due diligence

5 Tips for Navigating the Entrepreneur/Investor Relationship

In a tug of war of interests, it's important that both sides maintain perspective. Read on for five insights into how an entrepreneur should play the game.

Priya Gogoi

Connecting The Dots: The Pros And Cons Of Virtual Due Diligence

"In many ways, for the VC world, the pandemic is business as usual. Innovation never sleeps, and neither does the money that funds it."

4 Tips for Simplifying Due Diligence (and Why It's Even Needed)

It might not be the sexiest of entrepreneurial tasks, but as your business grows, hands down, it's one of the most important.

Tom Popomaronis

Common Legal Terminologies All Entrepreneurs Must Know

A basic understanding of the law or even few basic legal words can put entrepreneurs in a better position during negotiations

Danesh Mehta

How to Protect Yourself and Your Business From Fraud

Avoid being ripped off requires prudence, not dark suspicions of everyone.

John Boitnott

Don't Even Think 'Merger' Without Taking These 5 Steps First

There are plenty of ways for mergers to fall through, but not all are destined for failure. Follow five steps to prevent any last-minute meltdowns.

Michael Burdick

3 Crucial Questions to 'Fail Proof' Your New Business Idea

Risk is inherent but minimizing it is pretty much common sense, when you stop to think about it.

How to Know Your Employees Are Who They Say They Are

Protect your business -- and yourself -- from identity theft.

5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Lose Sight of What's Next

If you aren't running in lean-and-hungry mode even after reaching a goal, you're risking everything you've built.

7 Steps to Qualify Potential Buyers for Your Business

Before getting down to brass tacks, it's crucial to find out who to invest your time in and who's 'just looking.'

Sam Harrop