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Secret Academy Episode - Nellie Akalp

Nellie graduated magna cum laude from the University of La Verne, College of Law in 1999 where she obtained her Juris Doctorate Degree. In 2012, she was named a Top 100 Small Business Influencer by Small Business Trends. Her last company was responsible for helping more than one hundred thousand Corporations and LLC's get their start. In 2005, she sold that company to Intuit for $20 mil. She was recently featured in and appears regularly on the Fox Business Small Business Center segment sharing starting a business and incorporation tips.

 At the moment, Nellie is the CEO & Founder of CorpNet, a company based on the simple philosophy of truth in business and passion to assist small business owners and entrepreneurs in America get their business off the ground in a fast, reliable, and inexpensive manner.

Lesson's in Today's Interview:
  • Why the infrastructure of your business matters.
  • How she built and sold for over $20 million.
  • Why growing a healthy and simple business makes you easier to get acquired.
  • Power of networking and being a present force in your business.
  • How the acquisition process works.
  • Break down of how she founded CorpNet.
  • The main mistakes entrepreneurs make when setting up their business.
  • How to select the right entity type for your business.
  • How to balance work/life when working with your significant other.
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