Tag Archives: Venture capital

Securities are Stocks, Debentures, Viatical Settlement Contracts, Straddles, and More

In other words, whenever you are trying to raise money for your business, no matter how creatively you have structured the investment, odds are you are really just offering or selling securities that will likely need to be registered or otherwise exempt from registration. Continue reading

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Financing a Startup: Part II

In my last post I discussed the startup financing concepts of bootstrapping, asking friends and family for funds and angel investors.  Here, I discuss further financing options for the startup business owner and entrepreneur. Government Programs The government offers assistance … Continue reading

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Bootstrap Financing, Angels and Family

One of the most critical skills any business owner should master is that of financing the venture.  If you are starting out with a new business, this skill is even more important.  Whether you plan to fund the new business … Continue reading

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I will be posting comments and encouraging discussions about legal issues of interest to entrepreneurs,  startups and early stage businesses.  My goal is to not only discuss the legal technicalities but also discuss how those technicalities are relevant to the businessperson.

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