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Hedge Funds Bearish On Crypto-Currencies

An index of  about 17 crypto-currency hedge funds from data provider Hedge Fund Research Inc. rose almost 3,000% in 2017 compared to the 8.7% average return across the global hedge fund industry. But with the sudden and steep drop in … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding For Justice

The Washington Post reports that a new website, CrowdJustice, is letting people crowdfund to pursue lawsuits. Started in the United Kingdom, the web portal is a politically neutral site where people can solicit the public’s help in fighting injustice in … Continue reading

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Private Equity Deals Cool in 3rd Quarter

Pitchbook reports on private equity deals in third quarter of 2014, including: the number of deals have decreased 26% over same period 2013; capital invested decreased 11% to $203.9 billion; the median deal size is up 19% from $35.8 to … Continue reading

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Biggest “Bad Actor” in Town

Back in Sept. 2013, when the SEC amended Reg. D permitting advertising of private placements, it also issued a companion rule that said that persons that commit certain actions, including being a recipient of an SEC administrative disciplinary order, would … Continue reading

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Crowd Capital Services Vets Investors

From the press release: Crowd Capital Services Helps Companies Qualify Their Investors Assists Companies and Investors in Complying With New SEC Regulations WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Investor Review, Inc. announced today the launching of its website www.crowdcapitalservices.com that helps capital raising companies … Continue reading

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Follow the Smart Money into Crowdfunding

What do Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures have in common? All have invested in crowdfunding platforms, otherwise known as “funding portals.” According to CrowdUnite, about 230 venture capital firms and individual angel investors have invested approximately $855 … Continue reading

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SEC Tells Crowdfunding Funds “We’re Watching You”

The SEC’s head of the Division of Investment Management recently issued a warning to hedge funds and investment advisers (that could apply to other crowdfunders) that: (i) untrue statements in advertisements is prohibited; (ii) there should be policies and procedures … Continue reading

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