Category Archives: Regulations

  1. Fundraising 101: A Tale of Two Rules — Fundraising under 506(b) vs. 506(c)

    There are a million and one decisions facing an entrepreneur when it comes to fundraising. The size of the offering, what instrument, what terms, and who to call first are some of the most fundamental. One that’s often overlooked, but a potential lever for success, is choosing between two regulatory options under Regulation D (“Reg…

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  2. Due Diligence: The Backbone for Successful Angel Investing

     Deep technology companies are different from your average internet startup. Their risks are different, their development timeline is different, and their cash needs are very different. We have found that having a structured way to evaluate early stage deep technologies startups is key to helping investors make better investment decisions. I wanted to share 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. Online Investing Platforms: What’s with Having to Sign in as an Accredited Investor in Order to Access Deals?

    By Chad Trainer When visiting an online investing platform, have you been frustrated that you can’t view all of its open investment opportunities immediately, right on the landing page? Has your frustration escalated upon realizing that just to see these opportunities, you’re not only obliged to sign up for the platform but to answer personal questions…

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