Tag Archives: Going Public

Publicly-Traded Companies Should Act Like One

A recent guest post on PubCoCEO.com by Joshua Levine & Robert Ferri looked at “Intelligent IR: Research-Driven Investor Relations for Small and Microcap Companies.” In the post, the authors made the point that publicly traded companies should act like one. Those in the microcap space have probably become accustomed to corporate executives of micro- and small-cap firms complaining about the expense

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Ten Tips For Entrepreneurs Who Decide to Go Public [Guest Post]

Guest Post By: Robert F. Licopoli First a disclaimer, this article is written for entrepreneurs by an entrepreneur. I’m not a lawyer, accountant, or a financial services expert. I’m someone who is passionate about building a successful business and wrote this article about my personal experiences. In no way is this article meant to be a legal advice or a thorough

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OTC Markets CEO Discusses The Model to Help Emerging Companies Gain Access to Capital

Last week, Cromwell Coulson, CEO of OTC Markets Group, joined the CEO Forum to discuss the OTC’s model to help emerging companies gain access to capital. Coulson discusses – OTC did stand for over the counter but now Coulson thinks of it as Open Transparent & Connected. – OTC Markets mission – The advantages and disadvantages of going public – OTC

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CSE To Host Event About Going Public In Canada

On Oct. 25, The Canadian Securities Exchange and event co-sponsors Viride IR and MNP LPP will host an event in Toronto about the current climate for public listings in Canada. CSE has compiled a team of experienced securities industry participants who can provide entrepreneurs with strategic insights into how to succeed in the public markets. This half day event will

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Common Negative Misconceptions About Being A Public Company

Rob Bernshteyn – CEO of Coupa (NASDAQ: COUP) – shared a post on Fortune titled “Forget Snapchat and Blue Apron—Here’s Why Going Public Is Still a Good Idea.” Bernshteyn says that going public was absolutely worth it and shares some common negative misconceptions about being a public company; Opening Your Financials To The World Is Bad – According to Bernshteyn

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Experts See Increased Demand For Reverse Merger ‘Shells’

In an article for the print edition of the MicroCap Review Fall 2017 Issue, John Lowy shared “The Current Status of the Reverse Merger Market“. John Lowy is the founder (in 1990) and senior partner of www.johnlowylaw.com, and the founder (in 1993) and CEO of Olympic Capital Group, Inc. (www.ocgfinance.com), both based in New York City. John is a highly-respected and acknowledged

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Public vs. Private – The Grass Is Always Greener

In a recent post on OddBallStocks.com, Nate Tobik explores “The blessing and curse of being public“. Management teams of nano-cap to mega-cap public companies often blame their companies’ struggles on the costs and complexities of being public while some private management teams think the ‘capital markets’ are a solution to their business problems. At the end of the day, Tobik says the

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[WEBINAR] What a Finance Leader Should Know Before Taking a Company Public

On August 16th, CFO.com will be presenting a webinar about “What a Finance Leader Should Know Before Taking a Company Public“.   The Webcast will explore: How to arrive at a recommendation about whether your company is better off going public or staying private Key characteristics of companies that launch successful IPOs Differences in the finance function in public and private

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Popular Companies Now Look to Use Reg A+ to List on NYSE & NASDAQ

  You may have heard of the popular Bobby Flay’s Burger Palace or Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment. You may not have heard that both plan to use Reg A+ to raise capital and list on senior US exchanges.  On Monday, Bobby’s Burger Palace, the fast casual burger concept created by award-winning Master Chef, Bobby Flay, announced it plans to file a Regulation A+ initial

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