Crowdfunding Attorney and JOBS Act Expert
Kendall Almerico is a business and crowdfunding attorney with law firm of
DiMuroGinsberg in the Washington, D.C. area. He is CEO of FundHub.Biz, which provides an equity crowdfunding and private equity compliance and due diligence website.
Aggressive marketing is an essential part of every Mini IPO campaign, just as it is for rewards-based crowdfunding.
Here are the answers to seven questions that business owners may have about this method of raising capital.
Not surprisingly, few small businesses were ready for the requirement of the new law. Many are still trying to get these records in order and audits completed.
The potential to raise $50 million from the 'crowd' is huge, but the costs in cash and time are high.
A recently approved provision of the JOBS Act allows business to meet and share information with potential investors.
Regulation A+ promises to be a game changer for how emerging companies are funded, but mind those attorney and accountant fees.
Prepare your company to accept money from the tens of millions of potential investors in "the crowd" that were previously off-limits.
Previously, companies were allowed to raise up to $5 million.
These advisers can be invaluable members of your team, or a complete waste of money. Ask these questions before making a decision.
It's great to get your idea out to millions of potential investors, but there are bad apples out there who may just want to rip you off.
Provision would allow entrepreneurs and small businesses to raise funds from the general public.
If the government loosened up restrictions, more money could be freely distributed to entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Anyone interested in a stake in a new business should be aware of these 10 issues.
The government is sitting on a proposed bill that will open up new sources of financing for entrepreneurs everywhere.
Provision of JOBS Act could change how businesses raise capital. But it faces regulations that could make it useless.
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