In 2009, two men launched “BuyaBeerCompany.com” to raise $300 million in individual investments to buy the Pabst Brewing Company. The site quickly generated $200 million in pledges from five million strangers. What was this? Crowdfunding. Crowdfunding’s key is seeking relatively small investments from many investors. On November 7, 2013, Governor Walker signed Wisconsin Act 52,.
One of your regular customers unexpectedly went bankrupt a year ago. After the initial disappointment, you filed your proof of claim with the bankruptcy court and hoped for some minimal payment sometime down the road. You had almost forgotten about that customer until this morning, when you opened your mail. Then your jaw dropped. The.
Fox, O’Neill & Shannon, S.C. has been named a 2013 Wisconsin Excellence Award recipient by the Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce (“SBIEC”). The award, based on business surveys and industry research, honors companies which have achieved demonstrable success in their fields. SBIEC noted that Fox, O’Neill & Shannon, S.C. “has consistently demonstrated a.
It’s generally accepted that businesses need to have a strong online presence to compete in today’s increasingly tech-savvy marketplace. With increasing social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn – come increasingly creative ways to reach a large audience quickly and, in many cases, cheaply. However, businesses often overlook the legal issues involved in creating.
FOS is pleased to welcome Michael G. Koutnik to its corporate and family law practice groups. Michael, a native of Two Rivers, Wisconsin, maintains a diverse practice, including corporate, intellectual property, real estate, and transactional law. Mike obtained his law degree, cum laude, and his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Marquette University. During law.