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Are people interested in a webinar on crowdfunding and the JOBS Act?
question Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

I am hosting a webinar on May 3rd to provide a social investing summary of the law, along with a summary of how institutional social investors can use the law to enter the Crowdfunding market. The...

William Michael Cunningham, MA, MBAApr 14, 2012 08:00 pm GMT3798 views
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