This ad will close in

Jobs Act

Subscribe

News and Articles About Jobs Act

BY
Our expert explains how to publicly reach out to investors within the parameters of the JOBS Act.
April 10, 2014 in Ask Entrepreneur
Why Oculus Didn't Betray Backers With $2B Facebook Buyout

Why Oculus Didn't Betray Backers With $2B Facebook Buyout

BY
Recent editorials show that the difference between rewards-based and equity crowdfunding is misunderstood.
April 8, 2014 in Money
Steve Case: JOBS Act Is Working, But D.C. Still Needs to Do More for Entrepreneurs

Steve Case: JOBS Act Is Working, But D.C. Still Needs to Do More for Entrepreneurs

BY
AOL co-founder Steve Case shares his views on the hits and misses of the two-year-old JOBS Act.
April 4, 2014 in Money
The JOBS Act Two Years Later: Where We Are and What's Next for Crowdfunding (Infographic)

The JOBS Act Two Years Later: Where We Are and What's Next for Crowdfunding (Infographic)

BY
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.
April 4, 2014 in Money
Crowdfunding's Next Hot Frontier: Real Estate

Crowdfunding's Next Hot Frontier: Real Estate

BY
Venture capital and angel investors are sinking money into startups that are innovating the way that buildings are bought.
April 1, 2014 in Money
This Startup Wants to Protect Your Startup From 'Bad Actors'

This Startup Wants to Protect Your Startup From 'Bad Actors'

BY
Legal compliance company CrowdCheck has a new service allowing entrepreneurs to protect themselves as they get ready to fundraise.
February 26, 2014 in Money
The JOBS Act Provision That Could Change IPOs Forever

The JOBS Act Provision That Could Change IPOs Forever

BY
If the SEC allows Regulation A+ to pass without the requirement of state compliance, entrepreneurs could raise up to $50 million.
February 21, 2014 in Starting a Business
Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?

Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?

BY
The JOBS Act and the proposed SEC rules really has nothing to do with the popular funding site. So what exactly is it?
January 29, 2014 in Financing
As Comment Period Closes, Debate Over Equity Crowdfunding Rules Rages On

As Comment Period Closes, Debate Over Equity Crowdfunding Rules Rages On

BY
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.
January 24, 2014 in Financing
How the JOBS Act Boosted the IPO Market (Infographic)

How the JOBS Act Boosted the IPO Market (Infographic)

BY
A look at the companies that have gone public since President Obama passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act in April of 2012.
November 15, 2013 in Financing
SEC Releases Long-Awaited Rules on Crowdfunding

SEC Releases Long-Awaited Rules on Crowdfunding

BY
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.
October 23, 2013 in Financing
Why Equity Crowdfunding Isn't a Threat to Venture Capital

Why Equity Crowdfunding Isn't a Threat to Venture Capital

BY
Under the JOBS Act, there will be new ways to raise money. But not all fund-raising is created equal.
October 7, 2013 in Venture Capital
Which Type of Crowdfunding Is Best for You?

Which Type of Crowdfunding Is Best for You?

BY
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.
October 3, 2013 in Financing
What the U.S. Can Learn From the Netherlands About Equity Crowdfunding

What the U.S. Can Learn From the Netherlands About Equity Crowdfunding

BY
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.
September 27, 2013 in Financing
Why Equity Crowdfunding Is a Terrible Idea

Why Equity Crowdfunding Is a Terrible Idea

BY
Equity crowdfunding proposes a fair shot for all entrepreneurs, but as with most things in a capitalist structure, only the strong will survive.
September 26, 2013 in Startup Financing
Your Top 5 Crowdfunding Questions Answered

Your Top 5 Crowdfunding Questions Answered

BY
A crowdfunding expert answers the most frequently asked questions about this new way of raising startup funds for your business.
September 26, 2013 in Financing
Report: Twitter to List on NYSE, Fearing IPO Mishap on Nasdaq

Report: Twitter to List on NYSE, Fearing IPO Mishap on Nasdaq

BY
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.
September 24, 2013 in News and Trends
Pouncing on New SEC Rules, Entrepreneurs Develop Tech-Based Solutions for Accrediting Investors

Pouncing on New SEC Rules, Entrepreneurs Develop Tech-Based Solutions for Accrediting Investors

BY
Some entrepreneurs are looking to streamline the potentially onerous process of accrediting investors in accordance with the SEC's new rules on general solicitation.
September 19, 2013 in Venture Capital
New SEC Rules: Added Opportunities, Added Risks

New SEC Rules: Added Opportunities, Added Risks

BY
With the new fundraising rules going into effect next week, here are a few key features and tips to keep in mind.
September 19, 2013 in Financing
What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the Historic Change in General Solicitation Law That Goes Into Effect September 23

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the Historic Change in General Solicitation Law That Goes Into Effect September 23

BY
The 80-year-old ban on private companies advertising their fundraising efforts lifts on Monday, and the industry is largely cautious, waiting for the SEC to hand down more details on how the change will be regulated.
September 18, 2013 in Financing
Twitter Files for IPO

Twitter Files for IPO

BY
Twitter has filed to go public, though potential investors will have to wait a bit to get a sense of its financials.
September 12, 2013 in News and Trends
'Broker-Dealer Lite' Legal Gray Area Puts Entrepreneurs at Risk As JOBS Act Opens Internet to Pitching Accredited Investors

'Broker-Dealer Lite' Legal Gray Area Puts Entrepreneurs at Risk As JOBS Act Opens Internet to Pitching Accredited Investors

BY
The legality of deals can come into question if 'finders' who connect companies with investors for a fee aren't registered as broker-dealers.
September 11, 2013 in Financing
Secret's Out: Now You Can Tell the Whole World You're Raising Money for Your Business

Secret's Out: Now You Can Tell the Whole World You're Raising Money for Your Business

BY
The SEC takes a step forward in administering the JOBS Act by lifting the ban on general solicitation.
July 10, 2013 in Financing
Regulators Wrangle Over How to Protect Crowdfunding Investors

Regulators Wrangle Over How to Protect Crowdfunding Investors

BY
Debate over investor protection intensifies as rule makers hammer out guidelines for the JOBS Act equity crowdfunding regulations.
June 17, 2013 in Financing
A New Startup Financing Model and the Passionate Voices Behind It

A New Startup Financing Model and the Passionate Voices Behind It

BY
Frustrated by the lack of access to startup capital, three serial entrepreneurs lobbied Congress to legalize crowdfund investing -- and won.
May 30, 2013 in Innovation

Most Shared Stories