Tag Archives: Venture Capital

The President’s Jobs Council Has Some Good Ideas For Startups!

Jobs, jobs, jobs! From Wall Street to the main street, people are rattling the rafters of the attic of the American economic pyramid, screaming for something to stimulate job growth. Among them the President’s Jobs Council, which has made some … Continue reading

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Early Homo Sapiens, Startups, Persistence Hunting & Congress

I work with a lot of startup companies and I hear a frequent cry, “We need money!” They need to raise capital in order to get their businesses off the ground or to keep their businesses going. These are businesses … Continue reading

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How Congress Can Make Startup Fundraising Easier and Better

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To VC or Not to VC? Growing and Financing Your Company Through Challenging Times

As a proven source of funding, it’s understandable that emerging companies often look first to venture capital firms to support their big ideas. Today, however, many start-ups are weighing the advantages and disadvantages of VC money and electing alternative financing … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Wants To Require Venture Capital Funds To Register With The SEC

The Obama Administration is continuing (see prior blog entry re this) to propose that venture capital firms be required to register with the SEC.  In general, under current law, most venture capital firms are not required to register with the … Continue reading

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