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SEC Greenlights One Style Of Equity Crowdfunding For Startups
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As Crowdfunding Takes Off, SEC Greenlights AngelList's Investment Platform

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The Securities and Exchange Commission is making way for a number of startups and online investment platforms to enable startups to crowdsource investment. Early last week, Y Combinator-backed FundersClub received notice from the SEC that the agency would not pursue action against its crowdfunding platform. But it wasn’t alone: a...
As Crowdfunding Takes Off, SEC Greenlights AngelList's Investment Platform
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With JOBS Act Becoming Law, Crowdfunding Platforms Look To Create Self-Regulatory Body

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Today, President Obama signs the JOBS Act into law, legalizing crowdfunding in startups by non-accredited investors, so that anyone with a computer can invest. The new law stipulates that entrepreneurs can now raise money from anyone and everyone, however, startups are limited to $1 million per year, and must stick...
With JOBS Act Becoming Law, Crowdfunding Platforms Look To Create Self-Regulatory Body

Finally: AngelList and SecondMarket team up for legal, controlled look-alike to crowdfunding

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In perhaps the worst kept secret in venture history, SecondMarket and AngelList have teamed up to allow accredited investors to legally invest purely online on AngelList for the first time. Basically, it’s getting a head start on the JOBS Act while we wait for it to become law. It’s a...
Finally: AngelList and SecondMarket team up for legal, controlled look-alike to crowdfunding

Where Klout Meets Kickstarter, Wahooly Lands Angel Round

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Where Klout Meets Kickstarter: Wahooly Lands Angel Round For Crowdfunding Via Social Proof With the passage of the JOBS Act, crowdfunding is going to get a whole lot more interesting — and a whole lot more crowded. Now that everyone and their mother can invest in startups, hundreds of crowdfunding...
Where Klout Meets Kickstarter, Wahooly Lands Angel Round
Crowdfunding: $1.5B Raised, 1M Campaigns Funded In 2011; Figures Set To Double In 2012
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Crowdfunder Targets the Social Enterprise

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There’s crowdfunding for creative projects, crowdfunding for charity and crowdfunding for products. But now a company called Crowdfunder is out to support something that exists in between all those categories: social enterprise. Crowdfunder is launching today a section of its site to raise money for for-profit enterprises that serve communities....
Crowdfunder Targets the Social Enterprise

Second Market eyes health tech opportunities with Startup Health deal

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SecondMarket investors used to buying secondary shares in traditional consumer Internet companies like Twitter, Foursquare and (once upon a time) Facebook are getting a chance to expand their horizons. As part of a broader plan to bring new opportunities to accredited investors on its site, the New York-based online trading...
Second Market eyes health tech opportunities with Startup Health deal

Crowdfund Act Passes In the Senate, But What Will It Mean for Startups?

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This afternoon, the Senate passed the Crowdfund Act by a resounding 73-26 vote. If you've been following the JOBS Act, which has won support from venture capitalists and founders alike (for evidence, just scroll down to this petition's list of supporters), the Crowdfund Act is an amended version of the...
Crowdfund Act Passes In the Senate, But What Will It Mean for Startups?
Agriculture startup grows crowdfunding platform to feed the hungry

Google Ventures, Maveron and others bankroll crowdfunding platform CircleUp

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Maveron, the Seattle venture capital firm led by Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz and former investment banker Dan Levitan, has joined with Union Square Ventures, Google Ventures and Clayton Christensen’s Rose Park Advisors to bankroll crowdfunding startup CircleUp. The San Francisco company is bringing in $7.5 million in series A funding, described...
Google Ventures, Maveron and others bankroll crowdfunding platform CircleUp

Realty Mogul Launches Its Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform (For Accredited Investors), Raises $500K

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Realty Mogul, a site where accredited investors can can pool their money to back real estate deals, is going live today. Co-founder and Jilliene Helman argued that in the current financial landscape, real estate is “one of the ways that people can still get yields.” She also acknowledged that there’s...
Realty Mogul Launches Its Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform (For Accredited Investors), Raises $500K

Startup News: Motivational Social Networks Edition

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(flickr.com/seanvenn) Steps to success Moteevate, formerly known as Fitango and self described as “the motivational social network,” went live last week. The site makes achieving your goals sound really easy by breaking them down into three steps: choosing from over 600 action plans (or making up your own), inviting your...
Startup News: Motivational Social Networks Edition
Mosaic crowdfunds clean tech, opens platform to non-accredited investors
Proving The Value Of Crowdfunding, Soldsie Raises $425K And Hires One Of 72 Investors Via FundersClub
Meet WeFunder, The Crowdfunding Platform For Would-Be Investors

SEC Moves Forward on JOBS Act -- First Up, Allowing Companies to Ask for Money

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today outlined a proposal for how it will deal with the most pressing requirement of the recent JOBS Act, which President Barack Obama signed in April. The proposal would relax the ban on what’s called “general solicitation” — that is, asking investors for money...
SEC Moves Forward on JOBS Act -- First Up, Allowing Companies to Ask for Money
FundersClub raises largest seed round in Y Combinator's history

Entrepreneurs: What the JOBS Act means for you right now

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By now, you’ve probably heard that the JOBS Act passed. The “Jumpstart Our Business Startups,” or JOBS Act, will allow entrepreneurs to crowdfund online to fund small businesses and startups. Plus, entrepreneurs can raise funds from non-accredited investors. The catch: The regulations aren’t in place until the SEC review period...
Entrepreneurs: What the JOBS Act means for you right now
Obama to sign pro-crowdfunding JOBS Act into law Thursday

Startups, VCs Eye Finance Reform Bill as Senate Debate Begins

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Debate began today in the U.S. Senate on a bill designed to overhaul the financial industry. It's a piece of legislation that could have far-reaching consequences for venture capital investment, and in turn some argue, for technological innovation and economic growth. A response to the recent financial meltdowns and scandals,...
Startups, VCs Eye Finance Reform Bill as Senate Debate Begins

Ready, Set, Crowdfund: President Obama To Sign JOBS Act Tomorrow

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On March 22nd, a slightly modified “Jumpstart Our Business Startups (or JOBS) Act” was approved by the Senate in a 73-26 vote. Last week, the House of Representatives, too, showed its support for the bill, giving it the green light in its own 380 to 41 vote. Tomorrow, President Obama...
Ready, Set, Crowdfund: President Obama To Sign JOBS Act Tomorrow

Microsoft and TechStars tap 10 startups for new Azure Accelerator

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After receiving 600 applications, Microsoft this morning named 10 startups to participate in its Windows Azure Accelerator, a three-month program focused on creating new business apps using Microsoft’s cloud computing platform and related technologies. The accelerator is a partnership with TechStars, and a follow-up to the similar Kinect Accelerator program...
Microsoft and TechStars tap 10 startups for new Azure Accelerator
Solar Mosaic turns 'the kickstarter of solar' into a way to make money
Adam Draper and Invested.in Unveil Startup Crowdfunding Platform, Boost Funding

Crowdfunder.com Closes $400K Seed Round, Launches Public Beta

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Crowdfunder, the Los Angeles-based startup creating an online platform for the “crowdfunding” of startups and small businesses, has launched the first public beta version of its site this week. The launch comes on the heels of Crowdfunder closing on $400,000 in seed funding from a group of angel investors earlier...
Crowdfunder.com Closes $400K Seed Round, Launches Public Beta
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