Money Sources For A New Product Or Company

The traditional sources of funding, for companies that don’t expect to grow enough to pay 50 times investment in two years (a tech angel funder’s demand) or 10x in two years (venture capital’s demand), while giving up control of their business, are: a. Factoring: Business factors deal with multi-billion dollar funds like Bibby (http://www.bibbyusa.com/) to…

Legal Issues For A New Export Company

Just met with a potential client who wanted advice on whether to form an S corporation “to do everything legally required” for a new business. He wants to export clothing, cars, and food to Africa. I reminded him about the tax benefits (no Social Security/Medicaid taxes on S distributions) and disadvantages (franchise taxes) of sub…