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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…

SEC Investor Bulletin on Securities-Based Crowdfunding
Friday, March 4th, 2016

On February 16, 2016, the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy issued an Investor Bulletin to educate investors about the opportunities that will arise for investors through securities-based crowdfunding (also known as equity crowdfunding, and digital investing), when the new rules will be enacted on May 16, 2016. Starting from that date, registered platforms… Read more…

Crowd Valley Expert’s Insights on the US Legal Framework for Crowdfunding
Monday, December 28th, 2015

The JOBS Act, signed on 5 April 2012, was intended to ease the regulatory burden on smaller companies and expand and simplify the means by which such companies could raise capital. On October 30, 2015, the SEC adopted the final rules and forms implementing the new Section 4(a)(6) of the Securities Act of 1933, as… Read more…

More Details About Title III and Equity Crowdfunding
Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Friday 30th October is going to make into US early stage finance history. The SEC has approved Title III of the 2012 JOBS Act, with 3 votes out of 4, including the Chair’s, Mary Jo White, thus opening online investing to retail investors, that is 91% of savers in the US. With this vote, a… Read more…

Title III Crowdfunding Approved – Auction Continues
Saturday, October 31st, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, on Friday morning voted 3-1 to approve equity crowdfunding rules, i.e. Title III of JOBS Act. It happened over three years after the Congress and President approved the JOBS Act. Some parties had already lost their hope to ever get the equity startup funding to the US. Some other markets,… Read more…