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Risky Business: DC Portal Crowdfunds Restauranteurs

Ever watched Chopped and wondered what it would be like to get that chef to run your own restaurant. Now you can with a new Washington, DC crowdfunding site EquityEats. The portal, for accredited investors only, will raise up to … Continue reading

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Commenters Complain About Crowdfunding Costs

As the comment period for the Crowdfunding rules has closed, it appears that the biggest concern of the commenters is the cost to initiate a crowdfunding campaign. In particular, the requirement of audited financial statements, that could, per the SEC, … Continue reading

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Pros/Cons to Advertising Offering

At SEC Small Business Forum yesterday, the panel on “Evolving Practices in the New World of Regulation D Offerings” discussed how advertising and general solicitation of private placements, now permitted under Rule 506(c) of Regulation D will effect current practices. … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Syndicates Take Off

Sponsored crowd funding appears to be taking off in the venture capital world. The Wall Street Journal reports that certain startups with good connections, and particularly those that have “syndicates” led by popular investors on AngelList have been able to … Continue reading

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New Jersey Looks At Crowd Funding

More state crowdfunding action while the SEC continues to ponder the rules for the Crowd Fund Act. New Jersey state senator Joe Kyrillos has garnered Democratic support for a bill that will allow New Jersey-based entrepreneurs to seek up to … Continue reading

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Chill, It’s Only a Few Bucks

“I spend my days dealing with crooks and thieves,” says Heath Abshure, the Arkansas securities commissioner and president of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) in a recent Fortune article that prescribes how an investor can avoid being fleeced … Continue reading

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