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When you start a new business, you likely have many questions including: Which business entity should I choose? Should I have partners? How can I get the proper funding? This last question may often lead you to ask—should I...

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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has moved one step closer to implementing key provisions of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. First signed into law over a year ago on April 5, 2012, the JOBS...

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Although the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS) was signed into law almost a year and a half ago, implementation of key provisions of the law has been slow to occur. The Act is intended to encourage investment into...

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I first addressed the JOBS Act more than a year ago in April of 2012; since then, investors and entrepreneurs have been anxiously awaiting implementation of the law by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  According to a press...

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Where is my Crowdfunding?

So, where is my Crowdfunding? As most entrepreneurs know all too well, one of the most difficult challenges to overcome for a small startup is raising capital to get an idea off of the ground. Last year, amidst much...

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Spotlight on Microfinance

Spotlight on Microfinance (Another Form of Crowdfunding?) Microfinance, a cousin of crowdfunding, is an economic model in which small-scale lenders extend credit to borrowers that usually are unable to access credit.  Generally, microfinance services target poor populations in developing...

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