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A Closer Look at the Impact of the JOBS Act and Dodd-Frank Act
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

We felt Dodd Frank’s financial overhaul created two years ago is displaced as today we are focused on the potential for job creation the JOBS Act brought. SMEs represent over 99% of US employer...

Carmen CampoJul 25, 2013 09:19 am GMT1010 views
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A Closer Look at the Impact of the JOBS Act and Dodd-Frank Act
The JOBS Act: Acceptance of Crowdfunding Provision Likely to Increase Startup Growth
document Crowdfunding

With millions of dollars exchanging hands, regulation was imminent. Here are four reasons the JOBS Act was enacted: -Establish Investment Limits:Ensure investors do not exceed statutory...

Tonya Van Dijk Jun 29, 2012 02:43 pm GMT1572 views
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The JOBS Act: Acceptance of Crowdfunding Provision Likely to Increase Startup Growth
Obama Signs ‘Crowd Funding’ ‘JOBS’ Act, Puzzling Regulators
document Crowdfunding

The JOBS act exempts companies with less than $1 billion a year in revenues from some disclosure and governance requirements as they make initial public stock offerings. It allows companies to...

Adam FrazerApr 06, 2012 02:29 am GMT2395 views
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Obama Signs ‘Crowd Funding’ ‘JOBS’ Act, Puzzling Regulators
Guest Post: Can Your Small Biz Use Crowdsourcing With the JOBS Act?
article Crowdfunding

Before you decide to raise money through crowdfunding, consider the following things first: 1) It’s better if you can give rewards rather than equity. 2) Do you have a compelling story? 3)...

Fritz SchaeferSep 07, 2012 03:47 pm GMT3459 views
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Guest Post: Can Your Small Biz Use Crowdsourcing With the JOBS Act?
There Is More To Crowdfunding Than the JOBS Act
blog Crowdfunding

Until the SEC finalizes rules to implement the JOBS Act, private fundraising, i.e. of rounds of financing without registering securities with the SEC, is restricted to accredited investors with a...

Bettina EckerleOct 26, 2013 09:32 pm GMT1278 views
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There Is More To Crowdfunding Than the JOBS Act
Moving Past Kickstarter: Equity Crowdfunding & The JOBS Act
document 

That's what changed in the JOBS Act. Small businesses – again, that's you – can now incorporate and sell ownership in their business venture, to the general public, exchanging a portion...

Benjamin FosselJun 11, 2012 10:30 pm GMT1235 views
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Moving Past Kickstarter: Equity Crowdfunding & The JOBS Act
Beyond crowdfunding: Why Regulation A reform is the most vital piece of the JOBS Act
document 

Since its enactment, most of the discussion of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) has centered on crowdfunding and the IPO onramp provisions of the Act. However, the legislation’s...

Fiona MaresJun 14, 2012 01:31 pm GMT1277 views
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Beyond crowdfunding: Why Regulation A reform is the most vital piece of the JOBS Act
It Takes Two to Tango: How the JOBS Act & Crowdfunding Platforms like MedStartr will Transform Healthcare
document 

By reducing regulatory burdens on startups and small companies trying to raise capital, the JOBS Act has facilitated the legalization of crowdfunding, which allows small private companies to...

Benjamin FosselAug 21, 2012 07:38 am GMT1074 views
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It Takes Two to Tango: How the JOBS Act & Crowdfunding Platforms like MedStartr will Transform Healthcare
Senate Considers JOBS Act, Again
document Crowdfunding

After a procedural vote to consider the bill passed Wednesday morning, debate resumed on investor protections. Much of the debate centers on the provisions for crowdfunding, and additional debate...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 22, 2012 12:10 am GMT1380 views
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Senate Considers JOBS Act, Again
Pro-crowdfunding JOBS Act now awaits Obama’s approval
document Crowdfunding

The bipartisan legislation is already strongly backed by the White House and has support from both major political parties. The JOBS Act passed in the Senate with a 73-26 vote, and the revised...

Pablo BracciniMar 28, 2012 07:31 am GMT1869 views
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Pro-crowdfunding JOBS Act now awaits Obama’s approval
JOBS Act Crowdfunding: Introducing New Sources of Capital to Low-Wealth Entrepreneurs
document Crowdfunding

Just how much of an opportunity crowdfunding holds for microbusinesses is a hot topic that will be discussed by a number of investors, practitioners and policy experts at the AEO National...

Adam FrazerApr 07, 2012 05:47 pm GMT1337 views
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JOBS Act Crowdfunding: Introducing New Sources of Capital to Low-Wealth Entrepreneurs
The New JOBS Act, Crowdfunding, and Shoes Waiting to Drop
document Crowdfunding

For the curious, here’s a quick reading list I’ve compiled, full of excitement, eager anticipation, fears, contradictions, and contention: 1. Drilling Down: What Small Business Should Know About...

Luis Enrique MoralesApr 26, 2012 11:33 pm GMT1815 views
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The New JOBS Act, Crowdfunding, and Shoes Waiting to Drop
Looking at the new crowdfunders and the JOBS Act
document 

Tapping into the wisdom of the crowd is nothing new. And now that Kickstarter has beaten the path, there are a few similar, and niche-focused, alternatives to Kickstarter. One interesting...

Fritz SchaeferMay 01, 2012 03:27 pm GMT1172 views
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Looking at the new crowdfunders and the JOBS Act
New Crowdfunding Site For Social Enterprises To Tap The JOBS Act
document Crowdfunding

Called Impact Trader, the Chicago-based startup, which was formed in November, aims, in the words of co-founder John Jordan, “to create a capital marketplace for social enterprise projects.”

Tonya Van Dijk May 13, 2012 02:18 pm GMT4793 views
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New Crowdfunding Site For Social Enterprises To Tap The JOBS Act
Ben Bernanke's QE3: The Best Thing for Crowdfunding Since the JOBS Act
article 

As a result, investors may now access these companies through crowdfunding sites with highly-curated dealflow. And given the Fed’s actions, diversification–something that has always been important...

Marco TorquatiOct 02, 2012 08:29 pm GMT1580 views
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Ben Bernanke's QE3: The Best Thing for Crowdfunding Since the JOBS Act
Inside The JOBS Act: Equity Crowdfunding
article 

For equity crowdfunding to operate properly, funding portals will not only need regulations in place, but also the appointment of a self-regulatory organization or SRO. This SRO is most likely to...

Jayne AnnNov 07, 2012 01:41 am GMT1259 views
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Inside The JOBS Act: Equity Crowdfunding
(Almost) All the Recent Legal Wisdom on the JOBS Act and Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

For last week's symposium on the JOBS Act, Berkeley Law put together a great list of recent law journal and other articles about the JOBS Act and Crowdfunding.

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Paul SpinradMar 17, 2013 10:20 pm GMT3854 views
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Chasing the Jobs Act
article 

The Soho Loft met with leading JOBS Act emulators in Paris. The French movement for crowd funding liberation sat down with The Soho Loft last week in Paris. We met at The Steakhouse Drugstore (yes...

Carmen CampoJan 06, 2014 02:03 pm GMT650 views
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Chasing the Jobs Act
How The JOBS Act Could Change Startup Investing Forever
document Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is the antithesis of the financial practices of the last decade. There are no credit default swaps, leverage multiples, or obscure fund structures standing between company and...

Claire MackayMar 16, 2012 11:31 pm GMT1544 views
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How The JOBS Act Could Change Startup Investing Forever
JOBS Act - who's for it and who's against it?
document Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is another part of the bill that will ignite job growth and promote investment as companies will be able to raise money from non-accredited investors, in other words: anybody. It...

Harshida PatelMar 26, 2012 09:06 am GMT1736 views
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JOBS Act - who's for it and who's against it?
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