Monthly Archives: August 2014

Startup Public Policy with Congressman Adam Smith

Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) will be joining us to discuss some of the very exciting state and federal public policy issues being bandied about both in Olympia and on Capital Hill in Washington D.C. A skilled lawyer and a longtime public servant–starting as … Continue reading

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Crowdlending for Businesses

By Tabitha Creighton Finding capital for a startup can be as tough as any other part business and sometimes emotionally draining, since everyone seems to have an opinion on your concept. Borrowing money from a bank can be just as … Continue reading

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Intrastate Crowdfunding and the 499 Shareholder Problem

In prior posts I have lamented the problems with the federal crowdfunding law.  The SEC is still behind on finalizing rules implementing the crowdfunding provisions of the JOBS Act. In the meantime, Washington State and a handful of other states have … Continue reading

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How Does Private Equity Develop M&A Investment Strategies?

Please join us for the Pacific Rim M&A Institute’s Q3 session. This session will address questions such as: How does private equity develop M&A investment strategies? What is the investment life cycle of various different types of investments? How does … Continue reading

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WTIA Tech in Focus: Crowdfunding

The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) is hosting an event that brings together industry experts to answer questions for startups regarding the new Washington state crowdfunding law. Washington’s new crowdfunding bill will allow companies to up to $1 million from … Continue reading

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