Partnerships

Partnerships
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5 Things to Do Before Saying ‘I Do’ to a Business Partner

When forming a business partnership - just like a marriage - there are certain key steps to take at the beginning that will help in the transition if your professional relationship should end.
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4 Steps to Securing a Rock-Star Advisory Board

Start-ups are launched every day but only a select few will ultimately be huge hits in their industries.
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Win-Win: Strategically Partner With Your Top Competitors

Many entrepreneurs fail to see the positive potential of a strategic partnership or some other type of collaborative relationship with competitors. Sometimes you have to put aside the emotion and the passion and just look at what is best for your business.
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(Video) How to Partner with a Big Company

Fresh Founders speak from experience.
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Third Time Lucky

Samantha Harper lost a business because she failed to sign a partnership agreement. That’s the downside to trusting too much. The upside is that it’s the kind of mistake you only make once.
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10 Questions to Ask Before Committing to a Business Partner

Like a marriage, a business partnership often begins with enthusiasm and high expectations - only to end in acrimony and legal proceedings.
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Essential Elements of Working with a Business Partner

When Bryan Burkhart and Sonu Panda launched their New York-based subscription floral service H.Bloom in 2010, they spent every working moment together.

Take Time to Lay the Right Legal Foundation

Don’t let a lack of legal foundations cost you in the long run.

Bringing On a Partner?

Don’t get carried away by the idea of owning your own business and forget to put a few agreements in place first.

The Power of Partnerships

A good partnership can give you the competitive edge.

The Road Best Shared

Why entrepreneurs should look for co-founders.

When Do you Bring in the Outside Shareholders?

Is offering equity in your business to a potential investor tantamount to selling your soul?

Pondering a Partnership?

When is the right time to enter into a partnership, and what structure should that partnership form?
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Common Partnership Killers

Pitfalls abound when entrepreneurs decide to become partners. Understand partnerships ahead of time so you can set up guidelines that allow people to walk away if things go wrong.
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Do You Need a Partner in Business?

How to decide if you should fly solo or hook up with a business partner.
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Don’t Give Away Shareholding Too Easily

Unfortunately, you can't always retain full ownership of your company. If it comes to selling shares, here are some potential hazards to watch out for.
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Considerations When Taking on a Business Partner

Seven questions to ask yourself when considering a business partnership.

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