Tag Archives: Kermit Gosnell

Crowdfunded Abortion Film Claims Theaters Turning Away Crowds

The makers of the crowdfunded film “Gosnell: America’s Biggest Serial Killer” (a movie about the notorious convicted abortion doctor) are claiming that theaters are turning away its audience. Not because it’s a sellout (although the filmmakers claim that’s one of … Continue reading

Posted in accredited investor, balance, checkbook, Crowd Fund Act, Crowd Fund Act of 2012, Crowd Funding At the Margins, Crowd Funding Platforms, Film, Funding Portals, Investments, Jobs, Legislative Intent, Small Business, technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Must Crowd Funding Be Politically Neutral?

Kickstarter has found itself in the middle of a controversy as to whether it is engaged in “censorship” with respect to a couple of pro-life documentaries. One, about Kermit Gosnell, the convicted Philadelphia abortionist, claimed that Kickstarter asked for several … Continue reading

Posted in Broker dealers, Congress, Crowd Fund Act, Crowd Fund Act of 2012, Crowd Funding At the Margins, Crowd Funding Platforms, Film, FINRA, Funding Portals, Investments, Jobs, Legislative Intent, SEC, Venture Capital | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Crowdfunding Curation or Censorship?

The SEC proposed crowdfunding rules don’t permit significant curation of projects. Although it’s not yet clear if sites can specialize in verticals, the rules do suggest that funding portals must take all comers. So, what happens if a site “discriminates” … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Crowd Fund Act, Crowd Fund Act of 2012, Crowd Funding At the Margins, Crowd Funding Platforms, Film, FINRA, Funding Portals, Investments, Jobs, Legislative Intent, SEC, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment