Archive for August, 2017

What Works In Equity Crowdfunding — Insights From Research

As we have recently celebrated the fourth anniversary of the signing of the JOBS Act into law, it is a good time to take stock of the effect that the legislature had on equity crowdfunding in the United States. It is important to note, that equity crowdfunding is distinct from the rewards-based crowdfunding, exemplified by Kickstarter, in […]

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JOBS Act Capital-Raising a Moderate Success

How effective has the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act been at spurring unregistered offerings of debt and equity securities? The division of economic and risk analysis (DERA) of the Securities and Exchange Commission released a report late Tuesday that attempted to provide some statistical evidence for the debate. Congress directed the SEC to compile the report to […]

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Here’s how start-ups get funded before they’re ready for venture capital

Fledgling businesses rarely command seed or venture funding right out of the gate. But they still need cash to get started. While entrepreneurs have more capital sources than ever before, they’re also faced with a ton of misinformation. For example, a PwC report last month raved about crowdfunding and how it’s helping female founders get ahead in […]

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