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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 GMT1727 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 GMT1678 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 GMT1749 views
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Senate passes crowdfunding bill, wisely adds protections for less sophisticated investors
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 GMT1319 views
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Crowdsourcing: NY State Senator Polls Social Media Followers About Marriage Equality Vote
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 GMT1860 views
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Interview with Rep. Patrick McHenry on Senate Crowdfunding Bill
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 GMT1547 views
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Senators See the Wisdom of Crowdfunding
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 GMT1816 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 GMT1517 views
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Senate readies bill to ease limits on capital raising
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 GMT1386 views
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Senate Considers JOBS Act, Again
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 GMT1441 views
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With Senate Bill Passage Crowdfunding Legalization On the Horizon
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 GMT1328 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 GMT723 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 GMT2302 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 GMT1693 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 GMT1952 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 GMT2536 views
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Entrepreneurs to Rally – Will Urge Senate and SEC Action on Crowdfund Investing
Comparing House, Senate and State Regulator Crowdfunding Exemptions
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Specifically, David has been following up by assessing the more detailed written materials submitted by the witnesses at the hearing.One thing David pointed out is that Jack Herstein's, (a...

Sebastian BlancaDec 06, 2011 12:01 am GMT1527 views
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Comparing House, Senate and State Regulator Crowdfunding Exemptions
Congressman McHenry promotes his crowdfunding bill, trashes competing Senate legislation
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Representative Patrick McHenry (R-NC), the driving force behind the H.R. 2930 crowdfund investing bill currently under consideration in the U.S. Senate, discovered crowdfunding the same way many of America’s college frat houses sate their thirst: through Pabst Blue Ribbon.

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Eric BlattbergJan 24, 2012 10:25 am GMT7797 views
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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 GMT1278 views
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Senate committees push boundaries on social media
Small Business Groups Urge U.S. Senate Leaders to Quickly Move Forward on Crowdfunding Legislation
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As the groups note in their letter: “On these platforms, investors will dynamically engage with other investors to vet business ideas and fund those businesses that have significant promise....

Benjamin FosselMar 02, 2012 12:46 pm GMT1619 views
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Small Business Groups Urge U.S. Senate Leaders to Quickly Move Forward on Crowdfunding Legislation
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