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Raising capital through placement agents

Editor's note: After more than a year-long "break" in Iraq, Matt Storms is ready to continue his series of columns about raising capital. His previous columns covered due diligence and corporate clean up, the mechanics of raising capital, and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants. We thank Matt for his service, and we thank him for the fo......

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For purposes of this article, the key language is "in the business of effecting transactions." A finder is someone not in "the business of effecting transactions." Rather, finders infrequently bring investors and companies together, but that's all they can do. By law, a finder is not permitted ......

Full article >>> , or other entrepreneurs about their experiences with various placement agents in their area.

When selecting a placement agent, there are many things to consider. Probably the most important consideration is trust. By using a placement agent, you are putting a lot of faith in an individual or firm. Below are some other considerations:

Experience generally as a placement agent.......

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