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SEC Lifts Ban On General Solicitation, Allowing Startups To Advertise That They’re Fundraising

The SEC has just voted 4 to 1 in favor of implementing section 201(a) of the JOBS Act, which lifts the ban on general solicitation and permits startups, venture capitalists, and hedge funds to openly advertise that they’re raising money in private offerings. While it may pose added risk of investors being misled, it should […]

Obama to Sign Pro-Crowdfunding JOBS Act into Law Thursday

Venture Beat: Jennifer Van Grove March 31, 2012 5:10 PM A piece of legislation designed to make crowdfunding a legal option for startups will be passed into law as President Barack Obama plans to sign the JOBS Act Thursday, VentureBeat has confirmed. The Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act has already successfully made its way […]

Crowdfunding,The JOBS Act And Scams In Your Inbox

Crowdfunding,The JOBS Act And Scams In Your Inbox John Wasik, Contributor, Forbes I’m disappointed with the version of the JOBS Act the Senate just passed. Yes it will permit generous crowdfunding abilities on the Internet and so may open a new door for small businesses who want to get some quick capital. But it will […]