Securities Straight Talk Vol. 2: Out With the Old (Rule 505), In With the New (Rule 504)
The SEC released its final ruling that amends Rule 504 and repeals Rule 505, altering Reg D as we know it. In a nutshell, the SEC has combined the best of Rule 504 (unlimited investors, no accredited investor requirement, no burdensome disclosures) with the best of Rule 505 (a $5,000,000 offering limit).
Who’s Drafting Your Pitch Deck?
The following thoughts and links should provide some basic insight into how to produce an effective pitch deck that cleanly and accurately reflects your company and its potential.
Term Sheets 101: Convertible Debt v. Equity
If you’re a startup looking to raise capital, here is some of the basic language you need to know. Kevin stopped by Collide Village, an accelerator based in McKinney, Texas, to talk to its current startup class about term sheets, […]
Lending Alternatives For Startups And Small Businesses
A core issue that any startup or small business faces is raising capital. You really only have two options – debt or equity. In many instances debt is preferable, because you’re not giving up any ownership in your company. But […]