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General Solicitation

The Dawn Of Stock Marketing

Rohan Kusre | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Rohan Kusre

With the introduction of general solicitation, entrepreneurs will be able to use a new exemption (Rule 506(c)) to target a large number of qualified investors at once via all manners of promotion and advertising. Everything from TV ad spots to Facebook updates to blog posts like this one are fair game for entrepreneurs to utilize during their fundraising rounds.

How to Create Jobs Without Raising Taxes

Rory Eakin | Posted 06.01.2013 | Impact
Rory Eakin

A staged lifting of the ban on advertising is a positive step forward for all sides -- and small businesses will not be forced to approach only a narrow set of established "Angel Investors."

JOBS Act Rule Poses Early Test of SEC Chairman Walter's Leadership

Barbara Roper | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics
Barbara Roper

She now has an opportunity to show that she also has the strength of character to lead this often-fractious agency in these difficult and challenging times. Nothing less than the safety and integrity of our capital markets depend on the choices she makes.

Raising Capital? 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Scott Edward Walker | Posted 12.19.2011 | Small Business
Scott Edward Walker

I've been helping entrepreneurs raise capital as a corporate lawyer for 17+ years, and there are certain fundamental mistakes that I've seen entrepreneurs repeatedly make. Accordingly, I thought it would be helpful to share three basic tips for entrepreneurs in connection with raising capital.