Spring 2013 Research Colloquium: Financing of Start-up Firms Web Master | April 2, 2013 On Thursday April 4, 2013, Menlo College will hold the last session in the Spring 2013 Research Colloquium series. Dima Leschinskii, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Finance at Menlo, will present the paper “Financing of Start-up Firms, VC Exits, and Developments in the Trading of Shares of Private Firms” that he co-authored with Jan Jindra, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Finance. The presentation will focus on recent trends in the venture capital financing of start-up companies including adoption of the JOBS Act. The Colloquium series is open to all Menlo students, faculty, and staff. The series allows scholars to discuss their research in an informal setting with peers, students, and the community-at-large. The presentation will start at 4 pm and will be held in the Brawner Hall Board Room.