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Crowdfunding Sheriffs

Because crowdfunders ask the public for money in exchange for the promise to deliver something in the future, it’s good to know that there are a few “sheriffs” in town. The venture capitalists and private equity guys can afford to … Continue reading

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SEC Crowd Funding Rule Proposed – Blog Posts From Meeting

Real time blog (earliest entry at the bottom) of the SEC’s historic meeting to approve proposed rules to permit crowd funding under the JOBS Act: *Commissioners have no questions on the Crowd Funding rule. They voted unanimously to publish the … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Fraud

“Send Yo Money!” and other of the now over 9,000 crowd funding websites are drawing increasing scrutiny from state securities regulators who are currently prosecuting crowd funding fraud even though crowd funding is not yet legal under the Crowd Fund … Continue reading

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