The Jump-Start Our Business Start-Ups Act is a United States federal law enacted in 2012 to increase start-up companies' access to capital by easing certain restrictions on seeking and soliciting private... more +
The Jump-Start Our Business Start-Ups Act is a United States federal law enacted in 2012 to increase start-up companies' access to capital by easing certain restrictions on seeking and soliciting private investment.
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Crowdfunding: What Is It? Who Will Use It? Is It Worth the Hype?—Fox Rothschild’s James Saksa
"[Crowdfunding] lays the riskiest investments at the doorstep of those investors that can least afford the risk. And it won’t create jobs except for plaintiff’s lawyers…”...more
On March 26, 2013, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a no-action letter to FundersClub Inc. and FundersClub Management LLC. There has been speculation in the crowdfunding, VC and angel investor...more
It’s about one year since President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS Act), designed to help new companies raise capital and go public. For individual investors the most troublesome provisions of...more
When President Obama signed the JOBS Act almost a year ago it introduced a new era of startup financing. But until the SEC makes the required rules, the fundraising bonanza known as crowdfunding that will allow companies to...more
One of the goals of the JOBS Act was to encourage the development and use of platforms that permit accredited investors to invest in early stage and other private companies. The JOBS Act contains a provision that expressly...more
At the recent Technicity conference in Toronto, Brad Duguid, Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development and Innovation, expressed support for introducing equity crowdfunding in Ontario. Recognizing the need to keep...more
Capital is the lifeblood of a growing tech company, and today access to that capital in the U.S. is improving thanks to recent regulatory and legislative initiatives. Growing tech companies now have an array of new...more
On August 29, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) released its first proposed rule for the implementation of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”): “Eliminating the Prohibition Against...more
Join attorney Jeff Neurman as he addresses a number of key considerations for advisors of start-ups and businesses as they position themselves for the expected greater availability of capital.
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In recent weeks, the SEC has given notice of matters that SEC Commissioners will consider at an open meeting on August 22, 2012, including:
- general solicitation rulemaking required by Title II of the JOBS...more
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (commonly referred to as the "JOBS Act"), which was designed to promote job creation by small companies and start-ups through the...more
When you think of crowdfunding, you think of Kickstarter—or at least many people do. The popular project-funding portal is the current face of crowdfunding and, while it gives people an easy picture of the über-hyped trend,...more
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act into law. The JOBS Act seeks to reduce securities law burdens on start-ups and small businesses to make capital more accessible. In a...more
President Obama is scheduled to sign the JOBS (Jump Start Online Business Startups) Act today that includes provisions to relax the rules on raising capital for equity to allow for crowdfunding. See, sometimes the...more
On March 8, 2012 the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. The stated purpose of the JOBS Act is to increase U.S. job creation and economic growth by improving access to the...more
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