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Disclosure and Risk in Initial Coin Offerings

Risk and the Cost of Capital The higher the risk (perceived or real), the higher the premium and cost of capital companies have to put up with, and generally, the

Why knowing the true meaning of the word HODL is the most important thing to know about Bitcoin/Crypto right now

If you have spent a little time in the crypto world you have likely seen the word “HODL”. As of late a new definition of “hold on for dear life”

A Safe and Easy Way to Buy Bitcoin or Ethereum (part 3 of a 4 part series)

In this post you will learn how to to buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies using Coinbase. Coinbase is located in San Francisco, California and is the largest bitcoin exchange with

Bitcoin Under $10k is a Bargain – Here’s why (part 2 of a 4 part series)

Bitcoin is currently establishing support at just over $7k USD. In terms of market value Bitcoin is up over 500% sine January, and has outperformed almost every state-issued currency and

Understand Bitcoin and Blockchain in 5-7 Minutes (Part 1 of a 4 part series)

It is commonly held that money as we know it was invented in the 12th century. By way of a simple explanation of what Bitcoin is and how the Blockchain

Considering the crowd? Test the waters.

In the last few years we have seen the introduction of new rules that are designed to make access to capital more available to early stage companies. It has been

5 Best Practices to Maximizing General Solicitation Campaigns

Despite Multiple Frameworks, These Are Steps Companies Should Always Take Regulation Crowdfunding – The Latest Iteration Since May 17, the number of regulation crowdfund offerings has increased from 25 to

The Promise of Equity Crowdfunding 3.0

The first iteration of crowdfunding under Rule 506(c) enabled companies to solicit from the general public on the condition, amongst other things, that only accredited investors would be qualified to

Innovation Finance 2016 – San Diego Event Recap

“Innovation Finance” brought together some of San Diego’s finest for a session that put into perspective the $1.3 trillion dollar Regulation D market. We had the pleasure of having Richard Swart PhD,

Looking Back, and Looking Forward to 2016

Since September 23, 2013, the inauguration date of the ability for companies to raise money through general solicitation under Regulation D Rule 506(c), the promise of crowdfunding has steadily grown.