10 Sep Equitynet’s True Untapped Potential

Although not yet fully implemented, the JOBS Act promises to be a complete game-changer for the capital markets. I don't think we're truly cognizant of how huge the opportunity equity crowdfunding presents to both investors and entrepreneurs alike. As many have touted, it truly democratizes capital, providing needed liquidity to both nascent and established businesses alike. Even when crowdfunding becomes fully integrated into the complex and regulated financial system, the portals will still be required to follow the rules of engagement. But massive opportunity awaits them. And, while there are a number of crowdfunding portals out there, I've chosen to...

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09 Sep Drones & 3D Printing — What’s Next?

Going public early through the cheaper "back door" always seems favors companies poised at high growth markets. Traditionally new technology, changes in regulation (like the recent spat of marijuana reverse mergers) and Intellectual Property help to push smaller microcap companies to raise money via the reverse merger route. Some of the more sexy markets for tech these days are also beginning to use reverse mergers to take their companies public, raise awareness and ---ultimately---raise money for their businesses. The first comes to us from the maker of drones, Drone AviationĀ (as of the writing of this piece, the stock sits at...

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06 Sep Sell-Side Liquidity Solution for Owners of Private, Closely-Held Businesses: Crowdfunding PIPE Transactions Directly into a Reverse Merger

Approximately 10,000 baby boomers will retire each day for the next 19 years. Of these, it is estimated that up to 7% own and operate businesses. With roughly 25% of the U.S. population retiring in the next two decades, the largest transfer of both personal and business wealth in the history of mankind has already begun. Significant opportunities exist for dealmakers assisting in the transfer and consolidation of business assets over the next two decades. Our model offers an alternative to traditional private equity for accredited investors looking to take advantage of the large growth in the M&A market over the...

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