Category Archives: Financings

General Solicitation and Startups Presentation

If you are a founder of a startup, you may be excited about the proposed new changes to the SEC general solicitation rules that were part of the JOBS Act for all accredited offerings under Rule 506. Don’t worry, it’s … Continue reading

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JOBS Act, Accredited Investors, and Flaming Hoops

I’ve heard it multiple times now, from angel investors and entrepreneurs alike, that the JOBS Act changed the definition of “accredited investor” in order to make it easier to be one.  (Remember, Dodd-Frank made it harder.) It’s as if President … Continue reading

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Washington State Needs Its Own Crowdfunding Law

As you are probably well aware by now, Congress passed a federal crowdfunding law. This was really exciting, but the federal law is problematic for many, many reasons. What are the problems with the federal crowdfunding law? To name just … Continue reading

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The Troubles With The New Crowdfunding Law


Everyone is very excited about the new crowdfunding-for-securities law. Crowdfunding is a great idea–in concept. And now we have a new law which is about to make crowdfunding for securities a reality, at least in some sense. The trouble? The … Continue reading

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Accredited Crowdfunding

The SEC, Accredited Crowdfunding, And The Art Of Hair Splitting Summary of Remarks of Joe Wallin to Section 201 of the JOBS Act Given at a Presentation to the Angel Capital Association, Northwest Regional Meeting, held in Seattle, Washington, on … Continue reading

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