January 1, 2018

Initial Coin Offerings – Assessing Investment Options

Startups hold Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, for any number of digital (and non-digital) services offered through their digital cryptocurrency. With the ERC-20 standards, ICOs […]
June 19, 2017

Initial Coin Offerings: Risks, Legality and Issues of ICO’s

Cryptocurrencies and the blockchain ledger are changing the way companies and people transact globally. Bitcoin was the first successful implementation of a blockchain, which is […]
September 11, 2016

Capital Returns vs. Capital Appreciation

Seemingly conflicted investment philosophies abound. The goals of the individual and institutional investor alike will drive the way we see stocks and their relative value. There […]
April 29, 2016

Why Going Public is Not a Good Liquidity Strategy

We receive regular requests from small business owners looking for alternative liquidity options for their private company shares. In many instances, a company owner reaches […]
March 27, 2016

Investing in #PrivateEquity – What You Need to Know

Take a look at the historical data associated with private equity investing and you can see why investors consider it to be a worthwhile venture. […]
June 16, 2015

Pump and Dump: Avoiding an Illicit Money-Raising Scheme

One of the ways in which reverse mergers had had a bad rapport over the years is the often-repeated and sleazy practice of the typical […]
June 9, 2015

Is My Company Big Enough to Go Public?

We’re often asked the question, “is my company big enough to go public?” While the SEC provides no specific threshold on size for going public, […]
April 27, 2015

Raising Capital with Investor Warrants in a Public Offering

One of the largest needs in the market is access to capital. It’s one of the biggest reasons companies go public in the first place. […]
April 20, 2015

Using Stock as Consideration in Mergers & Acquisitions

When companies look toward inorganic growth in the form of mergers and acquisitions, the frequent questions that arise throughout this process revolve around consideration. Consideration […]
April 13, 2015

Myths About Public Company Share Registration & the SEC

Before I delve in to a discussion about what the SEC does and does not do, let me be very clear: the SEC produces and […]