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What are Private Placements?

What is a private placement? Read Financial Poise’s guide to private placement types, rules and private placement memorandums.

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Cannabis Industry Outlook

Investing in Cannabis: How Investors are Chasing the High

As Legalization Nears, Marijuana and CBD Investment Opportunities Surge Cannabis-infused beer? How about Cannabis Gummy Bears? With more states legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use, the opportunities for investing in cannabis are now endless. Recently, House Representative and Rules Committee Chair Jim McGovern stated that the committee will vote on marijuana reform. McGovern believes […]

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Managing Your Way Out of Trouble with Your Company’s Lender

You are a small business owner and you’ve had a great relationship with your lender. In fact, your relationship manager is a member at your country club. Everything has been great for years, business has been booming and there have been few or no issues. However, one day, you get to your office and you […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio Investments Stay Afloat In Spite of Choppy Waters

Leonardo DiCaprio Investments Stay Afloat in Spite of Choppy Waters

Success Doesn’t Mean Smooth Sailing Besides finally picking up an Oscar for his performance in “The Revenant”and being an avid environmental philanthropist, Leonardo DiCaprio’s investments, as well as his acting, have made some waves in the world of investing. While he arguably doesn’t need the extra income, DiCaprio is active in the tech investment world, […]

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Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Is on its Way

It seems that every company attempts to implement AI in one way or another. It only works when actual value in the technology exists—and not just flashy verbiage.

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Financial Poise Radio

Episode 89 – Albert Periu – co-head of Capital Markets at Funding Circle

Episode 89 brings us Albert Periu, co-head of Capital Markets at Funding Circle, which provides secured loans to small businesses that Banks do not typically serve, while offering speed and transparency fostered by digital technology. The show looks at the borrower and the investor (in effect, the lender) perspective.

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The Basics of Convertible Debt

Many of the companies that sell securities via Title III crowdfunding portals, at least in the first year or two, will be early-stage startups with little or no history of profit or even positive cash flow. “In many cases, issuers can avoid thorny disagreements over valuation by offering hybrid securities known as convertible notes to crowdfunding investors”…

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Angel Investor Fundamentals

An angel investor is an individual who provides capital from his or her own funds to a private business owned and operated by someone who is neither a friend nor a family member. Angels often provide the first round of “outside” capital—that is, outside of the founders’ family and friends (the three Fs). Angel capital may be in the form of straight debt, convertible debt, or equity purchases.

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Episode 60 with David S. Rose

Exponential tech in Episode 60 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio with host Chris Cahill and David S. Rose of Gust, an online platform used by more than a half million entrepreneurs in 190 countries to connect and collaborate with over 75,000 accredited investors. They speak about the dramatic changes occurring in the global marketplace for capital in resulting scalable enterprises.

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