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Look in the Mirror: Why the Number of Public Companies & IPOs are in Decline

  The decline in the number of public companies in the United States and the decline in the number of initial public offerings (IPOs) that occur each year are widely decried. It is irony that many who bemoan these changes are the very persons who… Read More

“Sarbanes-Oxley is Shutting Out Average Investors from the Early Growth Stages of the Next Cisco & Starbucks”

It is a fact that the number of public companies and the number of companies going public have dramatically decreased over the last 15 years. For private investors like High Net Worth Individuals or Venture Capitalists this has not been an issue. It is arguable… Read More

Congressional Committee to Review Cost of Being a Public Company

The Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, part of the Financial Services Committee, has scheduled a hearing to take place next week on the topic of the excessive cost of being public company. The hearing entitled, “The Cost of Being a Public Company in… Read More

Over Regulation Has Challenged Public Markets, Will Crowdfunding Resurrect These Markets?

Over Regulation Has Challenged Public Markets, Will Crowdfunding Resurrect These Markets or Will Over Regulation Reign Supreme? Recently venture capitalist, tech entrepreneur and  industry soothsayer,  Marc Andreesen was interviewed on CNBC in an piece entitled “We are Living Through a Tech Depression“.  His talking points… Read More