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Potential Failure of Rape Preventing Underwear Crowdfunding

Here’s another good crowdfunding idea that may be in meltdown. In March 2016 AR Wear reported “the transition from prototype to manufacturing process is presenting challenges in more areas than we had imagined.” So, its more than 2,000 backers who … Continue reading

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Kickstarter vs. Indiegogo: Some Stats

The Wall Street Journal compared the leading crowdfunding sites Kickstarter and Indiegogo and found: that Kickstarter has raised over $2.5 Billion since 2009 and Indiegogo has raised $850 million since 2008. While the crowdfunding events on both sites are similar … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Rules by Fall 2013 ?

In a hearing of the Senate Banking Committee on July 30, 2013, Sen. Mark Warner pressed SEC Chairman Mary Jo White on when crowdfunding regulations would be issued. Chairman White hedged her response but indicated that the rules are on … Continue reading

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Rep. McHenry Gently Pushes Crowd Funding Regs

Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) gives the SEC a soft push to publish crowd funding regulations by attempting to get a Twitter movement going on the anniversary of the signing of the JOBS Act. He states: “Today, months after the deadline … Continue reading

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Turmoil At the Top

The SEC announced yesterday that the head of the Division of Corporation Finance, Meredith Cross, is leaving the Commission as of December 31st. Ms. Cross has been involved in the drafting of crowd funding regulations and her departure, together with … Continue reading

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