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House Passes 2 Bills to Open Up Access to Capital
Monday, July 18th, 2016

The US House of Representatives passed two bills on Tuesday 5th of July, aiming to make it easier for entrepreneurs to raise money and to improve conditions for SME and startup investing. The “Supporting America’s Innovators Act” (H.R. 4854) passed the House by a vote of 388 – 9, while the “Fix Crowdfunding Act” (H.R…. Read more…

Peer-to-Peer Lending Tax Discounts Introduced in the UK
Friday, April 11th, 2014

Her Majesty (HM) Treasury has announced that as of July 1st, 2014 peer-to-peer lending is being given tax discounts for the first time in UK history. The radical reformation will take place within the Individual Savings Account (ISA) system. The annual investment allowance limit has been raised from £5,760 (cash ISA) and £11,420 (stocks and… Read more…

The European Commission Believes in Crowdfunding
Monday, March 31st, 2014

On March 27th, the European Commission (EC) published a communication on crowdfunding as part of the roadmap to meet long-term financing needs of the European economy, which aims at fostering sustainable growth in the Union. Although the news was anticipated a few days earlier, due to a leak of information promptly reported by the main… Read more…

Foreign Private Issuers Raising Funds in US
Thursday, March 27th, 2014

The depth and breadth of the equity and debt capital markets in the United States has been a key driver of the country’s economic success. By making capital available to companies of all sizes, from start-ups in Silicon Valley to blue chips on Wall Street, the U.S. system has helped fuel innovation and often given… Read more…