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Starting a Business with Nellie Akalp of CorpNet
108: Starting a Business with Nellie Akalp of CorpNet

108: Starting a Business with Nellie Akalp of CorpNet

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Starting a business with Nellie Akalp of Corpnet

Back in the late nineties Nellie’s husband Phil had an idea. He thought there had to be a way to help small businesses incorporate and start their businesses online. With 100 bucks in a spare bedroom, Phil and Nellie started a business they later sold for 20 million dollars. On this episode of the How to Quit Working Show, Nellie will tell us how she did it and how you can too.

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About Nellie and CorpNet:

Nellie Akalp is a passionate entrepreneur, small business advocate and mother of four. Through the various “Do-It-Yourself” and “Business-Startup” services she has founded since 1997, she has formed over 100,000 corporations and LLCs for small business owners.

Her last company was acquired by Intuit in 2005. Today, she and her husband, Phil, operate CorpNet.com where they help entrepreneurs start a business, Incorporate, Form an LLC, set up Sole Proprietorships (DBAs) and maintain a business in compliance with state filing requirements for a new or existing business.

As CEO of CorpNet, Nellie is a strong advocate in educating small business owners and entrepreneurs about the importance of protecting their personal assets and enjoys discussing legal and business issues concerning everything from business startup through (hopefully) acquisition. She was named a Top 100 Small Business Influencer by Small Business Trends in 2012 and 2013. Nellie is a startup contributor at Entrepreneur, Forbes and Mashable and is a regular guest expert on The Fox Small Business Center.

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About Jeff Steinmann

Jeff wants to help you Live More. He is the author of How to Quit Working, A Simple Plan to Quit Your Job for a Life of Freedom. He hosts a weekly show called The How to Quit Working Show that features lessons from Freedom Fanatics who quit their soul-sucking 9-5 job and created a business that lets them live a passionate life of freedom. Jeff also writes for several media outlets, including The Huffington Post, Lifehack and Elite Daily. Most of all, Jeff is a Freedom Fanatic, fiercely devoted to finding a better way to “do life”.

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