Founded in 1998, Commonwealth Capital is a hybrid venture capital management company comprised of former Wall Street investment bankers and stockbrokers, as well as experts in deal-structuring, corporate governance, fraud prevention and securities regulatory compliance.
Institute of Financial Architects™
The foundation of our program begins with a learning path through our Institute of Financial Architects™ courses. Here, one learns how to master the science of fundraising within the U.S. Capital Markets.
– Benjamin Franklin
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Integrity & Values
Commonwealth Capital was founded on core values that have enabled our success with every founder and company accepted into our program.
We maintain an integrity of sustaining these values today as much we did at our founding in 1998.
Our #1 goal is your success. From the moment you enter our Financial Architect Courses™ to the day you sell your company, everything we do is centered around ensuring you successfully arrive at your financial goals..
Diversity & Inclusion
There are no favorites in this game. We embrace every company, founder and industry professional that has what it takes to graduate our Financial Architect Courses™.
We share in your passion to achieve. Having built our business on a passion to win, we empathize with the challenges you face and designed our Corporate Engineering Conservatory™ to ease those challenges and speed the process.
We take pride in the team we have built across a wide variety of industries. From Wall Street to Silicon Valley, our shared experience is a bond that has forged a power team to help everyone we serve.
Wisdom outweighs any wealth
Corporate Engineering Conservatory™
Proper corporate engineering inherently prepares a company for the highest possible private or public valuation for a private or public (IPO) sale. Corporate Engineering is the practice of utilizing standard principles to govern a company’s organization and operation, from Idea to IPO.
Since 1998, we have grown our strategic partnerships, selectively. Our partnerships include:
Alliances who seek to incubate their own flow of quality client companies organically.
Affiliates who connect entrepreneurs to our resources for cash commissions.
Associates, also know as Managing Directors and Managing Enterprises, who connect Alliances and Affiliates to our resources for cash, as well as equity commissions..
Our partners span across many related industries, such as; accounting firms, accelerators, incubators, commercial banks, accredited investors, family offices, VCs, private equity firms, insurance agencies, law firms, regulated crowdfunding portals, registered investment advisors, broker-dealers and more.
Explore our exclusive partnership opportunities and join Commonwealth Capital in our mission to grow the world of successful entrepreneurship.
From time-to-time, we receive un-solicited testimonials about successes and an appreciation for our process.
Please find below, a sample of what others are saying about the Financial Architect System™ (Included within the Corporate Engineering Conservatory™).
“The Notes with Equity Kicker structure was great. Our investors loved it and proved it by investing faster than ever before. We raised over $1,700,000 in less than 12 weeks.”
Mark J. McKinley, CEO: DirectCast Network, Inc., Midland, MI
“Great news I put out that conversion bridge note and sold it out in all of three days. Now some individuals already want the next round and it isn’t even done yet, so I would say so far so good, good product from you, good product for us to sell, as well.”
Brian Knight, CEO
Strategic Lending Solutions
“I just want to give you all the credit you deserve for putting together such a detailed program. It reveals all the information one would need to go to market with a solid securities document to raise money.”
Rod Willis, CEO, US Market Development
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