New York State Has Granted Its First Bit License

Some exciting news has come out of New York state. Circle Internet Financial, The Boston based startup, backed by Goldman Sachs, was officially granted New York’s first “BitLicense”, on September

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Things You Should Avoid in a Potential Investor

Check out Matthew’s feature in Inc. where he discusses things you should avoid in a potential investor – LINK

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Protecting Your Product Packaging

This post is Part 2 in a series on the basics of protecting your business’s brand. Read Part 1 here. Once you have registered your trademarks for use on your

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Rise of the Micro VC

The most significant trend in the venture capital community is the rise of seed or micro-venture funds. These funds target early stage companies and typically invest between $25,000 and $500,000

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Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act (the “HALOS Act”)

A new bill proposed by Senator Murphy, titled the “HALOS Act”, or “Helping Angels Lead our Startups Act” was recently released. This bill seeks to clarify when a company is

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Mistake #2 of 7: Failing to protect intellectual property

This is part 2 of a 7 part series highlighting common legal missteps of small businesses. Mistake #2: Failing to protect intellectual property. Intellectual property can be one of the

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