David Marshall is a Finance professional with both corporate and start-up experience. He has worked in management positions at Unisys, 3Com and HPE and has served as VP Finance at ConteXtream and Teridion, both start-ups in the networking space. David is a long time personal investor with an ... more

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E Last Minute Resources For PPP Loans
The application deadline for a Paycheck Protection Program loan is August 8. Here's a last minute resource guide to help you meet the deadline.
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E Coming Soon: The HEALS Act
The Senate released its version of a second set of COVID-19 relief measures late Monday night. It is called the HEALS Act for Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools. The House version called the Heroes Act was passed in May.
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E CARES Act Facts For You
Sections of the CARES Act provides relief to big business and certain sectors of the economy which have been affected by COVID-19 such as airlines, two large components of the legislation have been aimed at individuals, families and small business.
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E TalkMarkets Topics – Major Stock Exchanges Of The World
Today there are more than sixty major stock exchanges around the world. Sixteen of these exchanges have market capitalizations of over 1 trillion dollars. These exchanges are sometimes referred to as the “Trillion Dollar Club”.
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E Will COVID-19 Be A Boon For Online Gaming Casinos?
The coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the travel and related industries. Gambling stocks in particular have been hit hard. Can online gaming revenues provide some proverbial light at the end of the tunnel?
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Last Minute Resources For PPP Loans
7 days ago

Hi Dan,

Seems that you can. Below is another FAQ source that addresses your question.

Q)Can you hire additional employees during the 8-week covered period (period you have to use the funds once you receive the loan)?

A)Yes, you can hire additional employees during the 8-week covered period and any eligible payroll costs associated with them are eligible for forgiveness.

mbafcpa.com/.../faqs-ppp-loan-proceeds-allowable-uses-related-forgiveness/

You should check with your accountant or prospective lender to be sure.

TalkMarkets Tuesday Talk: The Old Up And Down
28 days ago

Thanks for reading. At the end of the day, there will probably be some new regulations for the Fed, like not being able to purchase junk bonds, etc. In the short term, the ride is going to be bumpy.

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TalkMarkets
February 2020 - Present (7 months)
Vice President Finance
Teridion
February 2017 - December 2018 (1 year 11 months)

Responsible for all finance and administration related activities for the company, including strategic planning, budgeting, accounting, human resources, contracts and legal, stock administration, investor liaison and fundraising.

Senior Manager for Finance Operations
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
2015 - 2017 (2 years 8 months)

Responsible for ConteXtream business unit forecasting, reporting and planning. Managed business unit operations in accordance with HPE operating practices and strategic priorities and overall profitability and efficiency targets.

Vice President Finance and Operations
ConteXtream Inc.
2001 - 2015 (14 years 10 months)

Key player in successful acquisition of the company by Hewlett-Packard Corporation, May 2015. Headed finance and operations functions for the company from inception. Activities included strategic planning, budgeting, accounting, salary administration, purchasing, site management, sales operations; as well as fundraising, contracts and legal, human resources, stock administration, investor liaison and company patent program.

Corporate Finance Manager
TeraChip
2002 - 2006 (4 years 8 months)

 

Responsible for corporate finance function. Activities included strategic planning, sales operations, contracts and legal, stock administration, finance and accounting, human resources, and site management. Negotiated $3M venture debt instrument to meet company cash requirements. Submitted winning proposal to the Israel Office of the Chief Scientist resulting in $1.2M project grant. Assisted in closure of $10M in venture capital financing.

Division Controller
3Com Corporation
1995 - 2001 (6 years 9 months)

Held positions of increasing responsibility from Finance Manager to Business Operations Manager to Division Controller.

Education

Northeastern University - Graduate School of Business Administration
MBA
Finance and Management. Activities: Graduate Research Assistant
University of Massachusetts Amherst
BA, Cum Laude

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