The Emerging Business blog is designed to provide entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies with useful news and information on various topics of interest. Posts will include timely and practical commentary on issues facing the emerging business community, as well as links to breaking news, events and other developments. Brian J. Burt, a partner in Snell & Wilmer’s Phoenix office and Chair of the firm’s Emerging Business Group, serves as moderator of this blog.

EB News of the Week – 9/15/14

* Square Raises $100 Million More  * “Your Money or Your Files” As Threat of Online Stickups Grows  * 5 Surprising Habits of the World’s Wealthiest People  * Should You Skip The MBA for Startup School?  * Peter Thiel’s Contrarian … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 9/8/14

* Why Good Companies Pitch On Shark Tank  * The 16 Year-Old Investor Playing Video Games and the Stock Market  * 5 Secrets of a Jerk-Free Workplace  * How Everything We Tell Ourselves About How Busy We Are Is A … Continue reading

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Emerging Business Seminar (Phoenix) – How (and Why) To Prepare A Shareholders (or Operating) Agreement

Does your business have more than one owner? If so, then a comprehensive shareholders’ agreement (or operating agreement for LLCs) is essential. For companies of all sizes, shareholders’ or operating agreements are some of the most important, yet most overlooked, … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 9/1/14

* What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur  * These 5 Incredible People Went From Broke To Billionaire  * What Every Angel Should Know Before Writing The First Check  * When It Comes To Producing Female … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 8/25/14

* Talent Wars: Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street  * The Startup That’s Spawning A New Generation of Startups  * 10 Startup Lessons Learned the Hard Way  * How To Keep Millennials From Getting Bored and Quitting  * 4 Startup Trends … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 8/18/14

* 50 Tips On Starting Your Own Company  * Malcolm Gladwell On Why Entrepreneurs Should Be Troublemakers  * London Is Now The World’s Crowdfunding Capital  * I Started The ‘Bank of the Future’ While Still In School:  Here’s What I … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 8/11/14

* What To Do When Your Startup Cofounder Exits  * Why Introverts Now Rule the World  * How To Earn Customer Loyalty  * In A Major Blow To NCAA, Judge Rules That Colleges Can Pay Athletes  * Coax The Right … Continue reading

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Emerging Business Seminar (Phoenix) – How To Market Your Company On The Internet

In our increasingly digital world, companies have begun to reallocate large portions of their business development budgets to Internet marketing. Rather than simply spend more money, companies should consider focusing their dollars and energy on projects that produce significant and measurable … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 8/4/14

* Failed Entrepreneurs Find More Success the Second Time  * These Startup Ideas Are Money Magnets  * Why Sleeping In This Weekend Will Make Your Monday Harder   * The New Habit Challenge:  Wake Up Insanely Early  * Tesla’s Musk: ‘We’re … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 7/28/14

* Bouncing Back From Failure As An Entrepreneur  * Malcolm Gladwell On Why Entrepreneurs Should Be Troublemakers  * Do Two-Thirds of Shark Tank Deals Fall Apart?  * Meal Delivery Startups Look For Winning Recipe   * Facebook’s Zuck:  Now Worth More … Continue reading

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