Monthly Archives: September 2013

State Sens. Kyrillos, Lesniak want crowdfunding now

FROM NJ.COM State Sens. Kyrillos, Lesniak want crowdfunding now Tomorrow State Senators Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) and Ray Lesniak (D-Union) will introduce a bill to create an intrastate crowdfunding system in New Jersey. The Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, signed … Continue reading

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JOBS Act Opening Window for Small Investors

From New York Post JOBS Act opening window for smaller investors By John Aidan Byrne September 28, 2013 | 10:05pm Photo: Shutterstock The JOBS Act has opened the window for smaller investors to get a taste of the deals once reserved for … Continue reading

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Real estate’s new frontier: Crowdfunding

From CNBC   It’s worked for films, political candidates and disaster relief, so why not real estate? Crowdfunding, the act of soliciting funds from the public, most recently via the Internet, is already a powerful tool, but, until today, was … Continue reading

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First JOBS Act General Solicitation Offering Launched at 12:00 am EDT this morning

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — PeoplesVC, Inc. launched a general solicitation offering to raise capital for itself under new regulations that went into effect at 12:00 am this morning. PeoplesVC believes it is the first company to offer … Continue reading

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Be wary of private placement investment hype

From Palm Beach Daily News Posted: 12:01 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 MANAGING YOUR FORTUNE Be wary of private placement investment hype By Gail Liberman Special to the Daily News Starting Monday, expect to be wined, dined, coddled and bombarded … Continue reading

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Obama’s Hedge Fund Free-For-All

From Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/timothyspangler/2013/09/22/obamas-hedge-fund-free-for-all/ 9/22/2013 @ 2:42PM Obama’s Hedge Fund Free-For-All After a wait of almost 18 months, the acronym-friendly Jump-start Our Business Start-ups Act (or JOBS Act for short) will go into effect on Monday, September 23. When President Barack … Continue reading

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6 Ways the SEC’s JOBS Act Will Affect Your Small Business

From: http://inthecapital.streetwise.co/2013/09/20/6-ways-the-secs-jobs-act-will-affect-your-small-business/ 6 Ways the SEC’s JOBS Act Will Affect Your Small Business Published:  September 20th 2013, 5:15pm Have you heard of that JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act thing, part of which the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is putting into … Continue reading

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Update on the JOBS Act – Title II and Crowdfunding

From Indiegogo:  http://blog.indiegogo.com/2013/09/update-on-the-jobs-act-title-ii-and-crowdfunding.html Update on the JOBS Act – Title II and Crowdfunding September 20, 2013 | Slava Rubin | Hi Everyone, As you might have read recently, Title II of the JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Businesses Startup Act) will go into effect on Monday, … Continue reading

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Startups Consider Crowdfunding to Raise Investment Capital

From: http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/09/17/111497/startups-consider-crowdfunding-to-raise-investment-capital Startups Consider Crowdfunding to Raise Investment Capital September 19, 2013, 2:34 pm • Posted by Joshua Johnson It is the mother’s milk of Silicon Valley startups – money, often from investors, to get going and keep growing. And next week new federal … Continue reading

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Small companies may start to see impact of crowdfunding as early as next week

From www.njbiz.com: http://www.njbiz.com/article/20130920/NJBIZ01/130929961/Small-companies-may-start-to-see-impact-of-crowdfunding-as-early-as-next-week- Small companies may start to see impact of crowdfunding as early as next week By Tom Zanki September 20, 2013 at 2:07 PM Crowdfunding will jump-start how early-stage companies raise capital, though the degree of that transformation is tinged … Continue reading

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The messy side of the JOBS Act, and the potential ‘death sentence’ for startups

From Geekwire.com: http://www.geekwire.com/2013/messy-side-jobs-act-potential-death-sentence-startups/ The messy side of the JOBS Act, and the potential ‘death sentence’ for startups September 20, 2013 at 9:42 am by John Cook  The JOBS Act — or Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act — was supposed to have a very … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About The New Equity-Crowdfunding Model

Reprinted from Entrepreneur.com:  http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228440 What You Need to Know About the New Equity-Crowdfunding Model BY SALLY OUTLAW | September 19, 2013| In her book Cash From the Crowd, Sally Outlaw, founder and CEO of crowdfunding website peerbackers, reveals the secrets of funding your business with … Continue reading

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The JOBS Act: What Investors Need to Know

From Mashable:  http://mashable.com/2013/09/19/need-to-know-jobs-act/ BY ADAM POPESCU On Monday, a new law takes effect that could change the face of startup investing. The Jumpstart Our Jobs Act (a.k.a. the JOBS Act, which has nothing to do with jobs) is a bill … Continue reading

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Levine on Wall Street: Hedge Fund Ads, $10 Billion Banks, Paying Yourself First

From Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-19/levine-on-wall-street-hedge-fund-ads-10-billion-banks-paying-yourself-first.html Levine on Wall Street: Hedge Fund Ads, $10 Billion Banks, Paying Yourself First By Matt Levine Sep 19, 2013 8:26 AM ET Hedge fund ads are coming to a TV, website, spam email near you After rule changes due to the … Continue reading

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JOBS Act Succeeds in Jumpstarting Bio-Tech IPOs

http://www.bioworld.com/content/jobs-act-succeeds-jumpstarting-bio-ipos JOBS Act Succeeds in Jumpstarting Bio IPOs By Mari Serebrov Washington Editor Thursday, September 19, 2013 In the wake of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, more than 230 initial public offerings (IPO) are expected this year, with small … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Will Flourish Regardless Of What The SEC Does

From Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/alanmcglade/2013/09/18/crowdfunding-will-flourish-regardless-of-what-the-sec-does/ Alan McGlade, Contributor, I explore intersection of media, entertainment and technology A year and a half ago congress passed the JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our BusinessStart-ups) by an overwhelming margin. It was meant to supplant laws that are nearly eight … Continue reading

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Developer Plans to Crowdfund a Manhattan Hotel

Prodigy Networks Hopes to Raise $31 Million in Equity—$100,000 at a Time By MELVIN BACKMAN of the Wall Street Journal A New York real-estate company that has been a leader in crowdfunding in South America plans to replicate that strategy in … Continue reading

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