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What’s the Haps with Crowdfunding?

This November the House of Representatives passed HR 2930 (the “Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act,” a bill that allows startups the ability to utilize crowdfunding in order to source capital). This bill marks a new era for crowdfunding in which startups can offer securities through social mediums in order to grow their businesses. The bill, … Continued

A Crowd of Investors

Late last month, American Public Media announced their acquisition of Spot.Us (a crowdfunded journalism site). The Spot.Us mission is to support and commission topics that are sometimes passed over or outright avoided in mainstream media, topics that the public would most definitely have an interest in – enough to personally contribute their own money to … Continued