Technology and Life Sciences Blog

Blogs December 05, 2018 Payroll Tax Offset from the R&D Tax Credit – Eligibility and Common Pitfalls

The recent enactment of the payroll tax offset for qualified small businesses has offered a major benefit for taxpayers. However, taxpayers must meet very specific criteria to be eligible for the benefit and should consult their tax professional.

Blogs November 26, 2018 Reducing the Impact of Dilution on Early-Stage Companies

Dilution is one of those necessary evils for founders, angel investors and employees of most early-stage companies. Here are several tactics used to effectively reduce the dilution on early-stage companies.

Blogs October 30, 2018 Philadelphia: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow as a Tech Hub

Sessions at EisnerAmper’s eighth Annual Philadelphia Business Summit on November 8 will explore how businesses use different aspects of innovation to grow in new ways. Learn more about the Summit and EisnerAmper’s ongoing role in Philadelphia.

Blogs September 11, 2018 16 Ways the New Tax Law May Impact Technology and Life Science Companies

The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provides both challenges and opportunities for the technology and life science sector, and all 2017 financial statements will need to reflect the new tax rate and all other effects of the new tax rules.

Blogs July 17, 2018 Your Business Can Do Well While Doing Good

Can a social enterprise address a societal need while still aiming to make a profit? Forbes reported that venture capitalist funds with a social mission generated internal rates of return of more than 30%. Here are a few ways any business can develop…

Blogs July 10, 2018 OTC, Smaller Reporting Companies Welcome Regulation A Changes

One of the main facets of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act is a provision that now allows SEC reporting companies to use Regulation A prior to an IPO - exempting them from SEC registration requirements. Here are the…

Blogs February 19, 2018 The Life Sciences M&A Landscape: Collaboration Between Startups and Industry Majors

For venture capitalists, life sciences has been an attractive and fruitful sector for many years. With tax breaks and other factors, 2018 is expected to be a particularly active year. This fast-paced environment creates significant opportunity for en…

Blogs February 06, 2018 Tech Trends in the Sunshine State

Entrepreneurs, private equity investors, venture capitalists, and angel investors recently filled the room at the 2018 Florida Venture Capital Conference. The program included a panel on venture capital and the state of the industry.

Blogs February 05, 2018 Private Equity and Pharma/Biotech Sectors

There has been a recent flurry of M&A activity in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. If analysts' predictions for a big year in 2018 hold true, there would be a transformation in the decreasing M&A trend-line over the past few years.