Author Archives: Joe Wallin

About Joe Wallin

Joe Wallin focuses on emerging, high growth, and startup companies. Joe frequently represents companies in angel and venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, and other significant business transactions. Joe also represents investors in U.S. businesses, and provides general counsel services for companies from startup to post-public.

Revenue Lending

I recently had the chance to sit down with BJ Lackland, the CEO of Lighter Capital, to talk about life, revenue loans, and Lighter Capital. Below is a transcript of most of our talk.

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Current Funding Trends and Capital Raising Tips

How Are You Planning to Fund Your Big Idea in 2015? Due to cheaper tools, the cost of getting a startup off the ground has markedly decreased over the past dozen or so years. However, despite lower costs, it can … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Industry Panel

Earlier this year Governor Jay Inslee signed HB 2023 into law making equity Crowdfunding legal in Washington State and giving startups an innovative new way to raise funds. Under the bipartisan measure, a Washington business could raise up to $1 … Continue reading

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M&A from the CEO’s Perspective

Please join us for the Pacific Rim M&A Institute’s Q4 session. The program features a panel discussion about M&A from the CEO’s perspective. The panel, moderated by Associate Professor, Anita Krug of the University of Washington School of Law, will … Continue reading

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SEC Advisory Committee Makes Accredited Investor Recommendations

Summary SEC Investor Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the SEC regarding “accredited investor” definition and related considerations No specific changes to financial thresholds recommended New “financial sophistication” basis for accreditation proposed Investment amount limitations suggested Alternative means of verifying accreditation … Continue reading

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