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Senators See the Wisdom of Crowdfunding
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The Senate Banking Committee has held two hearings on these proposals and will hold another hearing the week of March 5,Reid said.And Karen Kerrigan, president and chief executive officer of the...

Benjamin FosselFeb 28, 2012 11:51 pm GMT1482 views
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Senators See the Wisdom of Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding Bill Jeopardized in Senate
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Today, however, the outlook for the bill isn’t so sunny. SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro sent a letter to senators this week that contended the bill “would eliminate important protections for...

Fiona MaresMar 17, 2012 08:43 am GMT1648 views
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Crowdfunding Bill Jeopardized in Senate
As Senate Vote On Crowdfunding Looms, A Call To Action
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Crowdfunding is about bringing back community business. It's about freedom of choice. It's about re-gaining freedom of one's voice. It represents what people used to call "The...

Rebecca GutierrezMar 20, 2012 04:14 am GMT1454 views
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As Senate Vote On Crowdfunding Looms, A Call To Action
Senate passes crowdfunding bill, wisely adds protections for less sophisticated investors
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In the Senate version, crowds looking to fund new business ideas will have to do so through approved portals, many of which have been been gearing up to funnel cash into new companies once this...

Fiona MaresMar 24, 2012 06:32 am GMT1659 views
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Senate passes crowdfunding bill, wisely adds protections for less sophisticated investors
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 GMT1350 views
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With Senate Bill Passage Crowdfunding Legalization On the Horizon
Crowdsourcing: NY State Senator Polls Social Media Followers About Marriage Equality Vote
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New York State Senator Greg Ball is not the only politician to use Facebook and Twitter to reach out to voters. According to tweetcongress.org, a website that tracks members of Congress on the...

Tonya Van Dijk Jun 23, 2011 02:49 pm GMT1236 views
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Crowdsourcing: NY State Senator Polls Social Media Followers About Marriage Equality Vote
Senate committees push boundaries on social media
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Senate Business and Commerce Committee got nearly 1,000 hits — a record, said committee director Steven Polunsky. "Crowdsourcing has worked in the phases of what's the problem and what...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 30, 2012 02:42 am GMT1137 views
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Senate committees push boundaries on social media
Interview with Rep. Patrick McHenry on Senate Crowdfunding Bill
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According to Congressman Patrick McHenry, trying to predict what the Senate will or won’t do is beyond any individual, even a senator. But he is very hopeful that there will be action in the...

Fiona MaresFeb 05, 2012 08:54 pm GMT1782 views
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Interview with Rep. Patrick McHenry on Senate Crowdfunding Bill
Senate takes up bills to help small businesses get capital
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The president’s tax plan would reward some sectors, such as manufacturers and clean energy companies, which would continue to receive targeted tax breaks. But it would penalize other sectors, such...

Jayne AnnMar 03, 2012 01:43 pm GMT1740 views
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Senate takes up bills to help small businesses get capital
Senate readies bill to ease limits on capital raising
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Senators suggested Tuesday, March 6, their companion bill could have differences. Several on Tuesday expressed concern that a House provision opening the door to crowdfunding over the Internet...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 07, 2012 12:24 am GMT1440 views
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Senate readies bill to ease limits on capital raising
WikiLeaks announce that Julian Assange is running for the Australian Senate
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Julian Assange’s house arrest has done little to slow Assange down. News has it that the WikiLeaks founder will be hosting his own TV show, and in the meantime he has been busy, showing up at...

Rebecca GutierrezMar 18, 2012 06:03 am GMT991 views
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WikiLeaks announce that Julian Assange is running for the Australian Senate
Senate Considers JOBS Act, Again
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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 GMT1266 views
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Senate Considers JOBS Act, Again
The Senate Passed the JOBS Act Including a Provision Making Crowdfunding Legal
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The Senate passed the JOBS Act today which includes a provision legalizing crowdfunding for equity.

Jeromy SonneMar 22, 2012 07:52 pm GMT2490 views
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The Senate Passed the JOBS Act Including a Provision Making Crowdfunding Legal
Bennet Urges SEC to Consider Crowdfunding Feedback in the Rulemaking Process
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Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today conveyed to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) feedback he has received from Coloradans on the crowdfunding provision he authored in the...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 20, 2012 11:29 pm GMT1239 views
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Bennet Urges SEC to Consider Crowdfunding Feedback in the Rulemaking Process
Senator Mark Warner and Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones Join Kiva and Capital One to Announce the Launch of Kiva City Richmond to Bolster Small Business Growth
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Every dollar lent to an entrepreneur in the Richmond region will be matched by Capital One,up to $25,000. Kiva City Richmond builds on Capital One’s $500,000 matching-loan fund commitment to...

Fritz SchaeferJul 30, 2013 01:24 am GMT633 views
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Senator Mark Warner and Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones Join Kiva and Capital One to Announce the Launch of Kiva City Richmond to Bolster Small Business Growth
Senators Ask Apple to Pull Checkpoint-Dodging Apps
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In the Apple App Store, applications like PhantomAlert, Trapster, iRadar and others claim to help drivers avoid speed traps, police checkpoints and other traffic stops by crowdsourcing the reports...

Rebecca GutierrezMar 23, 2011 02:31 pm GMT2197 views
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Senators Ask Apple to Pull Checkpoint-Dodging Apps
Tracking Data Found in iOS 4, Crowdsourcing is Questioned, and the Senate Doesn't Get "Open Data"
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Author Audrey Watters provides some data stories that caught her eye, such as the following: 1. Pete Warden and Alasdair Allan made headlines with the story of their discovery of an iPhone file...

Archenette EvangelioApr 21, 2011 05:22 pm GMT1628 views
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Tracking Data Found in iOS 4, Crowdsourcing is Questioned, and the Senate Doesn't Get
As Obama Hails Darpa, Senate Panel Knifes Its Budget
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Lost in the celebration was that the Senate Armed Service Committee, just days before, recommended drastically cutting back Darpa’s budget — and singled out the crowdsourced vehicle project as a...

Rebecca GutierrezJun 28, 2011 10:43 am GMT1872 views
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As Obama Hails Darpa, Senate Panel Knifes Its Budget
Entrepreneurs to Rally – Will Urge Senate and SEC Action on Crowdfund Investing
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“Crowd fund investing will give small business owners and entrepreneurs access to sources of capital they currently cannot tap into without triggering complex SEC rules. With common sense reforms,...

Samuel BennettNov 11, 2011 04:20 pm GMT2179 views
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Entrepreneurs to Rally – Will Urge Senate and SEC Action on Crowdfund Investing
Senator Kate Lundy: Openness in Government: from data to crowdsourcing - OSDC 2011
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Senator Kate Lundy will discuss the Open Government agenda, and how open data, open standards and open technologies underpin the capacity for government to be transparent, participatory and engaged...

Jayne AnnNov 25, 2011 08:37 am GMT994 views
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Senator Kate Lundy: Openness in Government: from data to crowdsourcing - OSDC 2011
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