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Gate Global Impact Partners With U.N. To Capitalize Social Entrepreneurs

Gate Global Impact announced at the recent United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit a plan to feature select companies from the U.N.’s soon-to-be-launched Social Enterprise Action Hub on the Gate Global Impact GATEWAY Platform, a crowdfunding platform for social entrepreneurs to pitch impact investors… See Full Article

Why Crowdfunding Will Explode In 2013

The world of entrepreneurial finance is changing rapidly; we are at a tipping point that will make what seems like a vibrant part of our global economy today seem small in one year’s hindsight. Whether you are a service provider, social entrepreneur, angel investor, venture capitalist, or one of the millions of people ready to […]

Equity Crowdfunding Is Now Legal. How Can You Get Your Piece of the Action?

Equity crowdfunding in the United States is a blank slate. With equity crowdfunding’s recent legalization in the United States, many companies smell an opportunity to develop technical and financial innovations to help the industry mature. Equity crowdfunding is much like crowdfunding, which has been popularized in the United States through sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo. The […]

CfPA Sponsored Crowd Investing Forum To Take Place This Week

The Crowdfunding Professional Association’s (CfPA) 2nd Annual Crowd Investing Innovation Forum will convene top crowdfunding pioneers, policymakers, entrepreneurs and investors in Orlando on August 8th through 9th to address the most urgent issues in capital formation and job creation, corporate and entrepreneurial crowdfunding initiatives. Following the July 11th rule change by the SEC, the JOBS (Jumpstart Our […]

Crowdfunding Professional Association Lauds SEC Approval of General Solicitation

The Crowdfunding Professional Assocation or CfPA has issued a release sharing their appreciation of the recent progress made regarding the Jobs Act.  Equity-based crowdfunding came one step closer to reality this past Wednesday as the SEC  voted to lift the ban on general solicitation of private placements to accredited investors. The SEC ruling will create a new […]

CfPA Applauds SEC's Approval of Title II JOBS Act Crowdfunding Provisions

SEC lifts Ban on General Solicitation for Private Placements in 4-1 Vote WASHINGTON, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Equity-based crowdfunding came one step closer to actualization Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission voting 4-to-1 in favor of lifting the ban on general solicitation of private placements to accredited investors. The SEC ruling will create […]

Crowdfunding Professional Association Releases Conference Agenda

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), a leading trade organization for the crowdfunding industry, has released the agenda for its 2nd Annual Crowd Investing Innovation Forum.  The event is to be held on August 8th – 9th in Orlando, Florida. Event organizer Luan Cox commented on the forthcoming gathering, “Whereas most crowdfunding conferences center discussions on predicting […]

SEC Lifts Advertising Ban On Private Offerings

Washington, DC – The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted rules that will allow businesses to use advertising to raise money through private offerings. The Commission action today carries out a mandate for such rules mandated last year by the Jumpstart Our Businesses Startups Act. The SEC also adopted so-called “bad actors” under the Dodd-Frank […]