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Get The Next Uber Through Crowdfunding

If you want to get in on the next Uber or Facebook, take a look at DreamFunded, a crowdfunding platform that invests in private company stocks from the company’s employees who are seeking liquidity. DreamFunded creates a buying group that … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Factoid #3: Crowdfunding Beneficiaries

The  Securities and Exchange Commission thinks that crowdfunding will be of some help to the more than 5 million small businesses in the U.S., defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as having fewer than 500 paid employees.

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Funding Portals Can Charge Commissions

The staff of the SEC has clarified that, notwithstanding Rule 401(a) that says that a funding portal may not “compensate employees, agents or other persons …based on the sale of securities displayed” on the platform, ┬áthe portals themselves may charge … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Beat ‘Em – Adidas’ Social Media Policy

Soon companies will be able to advertise and generally solicit the sale of their securities. One issue facing them is how to control their employees’ use of social media both before and during the offering period so those posts are … Continue reading

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Small Businesses Look to Crowd Funding to Replace Credit

The National Small Business Association recently published its “Small Business Access to Capital Survey” that said nearly half of small-business respondents, in the last four years, needed funds and were unable to find any willing sources, loans, credit cards or … Continue reading

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