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New law makes investing in startups available for the masses

Breaking down Title III – what you need to know Source: New law makes investing in startups available for the masses

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Colorado Proposes Crowdfunding Act

Colorado this week became the latest state to attempt to speed up the process for ordinary residents to invest in a private start-up company. The proposed Colorado Crowdfunding Act would open up the potential pool of investors that start-ups can … Continue reading

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FundWok Reverse Crowdfunding Site Launches

December 4, 2014 – FundWok has announced the official launch of their exciting new platform that uniquely infuses crowdfunding with the premise of online social community. After two months of private beta testing, FundWok is now available to the public. … Continue reading

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LENDING CLUB IPO QUIET PERIOD CONCLUDES

On January 5, 2015, the 25-day quiet period concluded regarding the Lending Club IPO, one of the leading marketplace lenders in the U.S. This means that those responsible for underwriting the securities may start publishing their analysis of the company starting today. Continue reading

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Bennet, Merkley Press SEC to Finalize Crowdfunding Rules

Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) called on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to finalize its crowdfunding rules that will allow small businesses and start-ups to raise capital online and through social media. … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Can Help Build Business, But At What Cost?

Entrepreneur Andy Krafsur raised money for Spira Footwear by reaching out to friends and family. But that was a dozen years ago. After the economy tanked, the common tactic became a lot more difficult. “The pool of people that you … Continue reading

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New bill could finally fix crowdfunding — if the sausage stuffers don’t get to it!

People say that Washington, D.C. is where the sausage gets made because incentives, interests, and compromises worm their way into bills as they go through Congress. A bill that is submitted to the U.S. House by one or more representatives must … Continue reading

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