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Initial (Beer) Can Offering

Only in California: A San Francisco company is combing a craft brewery with a crowdfunding campaign for an Initial Coin Offering for stock to be celebrated by a beer called ICO. On July 11, Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery will … 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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Indiegogo Starts Offering Equity Crowdfunding (At a Price)

One of the biggest rewards crowdfunding web platforms will now permit non-accredited investors to buy equity in startups posted on its site. Indiegogo, which until today, permitted its entrepreneurs to return only products and swag, will now let them offer … Continue reading

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UK Crowdfunding Year in Review

The 15 biggest crowdfunding projects in the UK for 2015 included: ToxiMet (food safety) raising £1,596,040; Pod Point (electric car charging) £1,677,620; Diabetic Boot Company: £1,764,493; Pavegen (floors that cycle kinetic energy) £1,903,400; Hochanda (hobbies, crafts) £1,962,744; Adzuna (job search … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Factoid #4: Restriction on Resale of Crowdfunded Security

If you buy stock in a crowdfunded offering you cannot sell it for 1 year unless you sell it to: the issuer of the securities, an accredited investor, as part of an offering registered with the SEC, a member of … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Factoid #2

The final crowdfunding rules from the Securities and Exchange Commission are contained in a release that is 686 pages long.

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SEC APPROVES CROWDFUNDING RULES !

The Securities and Exchange Commission today approved final rules for crowdfunding. A new era in startup capital raising begins today. More to come… http://www.sec.gov/news/statement/white-regulation-crowdfunding-147-504.html

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