News and Articles About Jobs Act
Frustrated by the lack of access to startup capital, three serial entrepreneurs lobbied Congress to legalize crowdfund investing -- and won.
Market research data shows that 308 active crowdfunding platforms raised $2.7 billion last year. In 2013, the industry is expected to raise $5.1 billion. Here's a look at where the rapidly-evolving industry is heading.
President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act into law one year ago today, and it's still not implemented.
Industry experts anticipate more women and minorities will become startup funders when non-professional investors are allowed to participate in crowdfunding.
When it comes to landing startup capital, crowdfunding can be a young entrepreneur's best friend. Given the new crowdfudning law, though, here are a few changes that'll pay to know sooner than later.
The outgoing chief of the Small Business Administration talks about her four years at the helm of the agency and what her successor needs to do.
Members of the crowdfunding community descended on Washington, D.C., calling for the regulatory agency to finalize rules.
Various members of the crowdfunding community are expected meet in Washington, D.C., Tuesday to press lawmakers and the SEC to implement the JOBS Act.
What's ahead for companies seeking to tap crowdfunding to sell equity stakes online? Lots of waiting.
JOBS Act could give rise to additional IPOs in the New Year.
Companies are lining up to help 'treps navigate new crowdfunding laws. Here's one to watch.
Targeted minority-lending programs have had only limited success in encouraging new-business creation among minorities. Could crowd-funding help close the startup gap?
Under the new legislation, the typically small round of capital that flies under the regulatory radar for most startups has been expanded to $1 million a year.
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro says it's more complicated than it seems to write the rules.
Though the passage of the JOBS Act opened the doors for crowdfunding, many startups are still seeking funding from venture capital firms, according to a new study.
Selling equity in a business only makes sense for a business if there's a potential to generate substantial income on the investors' money.
With the JOBS Act as the law of the land, changes to how you can market your small company to crowdfunding investors are on the way.
President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law today. Here is a rundown of what's in it, when those provisions go into effect and how they could impact your business.
A new law will increase the ability of small-business owners to raise capital from crowdfunding. But proceed with caution.
A bipartisan bundle of legislation aimed at increasing entrepreneurs' ability to access capital sailed through the House, but has been slowed down in the Senate.
Credit unions and the banking industry spar over the right to make loans to small businesses.
The Senate spiked President Barack Obama's American Jobs Act. Now the question is: What may be salvaged from the bill that could still help small business?