Tag Archives: Investor

Meet Gary Ritner, Founder of the Puget Sound Venture Club

Founded in 1985, Puget Sound Venture Club (PSVC) is the oldest angel group in Seattle. Even prior to founding the organization, Gary has been a valuable resource and a supporter of the Northwest startup community. His stories are educational as well … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding: When Will the Rules Be Done?

The startup community is getting excited and antsy.  The comment period on the SEC’s crowdfunding rules ended February 3.  The speculation has begun – when will the rules be final?  Could it be this summer? My answer:  Who knows! But to … Continue reading

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Startup Investors and the New Medicare Surtax

By Dan Wright (Principal at Clark Nuber), and Karlyn Kurokawa (Associate at Clark Nuber) Currently, all U.S. individual wage earners are subject to a 1.45% Medicare tax on all of their wages and self-employed individual taxpayers are subject to 2.9% tax on their “self-employment … Continue reading

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