Monthly Archives: October 2013

M&A Event: Selling Up, Selling Out

Some say that record cash, disruptive change, aggressive new buyers, and rising valuations are making this the best time to sell in a decade. Learn how to achieve an optimal outcome and not be one of the deal disasters that … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Obstacles

If you are still digesting the 585 pages of rule changes on crowdfunding the SEC dropped last week, don’t worry, you are not alone. Folks are still processing all of the rules the SEC issued in July, which means if … Continue reading

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Securities Law 101

If you are the founder of a startup, unless you plan to self-fund and never grant stock options or other types of compensatory equity awards, you will need to familiarize yourself with both federal and state securities laws. The reason?  … Continue reading

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Portland Event: HR 101 for Startups

The beginning of a startup is generally a small operation with contractual agreements between founders. But as it grows and starts adding employees, things become increasingly more complicated. Even the leanest of startups is covered by a myriad of state and … Continue reading

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The SEC Releases Crowdfunding Rules…Now What?

The SEC issued its long awaited proposed crowdfunding rules yesterday. NPR asked me for my thoughts on how it might apply and what to expect. NPR Interview More About the SEC Crowdfunding Rules Take a look at the SEC Draft … Continue reading

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