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Rule 504 Offering Reg D

Rule 504 Offering

Rule 504 of Regulation D provides a pathway for startups and other companies to offer securities in a private placement.

Crowdfunding Reg CF

Crowdfunding Under Reg CF

Crowdfunding under Regulation Crowdfunding (“Reg CF”) is a newer pathway for startups to access investor capital.

Venture Capital Fund Regulation

Venture Capital Fund Regulation

Venture capital fund regulation is a complex area of law that is nevertheless vital for fund GPs to understand.

506(b) vs. 506(c)

Rule 506(b) vs. 506(c)

When planning an issuance via Regulation D, startups should understand the differences between Rules 506(b) vs. 506(c).

issuing stock

Issuing Stock

A helpful guide for startups and other early-stage companies on issuing stock and vital related considerations.

Electronic Stock Certificate

Electronic Stock Certificates

Electronic stock certificates are a way to issue certificated shares of stock without the hassle and environmental impact of paper.

DTSA Defend Trade Secrets Act

Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA)

The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) provides a powerful framework for the protection of trade secrets in business today.

Stockholders Agreement

Stockholders’ Agreement

A Stockholders’ Agreement is a vital piece of governance for corporations of all sizes, including startups.

using HARO

Using HARO for Publicity

An easy and free way to gain publicity and increase your backlinks is using Help a Reporter Out (HARO.)

Angel Investor Venture Capitalist

Angel Investors vs. Venture Capital

Two common sources of investment for startups are angel investors and venture capitalists. Both invest money into businesses and take calculated risks.


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