Equity Crowdfunding Blog

November 17, 2014

When Peer-to-Peer Business Lending Competes Directly With Traditional Banking

I love how financing innovations eventually hit the slow adopters. Traditional investment banks are joining the crowded, but not overly-crowded fray of P2P lending and crowdfunding. […]
November 15, 2014

What Does Intrastate #Crowdfunding Mean For Raising Capital?

We’ve discussed the controversies surrounding the legality and legitimacy of crowdfunding. However, the time has finally arrived: Texas has legalized investment crowdfunding. This now makes Texas […]
November 14, 2014

Ensuring #Crowdfunding is Not Enabling Boiler Room-Like Promotion

Before we discuss how crowdfunding may provide opportunities in boiler room enabling, it may be helpful to explain what a “boiler room” is by way of YouTube. […]
November 11, 2014

@Uber vs. @Lyft: Was Travis Kalanick’s (@travisk) Fundraising Hardball Too Far?

A lot of buzz has been swirling around Travis Kalanick’s efforts to kill Lyft’s business fundraising. A recent VanityFair article provided more detail on the incident and […]
November 10, 2014

Regulation A+: Crowdfunding with a Twist

**Note: If you’re seeking assistance with your Tier 2, RegA+ offering, please contact us. We can directly assist.  One of the primary purposes of the JOBS […]
November 7, 2014

Is Crowdfunding Really the Cure for Startups?

There is still a lot of controversy concerning crowd funding for startup businesses. Some of this controversy is related to legality, legitimacy, and even overall effectiveness. […]
November 7, 2014

When #Gamification Hits #EquityCrowdfunding

If I were completely honest, I would admit that I took two very overly-hyped terms and combined them together to create the title to this post. […]
November 5, 2014

Why are We So Obsessed with Startups for Equity Crowdfunding?

The opportunities for crowdfund investing are as wide as they are deep. It’s one of the very reasons I’m certain that the crowdfunding industry is not […]
November 4, 2014

Crowdfunding is NOT Getting Crowded

The Urban Land Institute posted an interesting video on it’s YouTube page about 10 days ago or so. The video is more than an hour long, […]