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Startup America Suggestion of the Day (Installment 6)

I listened to Austan Goolsbee’s video on the Startup America Partnership web site this morning. Austan is the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors. He is an important and dynamic guy, and I recommend that you watch his video. … Continue reading

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Startup America Suggestion of the Day: Repeal Section 409A (Installment 5)

Let’s make it easier for companies to grant stock options. Continue reading

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Startup America Suggestion of the Day: Remove Rule 701’s Mathematical Limitations (Installment 4)

My suggestion of the day for the Startup America Initiative Team: remove the mathematical limitations in Rule 701. If you are not familiar, Rule 701 is the federal securities law exemption which allows startup companies to issue stock options and … Continue reading

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Startup America: How To Make Life Better For Startups: Repeal the AMT On ISOs (Installment 3)

This is part of a series, directed at those individuals involved in President Obama’s Startup America initiative. The task is this–write about what the President and Congress can do to make life better for startup companies, by making the law … Continue reading

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How Startup America Can Make Life Better For Startups: Allow General Solicitation (Installment 2)

The SEC may be getting on this bandwagon. Continue reading

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