Every day, business owners work to keep their competitive edge in the marketplace. Some companies develop marketing campaigns to influence consumers’ behavior to buy their product or service, while others look to their R&D staff for new inventions or cutting-edge innovations that will set them apart from competitors. In either case, businesses need money to survive and succeed. Sometimes that money needs to come from outside investors.

Before testing your readiness to solicit potential investors, it’s best to be armed with fundamental information and legal advice that will help you consider all the options. An experienced corporate and business lawyer can provide insight and guidance, and work with you to determine the right steps to take in the process of raising money from outside investors. To contact one of our experienced corporate and business lawyers, or the author of the business advisory sourced below, email Bill Miller at . We welcome your comments, questions and suggestions.

Source: Considerations for Raising Money from Outside Investors