Entries tagged: startups

Entrepreneurs: These Networking Blunders Can Cost You

By: Marc Alessi, Esq.

Posted: April 22nd, 2016

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Successful entrepreneurs know that having a strong network behind them is critical. Done well, networking is hard but important work.  There’s no shortage of mixers, parties, meetings, and lectures to attend, and most professionals, business owners, and job seekers have no problem showing up.  But too many people think they’ve done their job just by […]

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Want Your Startup to Succeed? Don’t Do This

By: Marc Alessi, Esq.

Posted: February 19th, 2016

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Network.  Find a mentor.  Take risks.  From bookstores to blogs, the market is saturated with advice and how-to books on how to achieve success with a new business venture.  While those tips can be invaluable, I also think there’s something to be said for learning what not to do.  From my own entrepreneurial endeavors  to […]

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To-Do List After Forming Your Business

By: Marc Alessi, Esq.

Posted: October 21st, 2015

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In last month’s blog article, I shared my enthusiasm for the “startup entrepreneurial ecosystem,” specifically here on Long Island, and offered tips for starting your own successful business.  One of the most satisfying feelings in the world is making it official by forming an LLC or incorporating.  But then what?  To keep that excitement growing […]

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Starting a Successful Business

By: Marc Alessi, Esq.

Posted: September 25th, 2015

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As a self-proclaimed serial entrepreneur, I find myself immersed in the startup entrepreneurial ecosystem, specifically here on Long Island. I thrive on the process of taking an idea, helping to make it a product, and helping to build a business around it.  To have the power to take something from “all talk” to “all action” […]

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IP Considerations for Startups

By: Eryn Truong, Esq.

Posted: December 19th, 2014

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Almost every business, whether a startup or an established company, has intellectual property (“IP”).  IP is what provides your business with a competitive advantage.  Examples include a business’s name, logo, inventions customer lists, or website, all of which are valuable business assets that should be protected. A successful startup should understand how to identify and […]

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