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Kickstarter Documents Contract Between Crowdfunders and Donors

Kickstarter has revised its terms and conditions to let crowdfunders know that they are entering into legally binding contracts with their “donors.” The terms now specifically state that if the funder does not comply with its obligations, it could be … Continue reading

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FINRA Proposed Regs Require Expertise

FINRA has issued new proposed rules for non-broker/dealer funding portals. Those entities must become FINRA members in order to list security selling crowd funding issuers. The good news is that  applications will generally be processed within 60 days after FINRA … Continue reading

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FINRA Takes Crowd Funding Action

The FINRA Board met yesterday authorizing the publication of a Regulatory Notice to solicit comment on proposed rules and related forms governing funding portals pursuant to Title III of the JOBS Act. The proposed rules address among other things the … Continue reading

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Prepare For Your Crowd Fund Offering

The article in today’s Levick Weekly “Crowdfunding – How Communications Will Provide the Keys to Capital”  shares my thoughts on the need to prepare for a crowd funding campaign well in advance of initiation. Read it here: http://levick.com/LEVICK-Weekly-December-7-2012?cm_mid=1962118&cm_crmid=%7b6B019FF2-E003-E211-8BCC-F4CE460F0D2D%7d&cm_medium=email or here: http://levick.com/blog/2012/12/07/crowdfunding-%E2%80%93-how-communications-will-provide-keys-capital#.UMJTwOTg2Sq

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