Funding Options For Keeping Control of Your Business

Funding Options For Keeping Control of Your Business

Entrepreneur Roberto Torres needed help. Black & Denim, his 5-year-old Tampa, Fla.-based company, was on the cusp of tremendous growth. Its American-made line of premium denim was already being sold in 50 boutiques nationwide (see “Homegrown,” page 26)...
Business Crowdfunders Face Investor Liability Minefield

Business Crowdfunders Face Investor Liability Minefield

If you plan to raise money for your business through crowdfunding, get ready to spend lots of quality time with a good lawyer. If you run afoul the rules, which could be quite easy, you’ll need one to deal with Wall Street cops. Two weeks ago, entrepreneurs got a...