Rags & Riches: The Small Cap Maze

Conventional wisdom dictates that the early stages of a corporation’s growth cycle offer substantially more compelling risk-reward profiles than advanced stage investments. But that is exactly where the reality of that proposition ends. In actual fact, the Medium and Small Capital matrix has accumulated so many unsustainable business models over the previous decade that major brokerage houses have little or no problem in persuading hundreds of thousands of investors, both institutional and retail, to keep their money in companies with a proven past.

Reverse Merger: A Vision Without A Strategy Is A Prescription For Failure

Many business owners with a dream to take their company public often neglect to prepare and plan for the future, very few small and mid-size companies have a business plan.

A business plan is like a road map, and can be likened to when you go on a journey. Sometimes you need to change direction, it doesn’t mean your destination changes, you are just getting there via a different route.

Sarbanes-Oxley: The Wrong Solution To A Legitimate Problem.

Sarbanes-Oxley Act or the accountants full employment act as I like to call it, refers to legislation introduced by Senator Paul Sarbanes (D) MD and Representative Michael Oxley (R) Ohio and passed in July of 2002 in response to the Enron and Worldcom scandals.

Small Corporate Offering Registration (SCOR)

The Small Corporate Registration was designed specifically for small businesses. It allows small companies to raise equity or debt capital publicly without having to register with Securities and Exchange Commission. It is designed to streamline the state review process by using standardized forms and reviews. Each states separately reviews the company’s filings and issues a permit allowing general solicitation to the public in that state.

The Case For Taking Your Company Public On The Pink Sheets…

Over the course of history there have been events and legislation that has transformed the financial markets, our economy and the way we conduct business , such as the legislation that form the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Internet has also has transformed the way we do business and communicate.

What Is Reverse Merger, And Is It For Everyone? Part 1

A reverse merger is a method used by many small and mid-cap companies to initially go public, its the purchase of, and reverse merger into, an existing public shell company. This is inexpensive compared with conventional Initial public offerings (IPO). This is also a simplified fast track method by which a private company can become a public company.