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The JOBS Act: Crowdfunding 1 – Introduction

Many small-to-medium sized businesses urgently need equity capital but, because of legal restrictions and the expense of raising private venture capital, these firms often give up on traditional methods of capital raising.  With great expectations, there was a change introduced in the new “Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012” (the “JOBS Act“) in April [...]

 

Point Number 5 on How To Pursue Venture Capital

Have a plan. Last time, we talked about being prepared. An extension of that attitude and orientation is our next tip. To raise venture capital, you must have a business plan. In that plan, you must address certain key issues, directly and without fudging or fooling yourself. Your plan need not be long and detailed. [...]

 

Point 3 on How To Pursue Venture Capital

In prior posts, we introduced our Ten Points When Seeking Venture Capital and covered : Be realistic. Be persistent. Point 3. Communicate. Let the venture capital funds know what you’re doing. Keep them informed on developments, both in your company, and in the industry segment you hope to dominate.