Category Archives: Startups

Pitfalls of The Proposed Regulation D Rules

There is an argument going around that the proposed Reg D rules are not that bad because they affect only companies that are going to generally solicit their Reg D securities offerings. This is simply not true. The SEC’s proposed … Continue reading

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Section 1045: Let’s Fix It

If Congress is on the hunt for ideas to make life better for startups and emerging growth companies, here is another: “Amend Section 1045 of the Internal Revenue Code to extend the 60 day rollover period to 6 months.” First … Continue reading

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Double Down: Deal of a Lifetime

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What’s Crowdfunding Without Advertising?

Crowdfunding for equity is one of those ideas that appeals to a lot of people. It has “crowd” appeal, you could say.  Why not allow a great number of individuals (thousands) to each invest a little bit of money to … Continue reading

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Now For Something Completely Different

Rarely do we get a break around here from the lofty world of startup law, corporate strategy, venture capital, SEC rules, M&A, etc. I received a submission from a friend who publishes ski/snowboard magazines and a fly fishing magazine. An … Continue reading

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