This section brings in outside comments, blog posts, articles and other media to give some background giving an impression of what this firm stands for.  These items are posted because they may be helpful to our clients and the sustainable business community in general.  If you find anything useful, let us know.  We’d love to hear from you!

1805, 2015

The Arithmetic of Deals

Let’s start with a few basics about how corporations work from a structure perspective, and the mechanics of investments. [Note: the same concepts apply to LLCs, but the vocabulary is different.] When you form your

1605, 2015

Deal Structure – Purchase Option Buyback

By Frank Demmler Last week’s column may have hit a responsive chord.  I got a record number of e-mails by orders of magnitude (3 as compared to the usual 1). Nonetheless, raising money without giving up

1605, 2015

Why Investors don’t want to Invest in your Deal

By Frank Demmler Note:  I’ve known and worked with Steve Czetli for 20 years. I am an admirer of TechyVent as an important and respected communications vehicle to the entrepreneurial/high technology/funding communities.  In a recent

311, 2014

THE SKY IS PINK by Josh Fox and the GASLAND Team

An emergency short film from Josh Fox, the Oscar-nominated director of GASLAND addressing the urgent crisis of drilling and fracking in New York state. Go to for more info and to get involved. PINK LINKS: Selected