Tag Archive: equity investor

Hard Lessons in Modern Lending – Cont’d – post #3

Burt Helm | Inc. magazine  http://www.inc.com/magazine/201211/burt-helm/hard-lessons-in-modern-lending_page 3.html published Oct 30, 2012 …Cont’d from previous post dated March 8th 2013 … When banks move to stem problem loans, they follow a standard procedure, says Mitchell… Continue reading

Case Study: When Your Bank Stops Lending

Nitasha Tiku Jul  1, 2009  http://www.inc.com/magazine/20090701/case-study-when-your-bank-stops-lending.html When Able Planet’s bank pulled his $2.5 million line of credit, founder Kevin Semcken had to think fast. Jamie Kripke NOW HEAR THIS Kevin Semcken had high… Continue reading

When Bad Loans Happen to Good Entrepreneurs

Martha Gershun http://www.inc.com/articles/2000/08/16771.html Aug  1, 2000 “When the loan came through, the dream had begun — but so had the nightmare.” In 1986, my soon-to-be business partner and I discovered a remarkable treasure:… Continue reading

Is this legal? Bullying of small Contractors.

Crushing SMEs February 3, 2013 by Marie Gervais, PhD. Director, Global Leadership Associates Inc www.global-leadership.ca A few days ago I had an unsettling conversation with a business owner whose company provides support services to big players… Continue reading

Great Business Advice – The Business Insider War Room

I always love to read excerpts and sound bytes from leaders in business  – here are a few that have caught my eye tonight from ‘The Business Insider – War Room’: 15 Tips On Becoming… Continue reading

Making Friends with The Dragon’s Den

And come away smiling…with kudos from the King of The Dragons, himself… Eight days notice! That’s all the warning I got from The Dragons’ Den that I had been chosen to pitch The Dragon’s at… Continue reading

Exempt Market Dealers – doing their part to protect investors

The Benefits of Scrutiny I promised in my last post that I’d explain why we feel the new Exempt Market Dealer (EMD) regulations are so important. After all, we are already committed to… Continue reading

Investing with an Offering Memorandum

Investing with an Offering Memorandum Earlier last month I promised a basic primer on exempt market products, hope this provides a little more clarity. (2011 Exempt Market Regulations Update) In Canada, businesses (or government)… Continue reading

“A Fun Evening with Friends”

What a great evening last night. Thanks to everybody who came out to our ‘Views of Vancouver’ Spring Art, Wine and Investment Show hosted by The Bailey Business Fund. I truly think I have… Continue reading

Forum for Women Entreprenuers Unite – FWE Graduation Night

Women Entrepreneurs Unite! It seems just yesterday that I went to my first 2010 FWE-e-series  session (Forum for Women Entrepreneurs sponosored by Odlum Brown) and goodness the weather isn’t much different now than when… Continue reading