Tag Archives: Venture Capital

What’s Crowdfunding Without Advertising?

Crowdfunding for equity is one of those ideas that appeals to a lot of people. It has “crowd” appeal, you could say.  Why not allow a great number of individuals (thousands) to each invest a little bit of money to … Continue reading

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Event: World Financial Symposiums Growth and Exit Strategies for Software and IT Companies Conference

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Davis Wright Tremaine 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200
Seattle, WA 98101 The World Financial Symposiums Growth and Exit Strategies for Software and IT Companies conference, sponsored by Davis Wright Tremaine, GeekWire, WTIA … Continue reading

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General Solicitation for Startups

The SEC has finally issued proposed rules that would eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation and advertising in Rule 506 offerings. The proposed rules are good news for startups because they offer broader access to investment capital sources, and the … Continue reading

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Washington State Needs Its Own Crowdfunding Law

As you are probably well aware by now, Congress passed a federal crowdfunding law. This was really exciting, but the federal law is problematic for many, many reasons. What are the problems with the federal crowdfunding law? To name just … Continue reading

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JOBS Act – The Old Rules Still Apply

As we wrote last week, the most exciting provisions of the JOBS Act, at least for private companies–the repeal of the ban on general solicitation in all accredited offerings and crowdfunding–are not yet effective and won’t be effective until the … Continue reading

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