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The JOBS Act Isn't All 'Crowdfunding'

On September 23, the SEC officially implemented Title II of the JOBS Act by lifting a decades-old ban on the mass marketing of private securities offerings – meaning those securities not formally registered with the SEC.  This has triggered enormous excitement in startup and small...

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AngelList And Beyond: What VCs Really Think Of Crowdfunding

New financial regulations that let startups or funds raise capital online, and broadly advertise that fact, are shaking up the early-stage investment scene. Now venture capitalists are taking a closer look at equity crowdfunding. In what appears to be a first for venture capital in the U.S., early-stage fund Foundry Group said last week...

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House Crowd: Press Release

Investors £2m Backing For Innovative Property Company The world's first company to combine property investment with crowd funding announced today that they had passed the £2m investment point, proving popularity of their investment model among small investors. The House Crowd, who developed their unique online investment model...

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Politicians turn to crowdfunding for campaign cash

Originally published in the Vancouver Sun   Forget the rubber-chicken lunches and campaign cheques. A Coquitlam politician has turned to the crowdfunding site Indiegogo to raise campaign funds for the upcoming Coquitlam council byelection. But while Coquitlam candidate Bonita Zarrillo reached her funding goal in a few weeks,...

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Which Type of Crowdfunding Is Best for You?

Originally published in the Entrepreneur   In her book, Cash From the Crowd, Sally Outlaw, founder and CEO of crowdfunding website Peerbackers, reveals the secrets of funding your business with help from colleagues, peers, family, friends and even perfect strangers through a crowdfunding campaign. In this edited excerpt, the...

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