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Crowdfunding Rules: 3 Keys for Kick-Starting a Business with Web Money

Filed under: Investing, Small BusinessOnce the domain of artists and philanthropists, crowdfunding — in which several investors put up cash for a project or business idea posted to the Web — has become a major source of capital for start-up entrepren…

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The New JOBS Act, Crowdfunding, and Shoes Waiting to Drop

It’s less than three weeks since the new JOBS act opened the door to exciting new crowdfunding initiatives. This could be a sweeping change, an end to antiquated laws requiring startups to get investment mainly from so-called accredited investors. And it could be another deregulation causing a lot more problems than it solves.¬† For the […]

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How the JOBS Act Turns Ordinary Joes Into Venture Capitalists

Filed under: Economy, Investing, Small BusinessOn Thursday afternoon, President Obama signed the JOBS Act, and among the changes it will bring to the world of business startups is one that makes use of a rising trend: The power of crowdsourcing.

The …

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JOBS Act May Help With Microbusiness Capital Woes

It’s possible that Congress might just have gotten one right. When does that ever happen? ¬†Both chambers of Congress passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act (H.R. 3606), to the accompaniment of much bally-hoo. The bill, which has been touted as a much-needed kick in the pants for the economy, is a rare bi-partisan animal in hyper-partisan election year Washington. That’s something all by itself.

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JOBS Act May Help With Microbusiness Capital Woes

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