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The Elevator Pitch That Rises to Success

By: Kay Koplovitz Entrepreneurs, imagine a magic elevator ride, that when the doors slide shut, you have two minutes to attract an Angel investor that grants you one wish. As you're riding up, enticing the fickle Angel to come closer, your Angel flies away leaving you with nothing more than Angel dust. This happens more often than not, and entrepreneurs are left not with Angel dust but with pain and frustration. The elevator pitch can be the most important, not to...
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SEC Releases Proposed Regs for Rule 506 Advertising – Bruce E. Methven

Today (August 29, 2012) the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) released its long-awaited proposed regulations for public advertising of Rule 506 offerings.  This is pursuant to the JOBS ACT that was signed this past April.  It is extremely important for companies looking to raise money. The SEC is going to have only a 30-day public comment period and then will decide whether to finally approve the regulations “shortly thereafter.”  This is positive; some feared the SEC might have a much longer...
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Up Close and Personal with Howard Leonhardt, Inventor, Entrepreneur, and California Governor Candidate

Tech Cocktail is excited to be introducing Tech Cocktail Sessions to San Francisco on August 29th (next Thursday).  We’ve lined up pair of exceptional entrepreneurs, Matt Galligan and Howard Leonhardt, who will be sharing their insights on the topic of “Turning Ideas into Action” <register here>. Next week, you’ll get the chance to learn the secrets behind their successes.  But what about the individual sitting on the CEO’s throne?  Who is the...
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