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Miami Startup Weekend Winners Get Closer to Legalizing Crowdfund Investing
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Sherwood Neiss and along with 2 entrepreneurs (Jason Best and Zak Cassady-Dorion) set out to change this. Using the fundamentals of Crowdfunding, they matched it up with the principles of seed...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 26, 2012 08:29 am GMT2186 views
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Miami Startup Weekend Winners Get Closer to Legalizing Crowdfund Investing
How Three Guys Legalized Crowdfunding in 460 Days: An Interview with Jason Best of Startup Exemption
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According to Jason Best of Startup Exemption;"It was actually born in 2011 when I was at a friend’s wedding.Myself, Sherwood Neiss and Zak Cassady-Dorion started talking about how hard it...

Fiona MaresJun 10, 2012 11:47 pm GMT2136 views
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How Three Guys Legalized Crowdfunding in 460 Days: An Interview with Jason Best of Startup Exemption
Crowdfunding Capital Advisors Retains Leverage PR As National Public Relations Agency
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The two-man CCA team, Sherwood Neiss and Jason Best, originally worked together at Startup Exemption, the company that launched the Crowdfunding effort and developed the framework which allowed...

Benjamin FosselMay 30, 2012 09:44 pm GMT1840 views
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Crowdfunding Capital Advisors Retains Leverage PR As National Public Relations Agency
Crowdfunding legalized in Italy
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A new legislation is being issued in Italy by the government Monti. A number of reforms related to innovation among which legalization of crowdfunding for startups. Startups will be able to raise...

Gianluca DettoriOct 06, 2012 04:56 am GMT2951 views
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Crowdfunding legalized in Italy
Crowdfunding: 5 Things You Should Know
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Here are five things you should know about crowdfunding: 1. Projects, Not Businesses 2. All Is Not Well in Crowdfunding Land 3. Legal Issues 4. New Crowdfunding Legislation 5....

Jayne AnnNov 26, 2011 02:15 pm GMT7290 views
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Crowdfunding: 5 Things You Should Know
Hey Crowdfunding Fans: Get Congress to Democratize the Existing Laws!
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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 GMT2421 views
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Hey Crowdfunding Fans: Get Congress to Democratize the Existing Laws!
Making it legal: Crowdfunding bills navigate critics
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In the second part of a two-part series on the Crowdfunding bills currently stalled in the U.S. Senate, Crowdsourcing.org founder Carl Esposti addresses some of the central criticisms levelled at the legislation.

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Carl EspostiJan 09, 2012 07:26 pm GMT5110 views
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Getting Crowdfunding Legalized for Canadian Startups
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In the itbusiness.ca article, they touched on the fact that Ideavibes has developed a social media platform for equity crowdfunding for startups and why ideavibes can’t launch it yet:...

Luis Enrique MoralesFeb 09, 2012 02:09 am GMT2707 views
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Getting Crowdfunding Legalized for Canadian Startups
UKIE Report Aims At Making Crowdfunding Legal in UK
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In the UK it’s currently illegal to crowdfund projects. That’s something which UKIE, the entertainment industry trade body, aims to change. They have announced today that they will be publishing...

Benjamin FosselFeb 12, 2012 01:08 pm GMT1576 views
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UKIE Report Aims At Making Crowdfunding Legal in UK
Crowdfunding Could Be a Game-Changer for Entrepreneurs
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According to Rockethub’s rules, in order to be legal, offering the following as remuneration is not allowed: * Equity (aka ownership) * Revenue share * Investment opportunities * Entrance...

Fritz SchaeferMar 09, 2012 05:59 am GMT1748 views
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Crowdfunding Could Be a Game-Changer for Entrepreneurs
U.S. Entrepreneurs Need Crowdfunding To Create 1.5 Million Jobs
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Crowdfund Investing would make equity-based crowdfunding legal. It would facilitate the ability of entrepreneurs to raise money from family, friends and associates in his or her community, within...

Claire MackayMar 15, 2012 05:19 am GMT1750 views
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U.S. Entrepreneurs Need Crowdfunding To Create 1.5 Million Jobs
Don't Fear the Crowdfunding Bogeyman
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Up until this week, I was still telling friends and family about pending legislation to legalize crowdfunding for equity in the U.S. and describing it as "a very important bill that you've probably heard nothing about." That all changed this week as the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act that contains the means to legalize crowdfunding took centerstage and, along the way, became bogged down by what I can only generously refer to as typical inside the beltway bumbling.

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Eric MackMar 16, 2012 10:16 pm GMT2863 views
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The Shady Spam Crowdfunding Could Unleash
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The crowdfunding proposals before the Senate require an “intermediary” to manage transactions. But the bill that passed the House at the end of last year doesn’t, and that could be a problem.

Pablo BracciniMar 17, 2012 12:52 pm GMT1378 views
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The Shady Spam Crowdfunding Could Unleash
Crowdfunding is White-hot on Capitol Hill - Will it Survive the Fire?
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Crowdfunding is really heating up in Washington, D.C. with new developments every day and plenty of mainstream media attention. But few people are as close to the issue as Crowdsourcing.org's contributors. The following comes to us from contributing expert William Carleton, who has been following the different bills to legalize crowdfunding in the U.S. Congress for us for months now. This post was originally published on his blog. Carleton is a Seattle attorney with experience as a startup lawyer and angel investor.

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William CarletonMar 19, 2012 08:49 pm GMT13599 views
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Crowdfunding Supporters Rally Troops as Senate Takes Up Bill
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On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate is scheduled to make some procedural votes on the JOBS Act, which includes a framework to legalize crowdfunding for equity in the United States.

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Eric MackMar 20, 2012 08:18 am GMT2387 views
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Crowdfunding Industry Establishes Standards to Help Prevent Fraud
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As the JOBS Act and the provisions to legalize crowdfunding within it were becoming the most talked about item on Capitol Hill last week, Crowdfunding Accreditation for Platform Standards (CAPS) debuted here on Crowdsourcing.org.

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Carl EspostiMar 21, 2012 10:16 pm GMT6695 views
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With Senate Bill Passage Crowdfunding Legalization On the Horizon
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In an effort to address some of these concerns, Senate Democrats added several amendments to the legislation that would increase protections for investors. Under the Senate version of the bill,...

Pablo BracciniMar 24, 2012 12:42 pm GMT1522 views
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With Senate Bill Passage Crowdfunding Legalization On the Horizon
Majority of consumers would invest in crowdfunded ventures: survey
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The Funding Launchpad survey predicts slow uptake once business crowdfunding is legalized, and likely, there won’t be enough funds streaming in to fully support startups using this financing...

Adam FrazerApr 02, 2012 11:44 pm GMT1851 views
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Majority of consumers would invest in crowdfunded ventures: survey
Business Crowdfunding Made Simple [Infographic]
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Today the final legislative hurdle to legal crowdfunding in the United States is cleared when President Obama signs the bill that includes the basic framework for the new industry. Next up comes several months of rule-making by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

In honor of this historic moment, our friends at Crowdfunder developed this infographic exclusively for Crowdsourcing.org to help people understand how "Equity Crowdfunding" will work and try to clear up some of the confusion around the laws, the market and the process.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 05, 2012 03:09 pm GMT7254 views
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Obama Crowdfunding Bill Signing
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President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act — and the provisions within it to legalize crowdfunding for equity in the United States — at around 2:40 PM EDT time today.

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Eric MackApr 05, 2012 06:20 pm GMT10041 views
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