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Crowdfunding Platform Teams With Credit Unions

GrowthFountain, a FINRA registered crowdfunding platform, wants to keep it local. So, it has now teamed up with three credit union partners across the country to offer their crowdfunded deals to the credit unions’ more than 800,000 members. GrowthFountain is … Continue reading

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Contract Winery Crowdfunds To Market Indie Wines

Naked Wine Company is a Napa, California contract winery that has used crowdfunding to help indie winemakers produce, market and distribute their wines. It has over 75,000 “members” that pay $40/month (annual revenue ~$43M) to sample different wines from different … Continue reading

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FINRA Releases Proposed Funding Portal Rules

FINRA released proposed new funding portal rules for non-broker/dealer websites that want to offer crowd funding deals under the proposed SEC crowd funding rules that were issued yesterday. The rules cover applications for FINRA membership, changes in control, the requirement … Continue reading

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SEC Extends Advisory Committee on Small & Emerging Companies

The SEC announced the renewal of its Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies, which will continue to focus on interests and priorities of small businesses and smaller public companies. Since it was established, the advisory committee has provided recommendations … Continue reading

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Facebook Offers a Powerful Crowdfunding Platform

Loyal3 Holdings, a San Francisco social media firm that is also a broker dealer, is using Facebook as a platform to sell stock in the initial public offering of Luxembourg based Globant SA. Investors who have Loyal3 accounts will be … Continue reading

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