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Crowdfunding ICO With Mystery Partner

Would you invest in a company that MAY have a “mystery partner”? Under the Securities Act of 1933, investors are entitled to “full and fair disclosure” about the company offering the securities. But when a company is crowdfunding for “donations” … Continue reading

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Amazon Creates Launchpad To Market Crowdfunded Startups’ Products

What’s the most important element for business? Customers! So, when Amazon considered getting into the crowdfunding platform market, they decided that it was too crowded and that their expertise was product marketing. As a consequence, it created Launchpad, a site … Continue reading

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Startup Lawyers Permitted to Crowdfund

The New York State Bar, in a recent ethics opinion, says that new lawyers, typically with significant college debt, can crowdfund the startup of their practices. Out of the fives types of crowdfunding, techniques, such as equity or royalties, are … Continue reading

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Crowd Funding Privacy Concerns

One implication of the Crowd Fund Act is that if you are raising under $100,000 you can merely provide to potential investors tax returns as “financial statements.” However, at that level, entrepreneurs may want to consider having “reviewed financial statements” … Continue reading

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