Jobs Act The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Jobs Act en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:30:00 GMT Want to Make Equity Crowdfunding Legal? 3 Experts Sound Off. The government is sitting on a proposed bill that will open up new sources of financing for entrepreneurs everywhere. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:30:00 GMT Kendall Almerico Our Progress Report on the JOBS Act Two years after President Obama signed the act into law, we lay out the good and the bad. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT Michelle Goodman Potential Game Changer for Funding Awaits Final Approval From SEC Provision of JOBS Act could change how businesses raise capital. But it faces regulations that could make it useless. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:00:00 GMT Kendall Almerico Why Oculus Didn't Betray Backers With $2B Facebook Buyout Recent editorials show that the difference between rewards-based and equity crowdfunding is misunderstood. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT Kendall Almerico Steve Case: JOBS Act Is Working, But D.C. Still Needs to Do More for Entrepreneurs AOL co-founder Steve Case shares his views on the hits and misses of the two-year-old JOBS Act. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:02:00 GMT Catherine Clifford The JOBS Act Two Years Later: Where We Are and What's Next for Crowdfunding (Infographic) The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, signed into law on April 5, 2012, fundamentally changed the fundraising landscape for entrepreneurs. Here's a look at what has changed and what's next. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:45:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Crowdfunding's Next Hot Frontier: Real Estate Venture capital and angel investors are sinking money into startups that are innovating the way that buildings are bought. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:35:00 GMT Catherine Clifford This Startup Wants to Protect Your Startup From 'Bad Actors' Legal compliance company CrowdCheck has a new service allowing entrepreneurs to protect themselves as they get ready to fundraise. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:18:00 GMT Catherine Clifford The JOBS Act Provision That Could Change IPOs Forever If the SEC allows Regulation A+ to pass without the requirement of state compliance, entrepreneurs could raise up to $50 million. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:30:00 GMT Kendall Almerico Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter? The JOBS Act and the proposed SEC rules really has nothing to do with the popular funding site. So what exactly is it? Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:30:00 GMT Kendall Almerico As Comment Period Closes, Debate Over Equity Crowdfunding Rules Rages On The Securities and Exchange Commission released provisional rules to regulate equity crowdfunding on Oct. 23. The comment period officially ends on Feb. 3, but there is no end in sight to the debate. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:22:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How the JOBS Act Boosted the IPO Market (Infographic) A look at the companies that have gone public since President Obama passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act in April of 2012. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 16:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford SEC Releases Long-Awaited Rules on Crowdfunding More than a year after President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law, the Commission released rules for regulating equity crowdfunding. Here's what you need to know. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 18:33:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Why Equity Crowdfunding Isn't a Threat to Venture Capital Under the JOBS Act, there will be new ways to raise money. But not all fund-raising is created equal. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:30:00 GMT Scott Shane Which Type of Crowdfunding Is Best for You? Even though many people think the term 'crowdfunding' is universal, there are actually multiple options available for those needing to raise funds. Find out what each type is. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 17:00:00 GMT Sally Outlaw What the U.S. Can Learn From the Netherlands About Equity Crowdfunding U.S. regulators are tied up in knots trying to figure out how to write laws for equity crowdfunding to prevent fraud. Perhaps they should take a page from the Dutch. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 20:08:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Why Equity Crowdfunding Is a Terrible Idea Equity crowdfunding proposes a fair shot for all entrepreneurs, but as with most things in a capitalist structure, only the strong will survive. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:30:00 GMT Jeff Wald Your Top 5 Crowdfunding Questions Answered A crowdfunding expert answers the most frequently asked questions about this new way of raising startup funds for your business. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:00:00 GMT Sally Outlaw Report: Twitter to List on NYSE, Fearing IPO Mishap on Nasdaq Not wanting a repeat of Facebook's botched IPO, Twitter reportedly plans to list itself on the New York Stock Exchange when it makes its market debut. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:40:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Pouncing on New SEC Rules, Entrepreneurs Develop Tech-Based Solutions for Accrediting Investors Some entrepreneurs are looking to streamline the potentially onerous process of accrediting investors in accordance with the SEC's new rules on general solicitation. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 15:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford