Partnerships & Joint Ventures

Managing my business in partnership

Managing my business in partnership

Unlike a business with just one owner, a business partnership must be constantly attuned to the needs of both the business and the owner relationships(s). After opening a gourmet cheese shop with a business partner, we expanded the business and added two more owners. This is how we managed together.

Partnership advice from small business owners

Partnership advice from small business owners

We asked clients to share their advice for small business entrepreneurs who are considering business co-ownership. Here’s what three successful women business owners had to say!

My first business partnership

My first business partnership

The first business I owned in San Francisco was a retail food business. It was a crash course in how to launch a small business and what it takes to start a business partnership. Know your business partner My business…

Starting a business partnership

Starting a business partnership

Starting your own small business can be a leap of faith.  Starting a business with others can be an even bigger leap.  How can you be sure that your business partner(s) will be the right fit – with you and…