May 5, 2015

Form S-1: Required Financial Statements

Going public takes some fairly decent preparation on the part of the offerer. Nowhere is this more evident than in the financial statements. Prior to […]
March 9, 2015

“Associated Persons” for Direct Public Offerings

A big part of any public offering is knowing the rules of the public shell game. Pleading ignorance after you’ve broken the law is not […]
February 2, 2015

Public Company Benefits to the Founding Entrepreneur(s)

If you ignore the capital flowing into the company coffers at the time of a public offering, going public also has a great deal of ancillary […]
January 28, 2015

The “Going Public” Process–Detailed Steps for Taking Your Company Public

We’ve gone over the go public process before, but I thought it would be helpful to provide some of the specifics in a brief post. […]
December 29, 2014

2015 Reverse Merger Predictions

It’s nearly always futile to pretend you’ve a crystal ball or think you’re smart-enough to outsmart something as complicated and interwoven as the markets, but […]
December 22, 2014

Pre-IPO Investing: How to Get Stock in an IPO

Before we discuss some methods on getting in early in a company that is intent on going public, it will be wise to first do […]
December 12, 2014

Common Prep Procedures Before Taking Your Company Public

Despite what some shell promoters claim, going public isn’t a slam-dunk, two week process. It takes time. In the case of a reverse merger, you’re often […]
November 25, 2014

Disclosure Requirements for Public Companies: A Few Downsides

Annual and quarterly reports to the SEC only represent a portion of the public disclosure required by public companies. Unlike a private business, public companies […]