Come 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.
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
Bryan Brewer, Funding Quest
Thursday – October 03, 2013
One Union Square Boardroom
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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 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 →
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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