January 16, 2019

Private Equity, Hedge Funds, & Investment Vehicles in the U.S. Executive Summary

The Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Investment Vehicles industry consists of funds that raise capital to be strategically managed by an investment manager who exploits […]
May 7, 2018

Terms You Must Know Before Raising Startup Capital

The startup entrepreneur is always juggling 20 balls at once. For this reason, it is often hard to not let mistakes slip through. Every additional […]
December 23, 2017

Agtech — VC & M&A trends, valuations and investments

This is the second piece of a multi-part series covering the Agriculture technology (AgTech) industry. To view the first article, click here. Within the United […]
November 2, 2017

Fintech Platforms Naturally Expand Into a Fund Model

Crowdfunder did it last year with the launch of their crowdfunding/startup “index” fund. Now Circleup is jumping into the startup fund party with the launch of a $125M […]
October 25, 2017

Why Patents Make Sense in Mergers and Acquisitions

The argument to patent or not is as old as patent law itself. Apart from the simple reason of idea protection, patents can serve as […]
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 […]
March 3, 2016

Reg A+ vs. S-1 vs. Reverse Merger: Assessing Your Options for a Retail Public Offering

We likely kiss more frogs than we would like to admit. In almost 90% of cases, potential issuers will likely see me as the Debbie […]
February 8, 2016

Common Private Equity Strategies for Investors

Private equity is an asset class that consists of equity securities and debt in operating companies not traded publicly on a stock exchange. A private […]
October 18, 2015

What is an Accredited Investor?

Securities that are offered or sold by a company or private fund must register the transaction with the SEC, unless an exemption is made available. […]
February 25, 2015

Raising capital is easy when…

Thanks to some of the sites in our network we receive a large number of requests for raising capital. It appears the rest of the market […]