Before you accept financing or sign an investing agreement, be sure you know how to protect your company and get what you want out of the deal. Here is a look at “3 Ways to Bring On a Silent Partner“.
Interesting article about how Airbnb is trying to deal with regulators, “Airbnb’s newest weapon against regulation is the real estate industry“.
Interesting article on leadership for Millennials, “Nine Tips For Millennial Entrepreneurs To Improve Their Leadership Potential“.
Wondering what’s next for commercial real estate? This article looks at “The Top 6 Commercial Real Estate Trends“.
Here are a few helpful tips on choosing a mentor for your business, “How To Find and Select a Great Business Mentor“.
Pittsburgh task force issues proposals to improve fair housing. Use this link to read more, Post-Gazette article.
Companies that delight their customers receive free word-of-mouth marketing that their competitors miss. This article provides a four-step push to get customers spreading the word, “How Do You Get Your Customers to Advocate for You?“.
Make sure advisors truly understand your vision and business and bring real value with the suggestions in this article, “A Bad Board of Directors Can Ruin Your Company — Here’s How to Make Sure It Doesn’t Happen to You“.
Here are a few good reminders to help keep you focused, “Steve Jobs’s Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say ‘No’ Is Brilliant“.
The Pittsburgh housing market is helpful when trying to attract technology companies. Read more at “Pittsburgh housing market a boon to attracting Amazon, real estate experts say“.
Here are a few tips for keeping your business resolutions this year, “3 Ways To Keep Your Business Resolutions From Failing In February“.
Interesting article that recently appeared in Pittsburgh Business Times, “New zoning along Pittsburgh’s rivers could boost trails“.
This articles looks at a few employment issues for emerging companies, “13 Key Employment Issues For Startup And Emerging Companies“.
VC money is flowing outside Silicon Valley. Colorado, Pennsylvania and Florida-based startups could greatly benefit from this shift. Read more at “VC Money Is Finally Flowing Outside Silicon Valley and Into These 3 States“.
The Pittsburgh City Council voted on and passed the proposed realty transfer tax last month. Read more at “Council passes realty transfer tax“.
More info has been releasde on the first 935 units of housing to be built at the former Civic Arena site. Learn more at, “Developer reveals plans for housing at Civic Arena site“.
Should early-stage entrepreneurs split equity equally? Read Frank Demmler’s opinion at “He thinks nothing sours friendships faster in the startup world than splitting equity equally“.
Here are a few details on the URA’s approval of a new deal with Penguins, “Pittsburgh’s URA approves new deal with Penguins for Civic Arena site development“.
Helpful tips for improving sales with customers, “5 Mobile Musts: How To Improve Sales When Your Customers Are On-The-Go“.
Here is an overview of some of the changes that individual tax filers could expect if either of the House or Senate versions were to pass as-is, “CHART: How The Republican Tax Overhaul Would Affect You“.