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Micro-ISV: From Vision to Reality by Bob Walsh

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CHAPTER 4Business Is Business

I think maybe in every company today there is always at least one person who is going crazy slowly.

—Joseph Heller, author of Catch-221

The point of this chapter is to make sure you're not the one being driven crazy in your micro-ISV by all the rules, regulations, paperwork, forms, requirements, tasks, and projects you're going to have to cope with in order to be in business.

In this chapter, I'll start by covering the foundation of your micro-ISV: what type of business entity are you? I'll then cover the rudiments of the intellectual property law you need to know and why the government is your friend (really!). And, you'll dig into how on Earth you can manage all the tasks and projects you're going to need to ...

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