Digital Surgery 4.0 and The Power of Go, Go, Go

The LSI Blog features an interview with Scott Huennekens, the keynote speaker at the 2021 Emerging Medtech Summit, discussing his career, his “Go, go, go” philosophy, and the future of medtech.

KoreConX – What is RegTech?

RegTech are the various technology solutions to improve compliance through efficiency, allowing companies to keep up with evolving regulations.

Rialto Markets – Bringing Private Placements into the Digital Age

We take for granted that we can easily trade stocks online, move them between brokers, and automatically receive dividends and shareholder communications. The recent rapid growth of private placements has pushed the need for similar infrastructure in the private markets.

Pitchbook 2021 US VC Valuations Report

Valuations Are at Record Highs

Valuations are at record highs, thanks to strong IPO exits, broader economic recovery, and growing participation by nontraditional investors. Don’t sell yourself short—your company may well be worth far more than your balance sheet would indicate.

Reg A+ Getting Media Exposure

Regulation A+ may finally be starting to get the media exposure it deserves. This story includes Cityzenith ‘s Reg A+ raise mentioned side-by-side with celebrity-backed venture funds.

How Many Founders Should a Startup Have?

Here’s another example of how individual investors in the online equity market (such as Reg A+) use different criteria than traditional VCs. It’s an unwritten rule that VCs don’t want to see more than 2 or 3 founders. But individual startup investors don’t seem to be bothered by that.

Female Founders Raised $1B Less In 2020

U.S. startups founded solely by females raised just $3.2 billion in 2020, a billion less than the previous year. This isn’t for lack of trying — there wasn’t a downturn in the numbers of female founders pitching for funding.

Emerging Medtech Summit 2021

The LSI Emerging Medtech Summit 2021 kicks off tomorrow. Over 180 medtech companies are presenting, with some 300 investors and strategics attending.