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What is Afissio?

A legal and compliance service for startups and early-stage companies engaged in raising private capital through exempt U.S. securities offerings.

Afissio is not an expensive law firm.

Afissio is not a DIY platform with limited guidance.

Afissio offers clarity in a sea of confusing articles, posts and conflicting chatroom advice.

Our Expertise

Afissio is technology plus expertise, giving founders what they need, when they need it, at reasonable and predictable prices.

We have you covered

For many startup founders, the legal agreements and compliance necessary for fundraising are cumbersome, confusing and prone to mistakes, which can lead to costly cleanups and delayed funding.  In addition, founders often don’t understand how cap tables work and don’t have a long-term strategy for selling debt or equity.

Afissio simplifies the process for becoming investor ready.

Co-founders are seasoned legal and compliance professionals with both substantial client services and startup experience, including a deep understanding of the critical problems and issues challenging to founders.

Meet Our Team

Jerry Stephen Smith
CO-Founder & CEO
Heidi Abdul
CO-Founder & COO
Jean-Que Dar
afissio ADVISOR &
Tech Entrepreneur/Founder
Artiste Pro Media
Tyler Heyman
Afissio Advisor & Fractional CFO/Founder Prism Financial Concepts
James Soldavini
Afissio Advisor & Corporate & Tax CPA/Partner MJS, PA

What they are saying about us

“As a startup, bringing on an investor can be one of the biggest decisions a company makes.  The legalities of facilitating such a relationship can sometimes be foreign and overwhelming to a founder.  The team of experts at Afissio really make this a smooth process with their all-inclusive and educational approach.”

James P. – Founder
Digital Process Automation Startup

“Our organization had some big ideas for multi-dimensional market expansion going into the year.  Afissio played a key role among the professionals we consulted to develop our plan, which included new corporate entities in multiple states with a variety of equity structures.  Afissio’s co-founders were patient and flexible through the process, helping us consider many options and alternatives.  They designed a legal and compliance strategy that aligned with our goals.”

Travis C. - Co-Founder
Digital Executive Coaching Platform

“We had been considering a crypto fund for some time but it wasn’t until we began working with Afissio that the idea really started to take shape.  They gave us all of the information to make the right decision about how to structure the offering, especially what not to do.  We have found Afissio to be a valuable partner as we confidently move into a new and dynamic space.”

Jason T. - General Partner
Crypto Venture Fund