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Social Media Increases Crowdfunding Results

A recent paper by Fujie Jin and Andy Wu of the Wharton School posits that ” social media can improve startup funding success through two channels: 1) enabling investor discovery of potential investment opportunities through reduction of search costs and … Continue reading

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Actor Responds to Twitter Troll By Crowdfunding For Refugees

Actor and Presidential assistant Kal Penn (https://lnkd.in/deyzNzP) who was born in New Jersey, got a tweet that told him he didn’t belong in the US. So, he started a crowdfunding campaign for Syrian refugees and is seeing donations made in … Continue reading

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SEC OKs Use of Twitter

A registrant may make a public announcement about its offering, provided that it complies with the requirements of the contents of the announcement under Rule 134 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. However, Twitter and other social media … Continue reading

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SEC Approves Use of Twitter

When you announce the availability of a securities offering, you become subject to the SEC’s rules on what must be included in the announcement. The required information is not all that long, but it’s much longer than 140 characters. So, … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Beat ‘Em – Adidas’ Social Media Policy

Soon companies will be able to advertise and generally solicit the sale of their securities. One issue facing them is how to control their employees’ use of social media both before and during the offering period so those posts are … Continue reading

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OK to Use Social Media (Predicate to Crowdfunding?)

As the world moves towards, crowdfunding on the Internet, so does the SEC. On April 2, 2013, the SEC issued a Report of Investigation in which it announced that the Commission had determined not to pursue an enforcement action against … Continue reading

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