Posts Tagged ‘capital’

Can I Raise Funds via Facebook or LinkedIn?

by Scott Edward Walker on March 17th, 2011

As a corporate lawyer for entrepreneurs, I am frequently asked: “Hey Scott, can I raise funds for my new company via Facebook or LinkedIn?  I have lots of friends and connections, and I know some of them would be interested in investing.”  The short answer is no (except in rare circumstances) because it would violate securities laws.








Walker Twitter Highlights: June 6th – 12th

by Scott Edward Walker on June 13th, 2010

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, blog posts and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship, business and corporate law issues, and mergers & acquisitions.

For those of you who missed this week’s Twitter updates, below are my five most popular tweets (via and my blog-related tweets.  If you’d like to see all of my tweets (or an RSS feed of them), you can do so here.  Many thanks, Scott