Business Start-up and Purchasing a Business in Florida

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  • ContentFlorida Franchise Law: Do I Want to Be Part of a Franchise?

    There are a number of good reasons to be part of a franchise relationship. For prospective franchisees (the person buying on a franchise), one initial consideration may be the minimization of start-up costs. In exchange for upfront payments and/or monthly fees, the franchisor provides a ready-made business foundation.

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  • ContentHow to Use Convertible Notes to Fund Your Florida Startup

    Unless you are independently wealthy or you have wealthy (and generous) family or friends, you will probably need some other funding source to start or grow a business, whether in Florida or anywhere else. Fortunately, there are several options to raise money for your business. In some cases, you may be able to secure a traditional loan or, as we discussed last week, you may be able to qualify for seed round or Series A funding.

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  • ContentStarting a Business Isn't Easy - How to Get Funding for a Florida Startup

    Its no secret – now is the best time to start a new business. With low corporate filing fees, fewer compliance hurdles, and amazing year-round climate, it’s no wonder why more and more people are turning that dream into a reality here in beautiful South Florida. But what happens after you start the business? What options does a young entrepreneur have for raising money and what do all the fancy financial terms mean? Keep reading to find out about funding a Florida startup.

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  • ContentThe Most Important Step Florida Sole Proprietors Can Take as Business Starts to Grow

    Business in Florida is booming. With an annual job growth rate of 2.7 percent (close to double the national rate) and upwards of 208,000 jobs created this year alone, it’s safe to say that the Sunshine State is where you want to grow your business. What does this mean if you’re a sole proprietor? Well, a lot of things, but today we’re looking at the importance of sole proprietor contracts.

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  • ContentFinding Money for Your Florida Startup

    It takes money to make money. This is more than a simple cliché, it is a fundamental tenet in the business world. And for budding entrepreneurs in South Florida who are brave and ambitious enough to start a business from scratch, it begs the question – how can I get some? Luckily, there are several ways to secure the money you need to help get your business off the ground.

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  • ContentFive Common Mistakes Made When Starting a Business in South Florida

    Starting a business in Florida is difficult. If, however, you take your time and avoid making avoidable mistakes, you stand a good chance of succeeding. Here are five of the most common mistakes made when starting a business in South Florida.

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