The private company equity market is an inherently high-risk, high-reward enterprise, a positive Return on Investment (ROI) is not guaranteed, and historically not all taxpayers have been allowed to invest. Yet investments in innovative startups are indisputable keys to moving the national economy forward and creating jobs.
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Venture capital (VC) funds operate by seeking outsized returns through investing early in companies that change the world, shake up the market, and become household names. Mutual funds and hedge funds invest in various security types, but venture capital funds focus on a distinctive type of early-stage … Read More
Investments in innovative startups are crucial to the future of our country. Yet equity investing is an inherently high-risk, high-reward venture, where a positive return isn’t always guaranteed, and taxpayers haven't always been qualified for profitable opportunities.
As a result, QSBS legislation was enacted to provide incentives for … Read More
Qualified Small Business Stock (QSBS) and Opportunity Zones (OZ) are tax codes enacted to fuel the job market and spark widespread economic growth. These tax codes also incentivize regional development in strategic areas, which creates an influx of capital and accessible work opportunities. Both of these tax … Read More
Part of the genius of QSBS qualifications, regulations, and incentives is how they encourage the recycling of capital into the early-stage business ecosystem to drive innovation, create jobs, and strengthen the national economy. This effective reuse of QSBS eligible investments is made possible through the benefits laid … Read More
Equity investments that fund and grow innovative new companies in the startup marketplace move the national economy forward and propagate job creation. These types of investments are innately risky capital investment ventures, and not all investors see profitable returns. Additionally, many taxpayers have been unable to participate … Read More
Equity investments that fund the startup marketplace are crucial and necessary in moving the national economy ahead and boosting job creation. However, these investments are innately risky ventures, and lucrative return on investments (ROIs) don't always come to fruition. Until recent years, many taxpayers have been excluded … Read More
Equity investing is an inherently high-risk-high-reward venture, a positive ROI is not guaranteed, and historically not all taxpayers are qualified to participate in the most lucrative investment opportunities. But investments in innovative startups are inarguably essential in moving the national economy forward and contributing to job creation.
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“Because of this bill, start-ups and small businesses will now have access to a big, new pool of potential investors -- namely, the American people.” - President Barack Obama during the signing of the JOBS Act, April 5, 2012
The Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act paved the way … Read More
Crowdfunding has significantly impacted the startup marketplace over the last several years, and there are no signs of its influence slowing down. Crowdfunding has grown into a top-of-the-list mode of equity investing. Equity crowdfunding has become a popular means for startups to share their company name, mission, … Read More