jobs act

Make Solicitation a Company Value (in a PG-13 Way)

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Funding / November 10, 2013

Policies shift dramatically in the wake of an economic disaster. Four years after the stock market crash of 1929, regulations were enacted which barred privately owned companies from publicly seeking investment. This ban on general solicitation essentially decreed that all fundraising had to occur behind closed doors. Then, in 2012 — once again, roughly four years following the onset of recession — President Obama instituted the Jumpstart Our…

The Jobs Act and Its Effect on Entrepreneurship, Small Business and Crowdfunding

by / ⠀Startup Advice / September 16, 2012

In this year’s election, of the key issues that we have and will continue to hear about, are how small business owners and entrepreneurs will be supported and empowered as the world economy moves continues to recover. Fortunately for us entrepreneurs, movements have already been made, as many of you may know. To show their support of the “backbone of the economy,”  President Obama and Congress passed the…

Startups – There’s a New Fuel Heading Your Way!

by / ⠀Funding Startup Advice / June 12, 2012

By this time, most startups and entrepreneurs have probably heard about the JOBS Act and the implications for the crowdfunding industry.  With the enabling legislation under the JOBS Act, startups will be able to utilize the power of the crowd to actually source investments as opposed to only soliciting donations for business ideas.   Startups will be permitted to raise equity investments through online platforms that will be…

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