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How You Get Slaughtered in a Down Round

The Domino Effect

Here is my post for this month on Tech Cocktail. The subject is a dissection of what really happens in a down round. The arithmetic is not quite as straight forward as it appears. Instead of just lowering the share price, the price is often lowered retroactively which really hammers the founders of the company. 

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I'm Neil Kane - a serial entrepreneur who specializes in commercializing complex technologies that come out of academic research labs or federal laboratories.

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