Crowdfunding Now Ubiquitous

How do you know something has become ubiquitous?

Do a Google search for “crowdfund” and today you will get about 9,640,000 results in 0.35 seconds. Results range from the top crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter to a campaign for a Greek bailout to porn sites to someone who wants to make a stranger a millionaire.

There are now so many ways to get other people to pony up money that the SEC’s regulations, even if revised to be more user-friendly, are likely now a footnote.

Crowdfunders can still learn from the mistakes of others, like this video game company that failed: http://www.examiner.com/list/red-ash-kickstarter-fail-5-lessons-to-learn-from-its-mistakes

About JeffKoeppel

I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jeffrey-a-koeppel/0/63/5a9
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