Implications for “Unicorn” Startups of the SEC’s Investigation of TheranosRead more
Elizabeth Holmes aimed to revolutionize the blood test industry and was once regarded as a wunderkind that would become the Steve...April 7, 20170
Regulation Crowdfunding: The Results Are In and the Future Looks BrightRead more
Crowdfunding has become a common way for entrepreneurs to secure financing. In 2015, total global crowdfunding raised an estimated...
The Unicorn’s DilemmaRead more
For startups seeking to join the ranks of “unicorns”- private companies with billion-dollar valuations- the venture capital climate has...
Too Big To Succeed: How Liquidation Preference May Be Driving Unsustainable ValuationsRead more
When startups begin to negotiate for venture financing, most are primarily focused on maximizing their valuations. While founders are...
Is Yik Yak Next?Read more
Yik Yak, the anonymous messaging app sweeping college campuses nationwide, recently announced that it has closed a $62 million...
Lyft Versus Uber: The Competition Revs UpRead more
The fierce competition between rival ride-sharing services Lyft and Uber is revving up for a battle in the courtroom....
Alternate Methods of Paying for College Tuition and Dealing with Our Nation’s DebtRead more
The college graduation class of 2014 graduated with the highest average debt of any college class in the history...
Unsustainable Burn RatesRead more
“No one’s fearful, everyone’s greedy, and it will eventually end.”1 Startup companies are burning through cash at unsustainable levels....
(Jump)start Our Business Startups: The JOBS Act 500+ Days Later (Part 2)Read more
Two years, one month, and three days have passed since President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS)...
Demand Dividends: An Emerging Alternative to Equity FinancingRead more
Definition of Demand Dividends Demand dividends are an investment vehicle where the investee makes periodic payments to the investor...