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Crowdfunding: a legal update

What is the legal landscape like for crowd funding? We asked a solicitor to give up an update.   Crowdfunding provides a means for businesses to raise capital in return for equity via online platforms. Given the user-friendly nature and mass market appeal of the platforms, supporters of crowdfunding...

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A Reality Check on Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is one of the biggest buzzwords in entrepreneurship. The Securities and Exchange Commission just released a 585-page rulebook, a long-delayed document that effectively legitimizes its place in modern business. Sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo are not just a cool way to help a friend...

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Crowdfunding clampdown may hit small firms hard

Plans to regulate crowdfunding could deprive thousands of small businesses of a crucial source of finance, MPs and industry experts are warning. They say that rules intended to protect small investors strike the wrong balance on key issues and threaten the growth of the practice. Crowdfunding raised...

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Q&A: Crowdfunding

  What is crowdfunding? One of the dramatic changes that the internet has created on commerce is the ability to make it much easier and cheaper to connect those with something to sell with those with money. Crowdfunding applies this matchmaking process to people with a need for cash...

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