Crowdfunding Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act

Crowdfunding is a method for raising capital whereby many individuals network and pool their funds, usually via the internet or social media. Crowdfunding methods are used in a variety of circumstances including,... more +
Crowdfunding is a method for raising capital whereby many individuals network and pool their funds, usually via the internet or social media. Crowdfunding methods are used in a variety of circumstances including, but not limited to, supporting charitable organizations, disaster relief, product development, artistic projects, and financing start-up companies. The passage of the JOBS Act of 2012 sought to broaden the use of crowdfunding in developing private capital for start-up companies by relaxing certain SEC investor registration requirements. less -
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Crowdfunding – Update

After months of sitting on the sidelines, the United States Senate (“Senate”) passed an amended version of the Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act (“EACA”). Although the passage of the amended bill moves crowdfunding one step...more

Crowdfunding - Update

After months of sitting on the sidelines, the United States Senate (“Senate”) passed an amended version of the Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act (“EACA”). Although the passage of the amended bill moves crowdfunding one step...more

Crowdfunding – One Step Forward, One Step Back

The United States House of Representatives (the “House”) continues to pursue crowdfunding legislation despite some opposition in the United States Senate (“Senate”). On March 8, 2012, the House passed the Jumpstart Our...more

Crowdfunding – One Step Forward, One Step Back

The United States House of Representatives (the “House”) continues to pursue crowdfunding legislation despite some opposition in the United States Senate (“Senate”). On March 8, 2012, the House passed the Jumpstart Our...more

Commissioner Orders Crowdfunding Facilitator To Stop

In November, the U.S. House of Represantatives passed the Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act, HR 2930, to create a new exemption under the Securities Act of 1933 for “crowdfunding” meeting specified conditions. About the same...more

Crowdfunding and Mc Henry's Own Reg D Fraud

“Crowdfunding,” a job-creation panacea-of-the-month buzzword, is being peddled under the Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act (H.R. 2930) and extolled by Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) as having “very strong investor...more

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