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Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling — 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at NathanLatka.com/TheTop The Top is FOR YOU if you are: Derek Bluford

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Kings fans pick winner of team's tech startup challenge

Quicklegal earned a cash prize of $5,000 for winning the contest. As one of four finalists, the Sacramento-based company also received an additional $5,000, bringing its total winnings to $10,000. Along with the money, Quicklegal won consultation sessions with Kings executives and lunch with a Kings owner.

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Venture Capitalists Plan To Bet On Sacramento Entrepreneurs

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s State of the City address included a proposal for the city to invest in between 4 and 6 entrepreneurs, but a venture capital group is ready to invest even more in area businesses.

Dave McClure is a founder of 500 Startups. He says the company has invested $200 million in 1,500 companies worldwide since 2010 and will invest more in Sacramento. He says startups are volatile, which means it’s a good idea to invest in many of them. Read more  Quick Legal

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5 Must-See YouTube Videos for Entrepreneurs

 I hope everyone had a great National Small Business Week. Celebrate by kicking back and watching this week's batch of essential videos for entrepreneurs, which includes digital marketing expert Kevin Ryan's advice about taking on the big guys, Brendon Burchard on the power of habit, and Jack Ma's 10 Rules for Success. Plus, Barbara Corcoran gives advice to an entrepreneurial newbie and David R. Bell discusses how the offline world affects online sales.

When fresh-faced Derek Bluford pitches his startup QuickLegal to Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran, she pulls no punches in telling him he's not a very good salesman. She gives him quick advice on why he needs a partner ("someone who's super creative, has an idea a minute, is a little bit of a nutjob, drinks too much, doesn't dress right") to handle the selling. It's a good lesson for all the entrepreneurs who have ideas and drive but lack salesmanship.

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Quicklegal app links customers with legal questions with attorneys in real time

The application links people who have legal questions with attorneys seeking clients. Users can ask some questions for free. They can also pay $39 for 15 minutes of legal advice in real time on the app. The app puts the customer face-to-face with the attorney in an on-demand video chat.

Attorneys pay $500 a month to be on the app. The service pays for itself if the attorney takes one call a day, and more than pays for itself if the attorney gets retained by a client, said CEO Derek Bluford.

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Quicklegal Capitalize Startup Video

Founder Derek Bluford talks about Quicklegal, a new company that provides attorneys on demand via FaceTime. To vote for this company, tweet Quicklegal along with the hashtag #KingsCapitalize. More info about the Capitalize Startup Contest can be found at Kings.com/Capitalize.

 

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Quicklegal Gives You Real-Time Mobile Legal Advice

Want legal help at any time of the day on your mobile? QuickLegal promises this and more.QuickLegal connects you with a vetted legal counselor for quick advice via video almost like having the phone number of a trusted lawyer. We interview Derek Bluford, CEO and Founder of QuickLegal, who describes his new mobile legal service

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What if I’m Not a Great Salesperson?

From Entrepreneur comes this video with a "shark," Barbara Corcoran, where she answers the question of what do do if you're not a great salesperson, as well as other interesting advice. Derek Bluford Quicklegal

 

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Quicklegal's Winning Experience at Techweek's LAUNCH

Derek Bluford Quicklegal : Techweek is a weeklong convention and festival held in five of the most innovative cities in America: Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, and New York. It draws people from a plethora of industries and job roles from all over the country. They have fun, learn from the presentations, and network with potential bosses or clients. Companies send representatives to scout for the next big business and new ideas to invest in.

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The Law Firm of the Future | Derek Bluford Quicklegal

Derek Bluford Quicklegal : The law as a profession is quickly giving way to law as a business as new technologies have placed unprecedented pressures on lawyers and law firms to adopt not only modern technologies but also modern best business practices to reduce inefficiency, improve quality and meet the expectation of the customer.   The lawyer of the future will likely be a much different lawyer than the lawyer of today and will compete in a peer to peer, highly mechanized and extremely efficient environment utilizing advanced business methods. Please join us as the Palo Alto Area Bar Association along with CodeX - The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics present an event on the use of technology and modern business management processes to deliver legal services. Our expert panel of speakers will examine recent developments in the business of law and discuss the inevitable changes in the profession with an emphasis on the ethical, legal and practical challenges that await the lawyer

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