The Securities Law Blog: Rio Tinto, Former Top Executives Charged With Frau.

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The Securities Law Blog: Rio Tinto, Former Top Executives Charged With Frau. : The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged mining company Rio Tinto and two former top executives with fraud for inflating the val

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

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 The Austin-based startup, founded in March of 2013, previously raised $1.2 million, according to its Crunchbase profile.

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

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SEC Exposes Two Initial Coin Offerings Crimes

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CH The Securities Law Blog: SEC Exposes Two Initial Coin Offerings Purportedly. : The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a businessman and two companies with defrauding investors in a pair of so-called initia Just a matter of time. -

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Project Reality Check #5: The Devil is in the Details

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was founded during the Great Depression because people offering stock for sale only showed the Baseline and Best Case numbers and a more robust model was needed – the EMV model.

Xeris Pharmaceuticals Files to Raise $75 Million in an IPO

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Xeris Pharmaceuticals, founded in 2005 in Austin, filed on Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission to go public on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange with an initial public offering valued at $75 million.

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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

HeatGenie Has Raised $5.9 Million of a $6.7 Million Round of Funding

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million round of funding, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. HeatGenie, an Austin-based startup with an innovative way to heat up beverage cans, has raised $5.9 million of a $6.7

Pingboard Raises $4.3 Million in Additional Funding

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million of a $5 million round, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Pingboard, an Austin-based startup spun out of Capital Factory, has raised $4.3 The company, founded in 2013, makes organizational chart software for companies.

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

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

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Why You Should Avoid a Secondary Share Sale

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As the Securities and Exchange Commission scrutinizes secondary market sales of private stock, your company could get stung

How This Startup Trading Venue Deals with Criticism from Heavyweight Competitors

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Private stock exchange IEX has drawn roughly 400 letters of public comment since the Securities and Exchange Commission posted the company's application to become a public exchange.

Former BankAtlantic CEO cleared of SEC civil charges

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MIAMI (AP) — A federal jury has cleared a former bank executive of civil charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission nearly a decade ago

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Cash-back App Dosh Gets $4.9 Million More in Funding

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million in venture funding, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Austin-based Dosh, a cash-back app, just raised $4.9 The company has raised $18.4 million to date in seed-stage funding and is preparing to raise more money early next year for a Series A round, according to a spokeswoman. Goodwater Capital led […]. The post Cash-back App Dosh Gets $4.9 Million More in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Austin’s Outdoor Voices Raises $34 Million in Funding

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Outdoor Voices, a high-tech fashionable line of athletic apparel, has raised $34 million in additional financing, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Austin-based startup received the funding from Google Ventures, according to an article by CNBC. To date, the company has raised $57 million and plans to use the latest […]. The post Austin’s Outdoor Voices Raises $34 Million in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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. Here's why that affects any startup looking to raise investment funding

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

Dell Technologies Considers a Public Offering or Merger with VMware

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Today, Dell Technologies filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission disclosing that the company’s board is considering taking the company public again with an initial public offering or by merging with VMWare. In 2013, Dell went private in a $24 billion buyout deal backed by Silver Lake and Michael Dell.

Silverton Partners Plans to Raise $100 Million Venture Capital Fund

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Silverton Partners, a venture capital firm founded in 2005, is raising a $100 million Silverton Partners V fund, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Austin-based venture capital firm lists Adam Chibib, Michael Dodd, Morgan Flagler and Kip McClanahan as its general partners.

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 It's getting tougher to raise capital in today's startup environment.

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 The Texas billionaire has asked the Supreme Court to weigh in on administrative trials at the U.S.

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. The difference is up until the change, only so-called accredited investors, high net worth individuals, could […] The post SEC Adopts New Equity-based Crowdfunding Rules appeared first on SiliconHills.

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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

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. Investors included Virgo Capital and Origin Ventures. To date, the […] The post Austin-based Get Smart Content Raises $1.75 Million appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Raising Capital? 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs

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Introduction I’ve been helping entrepreneurs raise capital as a securities lawyer for 17+ years, and there are certain fundamental legal mistakes that I’ve seen entrepreneurs make over and over again. Fundraising Tips Tip #1: Only Offer and/or Sell Securities to “Accredited 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. ParLevel Systems, based at Geekdom in San Antonio, has raised a little more than $2 million of $2.5

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.” Cuban got falsely accused of insider […] The post Mark Cuban’s New Passion is Open and Honest Communication Through Cyber Dust appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Boone brewery takes next step to becoming publicly traded company

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said last week it has hired two groups to audit its financial statements, the next step toward filing regulatory reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission Appalachian Mountain Brewery Inc.

Raising Capital? 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs (Part 3)

Scott Edward Walker

Subject to certain limited exceptions, companies are prohibited from “general advertising” or “general solicitation” in connection with the private offering or sale of securities. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and, accordingly, many entrepreneurs get trapped in the SEC’s wide net.

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. Franklin Lyons is the other co-founder and the company’s chief […] The post Merge VR of San Antonio Raises $10 Million in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills.

NC employee union takes pension complaints to feds

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RALEIGH — The union representing tens of thousands of North Carolina state workers said Tuesday it filed a complaint with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission over how State Treasurer Janet

Steve Jurvetson on clean tech innovation that will change the world

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Securities and Exchange Commission. Any opinions expressed are her own.) What venture capitalists really think and what they say arent. Genomatica, filed an S-1 form with the U.S. The company uses

Bee Cave Games Raises $1.9 Million

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million round of debt financing, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Bee Cave Games has closed on a $1.9 The Austin-based casino, social and mobile game developer previously raised a $1.3 million seed round of funding last summer.

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. And although that practice has been approved by Congress and signed into law by President Obama as part of the JOBS Act, equity-based crowdfunding still isn’t allowed. That’s because the U.S.

LGL to Present at the G8: ThinkEquity's 8th Annual Growth Conference

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Securities and Exchange Commission. to institutional investors, corporate and private clients, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and financial sponsors. As a Panmure. in The LGL Group's filings with the U.S. SOURCE: The LGL

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. It checked the box on its registration statement for a Tier 2 […] The post San Antonio-based Aperion Biologics Files to Go Public appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

Admittance Technologies Gets $3.9 Million Investment

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Securities and Exchange Commission. Admittance Technologies has received $3.9 million in funding, according to a filing with federal regulators. The Austin-based startup raised the money from 15 unidentified investors on June 26th, according to its filing with the U.S. The startup, founded in 2010, created the CardioVol technology platform to measure blood volume using a […] The post Admittance Technologies Gets $3.9 Million Investment appeared first on SiliconHills.

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 million in Series E funding. […] The post Phunware Raises $19.3 Million of $49.9 Million VC Offering appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin