Tag Archives: JOBS Act

SEC OKs Reg. A+ Cannabis Offering

Although still technically illegal under Federal law, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has apparently cleared an offering by a cannabis grower. True Leaf Medicine International Ltd.  (issued a press release that it has received a notice of qualification from … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Professional Association Conference

Great overview of the state of the art of crowdfunding yesterday at the Crowdfunding Professional Association conference in Crystal City, VA. http://www.crowdfundingprofessionalassociation.org/

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SEC Increases Maximum Amount To Be Raised In Crowdfunding

The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday announced that it has adopted amendments to increase the amount of money companies can raise through crowdfunding to adjust for inflation. Now, the maximum aggregate amount an issuer can sell under Regulation Crowdfunding in … Continue reading

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SEC Conference On Crowdfunding

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that, in conjunction with New York University’s Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions, it will host a half day conference at its Washington, DC headquarters on crowdfunding on February 28, 2017. … Continue reading

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Doubts Arise About Reg. Crowd Funding

Is there trouble on the horizon for Regulation Crowd Funding companies? According to the New York Times, almost none of the companies crowdfunding under the JOBS Act are in full compliance with the law and 40% don’t have audited or … Continue reading

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Museum Crowdfunding To Save Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers

Somewhere, over the rainbow, the Smithsonian Museum is crowdfunding to get help to repair Dorothy’s ruby slippers. In a Kickstarter campaign titled #KeepThemRuby, the curators are asking the public to contribute $300,000 to repair and conserve the shoes made by … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Fraud Is Funny

This must be the ultimate FU to crowdfunding donors: 3 guys who crowdfunded more than $70,000 to make a movie, then blew it on luxury goods, trips and women. And filmed it. Actually, that’s the plotline of “It’s All Good” … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Artificially Intelligent Screenplay

The next profession to be replaced by computers may be screenwriting. Greenlight Essentials claims that it used Artificial Intelligence to “to evaluate and suggest plot twists and deviations, suggest which type of actors and actresses would make the movie more … Continue reading

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Restaurant Crowdfunding To Monetize Excess Capacity

Social cause + crowdfunding makes the world a better place? Here’s an idea, raise some money and stop food waste. That’s what a United Kingdom restauranteur is doing to finance a free app that acts as a direct link between … Continue reading

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UK Crowdfunding Portal Reports Results

Seedrs, a United Kingdom equity crowdfunding web portal, has issued a report on 253 equity crowdfunding deals financed by the platform since July 2012. Some results show a market-wide internal rate of return of 14.4%, with the best performers being: … Continue reading

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