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Yellen Appointment at the Federal Reserve Seen as a Positive for Startups

The UpTake: Janet Yellen isn't expected to change the Federal Reserve's easy money policies much, and experts say that's good for the upstart economy.

Janet Yellen brings arguably more expertise and experience to the job of Federal Reserve chairman than anyone before her. But what does her appointment mean tot he upstart economy?

"My big picture view is that stability and the Fed's recent accommodative policies are good for the startup ecosystem," said Stash Jacobs, an attorney Miami-based Greenberg Traurig who works on mergers and acquisitions and funding deals for startups.

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Stanley Jacobs Jr, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, For Lauderdale, Corporate Law Attorney

Stanley "Stash" Jacobs is a corporate and securities lawyer who focuses his practice on a broad range of transactional matters. Stash regularly counsels companies, entrepreneurs and operators in all aspects of transactional work from formation and capitalization through sale. Stash works with domestic and foreign funds, family offices and other investors in a range of investments and acquisitions, including private equity, venture capital, and real estate joint venture transactions. Stash advises borrowers and lenders in a variety of sophisticated financing matters....