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 – 4/21/14

* Facebook Might Be Planning A Very Smart Pivot  * 6 Reasons VCs Won’t Back Your Deal  * How To Start Your Own B&B  * The Mayo Clinic’s New Doctor In A IPhone  * Beer, Grilled Cheese and Really Clean … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 4/14/14

* 9 Big Idea Business Books You Need To Read Now  * Massive Internet Security Vulnerability — Here’s What You Need To Know  * An Epic 12,000-Mile Road Trip Smashes Records For Longest Electric Car Drive  * Teaching Children How … Continue reading

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Emerging Business Seminar (Phoenix) – How To Structure Joint Ventures

While the economic tides may be turning, most companies remain in a cash crunch. Having survived the Great Recession, many business owners want to start growing their companies again, but are unable to secure the debt or equity capital they … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week 4/7/14

* 17 Things Extraordinary People Do Every Day  * The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Education  * Steve Case:  JOBS Act Is Working, But D.C. Still Needs To Do More For Entrepreneurs  * Yelp Reviews Brew Fight Over … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 3/31/14

* I Had Been Fired and Evicted, and Still Retired at 27  * Coolest College Startups 2014  * The Best Venture Capitalists In the World for 2014  * Chick-Fil-A Stole KFC’s Chicken Crown With A Fraction of the Stores  * … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 3/24/14

* For The Youngest Startups, No Billions  * Who Needs Banks?  Lending Club and PayPal Want To Make Small Business Loans  * How To Tame Your Workers’ Wandering Eye  * 5 Things Super Lucky People Do  * The Robots Are … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 3/17/14

* Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught or Only Lived?  * Who Needs Kickstarter?  Exercise Sensor Moov Raises $1 Million in 15 Days  * Half of U.S. Business Schools Might Be Gone By 2020  * The World’s First Crowdsourced Thermostat Lets You … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 3/10/14

* Pinnacle Transplant Technologies Wins 2014 Venture Madness Competition!  * Teen Entrepreneurs Ready To Make Their Big Pitch in Phoenix  * Elon Musk:  5 Areas That Will Have The Most Important Effect on Humanity  * Giving Older Entrepreneurs a Boost  … Continue reading

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Emerging Business Seminar (Phoenix) – How To Structure Employment Agreements

Did you know that 83 percent of North American workers plan to look for a new job in 2014? According to leading workforce solution company, Right Management, “These numbers should signal a wake-up call for top management… Employers must act … Continue reading

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EB New of the Week – 3/3/14

* Mt. Goxalypse?  Bitcoin’s Credibility Faces A Make-Or-Break Moment  *Crowdfunding Rule Comments Under SEC Review  * 11 Billion Dollar Startups You’ve Never Heard Of  * The $1M-A-Month Business Behind Your Favorite Twitter Accounts  * Lego Has Unseated Mattel To Become … Continue reading

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