Interview with Syama Meagher, host of Ignite Startup School 105: Optimizing E-Commerce

Syama Meagher will be teaching Ignite Startup School 105: Optimizing E-Commerce on June 10, 2014 from 12-1 p.m. PST.

Syama Meagher

Syama Meagher

  1. You are the founder of Scaling Retail, a fashion retail and brand consulting firm. How did you get to that point in your career?

I founded the business back in 2009, and it happened while I was working at Barneys in their Ecommerce division. I had a meeting with the supplying office, and I met with a lot of designers and brands who needed help and guidance to successfully grow their business and make them better. I knew that I had those skills, and that I could fill a niche.

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Learn How to Comply with California Labor Laws at Ignite Startup School 103 Webinar on May 7, 2014

ImageOn May 7, 2014, from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. PST, employers will learn what they need to know to become compliant with California and Federal Labor Laws in the Ignite Startup School webinar #103.

Now that your business is ready to hire employees, it becomes subject to California labor and employment laws.  Wage and hour lawsuits have gone up 300% since the year 2000, and each lawsuit can costs employers hundreds of thousands of dollars in attorney’s fees, settlement costs, and lost profits. 

 

Don’t be a statistic—arm yourself from employee lawsuits in this 2-hour course, in which you will learn: Continue reading

Ignite Startup School Will Feature Online Courses in Order to Bring Business Education to Entrepreneurs Around the Country

ImageCatering to the Millennial and Generation X audience interested in entrepreneurship, Jennifer A. Grady, Esq.—Startup attorney, business consultant, and entrepreneur herself—recently launched Ignite Startup School, a unique platform from which she can help business owners achieve their dreams of entrepreneurship. While teaching Members the practical essentials needed to succeed in starting a business, Jennifer empowers other men and women like herself with the tools they need to attain financial freedom, self-sufficiency, and an exclusive network of other like-minded individuals.

By catering to “bootstrapped” founders, Ignite Startup School provides cost-effective educational and legal services for entrepreneurs and business owners by teaching them what they can do themselves, and when to hire an expert. Members of Ignite Startup School gain access to an online and offline community of similarly situated entrepreneurs through online Courses, Members-only Message Boards, and discounts on small business services through Ignite Startup School’s Preferred Partners program. Customized legal services eliminate the need for, and risk incurred by, the “do-it-yourself” mentality.

Online Courses begin on April 23, 2014 and continue on a weekly basis thereafter.

The current schedule is as follows:

Startup School 101: The Practical Aspects of Running a Business, on April 23, 2014 from 12-2 pm;

Startup School 102: The Legal Aspects of Running a Business on May 1, 2014 from 12-2 p.m.;

Startup School 103: What California Employers Need to Know to be Compliant with State and Federal Labor Laws on May 7, 2014 from 12-2 p.m.; and

Startup School 104: Business Succession Planning and Asset Protection on May 14, 2014 from 12-1 pm.

Jennifer Grady, Esq. Launches Ignite Startup School Featuring Courses, Webinars, and Custom Legal Services for Entrepreneurs

Startup School Hosts Classes for Entrepreneurs

ImageIgnite Startup School is scheduled to host its first class, Startup School 101: The Practical Aspects of Running a Business, on April 23, 2014 from 12-2 p.m. in the Miracle Mile area of Los Angeles. The Course, which is limited to 12 participants, will provide students with real world examples and practical tips for starting and growing a business. Subsequently, Ignite Startup School will host Startup School 102: The Legal Aspects of Running a Business on May 1, 2014 from 12-2 p.m.; Startup School 103: What California Employers Need to Know to be Compliant with State and Federal Labor Laws on May 7, 2014 from 12-2 p.m.; and Startup School 104: Business Succession Planning and Asset Protection on May 14, 2014 from 12-1 p.m. Continue reading