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Inaugural Newsletter – Blue Dot Advocates

Inaugural Newsletter – Blue Dot Advocates

2013 was a banner year for The Campbell Law Group.  We added a few new team members, re-branded as Blue Dot Advocates, and received our B-Corp Certification.  As we grow and our focus on serving mission-based companies and investors intensifies, we think that the new name and visual identity will better match our legal practice […]

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Why Aren’t We Talking About Income Equality?

Why Aren’t We Talking About Income Equality?

Impact Investors seek to address the biggest issues of our time through market based approaches. Often, they invest in projects that many would consider the responsibility of government, for example: clean water, sanitation, energy access and education. What I don’t hear, however, are impact investors talking about one of the most critical issues facing us as […]

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Blue Haven Helps Ethical Electric Supercharge Renewable Energy

Blue Haven Helps Ethical Electric Supercharge Renewable Energy

Ethical Electric, a renewable energy supplier focused on the Northeast United States, has completed an $11 million round of financing to expand its marketing efforts in deregulated energy markets in 16 states. Blue Dot Advocates represented Blue Haven Initiative in the transaction and assisted Blue Haven with due diligence as it invested in the round. Ethical […]

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Hybrid Structures: A Tale of Two Entities

Hybrid Structures: A Tale of Two Entities

In recent years, there has been a lot of discussion in the socially responsible world about “hybrid” structures.  “Hybrid structures” are organizations made up of a for-profit entity and a nonprofit entity that have complementary organizational missions and some overlap in the founding group.   Embrace, for example, is considered a classic example hybrid structure in […]

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With Help from Blue Haven, PaxVax Completes $22 Million Series B Financing

With Help from Blue Haven, PaxVax Completes $22 Million Series B Financing

While progress has been made in recent decades infectious diseases continue to ravage large parts of the world: in 2010, cholera alone claimed over 100,000 lives. And while Apple’s App Store now boasts more than 1 million apps for download, it is rare to see start ups venturing into the business of providing vaccines. One […]

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Stuff Those Stockings With Small Business Stock!

Stuff Those Stockings With Small Business Stock!

Under current U.S. tax law there is a 100% exclusion from federal tax for any capital gains realized from certain investments in “qualified small business stock” made before December 31, 2013 (and such gains are also excluded for purposes of the alternative minimum tax).  The closing, then, of a particularly tax-advantaged window to make investments […]

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