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Articles tagged: Crowdfunding/CrowdFinancing

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Crowdfunding Risks: An Argument Against Investing Through Equity Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Disadvantages Outweigh the Potential The private markets have been giving the public markets a run for their money due to fewer reporting regulations and an expanding definition of the very people who are allowed to invest in private securities. But these go-go signals are overlooking crowdfunding risks. The SEC has recently proposed to expand […]

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Blue Sky Laws: A Primer for Accredited Investors

An Introduction to “Blue Sky” Regulations Blue Sky Laws – state securities laws – have been a part of the American legal landscape since the early days of the Twentieth Century. Kansas is credited with adopting the first Blue Sky Law in 1911. By providing for registration and administrative review of securities offerings, and requirements […]

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Finding Your Deal Flow in Private Investing

Discover the three ways to increase your deal flow as a private investor: personal referrals, groups and associations, and online platforms. 

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The (Thorough) Art of Evaluating Crowdfunding Sites and Title III Offerings 

Crowdfunding investments require introspection on financial and social motivations, as well as due diligence on crowdfunding sites and offering deal terms. 

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Securities Crowdfunding: Diversification Everyone Can Enjoy

Regulation crowdfunding gives average investors more access to private securities. Determine the maximum you can invest and create your 5-year plan.

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Let Crowdfunding Fundamentals Be Your Guide

Knowing your crowdfunding fundamentals can help you decipher which crowds you want to “follow” with an investment and which are better left alone.

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JOBS Act Title II Drives Private Equity Options for Small Business Owners

The JOBS Act Title II allows entrepreneurs and small businesses to conduct general solicitation and advertising of a private equity offering.

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5 Tips for Choosing the Best Crowdfunding Platform

How do you choose the best crowdfunding platform? For accredited investors, an equity crowdfunding site the way to go. Get tips to find the right platform.

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Crowdfunded Securities: The Continuing Growth of the Secondary Market

The crowdfunded securities of yesterday were rife with illiquidity. Today, secondary markets for crowdfunded securities have emerged and continue to grow.

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What Investors Need to Know about Equity Crowdfunding: Part 2

There is considerable potential in equity crowdfunding, but all investors should be aware of the advantages and disadvantages to such investing.

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