Posts by Shirley Li

  1. Fundraising 101: Keeping Investors Updated

    As a startup founder, updating current and potential investors is key. Effectively communicating  your company’s progress will help keep investors engaged and excited about your efforts – and hopefully investing more in the future. So what should you share and how often? Here are the updates that investors have told us they find most valuable. Milestones: Have you reached…

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  2. Product Spotlight: Asking a Question

    For all the excitement and potential of early stage companies, they possess one, distinct disadvantage when pitted against publicly traded companies: they do not have a body of research and analysis for investors to draw upon in order to inform their investment decisions. It is a flaw that has long plagued these companies, and the…

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  3. Title III — What’s the Big Deal?

    The SEC is expected to pass Title III – otherwise known as retail crowdfunding – sometime this Fall, nearly three years since the 2012 passing of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. With Title II (Regulation D) and Title IV (Regulation A+) already defined by the SEC, Title III is the final piece. Title…

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  4. Reg A+: It’s Already Helping Our Case!

      There’s a been a lot of anticipation building up to the passing of Regulation A+ rules by the SEC as part of the JOBS Act. The original Regulation A allowed companies to raise up to $5 million dollars in registration exempt public offerings in a 12-month period. The update increased the funding ceiling to…

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