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SEC Changes Ruling for Small Businesses Seeking Capital

On July 10, the SEC announced that the ban on general solicitation has been removed for small businesses seeking startup capital, allowing for sweeping changes in the way businesses find funding.

This announcement is a productive step forward to fully enact the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) passed in early April of 2012. With general solicitation now permitted, startups have the opportunity raise money from a wider range of investors – potentially accelerating their funding.

July 12th

Sustainable Growth a Key Issue at the World Economic Forum on Latin America 2012

“Creating Innovative Models for a Sustainable Future” was one of three thematic pillars of the seventh edition of the World Economic Forum on Latin America, where business leaders agreed that more public-private partnerships (PPP) are key for a sustainable growth in Latin America, as well as sustainable transportation technologies. “There are common themes. PPPs, education…that’s […]

April 18th

4 Essential Posts On Small Business Financing

Yesterday I received another email from small businesses asking for advice on where to get financing so I put together this list.  Three out of the four the resources are recycled Ecopreneurist.com posts.  I simply gathered them in one place: How To Finance A Green Business by Leah Edwards is an excellent post that covers […]

February 10th

The Perfect (Eco) Pitch to Investors

I’m a fan of The Funded, an online community of entrepreneurs to research, rate, and review funding sources worldwide. It’s a great example of a venture that promotes transparency and allows entrepreneurs to help each write business plans, share ideas and ultimately obtain funding. A recent post discussed what the entrepreneur seeking funding should bring […]

October 29th

How to Finance a Green Business

We received an email last week from an inventor in upstate New York, who has designed a green product that she wants to bring to market, and she would like some ideas of how she can raise money to manufacture and market the product. I am going to present several ideas for financing a green […]

February 18th