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A Venture Capital Attorney Explains how Entrepreneurs can get Funding for Start-Ups and Early-Stage Companies

By on December 11, 2013 in Raising Capital with 0 Comments
A Venture Capital Attorney Explains how Entrepreneurs can get Funding for Start-Ups and Early-Stage Companies

We have just published a comprehensive article entitled: A Venture Capital Attorney Explains how Entrepreneurs can get Funding for Start-Ups and Early-Stage Companies. The article discusses: What types of companies are candidates for venture capital, angel capital and other institutional capital The different types of investors (friends and family, venture capital, angel capital, incubators, strategic investors) […]

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Equity Crowdfunding vs. Accredited Investor Offerings: New Comprehensive Article

By on November 11, 2013 in Crowdfunding, Raising Capital with 0 Comments
Equity Crowdfunding vs. Accredited Investor Offerings: New Comprehensive Article

We have published a new article on Raising Capital Over the Internet: Equity Crowdfunding vs. Accredited Investor Offerings.  This article contains a detailed discussion of the capital raising for companies wishing to utilize the Internet in the process. Three alternative forms of capital raising are compared: Traditional private placements Private Placements to Accredited Investors Using […]

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Equity Crowdfunding Portals vs. Accredited Investor Portals: What’s the Difference?

By on October 30, 2013 in Crowdfunding with 0 Comments
Equity Crowdfunding Portals vs. Accredited Investor Portals: What’s the Difference?

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS ACT) has made it easier for companies to use websites and web portals to raise capital through the sale of stock or other forms of equity over the Internet.  Two distinct methods for capital raising are made available by the JOBS Act: equity crowdfunding sites and portals, […]

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General Solicitation of Accredited Investors in Regulation D Private Placements : SEC to hold Open Meeting on New Rules

By on July 5, 2013 in Raising Capital with 0 Comments
General Solicitation of Accredited Investors in Regulation D Private Placements : SEC to hold Open Meeting on New Rules

In a previous article on General Solicitation under the JOBS Act, I discussed the groundbreaking changes mandated by Section 201 of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, passed by Congress and signed by President Obama in April 2012.  Traditionally, a key requirement of private placements of securities was a prohibition on all forms of […]

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Raising Capital for Your Business–An Overview

By on June 12, 2013 in Raising Capital with 0 Comments
Raising Capital for Your Business–An Overview

This is the first in a series of articles on raising capital for start-ups or established business seeking to grow their companies. 1. Why do I have to Worry about the Securities Laws if I am just Raising Capital Privately? Many business owners and entrepreneurs are surprised to learn that the law severely regulates their […]

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