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Unicorn Asks SEC To Let It Give Stock To Gig-gers

Unicorn AirBnB, valued last year at about $31 Billion, has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission if it could give its “hosts” stock in the company without going public. The company is responding to Concept Release Release No. 33-10521 in … Continue reading

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Reg. A+ Public Deals Trade Lower Than Other Public Companies

The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that small companies that go public using Regulation A+ trade lower than other public companies. “Reg A+ are trading an average 42% below their offer prices” while the “S&P has risen 18% since … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Now Ubiquitous

How do you know something has become ubiquitous? Do a Google search for “crowdfund” and today you will get about 9,640,000 results in 0.35 seconds. Results range from the top crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter to a campaign for a Greek … Continue reading

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FINRA Takes Crowd Funding Action

The FINRA Board met yesterday authorizing the publication of a Regulatory Notice to solicit comment on proposed rules and related forms governing funding portals pursuant to Title III of the JOBS Act. The proposed rules address among other things the … Continue reading

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Investment Bankers Neutral on Crowd Funding

BDO USA,  a national accounting firm, perceives that crowd funding would enable companies to postpone doing an IPO by having the ability to raise capital in a (form of) public offering of up to $1 million. However, based on BDO’s … Continue reading

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