Weighing the New IPO-Lite Option of the JOBS Act

Pros and Cons of Raising Growth Capital Under SEC Regulation A+ If you’re looking for growth capital to fund your private company’s ambitions, you have a range of options. Spurred by the 2012 JOBS Act, and following the introduction of “general solicitation” under SEC Regulation D in 2013, we’re now seeing additional new ways to …

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Nasdaq and the Capital Markets: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

Last Friday, April 10, I had the opportunity to attend the ringing of the Nasdaq opening bell. That morning’s opening represented a monumental achievementfor one of the founding members of Nasdaq. In the spotlight stood the team of Boenning & Scattergood, a company that has been operating since 1914 and is now celebrating its 100-year …

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SEC Reg D vs Reg A+ (Or How to Capitalize on the New Rules for Private Company Fundraising)

Exciting news from the SEC: the ‘IPO-Lite’ is coming! Earlier this week, on March 25, 2015, the SEC voted unanimously (5-0) to introduce new regulations that will enable small and medium-sized private companies to raise larger amounts of money from investors before going public. These changes to the little-used SEC Regulation A will create an …

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