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  • Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) May Be Subject to SEC Registration Requirements

    Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and other digital currency financing events have enjoyed explosive growth in 2017, with hundreds of millions of dollars invested with little to no regulation or government oversight. That era appears to be coming to a close, as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is poised to […]

  • Raising Startup Venture Capital: Pitfalls and Pointers

    According to a study of 101 failed startups, 29% cited a lack of sufficient capital as the ultimate reason for failure. So how can you best approach your search for capital in an attempt to keep your startup from becoming just another one of the roughly 90% that fail? This […]

  • Shopping for Startups – SEC Offers Additional Guidance for Intermediary Crowdfunding Portals

    I previously wrote about the new rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) allowing startups to utilize crowdfunding platforms to sell an equity stake in their business to investors in exchange for working capital. As the prior post noted, all crowdfunding transactions relying on these new rules would be […]

  • Take the Sting Out of Funding – Equity-Free Loans from the SBA

    What do the following startups have in common? • Startup 1 is in an “in-between” place. The founders have already passed the hat and raised seed money, but they lack the funds to pay their staff before the next financing round. Without funding, the startup’s operations will freeze. • Startup […]