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Matt Niksa

About Matt Niksa

Perhaps the youngest person to ever write for Financial Poise, Matt Niksa was an editorial intern with the company during summer 2016. Prior to that, he was a contributing writer for AOL Sports' College Contributor Network. Subsequent to his time with Financial Poise, Matt was a correspondent with the Palo Alto Daily Post and a reporting intern at the Silicon Valley Business Journal. He is now a summer business reporting intern at the Star Tribune.

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Critical Tactics for Safeguarding Your Ideas and Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual property rights are assets, just like cash or machinery. Learn how to protect intellectual property with patents, trademarks, NDAs and more.

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5 Mistakes Avoided by All Successful Entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs know the importance of delegation, a good idea and lessons to be learned from failure. Avoid these five mistakes made by startups.

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Why Startups Fail: 5 Mistakes that Lead to Failure

Empowering Entrepreneurs Despite Difficult Odds Nine out of ten startups fail. That’s the bleak truth. While this statistic may discourage some entrepreneurs, it should also encourage them to learn how to avoid the fate of those other nine. Here are five reasons why startups fail and how entrepreneurs can avoid common mistakes. The more you […]

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Survey: Only One-Third of Registered Investment Advisers Offer Private Equity Opportunities to Investors

Just one-third of registered investment advisers (RIAs) have offered private equity (PE) investments to their clients over the past five years, according to a recent survey by iCapital Network. The survey of approximately 450 RIA firms also found that nearly 70 percent of RIAs who don’t offer PE investment opportunities confirm interest from their clients in that area.

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