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Legal Disclaimer

  1. The Gold Coast Venture Capital Association is not a “matching” service. 
  2. The Gold Coast Venture Capital Association does not function as a securities broker-dealer, securities exchange or an investment adviser and it is not registered as such with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  3. Companies making presentations to the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association will typically be small businesses. Investing in small businesses involves a high degree of risk, and investors should not invest any funds unless they can afford to lose their investment.
  4. In making an investment decision, investors must rely on their own examination of the securities issuer and the terms of the securities.  It is solely the investor’s responsibility to determine and consider thoroughly the validity, merits, and risks of each offer made by a small business before investing in it.
  5. Companies making presentations to the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association have not been recommended by any federal or state securities commission, regulatory authority, government entity, or by the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association.  Furthermore, none of the government authorities nor the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association have confirmed the accuracy, or determined the adequacy, of any information made by a presenting company.  Any representation to the contrary by anyone may be a criminal offense.
  6. The Gold Coast Venture Capital Association has NOT made any independent investigation to verify the information provided by the entrepreneurs. The Gold Coast Venture Capital Association makes no representations or warranties regarding the truth, accuracy or completeness of the information provided by the entrepreneurs or their investors.  Furthermore, the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association has NOT solicited any character or credit references of any entrepreneur or investor.
  7. All entrepreneurs and investors are strongly encouraged to seek legal counsel and other professional advice prior to entering any investment transactions resulting from a company presentation before the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association.
  8. Each entrepreneur must negotiate his or her own securities sales transaction directly with the investor(s).  Each entrepreneur and investor should make his or her own investigation of the other’s financial condition and integrity.
  9. Any investment transaction resulting from a presentation to the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association shall be on a negotiated basis solely between the entrepreneur and the investor(s) without participation by, or remuneration to, the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association.
  10. Gold Coast Venture Capital Association is a non-profit corporation. The Gold Coast Venture Capital Association is designed to facilitate the flow of information between entrepreneurs and investors.

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