Monthly Archives: November 2011

“America Invents Act” Patent Law Overhaul: The Benefits and the Drawbacks

By George Rondeau “A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.” ~ Thomas Edison As any inventor or innovator will tell … Continue reading

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SEC “Bad Actor” Rules: Hard On Startups

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed new rules that will make it substantially more costly and difficult for startups and early stage companies to raise capital. These rules are designed to ensure that what they have labeled as … Continue reading

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The Veiled Dance of the Angel Offering

By Mitchell Hymowitz Much has been said about the technical process, business plan, and legal preparation that go into building a start-up company for an angel equity offering. It’s all true, and without it no offering would be successful. But … Continue reading

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The Stagecraft of Raising Money

If you’ve ever seen the movie Field of Dreams, then you know the term, “Build it and they will come” referring to a guy who builds a baseball stadium in his corn field in the middle of nowhere. People told … Continue reading

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