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Notice: New Accredited Investor Definition Soon To Be In Effect

As soon as President Obama signs the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Act”) (link to here), companies raising funds are going to have to adjust their definition of “accredited investor” to exclude from the net worth standard for individual … Continue reading

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Senate Votes to Save Startup Seed Financing and Angel Investing!

By Joe Wallin and William Carleton On a voice vote today (7 pm Eastern time, just a few minutes ago), the United States Senate amended Senator Dodd’s financial regulatory reform bill, fixing what had been previously proposed for startup companies … Continue reading

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Senator Dodd’s Financial Reform Bill Will Significantly Reduce Angel Investor Pool

Critical to startups is access to angel capital. Angel capital almost always comes from “accredited investors” as defined in the federal securities laws. These are most often investors with more than $200,000 in income in the last 2 years (or … Continue reading

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