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Today’s industry news from twask
- Crowdfunding Bill Passes US Senate – abc40
abc40Crowdfunding Bill Passes US Senate
The bill requires companies to register with the SEC and provide tax returns if they use crowdfunding. The new investing method allows entrepreneurs and small businesses to raise money through social media and other websites.
Senator Brown's Crowdfunding Legislation Passes as Part of the JOBS Act …San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Crowd-funding bill by Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado passes U.S. SenateDenver Post
Senate Approves Crowdfunding, as Crowdfunds Rush to Take AdvantageForbes
MarketWatch (press release) -Huffington Post
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- Bill to Legalize Crowdfunding for Business Passes US Senate, Goes Back to House – Boise Weekly
The West AustralianBill to Legalize Crowdfunding for Business Passes US Senate, Goes Back to House
One crowdfunding site, earlyshares.com, has been wasting no time at all, waiting for the bill to pass, and has been actively promoting itself as the go-to crowdfunding site for investors the instant the bill does pass.
Senate passes small business investment billAustin American-Statesman
Insider trading bill: A model to end gridlock on Congress?MinnPost.com
McCaskill, Blunt in agreement on legislation for new businessesSTLtoday.com
- Crowdfunding website gets Senate approval – Albany Times Union
Crowdfunding website gets Senate approval
Albany Times Union
Legislation to help startup companies raise capital via the Internet won easy passage in the Senate Thursday and since President Barack Obama supports the measure, it appears that Conzortia Business Funding, Inc.'s crowdfunding site, Conzortia.com, …
- Crowdfunding and cyclists: a natural combination? – The Guardian (blog)
Crowdfunding and cyclists: a natural combination?
The Guardian (blog)
Crowdfunding was originally developed by charitable organisations as a way of engaging donors and securing funds from ordinary members of the public. The growth of social media has recently made crowdfunding an attractive option for entrepreneurs.