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The Reg A+ Market

A recent report from NextGen Crowdfunding reviewed all of the Reg A+ offerings filed from June 2015 – June 2016. Reg A+ allows startups to raise up to $50 million from both accredited and non-accredited investors through investments via an online investing portal. The investments made by investors can be as little as a few […]

The Allure of the Silicon Slopes

According to Fortune, there are currently four $1-billion-plus startups located in our hometown, known to many as the “Silicon Slopes,” a stretch of cities along the Rocky Mountains, from Ogden in the north to Provo in the south and Salt Lake City in between. But what is attracting these early-stage companies to the state? Firstly, […]

Securing Seed Stage Capital for Your Startup

Securing the capital to take your venture from the idea stage to a revenue-making business can be quite a challenge for a lot of entrepreneurs. If you have been bootstrapping your startup or taken investments from friends and family and are ready to take the next step in financing, here are a few things to […]

Insights from a Venture Capitalist

We receive dozens of pitches each week from entrepreneurs seeking funding. We choose to invest in a select few of these startups and have specific criteria they need to meet before we deploy our capital.  Venture capitalists are looking for specific traits in the entrepreneurs they choose to invest in. In this interview from McKinsey Insights, Draper Fisher Jurvetson partner Steve Jurvetson […]

Investment Criteria and Industry Focus

Before investing in a startup we perform due diligence to ensure that it meets our investment criteria.  We are interested in investing in specific industries, specifically in innovative startups working to disrupt the market.