June 26, 2015

Granting Stock to Charities and Non-Profits in Your Public Offering

Perhaps nothing is more magical than the immediate accretive value-add to equity shareholders that occurs when shares change from a closed private company to a […]
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 […]
February 6, 2015

$2.14MM to Raise $12.3MM? Are You Kidding Me?

I just picked up an article about an in-vitro diagnostics company that recently listed on London’s AIM Exchange. The company was reminiscent of some previous […]
January 29, 2015

“Bubble Gum & Duct Tape” — A Lesson in Entrepreneurial Bootstrapping

A conversation I had with a potential client this last week went something like this: Me: “Tell me about your financing to date” Client: “We’ve […]
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 23, 2015

1-Page : Venture Backed, Now Public on ASX

I just read the intriguing story of Joanna Weidenmiller, the Founder of 1-Page on FastCo. After taking in more than $3 million in Silicon Valley […]
January 19, 2015

When American Firms Turn to the Australian Securities Exchange for Public Offerings

A big piece of the reverse takeover/merger world in the United States revolves around sourcing growth opportunities in foreign nations that want to list on […]
January 2, 2015

Australian Reverse Takeovers Reflect Tide Shift

In what could be seen as the ultimate shift in fate, Australian commodity companies that once went public through reverse takeovers a decade ago from failed dot […]
January 1, 2015

Top Reverse Merger Blog Posts 2014

Happy New Year everyone. May your 2015 be full of business and personal success! The New Year is a great time to look forward toward […]
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 […]