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Crowd Funding – Road Paved with Gold or a Disaster Waiting to Happen?

The Uber or AirBNB of Investor Funding is here.  Crowd funding is upon us. What would have been almost impossible to achieve without spending tens of thousands of dollars and many months to produce a prospectus is now a real option in Australia. Retail investors are within  easy reach. As someone working in the industry[...]
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Founders make the Worse CEOs

You’ve done it alone for a while, creating your product, service of offering and reached a certain stage in your offering where you need investor funding. Investors will provide money and you will keep on running things. How hard can it be? The smartest  founders are those that give the CEO role the respect that it[...]
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What Does an Information Memorandum Cost?

What does an Information Memorandum Cost? Good question. Answer; It varies. Why? The best analogy that I can come up with is this. If you look under the hood of a 1980 Ford and open the hood of a 2019 Mercedes Benz, what’s the difference? The difference is complexity. That is, more moving parts. In[...]
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Raising Investor Funds in 2016.

I started writing information memorandums, investor offer documents and prospectuses around 2005 so have clocked approximately 10 years. Over this time I’ve seen the nature of investor offers change, market and industry fads come and go and money being funneled into all sorts of wild and wacky ventures and businesses. Have the fundamentals changed? No,[...]
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Raising Investor Funds in 2016 with an Information Memorandum

I started writing information memorandums, investor offer documents and prospectuses around 2005 so have clocked approximately 10 years. Over this time I’ve seen the nature of investor offers change, market and industry fads come and go and money being funneled into all sorts of wild and wacky ventures and businesses. Have the fundamentals changed? No,[...]
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Wanted – Slightly Used Prospectus.

You want to raise funds to start or grow your business. Grab a couple thousand dollars from a couple of hundred people and you’re away. Right? Not quite. You speak to a few people from the capital raising industry and come across the requirement to prepare a prospectus. Basically, an investor offer document that ASIC[...]
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