Business

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...
Which type of business ownership is right for you?

Which type of business ownership is right for you?

Before launching your new venture, you’ll need to determine which type of business ownership works best for your situation. Here are the pros and cons of the five main types to consider: Sole proprietorship What is it? A business owned and operated by an individual....
Starting a business? Tackle these 5 tasks first

Starting a business? Tackle these 5 tasks first

Starting your own business is a daunting venture, but achieving entrepreneurial success is well worth it in the long run when you’re able to call the shots and enjoy financial growth. To set you up for success, here’s a checklist of five key tasks you need to do...
Entrepreneurs succeed with these 9 strategies

Entrepreneurs succeed with these 9 strategies

It takes a lot of grit and perseverance to be an entrepreneur. But nothing worthwhile is easy, and overcoming challenges can lead to a true feeling of personal satisfaction. Many businesspersons have navigated their way to success, leaving valuable advice for...