While no true definition of a private placement exists, it is commonly used to refer to the raising of capital (i.e., “securities”) without making a registration with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Under the Securities Act of 1933, any offer to sell securities must either be registered
How to issue preferred stock to friends and family without limiting future venture capital rounds.
Why your startup company should not raise money from non-accredited investors
If you can’t self-fund your startup company and must take on investors, keep the number of your investors as low as possible. A low number of investors will reduce your startup company’s transaction costs and headaches associated with raising funds. I’d rather my client raise $90k from one investor than