Project Prospectus

Start Up Blog

I’ve decided to post the Project Prospectus here: The Super Awesome Micro Project Prospectus. Due to overwhelming demand. Cheers, Steve. entrepreneurship project Startup

Project Prospectus

Start Up Blog

I’ve decided to post the Project Prospectus here: The Super Awesome Micro Project Prospectus. Due to overwhelming demand. Cheers, Steve. entrepreneurship project Startup

Is Winter coming for startups?

VC Cafe

11 years ago Sequoia released the “ RIP Good Times ” Presentation. With the financial crisis meltdown, it was clear that “winter is coming” for startups.

10 Realities Today Cause Startups To Bypass An IPO

Startup Professionals Musings

Startups are typically run by a couple of executives who are reluctant to disclose via the prospectus and SEC reports all the decision-making criteria, operational financial details, and compensation formulas.

IPO 301

Insuring Directors And Officers Through M&A And IPO Events

YoungUpstarts

The greatest liability for D&Os during an IPO comes from the prospectus document that discloses the company’s risks and financials to the public. Traditional D&O coverage will include prospectus liability although a stand-alone prospectus liability policy can be purchased as well.

IPO 170

10 Negatives That Still Make Going Public A High Risk

Startup Professionals Musings

Startups are typically run by a couple of executives who are reluctant to disclose via the prospectus and SEC reports all the decision-making criteria, operational financial details, and compensation formulas.

IPO 305

Every Generation Learns The Same Lessons

Feld Thoughts

If you like to read IPO prospectuses, here’s the final S-1 filing after INIT went effective and started trading on July 8, 1999. While it’s easy to tell people things, it’s much more powerful to learn things.

10 Reasons Why IPO Is No Longer A Good Startup Exit

Startup Professionals Musings

Startups are typically run by a couple of executives who are reluctant to disclose via the prospectus and SEC reports all the decision-making criteria, operational financial details, and compensation formulas.

IPO 323

Mathematical vs. Economic Dilution of Startup Equity: Thinner Slices of an Extra-Large Pizza

Gust

If you read the “ Dilution ” section of an IPO prospectus , you’ll see that the opposite happens to investors in the new public shares. Back from a hiatus, it’s time to venture forward once more. I appreciated hearing from those who asked about upcoming posts.

One Little Ice Cream Cart That’s About to Have Big Growth

Up and Running

People in Eugene loved it,” Red Wagon says in a funding prospectus (more on that in a bit). “In Red Wagon immediately got on board, prepared a funding prospectus, and launched their $120,000 campaign in January. An employee at Red Wagon Creamery serves up a scoop. Heart of Chocolate.

The Achilles Heel of Startup Ecosystems

This is going to be BIG.

No one is asking the Mayor to tweet their fund prospectus, but hosting informal meetings with members of community economic development boards, looking into small baskets of endowment funding that can go into local early stage funds, and just generally being willing to help because they understand that we can’t fund your local startups unless someone funds us would be enormously helpful

John Mack on the inside of the financial crisis

VC Adventure

Reading (or trying to read, at least) and mark up a prospectus. A friend recently sent me a link to a talk John Mack gave at Wharton that I think is absolutely fascinating.

Thinking of exiting your business? Explore every option

The Next Web

Prepare a detailed prospectus. The prospectus will lay out the story and details of your business and help generate interest in it before listing, so it’s important that you get this right.

Walker Twitter Highlights: November 28th – December 4th

Scott Edward Walker

vp68LI Facebook To Bankers: Hands Off Our $10 Billion IPO – “Facebook has gone so far as to craft its own prospectus.” I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting blog posts, articles and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues. Below are my five most popular tweets (via bit.ly ) for the past week and a couple of blog-related tweets.

How Reed Hastings’ Facebook Status Update Landed Netflix in SEC’s Crosshairs

Gust

Before the commercial Internet, the primary tools of disclosure included: Prospectus and related registration statement (“S-1″) for an IPO.

SEC 198

Don’t Pitch A Venture Capitalist Without This Checklist

David Teten

This is why formal investment prospectuses always have a “Risk Factors” section, and also why I told my former girlfriend (now wife) about some of my idiosyncrasies before she had made any life commitments to me. I’m surprised at how many funding pitches I get which lack some of the basic information which investors require before funding. I think this stems from two causes: 1) Lack of basic knowledge of the information investors require.

John Mack on the inside of the financial crisis

VC Adventure

Reading (or trying to read, at least) and mark up a prospectus. A friend recently sent me a link to a talk John Mack gave at Wharton that I think is absolutely fascinating.

Revenue-Based Investing: A New Option for Founders who Care About Control

David Teten

Investor prospectus . Does the traditional VC financing model make sense for all companies? Absolutely not. VC Josh Kopelman makes the analogy of jet fuel vs. motorcycle fuel. VCs sell jet fuel which works well for jets; motorcycles are more common but need a different type of fuel. . A new wave of Revenue-Based Investors are emerging who are using creative investing structures with some of the upside of traditional VC, but some of the downside protection of debt.

Probable and Improbable Lobbying Wins: The 1,000-stockholder Rule

Gust

The Securities Act of 1933 requires that any type of securities offered to the public be registered with the SEC, involving a major undertaking to prepare and file a registration statement on Form S-1 – known to many as an IPO prospectus. Talented entrepreneurs are nothing if not resilient in the face of change: Market forces, competitive threats, technological shifts, you name it.

Excellent Analytics Tips #19: Identify Website Goal [Economic] Values

Occam's Razor

How about the Analyst for Ohio State University who does a great job of measuring online donations but not the value of campus tours scheduled, prospectuses downloaded, online applications, course registrations, job applications, etc.,

How Andreessen Horowitz Evaluates CEOs

Ben's Blog

And as they say in the mutual fund prospectuses, “past performance is no guarantee of future performance.&# “I mean damn, did you even see the test. You got D’s, motherf*$@%&, D’s! Rosie Perez”. Kanye West. No position in a company is more important than the CEO and, as a result, no job gets more scrutiny. Sadly, little of this analysis benefits CEOs as most of the discussions happen behind their backs. This post is a step in the opposite direction.

Transcript And MP3 Of My $180,000 Website Flipping Presentation

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

But for all this to happen, a really key point is to have a really good prospectus. A prospectus is what gets the initial interest from people. A prospectus is actually very easy to put together. The response to the video I shared of my presentation – How I Made $180,000 Profit Buying And Selling Websites Part Time – was awesome, and as I promised, here is the text transcript for you.