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Crowdfunding – A Safe Alternative to Traditional Funding?

Crowdfunding is an online money-raising strategy used as an alternative for inventors to bypass traditional investing vehicles in order to fund new ventures. Through online funding platforms, entrepreneurs are able to “pitch” their business ideas to the public in an effort to attract investors. There are four crowdfunding segments—equity, lending, rewards and donations. Equity crowdfunding […]

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Checklist for Determining an Independent Contractor vs. an Employee

California Labor Code section 3353 defines an Independent contractor as a “person who renders service for a specified recompense for a specified result, under the control of his principal as to the result of his work only and not as to the means by which such result is accomplished.” The label placed by employers, however, […]

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