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Hey Crowdfunding Fans: Get Congress to Democratize the Existing Laws!
document Crowdfunding

Specifically, Congress should make Rule 506 usable in the crowd funding context. How? Remove the ban on general solicitation--period; for all offerings. Allow companies to advertise for funds...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 26, 2011 07:22 pm GMT2403 views
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Hey Crowdfunding Fans: Get Congress to Democratize the Existing Laws!
Congress Crowdsourcing New High-Skilled Immigration Bill, Contribute Here
article Distributed Knowledge

Issa is seeking your brilliant ideas! His staff helped create the historic crowdsourcing platform and will be actively looking at your recommendations. Head over to our version of the public markup...

Jason RobbinsMay 24, 2013 12:32 am GMT2758 views
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Congress Crowdsourcing New High-Skilled Immigration Bill, Contribute Here
New Philippine Congress Tackles Digital Rights
article Distributed Knowledge

Senator Teofisto Guingona III filed Senate Bill No. 73 or the Crowdsourcing Act of 2013 which “seeks to allow wider participation from the public in the legislative process through the use of...

Samuel BennettJul 30, 2013 03:30 am GMT880 views
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New Philippine Congress Tackles Digital Rights
Congress Writes Letters to SEC on September 25, 2014
blog Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

http://crowdfundbeat.com/congress-writes-letters-to-sec/ It must be a sign of the times that even Members of Congress feel so much frustration with the pace of the SEC’s efforts to implement...

Philip ChenSep 26, 2014 05:12 pm GMT1518 views
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Congress Writes Letters to SEC on September 25, 2014
Crowdsourcing the Congress: Wikipedia's Blackout Bomb
document Distributed Knowledge

The success of the Wikipedia-led Internet blackout demonstrated the way Congress goes about its business is as susceptible as the entertainment industry's business model is to disruption...

Adam FrazerJan 23, 2012 02:52 am GMT1472 views
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Crowdsourcing the Congress: Wikipedia's Blackout Bomb
Congress Shies Away From More Iran Sanctions
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In November 2011, the Republican-majority House voted down a motion to recommit on a bill facilitating “crowd funding,” a business money-raising system, which would have inserted language banning...

Samuel BennettApr 23, 2012 10:43 am GMT3023 views
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Congress Shies Away From More Iran Sanctions
RocketHub Testifies in Congress - JOBS Act & Crowdfunding
document Crowdfunding

These are the key points RocketHub made to Congress: 1. Crowdfunding democratizes fundraising. - Alon's testimony: "Traditional sources of capital have strict guidelines regarding...

Tonya Van Dijk Jun 28, 2012 11:39 pm GMT1699 views
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RocketHub Testifies in Congress - JOBS Act & Crowdfunding
Crowdsourcing the Evolution of an Industrial Neighborhood: The Granary District’s Journey at The Congress for the New Urbanism’s CNU21
article Distributed Knowledge

James Alfandre, Executive Director at the Kentlands Initiative, opened the session by defining crowdsourcing. He thinks of crowdsourcing as an “open call to an undefined group of people.” It’s...

Jason RobbinsJun 16, 2013 01:41 pm GMT1468 views
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Crowdsourcing the Evolution of an Industrial Neighborhood: The Granary District’s Journey at The Congress for the New Urbanism’s CNU21
Let’s Have General Solicitation As Congress Intended It
article Crowdfunding

The effect would be to turn general solicitation of angel investors into a minefield filled with bouncing grenades. It’s as if the regulators thought they were implementing rules under Title III...

Fiona MaresJul 21, 2013 01:35 am GMT803 views
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Let’s Have General Solicitation As Congress Intended It
Conservative Speakers Launch Crowdfunding Campaign to Spite UNC Student Congress
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In response to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill refusing to grant enough funding to the College Republicans to bring conservative speakers Ann McIlhinney and Katie Pavlich to...

Sebastian BlancaSep 07, 2013 12:08 pm GMT1182 views
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Conservative Speakers Launch Crowdfunding Campaign to Spite UNC Student Congress
Appiro Testifies Before Congress on Crowdsourcing, Innovation and Prizes While Wearing Google Glass
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Narinder Singh, the co-founder and chief strategy officer at Appiro, a cloud based Technology Company that uses crowdsourcing to solve problems, was invited to speak before the House Science...

Harshida PatelMay 04, 2014 02:53 am GMT813 views
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Appiro Testifies Before Congress on Crowdsourcing, Innovation and Prizes While Wearing Google Glass
VoicesTV: Featuring the Library of Congress' Flickr Strategy
video Crowd Creativity

The Library of Congress is one organization that's used Flickr effectively for historic photos. In fact, it was one of the first -- and most successful -- social media partnerships by a U.S....

Rebecca GutierrezAug 25, 2011 06:41 am GMT2508 views
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VoicesTV: Featuring the Library of Congress' Flickr Strategy
Beat the Traffic to Participate in ITS World Congress in Orlando
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Beat the Traffic® is the fastest growing provider of vehicle traffic reporting solutions in North America. Over one million motorists throughout the U.S. and Canada have downloaded Beat the...

Tonya Van Dijk Oct 12, 2011 01:21 pm GMT2296 views
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Beat the Traffic to Participate in ITS World Congress in Orlando
Congress Could Empower Crowdfunding Sites to Become Proper Mini-Investor Platforms
document Crowdfunding

Not all crowdfunding sites are keen to offer equity or act as a launchpad for startups. Although Kickstarter did not return a request for comment by post time, the startup has in the past expressed...

Claire MackayNov 13, 2011 04:03 am GMT1752 views
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Congress Could Empower Crowdfunding Sites to Become Proper Mini-Investor Platforms
Crowdfunding bill gains in Congress
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Introduced by U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., the Senate bill addresses some of the consumer protection concerns that critics levied against the House bill, which passed overwhelmingly in...

Sebastian BlancaDec 03, 2011 08:08 am GMT3292 views
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Crowdfunding bill gains in Congress
Third Crowdfunding Bill is No Charm
Crowdfunding

Attorney William Carleton provides analysis of the third crowdfunding bill to hit the U.S. Congress in the past few months.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 22, 2011 04:40 pm GMT4272 views
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U.S. Senate pushes bills to boost small business growth
document Crowdfunding

Senate majority leader Harry Reid announced plans on Tuesday to push forward legislation to spur capital formation for small businesses, an issue that has spawned a rare showing of bipartisanship.

Berend de JongeFeb 28, 2012 07:27 pm GMT1986 views
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U.S. Senate pushes bills to boost small business growth
Is Crowdfunding Going to Pass Congress? WeFunder Panel Continues the Legislative Push With Guest Scott Brown
document Crowdfunding

The event was a testament to the startup community’s interest in the crowdfunding legislation. In his opening remarks, WeFunder’s Mike Norman described the advocacy process they’ve undertaken...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 06, 2012 04:35 am GMT2864 views
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Is Crowdfunding Going to Pass Congress? WeFunder Panel Continues the Legislative Push With Guest Scott Brown
Congress considers registration exemption for "crowdfunding"
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While President Obama has communicated his support for the bill, it has yet to pass the Senate. Whether the bill ultimately survives the legislative process remains to be seen, but advocates are...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 09, 2012 05:33 am GMT1859 views
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Congress considers registration exemption for
Trouble getting a loan? Congress considers crowdfunding as a solution for business owners
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But, considering the overwhelming bipartisan support in the House, chances seem good that crowdfunding will make it through the Senate. “These initiatives will inject capital throughout the...

Marco TorquatiMar 18, 2012 09:11 pm GMT1667 views
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Trouble getting a loan? Congress considers crowdfunding as a solution for business owners
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