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First Intra-State Crowdfunding Portal Approved

TruCrowd Florida is the first funding portal to be approved by the State of Florida to help companies crowdfund from Florida residents only. The Florida “intra-state” crowdfunding law will let entrepreneurs raise up to $1 million over a 12-month period. … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Regulated At Local Level

Charity crowdfunding is now being regulated by none other than the Naugaunee Public Schools Board of Education. Where is Naugaunee? It’s is a city in Marquette County, Michigan, with a population of ~4,568. The NPSBE dictate says that any teacher … Continue reading

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Obama Nominates 2 Women To SEC

President Barack Obama on Tuesday selected Democrat Lisa Fairfax and Republican Hester Peirce to serve on the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Fairfax would replace Luis Aguilar, whose term expired, and Ms. Peirce would replace Daniel Gallagher who left the … Continue reading

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SEC Crowd Funding Rule Proposed – Blog Posts From Meeting

Real time blog (earliest entry at the bottom) of the SEC’s historic meeting to approve proposed rules to permit crowd funding under the JOBS Act: *Commissioners have no questions on the Crowd Funding rule. They voted unanimously to publish the … Continue reading

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Ready or Not – More Crowdfunding Legislation

Even though the SEC has yet to provide regulations to make the Crowd Fund Act effective, Congress is working on JOBS Act 2.0. Politico reported that the House Financial Services Committee is looking at a number of items, including making … Continue reading

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Getting Back to the Starting Gate

With the Senate Banking Committee overwhelmingly approving the President’s nomination of Mary Jo White to be the new Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission by a vote of 21-to-1, we may be one step closer to crowd funding regulations. … Continue reading

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Crowd Funding On The Radar

At her confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee yesterday, attorney Mary Jo White, President Obama’s nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, stated that one of her top priorities upon being sworn in is to “quickly push to … Continue reading

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