Category Archives: Startups

President Obama signed the JOBS Act! Now what?

In the last couple of weeks I’ve received the same two questions from numerous people: Can I start using my Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn account (etc.) to raise funds for my company? Can I start crowdfunding my company?

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Startup Asia: A Conversation with Author Rebecca A. Fannin

Asia’s innovation hot spots are fast emerging as first-choice destinations for bright, young entrepreneurs as the Silicon Dragon entrepreneurial revolution moves beyond China into new frontier markets. Throughout Asia, technology hubs are forming to rival the original Silicon Valley.

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Crowdfunding: Current Legalities & Proposals

A few days ago, someone posted a question on the Seattle Tech Startups email list about crowdfunding. The gist of the question was, “Hey, I’m seeing a bunch of advertisements for workshops on selling securities through crowdfunding. Wouldn’t this be … Continue reading

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President Obama Proposes to Expand and Make Permanent Zero Capital Gains on Small Business Investments

By Dan Wright (Principal at Clark Nuber), and Karlyn Kurokawa (Associate at Clark Nuber) On January 31, 2012, President Obama sent a Startup America Legislative Agenda to Congress that included a proposal to “expand and make permanent zero capital gains on small business … Continue reading

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Congratulations Double Down Interactive

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP was happy to advise Double Down Interactive in its recent $500,000,000 sale to International Game Technology (IGT), one of the largest designers, developers and manufacturers of gaming machines in the world.

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