Angel and Venture Alert: The Case for Investing in Orphan Drugs

Industry Articles & Legislative News / 19 Sep 2018

Angel and Venture Alert: The Case for Investing in Orphan Drugs

No, we’re not talking about developing drugs for orphans. But for 25 million Americans, according to the NIH, an “Orphan Drug” (one that serves fewer than 200k users and includes diseases such as cystic fibrosis, Lou Gehrig’s disease, and Tourette’s syndrome, among others) can spell the difference between misery (or worse) and getting through the day. How are traditional vs. orphan drugs developed, and why should you care?

Private Equity Term Sheet: Typical Terms and Conditions

Investment Terms / 09 Aug 2018

Private Equity Term Sheet: Typical Terms and Conditions

You’re considering an equity investment in a private company with exciting prospects…  Great, but do you really know what your “equity” investment in the company will get you?  Investment characteristics of one type of private equity investment can be very, very different from another.  This guide can help you understand better what’s being offered to you. 

Private Lending “Summary of Terms”… Typical Investment Terms and Conditions

Investment Terms / 07 Aug 2018

Private Lending “Summary of Terms”… Typical Investment Terms and Conditions

What should you look for when making a private loan to a business?    It’s very important that you understand the standard commitments a business borrower should be making to you… and that they are part of your loan documentation! Read More

What is an “Alternative Investment?”

Uncategorized / 05 Jul 2018

What is an “Alternative Investment?”

Everybody’s talking about alternative investments, but there seems to be a lot of confusion about what they are. Well, here’s our stab at defining alternative investments — what they are and what they’re not.  If you’re interested in learning about the alternative investments, this is a good place to start.