Do you know that even if you have a great business idea, most investors won’t look at it unless it’s structured and presented legally and correctly?
Do you know that something as simple as a newspaper reporter telling the world your story could result in an investigation by the SEC? (it is considered public solicitation)
Do you know that common mistakes in early rounds of raising capital can prevent you from being able to raise capital in the future?
Do you know that there is an ever-growing number of investor groups looking for well-prepared, profitable socially conscious projects?
Do you know that it’s illegal to look for investors on social media like facebook and LinkedIn?
Do you know that simple, common mistakes in early rounds of raising capital can result in securities investigations, which could result in an order to return all the money you’ve raised and prohibition from ever raising capital for that project again?
Do you know that giving equity away to friends and family for seed capital can complicate your ability to raise capital for your business in the future.
Do you know that many entrepreneurs think they only need to be introduced to the right investors, but in reality they’re not nearly ready to raise capital for their projects legally?
Do you know that it’s illegal to announce that you’re raising capital at a public function… like a Christmas party? (also considered public solicitation)