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Regulation Crowdfunding Filings Aren’t Just for the Feds.

While most familiar with Regulation Crowdfunding are aware that federal registration of a crowdfunded offering preempts registration at the state level, the fact that states have the discretion to require notice filings of such offerings has largely escaped the public discourse on Regulation Crowdfunding.   A number of federal securities registration exemptions preempt (the often […]

Early Stage Company Financing Options For Businesses

There is a lot of energy and excitement associated with starting a new business and bringing a new or even revolutionary product or service to market. You might be extremely proud of your business idea and may want to share it with as many consumers as possible. Starting a new business is an adventure, but […]

Client Spotlight: Republic

Last month saw the launch of the Republic crowdfunding platform. Republic is passionate about giving everyone access to startup investing, regardless of their background, location, or income. Jackson Ross has had a long relationship with Republic co-founder Ken Nguyen, who was previously the general counsel of our client AngelList, the world’s leading startup investment platform. […]

The Different Types of Crowdfunding

In your last newsletter you said that the SEC had not yet legalized crowdfunding, and yet I see all these crowdfunding sites on the Internet. What gives? The crowdfunding that we discussed in the Jackson Ross PLLC Summer. Newsletter was equity crowdfunding, in which investors are given a stake in a business in exchange for […]

The Latest on Crowdfunding

What is the latest on crowdfunding at the federal and state levels? Title III of the JOBS Act gave the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) 270 days to create rules allowing for crowdfunding, which is not defined in the JOBS Act but generally refers to the practice of a private company raising money through relatively small […]