Tagged: cfpa

Congressman Patrick McHenry Set to Keynote CfPA Event in December

Patrick McHenry

Congressman Patrick McHenry is scheduled to deliver the keynote address as the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) this coming December in Washington, DC.  McHenry has been investment crowdfunding’s biggest champion on Capitol Hill and is regarded as one of the principle architects of the legislation.  The… Read More

The University of Cambridge & University of Chicago Join Forces to Launch the 2015 Americas Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey

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The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School and the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Chicago Booth School of Business are jointly launching the 2015 Americas Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey. This survey will be the first comprehensive and empirical assessment… Read More

Exit: SEC’s Dan Gallagher – Enter: The Crowdfunders!

SEC Reveals Retail Crowdfunding Soon

  Are Final JOBS Act Crowdfunding Rules Truly Upon Us? It’s been too long since I graced the pages of Crowdfund Insider with one of my many missives – or as some at the SEC might say: missiles.  Well, since Regulation A+ went live in… Read More

CFPA & CFIRA Partner on Webinar, “The Jobs Act: Funds as Alternative Investment Structures”

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The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CFPA) and the Crowdfunding Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA), the two leading crowdfunding advocacy associations in the US, have partnered up to offer a free webinar on the JOBS Act.  The duo are presenting “The JOBS Act: Funds as Alternative Investment Structures”… Read More

Regulation A+: What Do Industry Leaders Think About The New Investment Crowdfunding Exemption

The Signing of the JOBS Act Framed

Title IV of the JOBS Act finally become an actionable exemption today.  Rules 251 through 263 of Regulation A, under the Securities Act of 1933, were amended in an effort to fix a previously untenable securities rule.  Reg A+, as it is commonly known, has… Read More

Crowdfunding Industry Fights Back: Issues Statement Opposing State Lawsuit to Block Regulation A+

Knock Out Punch

CFIRA and CfPA Issue Joint Statement Regarding Lawsuit Against the SEC to Block Implementation of Regulation A+, Title IV of the JOBS Act In a joint statement released today by the leadership of crowdfunding industry associations Crowdfunding Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) and the Crowdfunding Professional… Read More

Crowdfunding Professional Association Announces Expanded Board of Directors, New Leadership

CfPA Board of Directors 2015

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) has announced an expanded Board of Directors going from 3 members to 13 and appointed new officers. Joining current board members Brian Korn, Scott McIntyre and Thell Woods as CfPA Directors are Joe Bartlett, Jordan Fishfeld, Sam Guzik, Alon Hillel-Tuch, John Mueller, Rodney… Read More

Dr. Richard Swart Named Chairman of Reality Crowd TV’s Newly Formed Advisory Board


Since its inception in 2013, Reality Crowd TV’s (RCTV) goal has been to teach and help people learn about the many nuances involved with crowdfunding. In 2014, The Company engaged in a nationwide multi-state tour in an effort to promote the nascent crowdfunding industry and has posted… Read More

Charles Sidman Out as President of Crowdfunding Professional Association

Charles Sidman

On November 18th the Board of the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) announced the departure of longtime President Charles Sidman. In a widely circulated email to CfPA members, CfPA Secretary Scott McIntyre stated, “The CfPA has had a momentous year building out the organization and raising… Read More

Perspective: Title III, Title IV and the Politics of Regulation

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  In my May 2014 article, “The Bell Tolls for Title III”, I laid out the reasons why it was highly unlikely that the SEC would issue Title III rules before the November elections and predicted that should the Senate flip to Republican control, we… Read More

CfPA Education Summit

Crowdfunding Professional Association CFPA

The premier annual education event of the Crowdfunding industry’s inclusive and non-profit trade association. Practical, topical and up-to-the-minute information for all stakeholders in the exciting and rapidly evolving Crowdfunding space, to be held at the Hogan Lovells law firm in downtown Washington, D.C. Please join… Read More

Crowdfunding Professional Association Holds Education Summit in Washington, DC this Week

Crowdfunding Professional Association CFPA

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) is holding their annual educational summit in Washington, DC this week.   Registration is still open for the two day event that is described as  the “Premier  Annual Education Event” for the crowdfunding industry’s non-profit trade association. Topics scheduled for… Read More

CfPA Publishes Recommended Term Sheet for Equity Crowdfunding Offers

Vibrant Credible Gowing Crowdfunding CfPA

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), a not-for- profit, 501(c)(6) trade association for stakeholders in the crowdfunding industry, has announced the availability of a recommended “Termsheet template” for use by participants in JOBS Act Title III (Section 4(a)(6)) Crowdfunding equity offerings. According to a release, this… Read More

CfPA Schedules Educational Event on Crowdfunding in DC

Washington DC Capitol Building

The Crowdfunding Professional Assocation (CFPA) is holding their annual education event in Washington, DC later this month.  The event is open to the public and will  be convened at the offices of Hogan Lovells law firm. CFPA is an inclusive, non-profit, trade association that engages… Read More

MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum To Include In-Depth Crowdfunding Discussion


Can crowdfunding consistently deliver the money medical devices and drugs need to make it a key part of healthcare investing? That question will take center stage at this year’s MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum. Representatives from Crowdfund Insider and Med City News will lead a series of four 20-minute… Read More

Associates Of Candace Klein Speak Out On SoMoLend, Fraud Allegations In Ohio

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Allegations by the Ohio Division of Securities reverberate through the entrepreneurial class & the crowdfunding industry Candace Klein has been an extremely visible figure in the world of crowdfunding. Beyond her role as CEO of lending-based platform SoMoLend, she is also the former chair and… Read More