Tagged: scott purcell

CFIRA Tackles Investor Advisory Committee Recommendations on Crowdfunding

Barbara Roper Investor Advisory Committee

The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) recently posted a comment letter on the SEC web site regarding JOBS Act implementation.  The comment letter was in direct response to the recommendations provided by the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) who recently met – reviewing their requests for JOBS Act implementation.  CFIRA is a group of industry advocates… Read More

CrowdU, Crowdfunding College, Offers Certification

Crowd U Crowdfunding College

CrowdU, the Crowdfunding College, is now offering the first certification program to train the future professional advisors who want to help businesses raise capital via equity and debt crowdfunding. The educational program, created by securities crowdfunding industry pioneers Scott Purcell and Ruth Hedges is targeted to accountants, lawyers, brokers, ad agencies, and business consultants as… Read More

FundAmerica Raises $1.4 Million From Angel Group

fundamerica

FundAmerica, a debt- and equity-based crowdfunding platform currently in development, has raised a $1.4 million investment round from a group of angel investors. The round will be used to bring their crowdfunding platform to market. This is the second funding round raised by FundAmerica and CEO Scott Purcell. FundAmerica was previously known as Arctic Island… Read More

JOBS Act: Interview with Scott Purcell CEO of Arctic Island

Arctic Island

To probe the legal intricacies revolving around the JOBS Act and how these new laws might impact the crowdfunding scene in the next months leading to and right after the much-anticipated full implementation of crowdfunding for equity, David Drake spoke with Scott Purcell, CEO of Arctic Island. Drake:Scott, you are a co-founder of the leading… Read More