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When I heard about recent alleged sightings of "Mothman" in Chicago, I reacted with a healthy dose of skepticism. For some willing to suspend disbelief, the sightings portend an ominous tale of foreboding. Others may pass them off as pure fiction.
Some say it looks like a large bat or owl. Others say it resembles a man in a winged suit. Some say it's silent, but others describe a sound like brakes screeching.
originally posted by: mirageman
a reply to: KellyPrettyBear
Kev just so people can follow your line of thought on this in layman's terms. (Please correct me if I am wrong because I might be!).
What you are proposing is that there is a non-biological form of life that exists alongside us in the universe. Call it a plasma based life form if you like. Although that may be an oversimplification.
This lifeform is attracted to certain human beings (possibly other biological lifeforms) and infects the host human in a form of Quantum Symbiosis. This can lead to , for want of a better term, Quantum Schizophrenia in those that can't handle it all.
In other words "It's life Kev but not as we know it".
originally posted by: 1ofthe9
Elizondo is supposed to be talking about the program at the International UFO Congress in a week or two...probably going to be more of the same. If they use the balloon photo again I’m going to laugh.
Another important way of looking at dilution is the dilution that happens due to future actions by the company. The investor’s stake in a company could be diluted due to the company issuing additional shares. In other words, when the company issues more shares, the percentage of the company that you own will go down, even though the value of the company may go up. You will own a smaller piece of a larger company. This increase in number of shares outstanding could result from a stock offering (such as an initial public offering, another crowdfunding round, a venture capital round, angel investment), employees exercising stock options, or by conversion of certain instruments (e.g. convertible bonds, preferred shares or warrants) into stock.
If the company decides to issue more shares, an investor could experience value dilution, with each share being worth less than before, and control dilution, with the total percentage an investor owns being less than before. There may also be earnings dilution, with a reduction in the amount earned per share (though this typically occurs only if the company offers dividends, and most early stage companies are unlikely to offer dividends, preferring to invest any earnings into the company).
The type of dilution that hurts early-stage investors most occurs when the company sells more shares in a “down round,” meaning at a lower valuation than in earlier offerings. An example of how this might occur is as follows (numbers are for illustrative purposes only):
· In June 2014 Jane invests $20,000 for shares that represent 2% of a company valued at $1 million.
· In December the company is doing very well and sells $5 million in shares to venture capitalists on a valuation (before the new investment) of $10 million. Jane now owns only 1.3% of the company but her stake is worth $200,000.
· In June 2015 the company has run into serious problems and in order to stay afloat it raises $100,000 at a valuation of only $200,000 (the “down round”). Jane now owns only 0.89% of the company and her stake is worth only $2,667.....
If you are making an investment expecting to own a certain percentage of the company or expecting each share to hold a certain amount of value, it’s important to realize how the value of those shares can decrease by actions taken by the company. Dilution can make drastic changes to the value of each share, ownership percentage, voting control, and earnings per share.
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If the offering size were to be less than $5 million and above the $1 million minimum, TTS AAS would adjust its use of proceeds by reducing planned growth of employee headcount, reducing operational costs, and slowing down projects or not making investment in projects. The company is also required under the loan to Our Two Dogs, Inc. to repay 10% of the net proceeds from funds raised in this offering, up to $400,000 in this scenario.
originally posted by: Cauliflower
a reply to: KellyPrettyBear
Thanks Kev, anthropic principle and cryptomnesia should be related but nothing with google search with just the two terms?