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, […]
June 2, 2015

“Death Spiral” Finance: Avoiding the Temptation for Easy Money

Once your offering becomes effective and your share price begins to climb, a number of things can and will happen. First, you’ll likely begin to […]
May 26, 2015

Crowdfunding is the New Microcap

Because of the nature of our business we’ve been giving keen attention to the crowdfunding market. In fact, we’re convinced that crowdfunding will fuel many more […]
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 […]
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. […]
February 9, 2015

“Born a Penny Stock, Die a Penny Stock”

I’m in regular discussions with entrepreneurs, investors and everyone in between. It’s great to be at the intersection of interesting deals. Getting the type-As together […]
January 23, 2015

Build a Great Company, THEN Take it Public

Someone, somewhere got the order mixed up. Somewhere we starting thinking the end goal was going public–not creating long-lasting value for shareholders by providing meaningful […]
January 3, 2015

Hedging Your Bets When Financing Your Business

It’s human nature to spread oneself thin across a myriad of options. It’s a way of hedging to ensure we get at least one option and […]
December 27, 2014

Will Bitcoin Ever Become a Legit Currency for M&A Consideration?

The rise of bitcoin has been more than dramatic. It’s use as an alternative to fiat currency is becoming more legitimized, even after the unfortunate […]