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Euler’s identity

2 min read It’s 2004, and two elderly Russian brothers have just finished explaining how they famously they generated the …

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My life in movies (infographic)

An 18-year story, summarized by 12 movies far more effectively than by my own inadequate words:   

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Raising capital for early-stage businesses (Part 1 of 9): What are the options?

The legalization of investment crowdfunding has rightly garnered substantial media and industry attention.  Still, the optimal path for an early-stage/small …

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Raising capital for early-stage businesses (Part 2 of 9): Typology of crowdfunding

Vocabulary to describe this space is evolving.  For clarity – and for credibility of the prospective issuer — it is …

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Raising capital for early-stage businesses (Part 3 of 9): The value proposition of investment crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is primarily about democratization of funding to otherwise-underfunded early-stage companies, and only secondarily about democratization of investment opportunities to …

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Raising capital for early-stage businesses (Part 5 of 9): Rule 506(b) or 506(c)?

The choice to use general solicitation or not is a big one – not only from a marketing and transaction …

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Raising capital for early-stage businesses (Part 6 of 9): Pros and cons of investment crowdfunding

“Investment crowdfunding” refers to generally soliciting investors via a website – either accredited investors only under a 506(c), or more …

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Raising capital for early-stage businesses (Part 7 of 9): How much does crowdfunding cost?

More than half of all Reg D offerings by non-financial issuers raise less than $1 million.  Let’s look at fundraising …

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