Peri Pakroo is a business and communications consultant,
specializing in legal and start-up issues for businesses and
nonprofits. She has started, participated in, and consulted with
start-up businesses for 20 years. She owns and runs P-Brain Media, a
strategic consulting and communications firm that develops
information-rich media for web, print, video and other formats. She
received her law degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law
in 1995, and a year later began editing and writing for Nolo,
specializing in small business and intellectual property issues. She is
the author of the top-selling Nolo titles The Small Business
Start-Up Kit (national and California editions) and Starting
and Building a Nonprofit, and has been featured in numerous
national and local publications including Entrepreneur, Real
Simple, Investors Business Daily, and BusinessWeek.
Peri teaches adult education courses at WESST (www.wesst.org) in Albuquerque, a
nonprofit whose mission is to facilitate entrepreneurship among women
and minorities in the state of New Mexico. She is active in supporting
local, independent businesses and is a co-founder of the Albuquerque
Independent Business Alliance. Her blog is at www.peripakroo.com.
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