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PubCo CEOs And Institutional Investors Sign Updated Common Sense Corporate Governance Principals

A little more than two years ago, a group of prominent CEOs and Institutional Investors published the Commonsense Principles of Corporate Governance. That work represented a collaborative effort – a search for common ground – by representatives of some of America’s largest corporations and institutional investors. The authors said then, and it is no less true today, that the long-term

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Why Do Most Institutional Investors Avoid MicroCaps?

Derren Nathan, head of research at London-based broker Hybridan, recently shared an article on IRMagazine.com titled “How small caps can tackle investor prejudice.” In the post, Nathan shared these four reasons why most institutional investors avoid microcaps; Minimum Market Cap. “Many funds will have a minimum market cap requirement, and even where this is not an official policy, we often

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Upcoming MicroCap Event: Jumpstart Innovation & Investment (JumpIN) – October 2018

We recently caught up with Sam Kotch to discuss the Jumpstart Innovation & Investment (JumpIN) dinner scheduled for October 4th in New York City. This event is a followup to February, April and June’s sold-out JumpIN dinners at the Penn Club of New York. Q&A below:   When and where is the event held? How did you decide on that location? Sam

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Upcoming MicroCap Event: Jumpstart Innovation & Investment (JumpIN) – June 2018

We recently caught up with Sam Kotch to discuss the Jumpstart Innovation & Investment (JumpIN) dinner scheduled for June 19th in New York City. This event is a followup to February and April’s sold-out JumpIN dinners at the Penn Club of New York. Q&A below:   When and where is the event held? How did you decide on that location? Sam Kotch:

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One Week Away – JumpIN Dinner Will Connect Eight Companies With 100 Investors

In one week (April 10th), Jumpstart Innovation & Investment (JumpIN) will host over 100 investors and eight presenting companies for dinner in New York City. We caught up with Sam Kotch to get some last minute insights. Q&A below.   We interviewed you a few weeks ago about the event. Can you quickly remind our readers what JumpIN is? Sam

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Institutional Investors Turn to MicroCaps in Search of Alpha in Current Bull Market

In a recent post in Pensions & Investments, Christine Williamson shares that “Microcaps becoming a popular source in hunt for alpha.” According to Williamson, “Institutional investors are developing a keen taste for microcap stocks such as Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. and Tex-Mex specialist Chuy’s Holdings Inc. as they seek higher-return pockets in global equity markets.” Key points of the

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Intelligent IR: Research-Driven Investor Relations for Small and Microcap Companies [Guest Post]

Guest Post By: Joshua Levine & Robert Ferri On January 3, the European Union’s ambitious regulatory reforms, known as MiFID II, took effect. While the aim is to create unprecedented transparency and curb conflicts of interest, the regulation is upending security markets. Central to MiFID II is bringing accountability to the market for investment research. Under the new framework, asset managers and

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The Inexpensive Business Development Tools for Direct MicroCap Investors

A recent post on the Axial Forum looked at “The Best (and Least Expensive) Business Development Tool for Private Equity.” Many of those principles can be applied to microcap deal sourcing. The author, Brandon Labrum of Fund Lab, shared four deal sourcing tips for investors and advisors regardless of types of deals they do. 1. Newswires alone weren’t built for

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Four Things Every Founder Needs To Do When Seeking Funding

Chris Lynch of Reverb Advisors shared a post on LinkedIn titled “Don’t Get Played: The four things every founder needs to do when they seek funding.” The post shares four things every founder needs to do when seeking funding. Lynch goes into more detail on the items below in his post. 1. Raise capital specific to the demands of the company,

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