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NOT ALL THAT GLITTERS IS GOLD – LIMITATIONS OF EQUITY CROWDFUNDING REGULATIONS

JAMIE HOPKINS AND KATIE HOPKINS

Many startup companies have aspirations of being a Fortune 500 company, but without adequate access to funding many companies will neither maximize their potential nor meet their business objectives. The World Bank publishes an annual report on conducting business throughout the world, stating which countries are best for starting a new business.  One of the major factors in the World Bank’s ranking of ease of doing business is the ease and reliability of getting credit and access to funding.

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THE CROWDFUNDING ACT: A NEW FRONTIER

LINDSAY SHERWOOD FOUSE

At a time when stagnant economic growth and persistent unemployment seem to be the new normal for the United States, equity crowdfunding has been offered as a potential panacea for many of today’s economic woes. Crowdfunding has garnered
support from leading academic and business minds, and perhaps more surprisingly, from politicians and bureaucrats on both sides of the aisle.

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