Startup Lessons: 4 Companies Facing Product Lawsuits

The Startup Magazine

When conducting business, it is crucial to make a profit and keep your operations running smoothly. Remington was founded in 1816 and operates today as the United States’ oldest gun maker.

Startup Accelerator/Funding Opportunity: AEP’s IlluminationLAB

The Startup Magazine

EFFICIENCY, OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE – Digitizing operational activities is an opportunity to aggregate more accurate data (from customers, infrastructures and facilities) which can then be used to improve efficiency.

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Private Label Manufacturing Helps Startups

The Startup Magazine

Many businesses across the United States, including Target , Costco, Amazon and many others use private labeling. Ironically, even when products are made in-house, there is still the risk of internal operations failing anyway.

Manjit Singh Sahota on Energy Tech Innovation in Oil and Gas Exploration

The Startup Magazine

Countries like Russia, China, Canada, and the United States are involved in drilling races, trying to capture as much of the crude oil market as they can, all the while implementing new energy tech innovation to improve safety, productivity, and environmental impact.

BlueHost Review – Is It Worth the Money?

The Startup Magazine

The server response time indicate that BlueHost servers are highly responsive to visitors from United States. Their dedicated support and maintenance team of WordPress hosting experts will enable your operations to run seamlessly.

Commercial Real Estate for Your Startup or Investment in Ohio

The Startup Magazine

This is not always the case in hot real estate markets like in the United States. Having the services of commercial real estate in Cincinnati, Ohio , you will tremendously save on operation costs and acquire legit deals package with long-term flexibility.

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Thousands of American companies could suffer from Trump’s vague FOSTA

The Next Web

The publicized debate is surrounding the bill’s alleged attempt at censorship on the internet; but perhaps an unrealized or unstudied effect of this new law is the immediate and major change to the way businesses operate online. Business Contributors Entrepreneur Politics United States

How to Start a Real Estate LLC – What You Need to Know

The Startup Magazine

Register in Your State or States. Since the business formation of LLCs depend on local state laws, you need to do your research before forming one. Alternatively, if you plan on investing in different states, you have to register your LLC in each state.

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Essential Business Facts You Need To Know When Expanding Into America

YoungUpstarts

Instead, they address some key pieces of information you need to understand if you’re seriously considering operating in the USA. First and foremost, you need to bear in mind that the United States is not a homogenous market. Preferential states for low taxation.

A Quality Benchmark for Accelerators: The Global Accelerator Network

Feld Thoughts

To become a member, each accelerator must meet the following strict criteria: Operate a 3-6 month long program. In addition to these eight criteria, all members follow the established ethos (give before you get; put entrepreneurs first) of accelerators in GAN, including a thorough review of an accelerator’s term sheets and numerous conversations to vet accelerator founders’ intentions and operational practices.

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The 5 Best States In America For New Business

YoungUpstarts

The United States is not uniform in its friendliness toward small businesses, and some states make operating a business easier than others. There are many factors to consider in determining which state is the best to locate a new business. by Lewis Robinson.

[Singapore] eBay And SingPost Introduces New ePAC Enhanced Shipping Service

YoungUpstarts

Singapore-based eBay sellers rejoice – eBay Singapore has partnered with SingPost , and in collaboration with US Postal Service , to launch a new shipping service for delivering goods from Singapore to the United States.

[Survey] [U.S] Small Business Owners Poised For Growth in 2012; Concerns Remain About Economy

YoungUpstarts

Despite all the negativity we hear in the press about the sad state of the economy these days, the latest Citibank small business survey shows that the majority of small business owners believe they are poised to grow or are already in growth mode.

Durant Versus Sloan – Part 1

Steve Blank

If you look around the United States it’s hard to avoid Sloan. Sloan transferred responsibility down from corporate into each of the operating divisions (Chevrolet, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick and Cadillac).

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

The Next Web

Interestingly enough, CooTek’s co-founder and CEO, Michael Wong , who was formerly from Microsoft’s R&D unit, took an unconventional route by launching in the Western market first. China is the world’s largest country with more than 1.3 billion people.

Aaron Wens on the Lifecycle of Your Ocean-Going Vessel Investments

The Startup Magazine

The ship broker and financing operations must work together to create a feasible financial plan. Frequently, ships are built overseas and then brought to the United States to be commissioned. There are many naval shipyards in the United States which work on military vessels.

Have You Explored These Data Protection Options For Your Small Business?

YFS Magazine

For millions of small businesses in the United States, their data is their lifeblood – small businesses wouldn’t be able to operate without it. Just because your business is small does not mean you aren’t at risk for data loss.

Fazt Tech Shares the Top Five Reasons Why Most Startup Companies Fail in the First Year

The Startup Magazine

With over 30 million small businesses in the United States, which include all ventures earning under $1 million annually, the market for sole proprietors is unprecedentedly popular.

7 Strategies To Prepare For Global Market Challenges

Startup Professionals Musings

This approach, popularly known as “ glocalization ,” means you have to design and deliver global solutions that have total relevance to every local market in which you operate. Just the middle class in India is equal in size to the entire population of the United States.

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Customer Service: A Sense of Mission

Up and Running

Back in 2013 , turnover for customer service representatives was running at an incredibly high 30 to 45 percent, whereas the average turnover rate of employees for all industries in the United States was 15.1

And Then They Came for Me …

Both Sides of the Table

Yesterday was Halloween in the United States where children dress up and try to scare people as they “trick-or-treat” for candy. Or that he would consider a first-strike nuclear policy for the United States ?

Why The Government is Isn’t a Bigger Version of a Startup

Steve Blank

During World War II the United States did something its adversaries did not; it enlisted professors and graduate students as civilians in 105 colleges and universities to build advanced weapon systems — nuclear weapons, radar, etc. This article previously appeared in War On The Rocks.

What New Payment Options Can You Offer Customers?

Up and Running

Though mobile wallets have been available since 2011, supported by companies like Google Wallet, Isis (now Softcard), and PayPal, adoption rates of the technology have been fairly dismal in the United States.

8 Guiding Principles For Pursuing A Winning Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

Good implementation requires a plan, and a great plan and great operational decisions come from great people. Every entrepreneur has an idea for transforming a market with innovative new technology, or transforming society with a new process.

How To Reduce Your Small Business’ Shipping Costs

YoungUpstarts

million e-commerce companies in the United States? If yes, you know how central shipping is to your operations. Use United States Postal Service. As an e-commerce business, shipping is at the heart of your operations. Is your business one of the 1.3

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Opting-out of Face Recognition at Airports

Austin Startup

Generally, any foreign national wanting to visit the United States must obtain a visa. Finally, Executive Order 13780, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” required U.S. And why are you being photographed at airports all of a sudden?

What Is a Benefit Corporation?

Up and Running

Method, the popular cleaning products company, is a registered benefit corporation in the state of Delaware. with many more states in the pending legislation phase. For many considering or currently operating benefit corporations, this is what it’s all about.

Midterm Election Issues Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Should Keep an Eye on

Up and Running

United States Small Business Friendliness Survey conducted in partnership with the Kauffman Foundation. This legislation, known colloquially as the Amazon Tax, if passed, will allow state governments to collect sales tax revenue from online retailers located outside their borders.

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Will Affect Your Small Business

Up and Running

It’s no secret that operating a small business is hard work. Corporate tax reform in the United States was long overdue. For too many years, corporations in the United States faced a much higher corporate income tax rate than did companies based in most overseas economies.

5 Reality Checks On Running A Charitable Organization

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet even a non-profit has to make a profit on everything it sells, in order to cover operating expenses (salaries, offices, equipment, research, travel, etc.), Reputable non-profits need to keep their operating expenses low.

Why Douglas Healy Believes Renewable Energy Companies Are Jumping the Gun

The Startup Magazine

100% of the power in the United States will come from sustainable energy sources by 2050, says the EIA. Other states will face similar difficulties adhering to the new standards while providing citizens and companies with uninterrupted power.

8 Transformative Principles That Can Change The World

Startup Professionals Musings

Good implementation requires a plan, and a great plan and great operational decisions come from great people. Every entrepreneur has an idea for transforming a market with innovative new technology, or transforming society with a new process.

7 Practices Reduce Risk In Even The Smallest Business

Startup Professionals Musings

These are usually characterized as owner-operated, with five employees or less, and less than $250,000 in sales. In the last few years, I’ve heard more and more about a new type of small business, called a “micro-business” (or micro-enterprise).

[INTERVIEW] Brandon Seigel, President, Wellness Works Management Partners, Madison, Wisconsin

YoungUpstarts

After many years of supporting her practices internally, I took over leadership of operations for her and transformed the way that care was delivered. After guest lecturing and speaking at conferences throughout the United States, I started getting consultation requests.

The World’s Best Telecommunications Companies For Investors

YoungUpstarts

This happens to be one of the largest telecommunication companies in the United States. The company has been in operation since the year 2000 with its headquarters in New York City. It is now operating in more than 150 countries across the globe.

7 Ways To Prepare For A Growing Global Opportunity

Startup Professionals Musings

This approach, popularly known as glocalization , means you have to design and deliver global solutions that have total relevance to every local market in which you operate. Just the middle class in India is equal in size to the entire population of the United States.

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6 Reasons Diversifying Offshore Is An Urgent Agenda In Today’s Uncertain World

YoungUpstarts

“At which point, the other guy admitted he’d never done business outside the United States.” Operate an active business. by Lief Simon, editor of the Offshore Living Letter. Moving assets offshore isn’t a new idea.

7 Keys To Market Growth - Think Global, But Act Local

Startup Professionals Musings

This approach, popularly known as “ glocalization ,” means you have to design and deliver global solutions that have total relevance to every local market in which you operate. Just the middle class in India is equal in size to the entire population of the United States.

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Startup Braidy Industries is Disrupting the Transportation Industry

The Startup Magazine

It is the first new aluminum mill of any kind built in the United States in thirty years. With a modernized production plant, the company will operate efficiently and intelligently. This enables the electric motor to operate more efficiently.

Immigration Issues

ithacaVC

Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a proposed rule to allow certain international entrepreneurs to be considered for parole (temporary permission to be in the United States) so they may start or scale their businesses in the United States. investors with established records of successful investments; – Receiving significant awards or grants (at least $100,000) from certain federal, state, or local government entities; or.

“A-Commerce” To Rise In 2013, Says Schedulicity

YoungUpstarts

It’s accepted that the more than 27 million small businesses operating today in the United States form the bedrock U.S. In the United States, more than 70 percent of workers are employed in service-based businesses, and that number continues to grow.

The Pitfalls Of State And Local Taxation For Startup Companies

YoungUpstarts

We only have work-from-home employees outside of our home state; we aren’t subject to tax in other states.”. The power of a state to do either is limited mainly by the “Due Process Clause” and the “Commerce Clause” of the United States Constitution.

Protect Your Business – Disaster Preparedness, Recovery And Business Continuity Planning

YoungUpstarts

Two days later, Hurricane Sandy smashed into the Caribbean and then the East Coast of the United States. Always back up critical data like customer information, transactional and operational data. Explore technologies to maintain operations.

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