Microcap Boards... The Data Tell Quite A Story
Annalisa Barrett recently released a groundbreaking piece of research commissioned by IRRC Institute entitled Microcap Board Governance. Its purpose is to bridge a decades-long disconnect: Despite microcap public companies’ importance in our capital markets, there is a paucity of studies examining their board composition and governance practices. Three takeaways are examined in detail.
Third Creek Webinar Series
Adam J. Epstein offers a webinar series for CEOs, board members and professional service providers of pre-IPO and small-cap companies. The webinars provide frank, implementable recommendations regarding critical, recurring small-cap issues from the perspective of a former institutional investor.
Boardroom Lessons from Theranos
Thanks to John Carreyrou’s Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting in The Wall Street Journal, and his new book, Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, few people haven’t heard of Theranos. Its saga is a cautionary tale about how not to operate—or invest in—startups. This article focuses on four invaluable lessons.
The Handbook of Board Governance (Second Edition)
Looking forward to contributing to this 2nd Edition due out in 2019 (information about the 1st Edition I co-authored here). My chapter will be about the evolving challenges faced by boards of pre-IPO companies as they prepare to be publicly-listed.
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Nat'l Association of Corporate Directors
Global Board Leaders' Summit
The 2018 Summit is the premier event for global corporate boards’ exchange of best practices, identifying new and nascent trends and addressing timely and critical challenges. I will be speaking at the Small-Cap Leadership Symposium sponsored by BDO.
Third Creek Advisors
The Link Between Board Composition and Cost of Capital
Think your board doesn’t impact your cost of capital? Think again.