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Common Complaints About Reg. Crowd Funding

Some common complaints about Reg. Crowd Funding, now that it’s almost a year old, include: the $1 million cap (which, according to some, need not be since each investor is capped), the investor cap (which is basically unenforceable as it’s … Continue reading

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Suspicions Raised Over Charitable Crowdfunding In China

Suspicions are being raised in China after a family crowdfunded over $865,000 to bring their cancer-stricken daughter to the US for treatment. The 4 year old died from her illness and now questions are being raised about how the money … Continue reading

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Indiegogo Starts Offering Equity Crowdfunding (At a Price)

One of the biggest rewards crowdfunding web platforms will now permit non-accredited investors to buy equity in startups posted on its site. Indiegogo, which until today, permitted its entrepreneurs to return only products and swag, will now let them offer … Continue reading

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South Korea To Establish Trading Market For Crowdfunded Tech Companies

South Korea has taken the next step in crowdfunding by creating a stock market for crowdfunded enterprises. The KRX Startup Market (KSM) pland to open on Nov. 14, and will be focused on technology-intensive startups. It is reported that “The … Continue reading

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Senate Finance Committee Passes Extension of Tax Write-off For Filmmakers

A large bipartisan majority the Senate Finance Committee last week passed a bipartisan package of more than 50 tax extenders that includes a 2 year extension to Sec. 181 permitting immediate write-off of film/television production expenses up to first $15 … Continue reading

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Established Sales Portal Turns to Crowdfunding

Etsy, the artsy website that permits people to sell their crafts and artwork, intends, according to the Wall Streeet Journal, to let their sellers use the portal to raise money to fund new projects. The site, which has 1.4 million … Continue reading

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Rep. McHenry/Industry Find Crowdfunding Regs Onerous

Since a recent study showed that it could cost up to $39,000 to ┬áraise $100,000 under the SEC’s proposed crowdfunding regulations, many in the industry have commented both to the Securities and Exchange Commission and publicly regarding their view that … Continue reading

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