July 18, 2016

Why You Need a Private Placement Memorandum (PPM)

The antifraud securities laws state that it is against the law for an issuer to sell any securities by means of any oral or written […]
March 22, 2016

16 Alternatives to Venture Capital

Despite what the court of public opinion says, venture capital funding isn’t all that sexy. Sure, it’s a way to source capital, but it has […]
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 19, 2015

Alternative Public Offerings: Combining Private Placements with Reverse Mergers

An Alternative Public Offering (APO) is the combination of a reverse merger with a simultaneous Private Investment of Public Equity (PIPE). It allows companies an […]
December 30, 2014

Reverse Mergers: “The Gutter of Corporate Finance”

I had an interesting conversation the other day with a qualified, accredited investor. He made an interesting observation during our conversation: I love what you’re […]
October 20, 2014

How to Get Stock Shares Publicly Trading

Public companies that also have a trading symbol (and its corresponding CUSIP #) can have shares trading in the “public float” as long as the […]
September 29, 2014

Equity Crowdfunding vs. Reverse Mergers

I’ve seen the debate raging on both Investorshub, Linkedin and Twitter: should a company perform a reverse merger or vie for the equity crowdfunding route? […]