Archive for January, 2017

Use These 12 Steps For Success With Your Regulation A+ Capital Raise

Are you curious about this growing method of raising up to $50 million per year, without the cost and complexity of a traditional IPO or the need for VC? Here I describe the biggest success factors for you to excel with your capital raise, and contrast with some of the mistakes that I see happening […]

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What We Learned About Reg A+ in 2016

On 12/31 the SEC published a report on Reg A activity as of Q3 that has some eye-opening bullets. Here are a few of the key metrics, along with my observations and musings: 147 offering statements filed, of which 81 were qualified (as of the date of the stats) Of the 81 qualified, 49 were […]

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How Reg A+ Could Bring Back the Small-Cap IPO

After nearly two decades watching the literal decimation of public small-cap companies, financial regulators and lawmakers are finally taking steps to repair this critical segment of the economy and capital market. One of the most promising new rules is a part of 2012’s JOBS Act known as Regulation A+. Having taken effect in June 2015, […]

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How Your Small Business Can Raise Money From Its Community

Prior to the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, advertising investment opportunities in private companies were banned. That all changed when the JOBS Act was signed into law but it required the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) to write the rules for three different ways private companies could raise money: Crowdfunding from accredited investors — […]

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5 Tips for a Successful Regulation Crowdfunding Campaign

Thinking of raising money through crowdfunding? Since the rules for Regulation Crowdfunding went into effect last May, 186 entrepreneurs have launched campaigns, attracting a total of $19 million in investment by year end. Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) recently crunched the numbers to come up with some insights about what makes a successful campaign. Here are […]

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