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Crowdfunding Comes of Age in the UK

The United Kingdom equity crowdfunding portal CrowdCube funded 100 projects in 2014, raising GBP35 million and over GBP50 million since inception in 2011. The site now has 120,000 investors registered on their website, 30,000 being qualified as “sophisticated,” not including … Continue reading

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Who Is An “Accredited Investor”?

Are Angels only in startup heaven (i.e., Silicon Valley)? No, they actually exist in “flyover” country also. The below the radar angels are starting to worry that the SEC’s review of the definition of who is an “accredited investor” may … Continue reading

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