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 – 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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EB News of the Week – 7/21/14

* The IRS Suffers a Major Setback In Its Ability To Regulate Attorneys and CPAs  * Workers Finally Feel Optimistic Enough to Jump Ship.  Here’s How to Keep Them Aboard  * See How Blistering Hot Your City Will Get By … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 7/14/14

* Why You Need To Take A Vacation (Even When You Can’t Afford One)  * Samsung’s Race To The Bottom  * Papa Murphy’s Behind-The-Scenes Struggle To Placate Unhappy Store Owners  * How Two Guys Launched A Print Magazine During the … Continue reading

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Emerging Business Seminar (Phoenix) – How To Negotiate Contracts

Contracts are a daily part of every business owner’s life. When economic times were good, many owners ignored contractual formalities and some even abandoned written agreements altogether. During the days of abundant (and seemingly unending) profits, “handshake deals” often became … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 7/7/14

* The New Playbook That Taps a $200 Billion Millennial Market  * The $30 Million App That Rewards You Just For Browsing  * Twilight of the Pizza Barons  * Where Older Entrepreneurs Can Find Help  * 50 Signs You Need … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 6/30/14

* Instacart: Banking on the Power of Instant Gratification  * 5 Critical Mistakes that Kill the Value of Your Small Business  * Coming Soon To Walmart:  A New Way To Find Products From Women Entrepreneurs  * Bringing Jobs Back to … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 6/23/14

* Social Enterprises Have a Hard Time Landing Capital  * From Billionaire To Bankrupt (and Back Again)  * U.S. Supreme Court Sends Pesky Patent Trolls Packing Again  * Why The Insurance Industry Is Taking Aim at Uber and Lyft  * … Continue reading

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Emerging Business Seminar (Phoenix) – How To Structure Supply / Manufacturing Agreements

In today’s market, product-based companies are increasingly looking to outsource the production of their products. Rather than building costly manufacturing plants and dealing with the related operational challenges, businesses are turning to both domestic and foreign specialty product manufacturers. While … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week 6/16/14

* 5 Toughest Personalities At Work and How To Manage Them  * Mark Cuban’s 12 Rules for Startups  * Inside the Best Franchises In America  * What Will The Economy Look Like When Robots Take Your Job  * Apple Bought … Continue reading

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EB News of the Week – 6/9/14

* 7 Predictions For Your Brain in 2050  * New High School Incubator Funds Teen Entrepreneurs  * Google and The Big Problem With The Right To Be Forgotten  * Improving Transparency For Alternative Lenders and Loan Brokers  * Legos Get … Continue reading

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