Incblog for Entrepreneurs

Covering entrepreneurship and business start up questions for non-residents and US citizens.

 

Mar 01 2016

You’ve Set Up Your Company. Now What?

by John Gordon | 15:03 GMT

Congratulations! You’ve set up your business in the United States and registered it in one of the 50 states. Now what? Here are the next steps for launching your business in the United States.. Getting a Tax ID number If it was not included in your formation package, and you intend to do any business […]

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Dec 21 2012

How to name a new company

by John Gordon | 16:12 GMT

Naming your new company is a very personal choice, and the founders really need to think hard about what they want the name to be. A name can be changed later, if necessary, but this is an expensive and cumbersome process of filing an amendment, notifying your vendors and customers and changing all your stationery, […]

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May 14 2009

Business plans, innovation and entrepreneurship

by John Gordon | 13:05 GMT

This year, The Wharton School (perennial competitor to my alma maters, Columbia Business School and London Business School) has again generated some interesting ideas in its annual Business Plan Competition: Article This year, hi-tech ideas have yielded ground compared to This year’s competition had 168 entries, showing the huge involvement of the student body of […]

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Apr 22 2009

Authority to do business in another state

by John Gordon | 11:04 GMT

The application for authority and what it really means The filing of an application for authority in a state means that the company is allowed to do business there. The laws that administer how the company is run are unaffected – this is covered by the laws of the state where it is incorporated. However, […]

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