Business

Step-by-step guide to starting a retail shop

Step-by-step guide to starting a retail shop

Many people dream about starting a retail business. Figuring out how to open a retail store, however, may seem daunting. The process becomes more manageable if you divide it into steps. Whether you want to start a flower shop or a home brew store, follow this...
How to hire great employees

How to hire great employees

Your business is like your baby, so you need employees who are going to take care of your business and help it grow. Good employees won’t cut it — you need great employees. Find out how to put together a dream team for your business using the following four tips in...
Employment law basics for business owners

Employment law basics for business owners

The rewards of owning your own business are numerous, including being your own boss and profiting directly from the fruits of your labors. These benefits, however, are only attainable in the context of legal structures — namely, laws regarding your employees. At first...
Entrepreneur shares 5 success tips

Entrepreneur shares 5 success tips

Life as an entrepreneur can be extremely challenging. Barpay co-founder Joe De Pinto shares the lessons he has learned along the way with these tips for entrepreneurs. Be persistent: “The most important thing we have learned at this point is persistence. There have...
Two guys walk into a bar, and hope to change an industry

Two guys walk into a bar, and hope to change an industry

The idea that has consumed Joe De Pinto’s life for the last four years sprang from a common frustration: When you’re at a popular bar, why does it have to be so tough to order a drink? It’s a perfect question to ponder over a beer — which is just what De Pinto and his...