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Crowdfunding Microstartups: It's Time for the Securities and Exchange Commission to Approve a Small Offering Exemption

@article{Pope2011CrowdfundingMI,
  title={Crowdfunding Microstartups: It's Time for the Securities and Exchange Commission to Approve a Small Offering Exemption},
  author={Nikki D. Pope},
  journal={Entrepreneurship \& Law eJournal},
  year={2011}
}
  • Nikki D. Pope
  • Published 25 August 2011
  • Business
  • Entrepreneurship & Law eJournal
As social networking websites and crowd-based problem-solving initiatives gain popularity, entrepreneurs have begun to consider them as possible tools in a fundraising method, known as “crowdfunding.” Current federal and state securities regulations, however, limit the ways in which such fundraising methods can be employed by entrepreneurs and early-stage companies. This article focuses on federal securities rules and regulations and recommends changes the Securities and Exchange Commission… 
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