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Capital Access; Technology
July 09, 2012 Posted by
Understanding why and how banks arrive at their answers will greatly improve a company's chances of success when seeking a loan. Despite how attractive a borrower or transaction is, external macro and internal micro considerations can, and do, have an impact on bankers' decisions.
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Observation Deck
July 02, 2012 Posted by
While there has been a great deal of attention paid to the austerity measures being enforced across Europe this year, the U.S. has been facing its own austerity challenge with the “fiscal cliff” approaching at year-end...
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Public Policy; Cleantech; Life Science; Startups; Technology
June 29, 2012 Posted by

Listen to our round table discussion of the JOBS Act and its implications for both early-stage and late-stage companies. Our panel, including Bill Hambrecht, discuss crowdfunding, the IPO on-ramp, and options for raising capital in this online webinar.

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Observation Deck
June 01, 2012 Posted by

On February 15, Moody's announced that it placed 114 European financial institutions in 16 European countries and another eight banks and securities firms on review for downgrade. Reasons cited by Moody's for the rating actions is a combination of the situation in Europe and/or the environment faced by Global Capital Market Intermediaries (GCMI).

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Technology
June 01, 2012 Posted by
Greg Becker sat down recently with John Cook from Geekwire and talked about what's around the corner in the tech market and why Facebook's stock pullback might be a good thing for tech.Greg Becker, an affable Midwesterner from Fort Wayne, Indiana, has perhaps one of the most unique vantage points i...
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Capital Access; Technology
May 15, 2012 Posted by

Leverage can be a powerful tool, but optimizing its application requires some calculus of cost versus benefit. Adding term debt or a revolving credit facility can lift a transaction size or working-capital liquidity beyond what precious equity capital can achieve alone. Finding that perfect, simple leverage tool is critical to a company's growth and future success. So, how can a CFO make the best decisions about debt for the business?

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Cleantech
May 15, 2012 Posted by

Cleantech is increasingly a diverse and pervasive concept. As our Cleantech business grows and expands to where innovators take us technologically, geographically, or with new models, we are tracking those dynamics closely.

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Quarterly Economic Report
May 09, 2012 Posted by

The Economic Booklet is our reference tool for clients. Displaying graph and chart views of the global economy, this piece guides clients through factors that impact their business. This is our third edition of the Economic Booklet, and we will continue to update these views on a quarterly basis.

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Observation Deck
May 01, 2012 Posted by
In the latest FOMC meeting, the Federal Reserve commented again that they felt inflation is contained and the recent rise in energy prices was “only temporary.” With that backdrop,it is expected that committee members will maintain their accommodative monetary policy until stronger economic data emerges....
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Public Policy; Startups
April 19, 2012 Posted by
Today, I testified before a key subcommittee of the House Committee on Small Business: The Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access about the opportunities and challenges that high-growth small businesses face in the arena of capital formation.
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