Tag Archives: small business

SEC Lifts Ban On General Solicitation, Allowing Startups To Advertise That They’re Fundraising

The SEC has just voted 4 to 1 in favor of implementing section 201(a) of the JOBS Act, which lifts the ban on general solicitation and permits startups, venture capitalists, and hedge funds to openly advertise that they’re raising money in private offerings. While it may pose added risk of investors being misled, it should […]

The Series A crunch is hitting now. Have we even noticed?

Great article from Sarah Lacy on the recent struggles of Series A companies inability to raise capital or receive a good venture terms. By Sarah Lacy On November 28, 2012 I’ve been hearing about the so-called Series A Crunch for at least six months, and in recent weeks, I’ve spoken with more than 20 venture […]

Senate Passes Modified JOBS Act – Regulatory Reform for Small and Emerging Growth Companies Speeds Closer to Fruition

Senate Passes Modified JOBS Act Regulatory Reform for Small and Emerging Growth Companies Speeds Closer to Fruition On March 22, 2012, the Senate passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act by a vote of 73-26. The House of Representatives passed the JOBS Act on March 8, 2012 by a vote of 390-23. The Senate […]

Senate Passes Start-Ups Bill, With Amendments

By EDWARD WYATT Published: March 22, 2012 The Senate voted 73 to 26 to approve the JOBS Act, whose acronym stands for Jump-start Our Business Start-ups. The legislation, approved overwhelmingly by the House two weeks ago, would designate a new category of “emerging growth” companies that could conduct initial public offerings of stock while being […]