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Back to Work: Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act Passes the House

The Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act or HALOS Act passed the House today with solid bipartisan support. The final vote stood at 344-73.  The HALOS Act, sponsored by House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot, addressed a nagging issue regarding when a business may make… Read More

2017 Holds Promise for Tax & Financing Policy for Startups

2016 brought with it many positive developments for startups in terms of capital access and tax policy. Investment crowdfunding finally went live, a number of bills to facilitate capital formation passed the House, and the startup community galvanized around a tax bill that would make… Read More

House of Representatives Passes Bi-Partisan HALOS Bill to Help Pitch Events

The HALOS or Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act (HR 4498) received solid bi-partisan support this week as it was passed by the House of Representatives on a vote of 325 for and 89 against.  This past March the bill easily made its way through… Read More

House of Representatives to Consider Angel Investing Legislation

The House of Representatives may vote on the “Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act” (HALOS Act – HR 4498) at some point this week.  The bill was approved by the House Financial Services Committee this past March on a vote of 44 to 13. The… Read More

HALOS Act Wants to Fix Nagging Issue for Startups When Doing a Public Pitch

The HALOS Act (HR 4498) or “Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act” is a bill in the House of Representatives that seeks to fix a nagging issue for startups: You are not legally allowed to pitch your business to investors in public – unless you… Read More

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