Guest Post: Why Your Fund Should Care About Unrelated Business Taxable Income

In this exclusive guest series, Tom Stasi of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP (Taft) explains why the “Golden Rule” to recruiting pension plans, foundations, endowments, and other tax-exempt investors to invest in your fund is to avoid “unrelated business taxable income” (UBTI). Taft is a 2017 Silver Service Provider member who represents both venture capital funds and… read more

Rich Sheridan

Guest Post: A Plea for Transit from Menlo Innovations Rich Sheridan

Entrepreneurs and investors across the country frequently discuss issues related to building capital, community, talent, and research.  However, one element left out of the conversation regarding building a stronger entrepreneurial and investment community is infrastructure.  MVCA guest blogger, Rich Sheridan, CEO of Ann Arbor-based software company Menlo Innovations, would like the State of Michigan to consider investing… read more

Bodman

Guest Post: How Michigan Can Offer Capital Gains to Early-Stage Investors

In the second post of this exclusive guest series, Timothy R. Damschroder of Bodman PLC, a 2017 Silver Service Provider Member, outlines ways Michigan can support angel and venture investors. If you haven’t yet, check out the first post of the series on preventing tax burdens for high-growth companies! Share on Twitter: [email protected] explains how #Michigan… read more

Guest Post: The Hardest Part of Investing Everywhere Else

Paul Singh is an entrepreneur, speaker, investor, and Aistreamer who is traveling across the country to find, explore, and uncover the best startups throughout the United States. In this exclusive guest post, Paul shares why the hardest part of investing across the country is trust and deal terms. If you’re interested in hearing more about his… read more