New Law Will Help Entrepreneurs Raise Money: Crowdfund Act

by / ⠀Funding Startup Advice / April 6, 2012

It could be easier for you to launch your next great idea. Now, thanks to a provision of the recently enacted JOBS Act authorizing “crowdfunding,” instead of trying to convince big banks and Wall Street to back your business, you will soon be able to turn to Main Street. The provision, dubbed the CROWDFUND Act, brings securities laws and regulations into the Internet age.  It’s designed to boost…

How the New Patent Laws Will Impact You

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 12, 2011

A recent article in MSN’s Business on Main discusses what kind of impact the new patent bill will have. In September president Obama signed the America Invents Act into place which aims to modernize the patent process. Currently the patent system is backlogged for years and the standards are not up to speed with many foreign countries. This is the first change to the process since 1952. While…

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