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Bipartisan Group Of Senators Urge Crowdfunding Implementation

SEC

Yes, legislators in the United States can agree on something. A bipartisan group of Senators is frustrated with delays in the implementation of the JOBS Act, and they’re expressing that discontent in a letter directed squarely at SEC Chair Mary Jo White. The group of Senators include: Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Michael Bennet… Read More

US Senator, Richmond Mayor Join in Launch of Kiva City Richmond

Kiva City Richmond

Partnership between Kiva and city of Richmond lauded by Virginia Senator Mark Warner and Richmond Mayor  Dwight C. Jones.  Capital One to match Loans for Entrepreneurs from Kiva Platform. An impressive group of politicians and business leaders announced the launch of Kiva City Richmond.  Capital One Financial Corporation, Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) and Richmond Mayor… Read More

Crowdwatch: Could Crowdfunding Save The U.S. Economy?

Jobs Act 2013

In its purest form, crowdfunding creates options for companies and organizations looking for ways to raise capital — a significant variable in an economy with close to 8 percent unemployment and slow GDP growth. According to the Mass Solution Crowdfunding Industry Report, these campaigns raised $2.7 billion last year, an amount expected to double this year…. Read More

VIDEO: Senator Mark Warner Speaks At CrowdCheck DC Conference

Senator Mark Warner

The Senator spoke about the potential of securities crowdfunding, which would allow startup companies to make equity offerings to investors through websites and raise up to $1 million per year from investors online. The JOBS Act, which was passed in April 2012, established a legal framework in the United States for equity crowdfunding.

Senator hosts funding workshop

Senator Mark Warner

DANVILLE — U.S. Sen. Mark Warner will sponsor a “crowdfunding” event for Virginia-based entrepreneurs Thursday, Nov. 29, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research in Danville. The workshop, which is free, will offer information about raising capital from conventional sources such as friends, venture capital firms and angel investors,… Read More