About Cliff Ennico

Cliff Ennico

Cliff Ennico

Cliff Ennico hosts Money Hunt, the popular Public Television program for entrepreneurs, as well as its new spin-off series, Money Hunt Small Business Challenge.

Ennico hosts a weekly radio program on small business for www.smartbusiness.com, the first all-business Internet radio network, and offers advice on the legal and financial side of small business for Jane Applegate's Small Business Television Network at www.sbtv.com.

A nationally recognized expert on the legal and financial issues facing startup and growing companies, Ennico is the author of eight books and audiocassette programs on business law and management, including Moneyhunt: 27 New Rules for Creating and Building a Breakaway Business (HarperCollins 1999) and The Moneyhunt Guide to Growing Your Business (Biennix 2000). He is also the author of Forms for Small Business Entities, a best-selling collection of small business legal forms published by West Group, the nation's largest legal publisher.

Ennico has law offices in Fairfield, Conn., where he specializes in small businesses and startup companies, and he acts as corporate legal counsel for a number of high technology and new-economy companies in the Northeast. He speaks nationwide on legal issues and developments affecting entrepreneurs. He teaches courses in business law and industrial organization for Albertus Magnus College's New Dimensions Program and Norwalk Community Technical College, among other institutions, and has guest lectured at Quinnipiac College School of Law.

Ennico has conducted financial and legal seminars and workshops for small business owners, and he contributed greatly to the knowledge and skills of SCORE counselors in the Fairfield County Chapter. In 1999, the Fairfield County SCORE Chapter presented Ennico with a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of his contributions.

On the lecture circuit Ennico is a frequent keynote speaker at small business/entrepreneurship conferences sponsored by Inc. Management, The Learning Annex, IBC USA Conferences, the Connecticut Venture Group, the Entrepreneurial Women's Network and The Capital Network, among others.

Ennico lives with his wife, Dolores, in Fairfield, Conn.

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The Right Way to Value a Small Business: Part 1 of 2 Apr 18, 2017

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