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Accredited Investors and Prospectus Exemptions – Do Your Due Diligence!

In my previous article I referenced the fact that a company (an “issuer”) seeking to raise money without a broker could rely on the private issuer exemption by issuing shares to certain categories of shareholders, such as family members and close personal friends or business associates. However, what happens when you encounter a potential individual [...]

By |2018-04-27T07:16:32-05:00April 27th, 2018|Idea2Ideal|0 Comments

Part Four: Understanding Prospectus Exemptions

Having considered the various steps enumerated in my last article to improve the strength of your business before seeking angel financing, you now have to arm yourself with an understanding of the private company financing regime in Canada. The first rule is that any time that a company issues shares to founders or investors it [...]

By |2018-02-26T15:50:05-05:00February 26th, 2018|Idea2Ideal|0 Comments

Part Three: Additional Considerations for Start-Up Financing

Having burned through your personal savings and explored the friends and family round, most entrepreneurs will wonder what's next on the start-up financing front. Depending on your business and the success, or lack thereof, that you may have at this stage, you might think that an angel investment or even venture capital could be secured. [...]

By |2017-10-25T16:55:24-05:00October 25th, 2017|Idea2Ideal|0 Comments

Finding Funding for Start-Ups: Part Two

Todd Plaskacz is a Senior Associate at Andrews Robichaud, as a registered Trademark Agent, Mr. Plaskacz regularly provides guidance and advice to clients on branding, internet domain name protection and trademark prosecution and registration in Canada and the U.S. in addition to advising on a wide array of business and corporate matters. In a [...]

By |2017-09-08T21:18:47-05:00September 8th, 2017|Idea2Ideal|0 Comments

Start-Up Funding – Tips and Tricks to Find Your Funds

I have often been asked, “What is the most challenging hurdle for building a successful business from scratch?”. THE HR consultants say, “hiring and retaining the best people”, and the truth is that truly talented people are at the core of most successful ventures. An engineering consultant may say, on the other hand, “The key [...]

By |2017-07-20T20:49:39-05:00July 20th, 2017|Idea2Ideal|0 Comments