Factory Five Racing was founded in 1995. Over the years they have grown from a start-up business in a small garage to become the world's largest manufacturer of "build-it-yourself" component car kits. They employ a full-time crew of about 40 people, and are located in Wareham, Massachusetts (about an hour south of Boston). They make their products right here in the USA, in the heart of New England where American manufacturing was born. Read More..
Fred and Danny Magnanimi grew up watching their father create beautiful, handcrafted jewelry in the family's Cranston, RI jewelry manufacturing business. When the boys grew up, Fred moved to New York and began working on Wall Street as an investment banker, while younger brother Danny, still enamored by the family business, stayed home. Increased competition from overseas businesses created significant challenges for the business, but Danny was confident he could find a way for the family business to evolve and thrive. This was his mission, this was his passion. Read More..
Representing Start-Ups - A primer from conception, formation, and funding through growth and sale.
Start-up companies represent one of the most dynamic drivers of growth in today’s economy. The period from conception through funding, growth, and sale can be rapid, and a misstep at any stage in the company’s life-cycle can mark the difference between success and failure. Lawyers counseling these companies and the entrepreneurs who found them are immersed in an exciting, fun practice area—which, at times, can place the lawyer in the role of business coach, cheerleader, match-maker, and legal counselor. A sage maxim often attributed to Benjamin Franklin counsels that “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” Get the foundation you need to succeed at MCLE.