To create the jobs, the careers and the environment where "The Employee" can flourish. There is something about that in which cannot be easily put to words. But is rewarding unlike anything else for an entrepreneur.
Possibly the most interesting running conversation I've been having with entrepreneurs lately is how they can keep their companies independent without having to go public and turn their cap table into a casino.
Overall, the JOB act's steps to increase access to capital and decrease regulations are both welcome measures; however, once again, there is a predisposition for regulators to miss the point when it comes to what a small business is and what would truly help it.
Investing in IPOs today screams "caveat emptor." But do we listen? The prospect of investing in something that all our friends are using seems to be as irresistible as super-sizing a fast-food meal -- and can be equally bad for our (fiscal) health.