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Category Archives: JOBS Act

A Whodunit for Fund Managers

Piecing together clues to solve a mystery has a certain appeal – especially when the dramatic reveal shows that we were right. The same process of piecing together clues and evidence can be used to help Increase your AUM. Rest assured, it doesn’t require stakeouts, wiretaps and a reluctant ex-partner in the police department. In fact, you could be finding […]

Top 4 Reasons Why 2016 is the Year of Crowdfunding Automation

  2016 is the year when online automation revolution in equities and securities of private companies will take place.   American tech firms  such as FundAmerica, CrowdValley, and WealthForge, are already leading the way in streamlining the automation process. Most importantly, these processes are in compliance with the online requirements of the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority […]

Top 6 Real Estate Trends and Opportunities That Will Shape Your Business in 2016

One City Center at Downtown Allentown, an 18-hour city Photo credit: citycenterlehighvalley.com The US real estate industry is predicted to maintain its constant progress through 2016, energized by improved fundamentals, the resilience of investors and the market’s growing flexibility, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016, a report co-published by #PwC US and the Urban Land Institute #ULI.    Real estate has […]

10 Tech Holiday Travel Tips to Keep You and Your Data Safe

Traveling with electronic devices puts personal and critical business information at risk. As we embark on the busy holiday travel season, we decided to share some useful tips to help prevent your data and devices from falling into the wrong hands. Here are Eze Castle Integration’s top 10: Back up Your Data Before You Leave: Prior to traveling, back up […]

US Leads Crowdfunding for Equity with Passing of Final Law of JOBS Act

By a two-thirds vote, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) finally came to the decision to pass equity crowdfunding, otherwise referred to as Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, into law at a public meeting held on Friday 30 October  2015, more than 80 years after the SEC Act of 1933. SEC Chair White and Commissioners […]

Breaking News: SEC Votes on Crowdfunding for Equity 30 Oct 2015

After three and a half years, the  SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) is finally voting on Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act  (JOBS Act).   I lobbied for the JOBS Act in 2011 and was there at the first ever SEC meeting held to discuss the equity crowdfunding law on 20 April 2012, two weeks after President […]

The Future of Online Investing: StartEngine Launches Revolutionary Platform

By David Drake StartEngine has officially launched on Friday, June 19, 2015 and finally brings you “true crowdfunding” as what I had written in Thomson Reuters last 2012. The firm’s model has previously been used by Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream, and now it can be used under Regulation A + to raise up to $50 million. The firm can […]

Who Dares to be the next Ben and Jerry’s or Fundrise to Raise up to $50 Million through Regulation A+?

By David Drake   All startups need capital to innovate, launch, scale and grow. For companies seeking additional financing for their working capital or to expand its operations but do not yet want to risk an IPO, using the newly approved Regulation A+ is a possible alternative.   Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc. (BJICA) is one firm that was able […]

Why the New Regulation A+ Rules Will Rock the Crowdfunding World

By David Drake The US crowdfunding industry hit a major milestone on March 25 this year as the SEC passed into law Reg A+ under Title IV of the JOBS Act after years of prolonged deliberation and advocating by stakeholders.   Industry experts, entrepreneurs and investors have eagerly anticipated for the passing into law of this regulation to facilitate the […]

CFTC Issues JOBS Act Relief

September 10, 2014  Dear Friends, The CFTC issued an exemptive letter harmonizing its rules with the SEC’s JOBS Act amendments, lifting the ban on general solicitation for certain CPOs, in connection with private securities offerings.  Previously, the CFTC’s marketing restrictions on private offerings prevented CPOs from engaging in general solicitations. The relief granted by the CFTC is not self-executing – CPOs […]