Exclusively what and restricted to whom? Restricted Stock Basics

I have seen increasing interest in restricted stock as a form of founder/early employee compensation.  While  many entrepreneurs are well versed in stock options, their understanding is less precise when we discuss restricted stock. Restricted stock is fairly straight forward. The company issues common stock to the employee and puts some restrictions on the stock.  So what […]

Empowering local communities: loca-investing

The grassroots effort to empower local communities has touched just about all facets of the economy.  One initiative is to create regional stock exchanges: loca-investing.  If successful, loca-investing would give small and medium size businesses another tool to raise money from their community.  Something that’s good for the company and the community. Bringing loca-investing to […]