Tech.co reports on a Stanford study that suggests that allowing team members to work from home can boost productivity. In addition, the at home cohort was happier and had half the quit rate of the office cohort. Sorry Marissa Mayer. What do you think? http://tech.co/stanford-study-letting-employees-work-from-home-raises-productivity-2015-04

Colorado’s governor signed an equity crowdfunding bill into law Monday. The bill allows intrastate equity crowdfunding of up to $5,000 for non-accredited investors. Under the new law companies have to disclose their business concept and risk factors to investors, and commit to spending 80 percent of crowdfunding money inside Colorado. More and more states are…

Recent articles and news coverage have demonstrated that there is a lot of confusion about what crowdfunding is and is not. To shed some light on this topic let’s look at the history of crowdfunding. History Crowdfunding as a concept and practice has been around since the late 19th century. Some might argue that it…

The Los Angeles Business Journal interviewed a few executives and early stage investors to get their reaction. The topic was crowdfunding rules and the new Regulation A+ from the SEC. http://labusinessjournal.com/news/2015/apr/12/capital-gain/?page=1&

The Los Angeles Business Journal cited a report released by Loyola Marymount University and Beacon Economics that indicated that there would be strong growth in the LA job market. Is this trend going to last? How will different industries be impacted? We will see. http://labusinessjournal.com/news/2015/apr/07/forecast-l-economy-continue-strong-growth-year/

I often get asked the question: how much equity should I get in my start-up? While not really a legal question it does come up relatively frequently. I was inspired to address this by a recent question on Quora where one of three co-founders asked if he should get an equal share in the business….

Research suggests that for a majority of Americans online reviews influence their purchasing decisions. Local search sites like Yelp[1], Citysearch, Angies List, TripAdvisor, OpenTable and Epinions offer reviews on a wide array of businesses and products. While an online reputation is important for most businesses, for some, like restaurants, health spas, attorneys, dentists, and physicians,…

Most entrepreneurs don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the legal aspects of their businesses. This is understandable since without customers, sales, and eventual profitability there is no business. Nevertheless like an electrical system failure paralyzing your car the following mistakes alone, or in concert can bring your enterprise to a sudden halt. Choosing…

While it is common knowledge that non-competition agreements are disallowed in California what is less known is under what circumstances they are enforceable. California law provides in part …” every contract by which anyone is restrained from engaging in a lawful profession, trade, or business of any kind is to that extent void. This position…

If a business is around long enough and goes through enough changes it is often faced with an important decision. That decision is do we change our form of business entity or not. This would include limited liability companies converting to C corporations, C corporations to S corporations, and C corporations to limited liability companies….

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