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Why Crowdfunding Will Explode In 2013

The world of entrepreneurial finance is changing rapidly; we are at a tipping point that will make what seems like a vibrant part of our global economy today seem small in one year’s hindsight. Whether you are a service provider, social entrepreneur, angel investor, venture capitalist, or one of the millions of people ready to become a small-scale start up financier, it is time to pay attention. Estimates for annual …Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Is Now Legal. How Can You Get Your Piece of the Action?

Equity crowdfunding in the United States is a blank slate. With equity crowdfunding’s recent legalization in the United States, many companies smell an opportunity to develop technical and financial innovations to help the industry mature. Equity crowdfunding is much like crowdfunding, which has been popularized in the United States through sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo. The difference is that instead of individuals supporting campaigns through donations, numerous investors are purchasing small …Read More

CfPA Sponsored Crowd Investing Forum To Take Place This Week

The Crowdfunding Professional Association’s (CfPA) 2nd Annual Crowd Investing Innovation Forum will convene top crowdfunding pioneers, policymakers, entrepreneurs and investors in Orlando on August 8th through 9th to address the most urgent issues in capital formation and job creation, corporate and entrepreneurial crowdfunding initiatives. Following the July 11th rule change by the SEC, the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act of 2012 now allows for private companies to actively solicit investment in …Read More

TubeStart Increases Funding for YouTube Content Creators With Launch of Subscription-Based Crowdfunding Platform

TubeStart announced today that it will be waiving fees for content creators that sign up campaigns during the first 2 weeks of August. The new platform will provide the more than 1 million YouTube creators from 30 countries with the opportunity to run both traditional rewards based and royalty-based crowdfunding campaigns, as well as launch “unique-to-market” subscription-based crowdfunding campaigns for driving ongoing revenue. Both established YouTube producers as well as …Read More

Crowdfunding Professional Association Lauds SEC Approval of General Solicitation

The Crowdfunding Professional Assocation or CfPA has issued a release sharing their appreciation of the recent progress made regarding the Jobs Act.  Equity-based crowdfunding came one step closer to reality this past Wednesday as the SEC  voted to lift the ban on general solicitation of private placements to accredited investors. The SEC ruling will create a new kind of offering–a 506(c). This allows private companies and investment firms to advertise private securities …Read More

CfPA Applauds SEC’s Approval of Title II JOBS Act Crowdfunding Provisions

SEC lifts Ban on General Solicitation for Private Placements in 4-1 Vote WASHINGTON, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Equity-based crowdfunding came one step closer to actualization Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission voting 4-to-1 in favor of lifting the ban on general solicitation of private placements to accredited investors. The SEC ruling will create a new kind of offering–a 506(c). This allows private companies and investment firms to advertise …Read More

Crowdfunding Professional Association Releases Conference Agenda

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), a leading trade organization for the crowdfunding industry, has released the agenda for its 2nd Annual Crowd Investing Innovation Forum.  The event is to be held on August 8th – 9th in Orlando, Florida. Event organizer Luan Cox commented on the forthcoming gathering, “Whereas most crowdfunding conferences center discussions on predicting and preparing for the SEC’s implementation of the JOBS Act, we’ve decided to instead focus …Read More

David Weild Announced as Keynote Speaker for Leading Crowd Funding Industry Event

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), the leading trade organization for the crowdfunding industry, will be holding its 2nd Annual Crowd Investing Innovation Forum on August 8-9, 2013 in Orlando, FL with former NASDAQ Vice Chairman David Weild IV as keynote speaker. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), the leading trade organization for the crowdfunding industry, is pleased to announce that David Weild IV, renowned …Read More