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We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Stockbrokers (Apologies to John Huston and Mel Brooks) [Guest Post]

Guest Post By Irwin Stein, Esq. Ask a lot of people who are under 30 years of age and they will likely tell you that stockbrokers are evil charlatans who “caused” the 2008 market meltdown and the recession that followed. These young people cannot wait until all stockbrokers and other intermediaries are replaced by smartphone apps and automated systems that

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SEC Provides Temporary Relief for Issuers Using Reg CF & Reg A+ Impacted by Hurricane Michael

According to CrowdFundInsider.com, the SEC has issued temporary rules for companies impacted by Hurricane Michael that issued securities under Regulation Crowdfunding and Regulation A. The “Interim final temporary rule” issued by the SEC on October 16th, provides that an issuer subject to the reporting requirements of either Regulation Crowdfunding or Regulation A is exempt from any requirement to file specified reports or

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New Association Launched to Help Guide Investment Crowdfunding Industry

Earlier this month, a new association was launched to help guide the investment crowdfunding industry. The investment crowdfunding industry in the United States was launched following the signing of the JOBS Act of 2012. This bi-partisan legislation enabled online platforms to promote securities offerings and heralded a new era of Fintech and opportunity – both for smaller firms in need

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Transfer Online’s Suite of Services Deliver Diverse Custom Solutions For Issuers & Shareholders

Sponsored Transfer Online’s diverse capabilities allow it to provide lean and agile business solutions for smallcap issuers and their shareholders. The Transfer Online team can provide custom solutions for stock transfer services, digital design, crowdfunding, news distribution, and more! Stock Transfer Capabilities for privately and publicly traded stock include; New issuances of paper or book-entry certificates Stock transfers (custodial/sale transfers,

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Event On Micro Cap Funding Trends To Be Held In Newport Beach

On February 6th, NIRI Orange County will host an event with two expert panels discussing “Micro Cap Funding Trends: Attracting and Retaining Investors.” Many of Orange County’s most exciting companies of the next ten years are likely to be small today but growing rapidly and looking for funding. One potential funding pool, made possible by the JOBS Act, permits companies to

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Three Ways Broker-Dealers Have Improved the Reg A+ Space

In a recent interview with Crowdfund Insider, Darren Marble, CEO and founder of CrowdfundX, shared three ways that broker-dealers have improved the Reg A+ space. Marble says, “The biggest change since June, 2015, when Reg A+ first went into effect, is that traditional capital markets players such as underwriters and broker-dealers are now participating in the market and adding measurable value

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Company Acquired for over $400 million in One of The Largest Crowdfund Exits Ever

Last week, Continental AG acquired Argus Cyber Security for a reported $430 million. Argus is an automotive cyber security pioneer, helping car manufacturers, their Tier 1 suppliers and aftermarket connectivity providers protect connected cars and commercial vehicles from car-hacking. Argus raised $838,148 on crowdfunding platform OurCrowd in September of 2015 alongside co-investors Allianz, Samsung Ventures, and Magma Venture Partners. Recently, Argus raised a

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4 Ways to Boost Investor Interest in Your Reg A+ Crowdfunding Offering

A recent post on Crowdund Insider shared four ways issuers can boost investor interest in their Reg A+ offerings. The post discusses how Blaine McLaughlin, Chief Operating Officer of VIA Folio, believes issuers leveraging Reg A+ to crowdfund their business “should think differently about generating investor interest if they are to achieve their fundraising goals.” 4 Ways to Boost Investor

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One Year After Raising $10 Million using Reg A+, VidAngel Files for Chapter 11

Less than one year after raising $10 million with Reg A+, VidAngel has filed for Chapter 11. VidAngel is a video streaming service that allows values-based consumers the ability to scrub inappropriate language, nudity, and violence from movies and TV shows. The company offered the cleaned-up version of films by cracking the encryption on discs, then selling and repurchasing the content

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