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Gary Honig's Blog – April 2011 Archive (3)

Startups With Real Revenue Can Get Venture Capital by StartUpPro

I just read the Q1 2011 report from CB Insights, which shows venture capital is back. Overall, investors put $7.5 billion to work across 738 financing deals with U.S. startups. That represents a $1.5 billion jump in funding over the same quarter of 2010 with a similar number of deals, so it clearly shows a trend to larger deal sizes for fewer startups.

To me, this indicates that…


Added by Gary Honig on April 25, 2011 at 1:06pm — No Comments

IRS Gets Class Conscious: Switching to Independent Contractors Draws Scrutiny (1099'rs)

by Susan A. Berson


Shifting from full-time employees to independent contractors is a recessionary cost-cutting measure some businesses implemented. But for those who have misclassified their workforce, the glare of the IRS spotlight may soon be upon them. Over the next three years, the Internal Revenue Service is auditing 6,000 randomly selected businesses to determine whether they have workers who've been classified as contractors when they…


Added by Gary Honig on April 21, 2011 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Buy The Book: Government Contracts Made Easier

Judy Bradt brings you the secrets to winning US government contracts - whether you're taking your first steps, or expanding your footprint in pursuit of the world's largest buyer. Government Contracts Made Easier is loaded with resources that seasoned contractors take years to discover:

* Key Concepts: Find out what successful companies master as they launch and grow their government contract business.

* Profiles in Success: Ten business owners - small and minority business… Continue

Added by Gary Honig on April 6, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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