There are millions of Americans who seem to be born with some kind of an entrepreneurial inclination. Think back to the Gold Rush times when tens of thousands headed west to claim their stake, or the Industrial Age where so many people made their mark with innovative inventions. The 1990s-2000’s belongs to the millions who took to the internet starting .com businesses. More than 28 million small businesses in the U.S. or the equivalent to about 10% of our labor force own thei
Millions of companies in the U.S. were started from an idea and a bit of a dream. These businesses typically began with two or more people sharing the same dream. Today, there are almost 30 million small businesses in the U.S., employing almost half (47.8%) of U.S. workers. In 2017, more new businesses were formed than in the past 4 years and women-owned businesses were at their highest level in 40 years. Colorado ranked number 1 in the nation for “Labor Supply”. Even the mos
Buying or selling a business can be the largest transaction you will ever make, even larger than buying or selling a house. There are countless issues you have to review and analyze when considering buying or selling a business in this highly competitive and lawsuit environment. Gantenbein Law Firm counsels clients on making these life-important decisions. If you’re buying or selling a business, there are numerous legal hurdles to contend with that will directly determine you
When you own a small business and are thinking of selling a portion of your business to investors, you’ll want to know everything there is before making any kind of a commitment. Established companies and almost all start-up companies think about raising business capital at some time and will turn to the possibility of taking on investors. There are many reasons to sell a percentage of your business, but generally, businesses sell in order to raise capital to help bridge the
The decisions regarding end-of-life arrangements can be difficult to deal with. Whatever assets you have, an experienced and qualified estate planning attorney can evaluate your financial situation and create a plan that is custom-fitted to your needs. There are many aspects to consider besides the financial assets such as; taxes, medical issues, business succession, heirs, directives, Power of Attorney, living wills, guardianship designation, burial instructions and trusts.