Posts Tagged ‘crowdfunding’

Crowdfunding = Going Public

The more I think about equity crowdfunding the more I believe that this is going to be the new VSE (Vancouver Stock Exchange). It’s almost inevitable when you stop and think about it. Doesn’t “crowd” mean “public”? So why is crowdfunding any different?

Equity Crowdfunding – Doing it Right (for discussion)

Equity Crowfunding – the selling of shares in new ventures to the general public – can give entrepreneurs access to a vast resource of new capital. While this will stimulate the creation of more companies and jobs, not everyone thinks that this is a good idea. Securities regulators are worried about investors losing out due […]

Capital Prohibitions and Crowdfunding

Securities regulations severely limit access to capital for start-up ventures. The average citizen is precluded from investing because of these regulations. The government’s goal of protecting investors is achieved by preventing them from investing! What can be done to give companies better access to capital and better protect investors?