Category Archives: Small Business

Lovable Bill Murray Crowdfunding Ugly Golf Pants

Remember Ground Hog’s Day? Not last week, the Bill Murray movie. All Boomers love Bill Murray. But will they give the love to Bill Murray’s crowdfunding campaign to sell “Bill Bottoms,” the ugly bell bottom golf pants that he’s hawking … Continue reading

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Reg. A+ Public Deals Trade Lower Than Other Public Companies

The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that small companies that go public using Regulation A+ trade lower than other public companies. “Reg A+ are trading an average 42% below their offer prices” while the “S&P has risen 18% since … Continue reading

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Credit Union Gets A Semi-Waiver For Cannabis Related-Business

In a rare compromise agreement, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has given conditional approval for Fourth Corner Credit Union to offer services to businesses that serve the legal cannabis industry in Colorado, but not state-licensed dispensaries. These businesses … Continue reading

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Banks Ban Use of Credit Cards To Buy Bitcoin

The money center banks, CitiGroup, Capital One,Bank of American and JP Morgan have now banned the use of their credit cards to buy Bitcoin. This is in reaction to many consumers who are leveraging their purchases using credit card debt. … Continue reading

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Cannabis Crowdfunding

Remember those huge wildfires in Northern California last year? They burned through a number of state-legal (and illegal) cannabis farms. The farmers started a crowdfunding campaign on YouCaring that were promptly closed as the site decided that since cannabis is … Continue reading

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Hedge Funds Bearish On Crypto-Currencies

An index of  about 17 crypto-currency hedge funds from data provider Hedge Fund Research Inc. rose almost 3,000% in 2017 compared to the 8.7% average return across the global hedge fund industry. But with the sudden and steep drop in … Continue reading

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ICO Crowdfunds Promising No Value

If you bought Bitcoin at $20,000 a few weeks ago, yesterday’s close at $10,236 might have you feeling a bit blue. With a nod to PT Barnum, perhaps you should look at the UET, otherwise known as the Useless Ethereum … Continue reading

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