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When raising capital, why use a Private Placement Memorandum?

Editor's note: Matt Storms is writing a series of articles on raising capital from angel and venture capital investors. This installment focuses on the Private Placement Memorandums, or PPMs, and is co-written with Dan Ghoca.

We are frequently asked whether it is necessary to use a private placement memorandum (also referred to as a PPM or an offering......

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If a material misstatement is made, regardless of whether it is intentional, the investors may have a securities fraud claim against the issuer and possibly its officers and directors as well. In addition, the Securities and Exchange Commission can impose civil and criminal penalties, too. A well-prepared PPM helps to avoid a securities fraud claim. It ......

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Cautionary language: Includes several cautionary statements describing the risks of investing in unregistered securities generally and the offered securities in particular.

Summary of Offering T......

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'"/> By Matt Storms 05/20/07

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