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The New Philanthropy: The Push For A Renewable Capital Innovation Fund

Why is the Australian venture capital industry almost non-existent and irrelevant on a global scale?

A massive misallocation of capital, particularly when it comes Australia’s $1.7 trillion superannuation bolstered capital pool, the fourth largest capital pool in the world. 1,269 more words

Entrepreneur

The Economic Growth Algorithm: We Speak to One of Australia's Commercial Bank Senior Risk Managers

BROSO: Have we reached a point in the history of our economy where the love affair with residential property is holding us back and stifling economic growth? 918 more words

Investment

METAMORPHOSIS: THE ENTREPRENEUR TURNED FINANCIER

So life as an obsessive, highly-driven entrepreneur is treating you pretty well. You decided years ago that being a corporate slave wasn’t for you. You’re self-aware enough to know you’re an individual, not a company man. 2,410 more words

Entrepreneur

YOU WANT CAPITAL AND YOU WANT IT NOW - WELL HERE ARE THE RULES

Entrepreneurs usually have an assortment of reasons for seeking capital (in the form of equity) for their business.

Among the most common reasons for raising capital are to: 1,533 more words

Entrepreneur

Department of Justice Settles Virtual Currency Enforcement Action

The US Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of California recently settled an enforcement action against Ripple Labs Inc., a Delaware corporation providing virtual currency exchange services. 276 more words

Financial Services Law

SAFEs and KISSes Poised to Be the Next Generation of Startup Financing

In late 2013, startup accelerator Y Combinator unveiled its Simple Agreement for Future Equity (“SAFE”) investment instrument as an alternative to convertible debt. While SAFE templates appeared in different varieties, the purported goal was to create a standardized set of basic funding terms between startups and investors while deferring decisions about valuation, liquidation preferences and participation rights until later-stage rounds of financing. 1,045 more words

Financial Services Law

Quicken Loans Takes on the DOJ & HUD

Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-backed mortgage lender,filed suit on Friday, April 17 in the United States District Court in Detroit against the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 582 more words

Litigation