Here’s our weekly link roundup of small business buzz, musings and muchness. A curation of the best small business talk around the web.
“Research seems to suggest that Silicon Valley is still the best place to start a company. New York City does have a few upsides though.” (SFGate)
Is your startup making these 5 legal mistakes? (Reuters)
Which state ranks as the top state for entrepreneurs? The answer may surprise you. (Fox Business)
“Entrepreneurs don’t win based on raw talent alone.” This and 12 important lessons for entrepreneurs from Clarence Wooten, the founder that launched Image Cafe in 1998 and seven months later sold it to Network Solutions/Verisign for $23 million. (GigaOM)
“As large companies increasingly look to protect their revenue streams through IP risk mitigation … Startups that are able to position themselves as part of an acquirer’s IP risk mitigation strategy make themselves more attractive targets for acquisition.” (Tech Crunch)
“It’s not everyday that a venture capitalist makes the leap from being an investor to a full-time position at one of the startups in their portfolio,” says VC Hadley Harris. But he’s identified three core traits of a successful startup – the features that caused him to throw himself back into the trenches. (Forbes)