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New Crowdfunding Rules Fuse Capitalism with Social Networks

With Title II of the JOBS Act in place and the ban on general solicitation repealed for investments from accredited investors, a new era in raising capital from “friends, family and fools” has emerged. For the first time in the nearly 80 years since the SEC rules were written, it is now legal to stand up in a room full of people, even complete strangers, and tell everybody about your company and how to invest.