CMO of  Bizzabo  . FutureStack.

East meets West: Why Chinese app developers are targeting US smartphone owners

The Next Web

Success draws attention, and the last thing you would want to do is step on the toes of China’s Internet giants — namely Tencent, Alibaba and Baidu.

The Easiest Way to Watch Netflix Outside of The United States!

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

Disclaimer: The following is a “paid plug” and was not written by me, but by the advertiser themselves. It’s definitely the king of video streaming.

8 Intellectual Property Items Every Startup Needs

Startup Professionals Musings

Here are the key elements: Company name. Sole proprietorships need to trademark the name to protect it. Internet domain name.

Durant Versus Sloan – Part 1

Steve Blank

If you look around the United States it’s hard to avoid Sloan. The guy who replaced him invented the idea of the modern corporation.

Forbes Announces 2013 List Of Best Small Companies In America

YoungUpstarts

Most of us who live outside the United States wouldn’t be too familiar with most of the names on that list; perhaps in due time we will.

Thank you! Under 30 CEO & Clarity.fm name Business of Software Conference on their lists of top software events! :-)

Business of Software Blog

‘ To be named at number one in a list that includes DLD, Microconf, FailCon, LaunchCon and other great events is a huge honour. Thank you to Under 30 CEO and to Clarity for recognising Business of Software Conference as a quality, must-attend, event for software entrepreneurs. Thank you. Under 30 CEO asked the question. BoS Updates

How To Choose A Company Name

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Charm and Luck was the name of our handbag company and I was asked daily how the name came to be. What Makes A Great Company Name?

5/25-NYC – Investing in Intellectual Capital: Patents, Trademarks, Domain Names, Litigation, Government Rights, and other Intangible Assets

David Teten

Traditionally investors have focused on investing in companies and tangibles (real estate, commodities, etc.) Kevin Barhydt, Head of Acquisitions, RPX.

No One Gets Out Of This Alive

Feld Thoughts

Amy thought it was Woody Allen, a Google search turned up Jim Morrison (due to the name of his book), Robert Heinlein was cited as saying something similar, but in the end I decided it didn’t matter. My mother-in-law (Amy’s mom) passed away last Sunday. The funeral was in Hotchkiss, Colorado yesterday. At just liked the statement.

Startup Opportunities Book Tour, Presented by Intuit QuickBooks

Feld Thoughts

When we first started writing this book in late 2013, we knew that we were going to do both a United States tour and a Canadian book tour.

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Legal Research Site Names 2,000 Patent Trolls

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The names of about 2,000 alleged patent trolls have been exposed by legal research site PlainSite this week. million. Quinn Jr. told Inc.

7 Ways To Prepare For A Growing Global Opportunity

Startup Professionals Musings

But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

Cape Hatteras makes list of best beaches

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

HONOLULU — A tourist-friendly beach named for a Hawaii surfing legend has been dubbed the best public beach in the United States in this year''s Dr. Beach ranking

Exploring The Evolution Of Online Payment Solutions

YoungUpstarts

The Gold Standard was introduced to England in 1816 and eventually to the United States in 1900. Gold And More. Cards. Online Shopping.

Top Five US Cities With Pleasant Environments To Live And Work In

YoungUpstarts

The new and improved “Capital of the Silicon Valley” is definitely living up to its name. 2. San Jose, California.

HBS Entrepreneurs Founded the Most Startup Unicorns of Any MBA Program

View from Seed

Finally, as the above charts illustrate, three-quarters of MBA unicorns are based in the United States. Key Insights. Shazam (GSB, Haas).

These 8 Disciplines Define A Fundable Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

The name and the type have to fit, or expensive rework will be required later. Your credibility as an entrepreneur is at stake.

WayTooEarly: Medico.com - Health Care is more than a US concern

WayTooEarly

It’s always easy to think of the United States as the greatest market in the world, and ignore the rest of the world (except maybe our Canadian cousins) as we develop businesses and web sites.  Name and email address are required. Name is required to post a comment. WayTooEarly. TrackBack. link]. link]. link].

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The Declaration of Independence

Feld Thoughts

On the 238th birthday of the United States of America, I think it’s useful to reflect on America’s origin story.

Episode 19: Time Tracking and Maximizing Profits with Matt Rissell

Mike Michalowicz

” – Calvin Coolidge (30th President of the United States). Show Summary. Our Guest. Show Quotes. Show Links. Show Sponsors.

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Intellectual Property 101

Up and Running

The United States Copyright Office defines copyright as: A form of protection grounded in the U.S. IP is a not just a legal issue.

Are You An Internet Entrepreneur In Colorado? Oppose PIPA!

Feld Thoughts

If you are a Colorado entrepreneur and want to be signed on to this letter, please either email me or put your name, company name, and title in the comments. After several discussions with various Congressional staff members, I’ve drafted the following letter to deliver to Senator Udall and Senator Bennet.

The Logo Store Nightmare: Ready Made Logos Harm Your Business

crowdSPRING Blog

After all, it costs only $99 and you can personalize it with your business name. In short, a trademark is a brand name. This is untrue.

Ben Mezrich’s New Book – Q

Feld Thoughts

It looks like you used real names? I am an enormous Ben Mezrich fan – I’ve read almost everything he’s every written. Viruses.

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EU Commission starts big-name ‘Leaders Club’ to advise on European Web entrepreneurship

The Next Web

That’s not all, though. Follow the leaders, leaders. The 9 (first?) members of the Leaders Club are: - Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon (Spotify).

Geopolitico - US & South China Sea

Chaganomics

From Reuters China claims most of the South China Sea and on Oct. 9 its Foreign Ministry warned that Beijing would "never allow any country to violate China's territorial waters and airspace in the Spratly Islands, in the name of protecting freedom of navigation and overflight." Seemingly moments after Xi made a visit.

10 Classic Business Naming Mistakes

Up and Running

Legal isn’t the whole issue with names. Focusing too narrowly on the domain name. Confusing a name with marketing. Acronyms.

The Best Places to Start a Business in 2015

Up and Running

In the United States: According to World Bank Group’s, “Ease of Doing Business” rankings,  the U.S. Denver, Colorado.

20 Business Laws Every Entrepreneur Should Know in 2015

Up and Running

For federal and state licensing,  check out the Small Business Administration website, and follow the links that are applicable to your business.

Basic IP Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know

YoungUpstarts

Think of your logo, brand name or even distinct product packaging. Image credit: Copyright message from Shutterstock. Trademarks. Patents.

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Are Banks the Next Dinosaurs?

thebarefootvc

Over 30% have used mobile banking in the past month, a mode of banking that is currently more efficient in Nigeria than it is in the United States.

The 10 Best U.S. Cities to Start a Business in for 2016

Up and Running

To find out, I turned to WalletHub’s report on the best (and worst) cities in the United States to start a business in for 2016. Louis.

Who Just Raised A $225 Million Financing in North Carolina?

Feld Thoughts

When we started Foundry Group in 2007, we stated that we would invest in companies throughout the United States. It was big news in Charlotte, North Carolina where AvidXchange announced the groundbreaking on a new headquarters complex in the N.C. Music Factory. But then Mike called me about some more stuff a week later.

This Is The Smell Of Inevitability

Feld Thoughts

The punch line from Justice Breyer is right on the money: “ If you win this case, there is nothing to prevent the police or government from monitoring 24 hours a day every citizen of the United States.”. ” Philosophically this is a hard and complex discussion and has been since the creation of the United States of America.