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New promotions rules to affect EIS, crowdfunding and other ‘non-readily realisable securities’

New promotions rules to affect EIS, crowdfunding and other ‘non-readily realisable securities’

The FCA has announced that its proposal to restrict the retail promotion of unlisted equity and debt securities will go ahead.
The new rules will affect only direct offer financial promotions: those where the manner of responding to the promotion is specified or those including a form by which a response may be made.

Growthfunders crowdfunding platform is launched

  Growthfunders The North East’s first online equity crowdfunding platform has been launched to match ambitious entrepreneurs with great business ideas to a range of investors. The site has been launched by entrepreneurs Craig and Norman Peterson, who have a wealth of experience having supported entrepreneurs who are...

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Asia Weekly: Crowdfunding: How it works

Platforms help creators raise funds while giving small investors a wide range of opportunities Crowdfunding uses the power of large groups to generate capital for specific projects. The range of projects is limited only to the imagination of those who create them and the policies of...

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SEC Urged to Scale Back 'Crowdfunding' Rules

Firms Warn Current Restrictions Will Serve as a Deterrent to Smaller Companies Washington - Startups and entrepreneurs are criticising proposed "crowdfunding" rules designed to ease their ability to reach large numbers of investors online, warning the current restrictions will deter smaller companies from using the financing...

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