Investing in an actual business is much different than investing in real estate or stocks of a larger public company.  Much of the wealth that citizens hold is built upon owning a small to medium size business. The size of the business is all relative to the location and genre of types of business you are involved in.  Regardless of the size, running a business takes time, effort and a skill that not all people have.

How Mr Green Has Thrived as a Publicly Traded Company

In 2013, six years after the company was founded, an online bookmaker, Mr Green, announced it was going to become a publicly traded entity as part of the Mr Green & Co AB Group, on the Nasdaq Stockholm main list. Mr Green was one of a new group of online sportsbook and casino operators making strong headway in the online gaming industry. It wasn’t an established offline brand like William Hill, nor was it one of the ‘early bird’ casino operators that popped in the early nineties. It was therefore at a considerable disadvantage when it launched from Sweden in 2008 by entrepreneurs Henrik Bergquist, Mikael Pawlo [...]

By |2018-09-24T14:57:46-04:00August 31st, 2018|Business|0 Comments

The 5 Traits Of Highly Effective IT Consultants – What You Should Look For

If you’re thinking about hiring an IT consultant to help you modernize your IT department, work on a new project, or otherwise aid your in-house IT staff, it can be hard to understand what you should be looking for.   In this quick guide, we’ll go over five traits of highly-effective IT consultants. Read on, and find out what you should be looking for when searching for an IT consultant. Willing To Do The Groundwork This is especially important when looking for an IT consultant. You want a consultant who doesn’t just come in and start ordering others around. You want someone [...]

By |2018-06-26T20:49:06-04:00June 25th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

What is a Buy-Sell Agreement and Why Should Business Owners Care?

I always find it fascinating how many business owners do not even consider a buy-sell agreement when operating their business.  What's worse, in my opinion, is how many professional advisors (whether that is a financial advisor, accountant or attorney) completely fail to bring up the subject of a buy-sell agreements to their business owner clients. What is a Buy-Sell Agreement? A buy-sell agreement is a written contract between two individuals (more often than not it is two business owners) that provide for a certain outcome as it relates to a business or businesses if a condition precedent happens.  The easiest example is [...]

By |2018-02-05T21:42:38-04:00October 30th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

The Best and Worst Attributes About MLMs

I have this buddy who is deep into the Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) world.   It feels like he keeps bouncing from the next big thing to the thing that is going to make the "next big thing" look horrible and scammy.  He has attempted to recruit me to a few of these ventures and much to the surprise of no one, but him, I have always rejected.  Every time, he contacts me about the next amazing opportunity I always have two thoughts about the very nature of MLMs and they are what makes the opportunity amazing for some and horrid to me at [...]

By |2018-05-29T14:22:18-04:00May 10th, 2017|Business, Personal Finance|11 Comments

Five Unique Benefits of Registering a Company through an Agency

The Hong Kong business environment is very attractive to investors who want to enter and grow rapidly. Unlike other economies, Hong Kong is an island with no land for agriculture or mineral resources. Because of this reality, it has transformed into a unique business economy. In line with this outfit, the Hong Kong administration puts the best foot forward in supporting all companies to grow and prosper. For companies in the tech sector, the Hong Kong government has numerous programs that provide both monetary and technical support. These programs include Cyberport Creative Micro Fund, Innovation and Technology Fund, and Science and Technology [...]

By |2018-05-01T11:08:33-04:00April 13th, 2017|Business|0 Comments