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AZ May Be First State To Regulate ICO’s

Arizona may become the first state to regulate crypto-currencies and Initial Coin Offerings. The House bill that just passed through committee would classify ICO’s and equity (as opposed to donation or rewards) crowdfunding as “securities” subject to registration unless exempted … Continue reading

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Lovable Bill Murray Crowdfunding Ugly Golf Pants

Remember Ground Hog’s Day? Not last week, the Bill Murray movie. All Boomers love Bill Murray. But will they give the love to Bill Murray’s crowdfunding campaign to sell “Bill Bottoms,” the ugly bell bottom golf pants that he’s hawking … Continue reading

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Reg. A+ Public Deals Trade Lower Than Other Public Companies

The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that small companies that go public using Regulation A+ trade lower than other public companies. “Reg A+ are trading an average 42% below their offer prices” while the “S&P has risen 18% since … Continue reading

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Cannabis Crowdfunding

Remember those huge wildfires in Northern California last year? They burned through a number of state-legal (and illegal) cannabis farms. The farmers started a crowdfunding campaign on YouCaring that were promptly closed as the site decided that since cannabis is … Continue reading

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SEC Stops ICO In Its Tracks

The Securities and Exchange Commission halted a crowdfunded Initial Coin Offering in its tracks this week when it issued a cease and desist order against Munchee. “Munchee was seeking $15 million in capital to improve an existing iPhone app centered … Continue reading

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IndieGoGo Sponsors Crowdfund ICO

Rewards-based crowdfunding portal Indiegogo, which has partnered with the registered funding portal Microventures, is the first to sponsor what appears to be a Regulation D accredited investor only Initial Coin Offering. T he ICO is offering a┬áSimple Agreement for Future … Continue reading

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Are Reg. A+ Deals All Stinkers?

The “Worst IPOs of 2017” are all crowdfunded Regulation A+ offerings according to The Motley Fool. The “downsides” to the Reg. A+ deals according to the Fool are: investors self certify that they are investing according to the limits; the … Continue reading

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