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Danger or Opportunity? Impact of New SEC Rules for Funding Solicitation

enterprise NW forum bannerCome hear a panel of experts discuss the implications of changes to rules regarding ending the SEC ban on “general solicitation” for exempt stock offerings, which means that an entrepreneur raising angel financing may now use public advertising to attract accredited investors.

Learn how the changes might affect the climate for raising early stage capital and methods to safely traverse the new policy.

Speakers:

    Gary Kocher, Attorney, K+L Gates
    Nathan McDonald, President, Keiretsu Forum Northwest
    Dan Rosen, Chairman, Alliance of Angels and Board Member, Angel Capital Association
    Joe Wallin, Attorney, Davis Wright Tremaine

Moderator:

    Bryan Brewer, Funding Quest

Register Here: Enterprise Northwest Forum

When:

    Thursday – October 03, 2013
    5:30pm - 8:00pm

Where:

    One Union Square Boardroom
    600 University Street
    Seattle, WA


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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 investorin order to make it easier to be one.  (Remember, Dodd-Frank made it harder.) It’s as if President Obama and the Congress had with the JOBS Act done away with the many flaming hoops that investors and companies have had to jump through for decades in order to raise capital in compliance with the securities laws. Continue reading →

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The Veiled Dance of the Angel Offering

By Mitchell Hymowitz

Much has been said about the technical process, business plan, and legal preparation that go into building a start-up company for an angel equity offering. It’s all true, and without it no offering would be successful. But there’s more to orchestrating an offering than a business plan, IP, due diligence documents, and a reasonable term sheet. There’s a bit of stagecraft required. Smoke and mirrors? No, not at all…but there’s a dance to be done. Here are the steps:

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