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Funding Portal To Emphasize Diligence

Most crowdfunding portals do not vet their offerings. Now, the self-proclaimed ShadowFoundr says that it will ensure “all opportunities placed on their platform go through stringent due diligence, undertaken not only by themselves, but also via their network of private … Continue reading

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Valuation A Concern In Crowdfunding

Ms. Sam Smith, CEO of finnCap, a United Kingdom stockbroker, likes crowdfunding but is concerned that companies are being over valued, putting early investors at risk of losing value to later, more sophisticated ones or getting little or no profit … Continue reading

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Bad Actor Interps

The SEC is trickling out some interpretations on the Rule 506(d) “bad actor” disqualification. A couple of recent ones included: ¬†All persons who have been or will be paid, directly or indirectly,remuneration for the solicitation of investors, including marketing personnel … Continue reading

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