If you’re like most working professionals, this is one of the first pieces of advice you heard around college graduation or upon landing…Continue
Added by Charles David Dreher on August 3, 2017 at 11:25pm — No Comments
Networking can be intimidating even to the most seasoned business people. It’s especially daunting when you don’t know anyone at the beginning of your career, or you’re starting out in a new industry (or country!) completely from scratch. But in today’s competitive business environment, the best…Continue
Added by Charles David Dreher on July 27, 2017 at 12:00am — No Comments
Friction Free Capitalism
First coined in 1995 by Bill Gates, Friction Free Capitalism is, simply, the “enhanced efficiency of markets due to the ‘coming’ Internet revolution”.
Learn how our Directors and Serial Entrepreneurs are leveraging NBN and Friction Free Capitalism visit: …Continue
Added by Charles David Dreher on July 20, 2017 at 10:24pm — No Comments
If you are an expert in your field, especially in the legal, accounting, commercial or investment banking / venture capital industries, your expertise is critical to their success.
Are you ready to give back and build equity at the same time with limited risk, as an independent Director?
We invite you to become the mentor we know you are, with ease.
Please go to https://sprocketnetwork.com and Click…Continue
Added by Charles David Dreher on July 14, 2017 at 11:43pm — No Comments
What's your area of expertise?
Do you have a desire to support exciting new companies?
Are you an expert in your field or a professional in the legal, accounting, commercial or investment banking / venture capital industries?
Are you ready to elevate to the next level of professionalism?
We’ve been capitalizing start-up or early stage companies since 1998 and have many exciting opportunities you may want to consider. If you…Continue
Added by Charles David Dreher on June 19, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Be sure to REGISTER on New Business Network to see how you can qualify for funding from…Continue
Added by Charles David Dreher on June 9, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Do you need to raise substantial amounts capital?
Commonwealth Capital has created the Sprocket Network™ to help cultivate quality deal flow for their V. C. Fund, Commonwealth Capital Income Fund - I & II.
What can Sprocket Network™ do…
Added by Charles David Dreher on February 15, 2017 at 9:43pm — No Comments
More than just a venture fund or business catalyst, Sprocket allows startups and early stage companies to leverage the power of the crowd.
Sprocket is the "missing link" in the support of startup and early stage companies. When investors invest, they want to know what kind of safeguards the venture has in place to mitigate risk of loss. When you have what's called "social proof", you help mitigate that risk. Sprocket is the platform to gain social support, and proof for your…
Added by Charles David Dreher on January 2, 2017 at 10:22pm — No Comments
Commonwealth Capital LLC, a venture capital management company, announced today that it has launched the Commonwealth Capital Income Fund-I to provide investment capital exclusively for startups and early-stage companies.
The company also launched a new microsite at www.commonwealthcapital.fund to assist…Continue
Added by Charles David Dreher on September 19, 2016 at 10:11pm — No Comments
Entrepreneurs can successfully plan, launch and manage their own Regulation Crowdfunding campaigns and extend those campaigns beyond the reach of Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act.
“Regulation Crowdfunding has significantly leveled the playing field for raising capital, but it has serious limitations,” said Timothy Daniel Hogan, CEO of Commonwealth…Continue
Added by Charles David Dreher on August 22, 2016 at 10:18pm — No Comments
The definition of the term “crowdfunding” has evolved in recent years. The term was originally used for donation-based crowdfunding only, but is now used to define capital-based crowdfunding — also known as Regulation Crowdfunding — under Title II (2) and then under Title III (3) of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012.
The JOBS Act has significantly leveled the investment playing field, encouraging a growing number of entrepreneurs to begin fielding their…Continue
Added by Charles David Dreher on August 8, 2016 at 2:09am — No Comments
Timothy Daniel Hogan, chairman & CEO of downtown-Chicago-based Commonwealth Capital, has addressed the complex issues every entrepreneur needs to know when raising seed, development, or expansion capital under the crowdfunding provisions: Title II and Title III of the Jobs Act of…Continue
Added by Charles David Dreher on November 14, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Commonwealth Capital is proud to announce a New Venture Capital Fund specifically designed for Start-Up and Early Stage Companies.
We have access to many sources of capital for varying stages of a company’s existence. More importantly, we are looking to invest in start-up and early stage companies through our inaugural venture-capital fund, Commonwealth Capital Income Fund I.
Unlike most venture-capital firms, we’ve taken the mystery out of the application and funding…Continue
Added by Charles David Dreher on October 1, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments
Although there’s an unlimited number of ways to structure a deal, or a securities offering, the use of hybrid securities, such as; convertible notes or preferred stock, enables the entrepreneur to attract investors due to the recent ability to advertise the securities offering and compete with financial institutions for investor capital. Investors in today’s market are seeking short-term investments with relative safety and high yield. If you provide this to the investor community, you will…Continue
Added by Charles David Dreher on May 16, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Although there’s an unlimited number of ways to structure a deal, there are a limited number of acceptable ways to valuate a company. Wall Street valuates publicly traded companies’ common stock primarily based on “Price Earnings” or PE ratios. Then the company value is arrived at by multiplying the number of total outstanding shares by the price per share, less total liabilities (debt). It would seem impossible to use this method to valuate a privately held start-up or early stage company,…Continue
Added by Charles David Dreher on May 9, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments