Attorney, author, syndicated columnist, speaker, television personality and humorist, CLIFF ENNICO (www.succeedinginyourbusiness.com) is widely considered one of America’s foremost small business experts, having helped more than 15,000 small businesses get off the ground over the past 35 years.
Cliff is best known as the host of MONEYHUNT, a PBS television series running from 1994 to 2003, where entrepreneurs defended their business plans before a panel of experts, and which is now widely considered to have inspired SharkTank® and other cable TV reality programs (www.youtube.com/cliffennico). His weekly business advice column, Succeeding in Your Business, the “Ann Landers of the business world”, is syndicated nationally by Creators Syndicate, and appears in dozens of major newspapers and small business Websites throughout North America (www.succeedinginyourbusiness.com). A member of eBay’s small business education team and a frequent guest on eBay Radio, he delivers talks to e-tailers nationwide on legal and tax developments affecting their online businesses, their social media marketing campaigns, their relations with employees and others.
An attorney by training, Cliff has represented over 15,000 small businesses and early-stage technology companies in his 35-year career, and currently runs his own law and small business consulting practice in Fairfield, Connecticut (www.cliffennico.com). Cliff has lectured on business and finance topics to business groups, venture capital clubs, SCORE chapters and professional associations throughout the United States and Canada, and is the author of several leading books on small business law and management, including Small Business Survival Guide, MoneyHunt: 27 New Rules for Growing a Breakaway Business, and The eBay Seller’s Tax and Legal Answer Book. His newest book, The Equity Crowdfunding Handbook, will be published by the American Management Association’s AMACOM Books in 2015.