Getting To “No”
One of the biggest frustrations we hear from our clients about the capital raise process is that VCs are non-responsive or unwilling to make a firm investment decision. To help with this, I reached out to several VCs whom we see on a regular basis to ask for their input.
Securities Straight Talk Vol. 4: Why you Need to Consider Blue Sky Laws Before Conducting a Capital Raise
Not taking securities laws into account prior to the start of your offering can create a dark cloud over your otherwise bright, sun-shiny raise.
Securities Straight Talk Vol. 1: Securities Laws Matter To Startups (Yes, Yours Too)
So, what exactly is a security, and how does it relate to my startup? In this blog series, we will provide the straight talk on federal and state securities laws to help you navigate the web of regulation.
Selected Offering Exemptions
To help you understand all of the available private offering exemptions, we’ve compiled details on the old Reg D avenues, and the new crowdfunding ones, into a single page and have created a handy chart for your review.
Charting the Landscape of Series Seed Investing in North Texas
It’s an exciting time in North Texas for startups. All indications are that we are on the verge, if not already in the midst of, a legitimate startup boom. This is being driven by a good mix of entrepreneurial spirit, […]
Lending Alternatives For Startups And Small Businesses
A core issue that any startup or small business faces is raising capital. You really only have two options – debt or equity. In many instances debt is preferable, because you’re not giving up any ownership in your company. But […]