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Localeur Secures $4.2 million in Funding

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million offering from 43 investors, according to papers filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Silicon Hills News did this profile of […] The post Localeur Secures $4.2 Localeur, a travel recommendation service aimed at millennials, has raised nearly $4.2 million of a $4.6 Austin

[Infographic] What The SEC Announcement Means For Startups And Entrepreneurs

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SEC Releases Rules for Equity-based Crowdfunding

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The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday released its long-awaited proposed rules governing the practice of equity-based crowdfunding that allows startups to sell securities directly to the public. Early next year, startups may be able to raise money from the general public to finance their ventures.

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Tesla Under Investigation for Possible SEC Rule Violation After AutoPilot Crash

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The Securities and Exchange Commission initiated a probe of Elon Musk's company over a potential security law violation

How To Securely Transact With An Overseas Client

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In this article, we will take a look at a few ways to deal securely with an overseas client: Use An Escrow.  . Break The Project Into Phases.

Why Scaling a Company Just Got Easier

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The Securities and Exchange Commission issued new JOBS Act rules. Here''s how they might affect you

Merge VR of San Antonio Raises $10 Million in Funding

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Merge VR, which makes virtual reality headsets, just raised $10 million, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The San Antonio-based startup lists Geekdom as its headquarters. It is co-founded by Andrew Trickett, who formerly ran the San Antonio Clean Energy Incubator. San Antonio

Phunware Raises $19.3 Million of $49.9 Million VC Offering

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Phunware, a mobile marketing platform for brands, Monday filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $49.9 million. The Austin-based company, founded in 2009, has previously raised $47.7 million in five rounds of funding, according to its Angellist profile. In June of 2014, Phunware raised $30.7

The Securities Law Blog: Och-Ziff Hedge Fund Settles FCPA Charges

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The Securities Law Blog: Och-Ziff Hedge Fund Settles FCPA Charges : The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Och-Ziff Capital Management Group has agreed to pay nearly $200 million to the S

The Securities Law Blog: SEC Charges Anheuser-Busch With Violating FCPA and.

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The Securities Law Blog: SEC Charges Anheuser-Busch With Violating FCPA and. : The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to pay $6 million to settle charges that it viol

This Is What Happens When Investors Start Looking for the Exits

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The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating discrepancies in share prices of unicorns.

San Antonio-based Aperion Biologics Files to Go Public

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A San Antonio medical device company has filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $20 million under the federal government’s newly passed crowdfunding rules. Under the new SEC Regulation A + rules, Aperion Biologics could raise up to $50 million. San Antonio

Equity Endeavor Wants to Help Mom and Pop Shops Raise Funds

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Securities and Exchange Commission has not yet signed off […] The post Equity Endeavor Wants to Help Mom and Pop Shops Raise Funds appeared first on SiliconHills. Equity Endeavor set out to help startup businesses raise money through its equity-based crowdfunding site. That’s because the U.S. Austin San Antonio

Mark Cuban’s New Passion is Open and Honest Communication Through Cyber Dust

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Securities and Exchange Commission. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Mark Cuban invested in a Canadian Internet company Mamma.com in 2004 that eventually got in trouble with the U.S. Mamma.com’s founders then used emails from Cuban to try to convince the SEC he was a “bad guy.” Austin

4 Things You Need to Know Before You Raise Another Nickel

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Here's how the chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission suggests you can make sure you're getting smart money

Austin-based Get Smart Content Raises $1.75 Million

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million, according to a form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Get Smart Content, which makes a personalized marketing platform, has raised $1.75 The Austin-based startup plans to use the funds to expand its sales operations and marketing efforts, according to a news release. Austin

SEC Adopts New Equity-based Crowdfunding Rules

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Securities and Exchange Commission approved new crowdfunding rules last Friday allowing companies to raise money from anyone. The new rules allow companies to offer up to $1 million a year in securities through online equity-based crowdfunding portals. The U.S. Austin

Rackspace Entertains Buyout Offers

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Rackspace Hosting may be sold. San Antonio Cloud cloud services Graham Weston hosting Morgan Stanley Rackspace Rackspace Hosting

Raising Capital? 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs

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Fundraising Tips Tip #1: Only Offer and/or Sell Securities to “Accredited Investors”. Tips #3: Diligence the Investors.

ParLevel Systems Receives $2 Million in Funding

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million in funding its seeking, according to filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Austin ParLevel Systems

Is making Equity Crowdfunding available to all a good thing?

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Securities and Exchange Commission  provides certain limited exceptions to allow individuals to invest in non-public companies. Part of the challenge is the enormous amount of ignorance surrounding this suddenly hot topic. But since there are millions of other companies that do not fall into this category, the  U.S.

Raising Capital? 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs (Part 3)

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Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and, accordingly, many entrepreneurs get trapped in the SEC’s wide net.

Why Mark Cuban Has a Bone to Pick With Government Regulators

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Securities and Exchange Commission that frequently result in outcomes unfavorable to business owners

Applicability Of Large Trader Rules To Private Equity Advisers

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Securities and Exchange Commission (the " SEC ") has adopted Rule 13h-1 (the " Rule ") under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 with respect to large trader registration. The U.S. Large traders must identify themselves in future transactions to broker-dealers through which they trade, using their LTID

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Where would I go to invest in startups or emerging companies?

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The first question you need to ask is “What country are you in?” ” and the second is “Are you an  Accredited Investor  by that country’s standards?” Once the  U.S. Subject to specific rules and dollar limits (10% of your income in aggregate for all investments per year, etc.) Invested Interests

SEC Adopts Private Fund Risk Reporting

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Late in 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") adopted Rule 204(b)-1 under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the "Advisers Act").

SEC Advisory Committee Calls to Relax Restrictions on General Solicitation in Private Placement

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On January 6, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies recommended that the SEC take immediate action to relax or modify the restrictions on general solicitation and general advertising in private offerings that are sold solely to accredited investors

SEC Enforcement Action Shows Regulatory Focus on Private Equity Managers

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Twitter Files for Secret IPO

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After months of speculation , Twitter confidentially filed an S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday evening.

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SEC Crackdown On Investment Adviser Compliance Deficiencies

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") is cracking down on firms with compliance deficiencies under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended (the "Advisers Act").

Reg D (Rule 506) - SEC proposes 'Bad Actor' Disqualification

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed amendments to Rule 506 of Regulation D under the Securities Act of 1933 that would disqualify "bad actors" from participating in private placements that rely on Rule 506 for an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act. 33-9211.

3 Laws Every Internet Investor Should Know

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While the law spans hundreds of pages, it does aim to make it easier for investors and companies to exchange money online. Business

Volcker Rule Regulations Provide Little Relief for Private Fund Investments

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The Perils of Stock Purchases from Employees

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On December 12, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged Stiefel Laboratories Inc. SEC and Ex-Employees Pursue Privately Held Company and its Former CEO under Rule 10b-5.

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Austin-Based Upland Software Files to Go Public

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Upland Software filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday for an Initial Public Offering. The Austin-based company plans to raise up to $50 million, but it has not yet determined the price range for its stock or the number of shares it plans to offer for sell. Austin IPO Upland Software

SEC Requires Companies to Reveal CEO-Vs-Worker Pay Gap

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The Securities and Exchange Commission voted Wednesday to order most public companies to disclose the ratio between their chief executives' annual compensation and median, or midpoint, employee pay

Debt Crowdfunding: The Real Potential When It Comes to Main Street USA

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Editor’s note: Did you know author Sherwood Neiss literally wrote the book on crowdfund investing? How does debt crowdfunding work?

Rock Star Aaron W. Lipson Named as Associate Regional Direct.

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The Securities Law Blog: Aaron W. Lipson Named as Associate Regional Direct. : The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Aaron W. Atlanta has a new rock star SEC head. Lipson has been named the Associate Regional Director for enforcement i

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"How do you really feel?" Issa challenges the SEC

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In 2011, U.S. House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R., Calif.),

Busting Financial Woes: 5 Ways to Raise Capital for Your Business

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If you are a baker and commissioned to bake a wedding cake, it’s important to require at least half the price of the cake from the bride and groom.