Venture Lab

Venture Lab

The MIT Venture Lab is designed to streamline the entrepreneur’s path to success by providing the information necessary to plan, finance and operate a profitable venture in today’s business environment.

Upcoming Venture Labs

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Previous Venture Labs

Danger or Opportunity? Impact of New SEC Rules for Funding Solicitation

New SEC rules took effect on September 23, 2013 that lift the ban on “general solicitation” for exempt stock offerings, which means that an entrepreneur raising angel financing may now use public advertising to attract accredited investors. This change in the law opens up whole new opportunities for funding your company. But be careful! There are some significant gotchas with these new rules that can land a startup in trouble with the SEC.