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January 2014 Archives

Acqui-hire business merger is common in California tech industry

The technology industry has always had a more entrepreneurial slant than many other sectors. In just about every other industry in California if a start-up business does not become profitable, the company will have to lay off workers and eventually close up shop. However, in the technology sector there is another option for start-up companies which are not able to make it on their own. This alternative is known as an acqui-hire, which is essentially a business merger with a larger company who acquires the start-up solely for the purposes of gaining the start-up staff's talent.

California pharmaceutical company enters business merger

The pharmaceutical industry can be lucrative; however, it can be competitive as well. There are also many potential liabilities and unforeseen costs that could affect a pharmaceutical company financially. A significant amount of resources may be required to offset these risks. One California pharmaceutical company has recently agreed to a business merger in order to mitigate these risks as well as enhance its position within the market.

Computer business startup receives $101 million in investement

The computer technology industry can be exciting since new business opportunities are constantly opening up for savvy and creative entrepreneurs. Most of the time it only takes identifying a need in the marketplace for an entrepreneur to be able to begin a profitable and successful company in the computer technology sector. One California computer technology company believes it has identified this need and has now garnered investment funding for a business startup.

California business startup firms look to succeed in 2014

Creativity combined with business acumen can potentially yield innovative results. This was the case in 2013 for many business startup companies who managed to make names for themselves. These businesses found their own marketing angles, effectively pursued their targeted niches and successfully obtained venture capital during their first year of business. Now on the radar, these companies are looking to position themselves to make a significant impact in 2014 in California.

California tax officials look to decrease business startup costs

One of the main things which keeps potential entrepreneurs from taking the step to opening a new business is the startup costs. This can include various supplies and equipment, depending upon the type of business. Also, fees and taxes levied by government agencies can also add to the cost of a business startup. However, tax officials in California have recently taken steps to decrease the startup costs of retail businesses.

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