Why Do Entrepreneurs Still Dream About IPOs?

Every entrepreneur and business promoter dreams of that future IPO and that big event where they finally go public, access the capital they need and get a ticket to cash out and become wealthy. They dream about it because the average initial public offering takes over 11 months to get filed with a whopping $3 million+ in regulatory costs … More Why Do Entrepreneurs Still Dream About IPOs?

The Reality of Venture Capital & Angel Investor Financing

The new path forward for capital financing was created by virtue of the new regulatory construct that is now in place for 2021. Under the new rules, the structure and execution of the capital raise campaign has been fundamentally changed to provide a path to financing that makes venture capital and angel investors a potential luxury that is no longer viable. … More The Reality of Venture Capital & Angel Investor Financing

Gamestop: Warning Sign for Capital Markets Access?

The Gamestop short squeeze is a case in point. While many have engaged in the delicious game of schadenfreude when they realized the titans of Wall Street were being beaten at their own game, few have stopped to think about what the ramifications of the Gamestop saga may really be for companies and commercial real estate developers seeking capital financing. … More Gamestop: Warning Sign for Capital Markets Access?

How to Advertise Your Financing Proposal for CRE Development Financing Deals to the Public

obtaining development financing for commercial real estate (CRE) projects and properties was a tough slog for small and large developers, alike. The recent change in securities regulations that have now gone into effect for 2021 make it a whole lot easier to generate interest and create the opportunity for developers to obtain capital financing on agreeable terms … More How to Advertise Your Financing Proposal for CRE Development Financing Deals to the Public

Financing Commercial Real Estate: Tax-Advantaged Funding Increases Odds of Success

Historically, commercial real estate development financing success faced some long odds. The recent changes in the securities regulations that have now gone into effect for 2021 provide much needed relief for commercial real estate developers. Tax-advantaged financial structures incorporated into the capital stack provide the means of making the odds … More Financing Commercial Real Estate: Tax-Advantaged Funding Increases Odds of Success

Fed Plans On Keeping Low Interest Rates: Business Capital Raises May Benefit

The Federal Reserve Chairman has announced intentions to hold interest rates low for the foreseeable future, thus depressing any potential accretion of equity capital gains expectations in the near-term window for private placement offerings and crowdfunding offerings of up to $75 million. … More Fed Plans On Keeping Low Interest Rates: Business Capital Raises May Benefit

PPP & EIDL Funding Alternatives: You Had Them All Along & Didn’t Know It

The capital markets are changing as a result and the old methods of obtaining capital (commercial bank loans, SBA/government-insured loans, venture capital, etc.) are starting to look eerily similar to the buggy whip manufacturers around the time Henry Ford introduced the automobile. Driving a car was and is different from riding a horse. … More PPP & EIDL Funding Alternatives: You Had Them All Along & Didn’t Know It