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Karen Rands, Hosts the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Show. Topics are relevant to investors and entrepreneurs that are passionate about bringing innovation to the market and creating wealth.
At long last the Federal and State Governments have realized that most job creation comes from small to medium companies that bring innovation to the market and grow into bigger companies. And, that the primary source of capital to start and grow those businesses are private investors...not the local bank. To provide an incentive to the very wealthy to "give back" to their local enconomy by investing in local businesses that can create jobs through bringing innovation to the market---ie Compassionate Capitalism --- they have created tax credit and tax incentives.
This segment will review the various options that investors have to reduce their tax basis by investing in companies that have not yet gone public. Investing in companes with tax credits associated with them has two wins...reduced taxes during the investment, and big return at the point of sale of the equity to a public market or another company.
Are you an investor that is tired of the volatility and unpredictability of the stock market? Are you frustrated that you have little influence to affect the management or operation of that public company? Have you realized that the public stock market is actually pretty risky and the overall return on investment isn't that great? Then learning how to invest in private companies, purchasing shares in a company before it goes public, while the valuation is still low, could be the wealth creation strategy for you. Tune in to learn how to join the world of compassionate capitalism.
‘Life is a Sacred Journey’ - ‘Compassionate Care’
February 27, 2014 5 pm
Micheal and her guests discuss 'End of life.'
Lael Duncan, MD is the Medical Director of Consulting Services for the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California, a statewide partnership dedicated to the advancement of palliative medicine and patient centered end-of-life care.
Stephen Jenkinson will discuss ‘Grief Walker’ - a Canadian documentary film and poetic portrait of his work with dying people. Grief Walker is a ‘film about the redemptive power of the deep love for life, when life glimpses its end.’
Join us on Thursday February 27, 2014 at 5 pm. Call us at (949) 270-5908 to join in the discussion.
Andy Friend, a member of the core team of the San Antonio Peace Center will share the work of the Peace Center , as well as insights around the tool of Compassionate Communication. He will also share some tips and strategies for approaching conflicts from a compassionate perspective, for the month of compassion! He will also answer questions via live call-in, and chat, about how to provide empathy in specific situations. You won't want to miss it!
Andy Friend started his career in the Peace Corps, working in Central America. After that, he worked in community development in northern California and decided to become a certified life coach. For the past 5 years, he has shared compassionate communication with groups of social workers, psychologists, the US Military, teachers, and students in Mexico and the US, giving conferences and workshops in English and Spanish. Currently, he is living in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife, a Mexican therapist, and they are both involved in compassion, art, dance and therapy activities in San Antonio.
Often we hear investors say "That company has real potential. I wish I had the cash to invest. My money is tied up in....".
If they are high net worth and have been making the income that would qualify them as an angel investor, they likely have built up a portfolio that is worth over a million dollars. The problem is that the portfolio is likely tied up in investment products that are not liquid or are somewhat illiquid because selling that product would decrease their return on that investment, incur a negative tax event, or a penalty for early withdrawel. Furthermore, their financial advisors are discouraged by FINRA and the Broker that holds their license from discussing early stage private equity investments as part of a portfolio diversification strategy for wealth creation. So naturally, they wouldn't talk to that motivated investor about other means to make the private investment.
We will do just that in this broadcast.
Karen Rands, Host of the Compassionate Capitalist show, will explore two ways to make investments into private companies when an investor doesn't have cash on hand but has ample accumulated wealth.
1. Self- Directed IRA
2. Portfolio Margin Loan
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To connect with Karen, visit: http://launchfn.com/contact.html
This segment of the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Show will explore the factors that motivate a High Net Worth person to invest in a private company. During this half your show, you will learn about the emotional and psychological triggers that can cause an investor to invest by purchasing a portion of a private company or to reject the opportunity.
Entrepreneurs will benefit by understanding what the motivations are and therefore what they need to do or change to increase their odds of attracting investment.
Investors will benefit by understanding their emotional triggers and balancing those motivators with objective critieria to help decrease the likelihood of making too risky of an investment.
Karen Rands has worked with entrepreneurs regarding attracting capital for over a decade. She has spent countless hours with investors discussing what caused them to invest and what did they learn from the investments that made money and those that did not. She will share some of those insights during this show.
To connect with Karen and to sign up for valuable insights and information specific to entrepreneurs and investors, you can contact here at LAUNCHfn.com
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Depending on your age and you field of work, it may have been many years since you heard the term "microeconomics". Whether you heard the term recently or not, doesn't matter because you live and breath microeconomics every day. Heard of the trendy concept of "shop local" or "Small Business Saturday"? This segment of the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Show will explore two sides of the "microeconomic" coin. Sourcing of Capital and Sourcing of Customers...within the local community.
By definition, microeconomics is a branch of economics that studies the behavior of individuals and small impacting players in making decisions on the allocation of limited resources. For the purpose of this show, the limited resource is money. Whether that money is the investment capital of an angel investor, an SBA backed Micro-Loan or the money used by a customer to buy products and services in their local community. In both cases, they help fuel the growth of the local company so that they can in turn buy equipment, inventory, services, resources from either within their community or beyond those community virtual walls to even global providers. By helping companies succeed locally, they success has a ripple effect that leads to a global impact.
This is part of an ongoing education program for high net worth men and women interested in becoming angel investors and learning how to maximize the potential return on investment as they build generational wealth. The National Network of Angel Investors
Karen Rands, as a micro-economist, entrepreneur advisor, investor educator, cross-country networker and business pivot master, will share her reflections on 2012 and outlook for 2013.
- Entrepreneur Trends
- Angel Investor Expectations
- Economic Policy Analysis
- Reflections of a Compassionate Capitalist
Lines will be open to ask questions and express your opinions as well.
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"Principle of the Game" is an original song and score by Karen Rands' daughter Shelby Bock. Shelby is singing and playing this song. It was recorded when she was 12, June 2012.
This Compassionate Capitalist segment will focus on the most recent threat to limiting emerging growth and start up companies ability to effectively raise capital from private investors. The SEC is considering a proposal to increase the threshold for what is considered an Angel Investor. After so much effort has gone into increasing the ease at which an entrepreneur can find and attract sophisticated investors to their opportunity with the Jobs Act initiatives, any such increase will change the very foundation of angel investing in to early stage and start up companies.
Tune into this show to learn about the issue and what you can do to prevent it from happening.
Karen Rands will have a special guest, Marianne Hudson from the Angel Capital Association. The Angel Capital Association is the leading professional and trade association supporting the success of angel investors in high-growth, early-stage ventures.
Do you believe in preserving the health of early-stage companies and their role in job creation? Then join with the National Network of Angel Investors as we join other angel investor organizations, thousands of individual angels, entrepreneurs and service providers in the Angel Capital Association campaign to "Protect Angel Funding".
One Simple Objective: Protect angel startup funding and the startup economy by urging regulators to preserve financial thresholds in the current accredited investor definition.
Go to this page to listen to the full webinar: http://www.angelcapitalassociation.org/events/webinars/ Select : Protect Angel Startup Funding: Important Public Policy Update
Go to this page to get links to directly connect you to the regulators so your voice can be heard. http://www.angelcapitalassociation.org/aca-public-policy-protect-angel-funding/
Entrepreneur beware - Equity Crowd Funding under Title III of the 2012 Jobs Act is still not authorized by the SEC. The SEC is still taking comments from the public regarding how the Jobs Act Title III Crowd Funding should be structured with a comment submitted by Senator Merkley as recent as April 29, 2014. However, we see companies claiming to be conducting a "crowd funding campaign" all over the place. This is very dangerous. They do not think they are breaking securities regulations or conducting fraud, but without the proper legal guidance and communication with the SEC, they very well may be. Ignorance, unfortunately, is not an excuse the SEC accepts when they decide to pursue legal action against a company or a CEO. Simply taking money from Accredited Investors to obtain start up financing is not enough if you do not have the proper paperwork in place.... wasn't the case before the Jobs Act and isn't the case now.
Tune in for this half hour segment to hear Karen's latest research on the matter and real life application of what can be done today to raise capital through General Solicitation.
NOTE: There are two types of crowd funding - rewards and equity. Rewards crowd funding has been legal and remains a legal way to attract capital to launch or grow a business. However, equity Crowd Funding must follow specific rules that went into effect in September 2013, specific to the Title II of the Jobs Act regarding Crowd Funding.
To contact Karen and request a meeting - to discuss raising capital, investing in start up companies, or creating a joint venture to help enterpreneurs and investors connect, please visit http://launchfn.com/contact.html and complete the form. A link to Karen's Calendar will be sent to you.
Would you like to strengthen your parenting skills, maybe give your children the loving and compassionate messages that you didn't get in your childhood? Would you like understand why certain friends and loved ones push away love and help when it comes their way? Would you like to walk through your fears that are holding you back?
Bonnie and Thomas Liotta, founders of Creating Champions for Life will be interviewing Thomas Gagliano. Thomas is a keynote speaker and life coach. He holds a masters degree in social work and he is a published author of the book titled the problem was me with Abraham J Twerski MD.
Thomas is going to give you some tips and strategies to use that will allow you to overcome the fears that paralyze you and help you strengthen your relationships, beginning with you.
Join intuitives, Anaswara and Sheri Perbeck as they talk with you to help you heal through the divine, every Wednesday at 9pm eastern time. This week we will be discussing the book "Twelve Steps To A Compassionate Life" by Karen Armstrong and will be discussing our Video classroom based on the book. www.ForTheLoveOfSpirit.com Anaswara: www.prasadhealing.com 910-622-4466 Sheri : www.themysticalfairy.com 910-477-7553
Dedicated to working with you to discover and explore your inner self and the essence of who you are, Rebecca Fisk, world renowned psychic, intuitive coach, author, and mother begins the process with a very personal intuitive reading.
Rebecca has been connected to the collective conscious for over 20 years. Her gifts are Seeing, Hearing, Feeling, and Knowing. Saturday mornings at 7 am, call-in or chat and get in the queue for a FREE intuitive mini-reading.
Love, Relationship, Job, Career, Home, Environment, Friends, Family, Health, Medical, Pets or general reading.
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