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EarlyIQ’s CrowdSelect Set to Meet All SEC Regulation Requirements

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On Tuesday, EarlyIQ, Inc. announced the immediate availability of EarlyIQ CrowdSelect, the company’s fully hosted suite of services that enables compliance by investment intermediaries including crowdfunding platforms and broker/dealers. CrowdSelect will meet all background and investor requirements under the new Regulation Crowdfunding rules recently approved… Read More

What the Crowdfunding Opportunity Under Title III Will Mean for Small Businesses

Karen Kerrigan President and CEO of SBE Council

When we showed up in Washington, D.C., Karen Kerrigan, of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, became a champion for our cause to legalize debt and equity crowdfunding. Karen, and the SBE Council, is the closest thing small businesses and entrepreneurs have to a lobby… Read More

Sherwood Neiss on Crowdfunding: “No Systemic Fraud Anywhere” (Video)

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Shewood (Woodie) Neiss, co-founder of Crowdfund Capital Advisors, joined the studios of CNBC today – a visit that coincided with a visit by former Congressman Eric Cantor who happened to have published an Op-Ed on crowdfunding today. Neiss spoke about Title II, accredited crowdfunding, and… Read More

Washington D.C. is Dubbed Number 1 City for Crowdfunding in the U.S.

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Move Over, Chicago & New York! Washington D.C. is making its mark in the crowdfunding industry. On Wednesday (October 22nd), a new report revealed that the city is best place for entrepreneurs and startups to crowdfund their products. According to In The Capital, a new… Read More

JOBSImpact Score Reveals Entrepreneur Friendly Cities & States

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TheCrowdDataCenter.com has teamed up with Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA), participants in the creation of the JOBS Act legislation, harnessing big-data to create a way to measure crowdfunded activity and job creation, at national and, crucially, local level in a new way. The JOBSIMPACT score rates the impact… Read More

The Crowdfunding Centre Publishes State of Crowdfunding Nation Report

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Publication of the second State of the Crowdfunding Nation report reveals the massive progress that has been made since the first report quarterly report, according to the Crowdfunding Centre.  Not only does crowdfunding continue to grow at prodigious rates but it’s viral spread across the… Read More

New Forms of Finance Hits Radar of Governments Around the Globe at Berkeley Forum

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In a report from UK’s “the Crowdfunding Centre“, the group notes that crowdfunding and alternative-finance have hit the radar of governments and policy-makers, as well as financial institutions, across the globe.   The Second Annual Academic Symposium on crowdfunding is taking place this week at UC… Read More

An Estimated $140 Million Has Been Invested in Crowdfunding Infrastructure This Year

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Estimates Indicate this Number Could Rise to $250 Million By End of Year. A recent report indicates that interest and associated investments in the nascent crowdfunding industry is taking off.  Apparently over $140 million has been funneled into crowdfunding infrastructure just this year alone.  This… Read More

Jason Best & Sherwood Neiss to SEC: Vote Now on Title III Crowdfunding Rules

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Crowdfund Capital Advisors principles Jason Best and Sherwood Neiss have joined the growing group of crowdfunding industry participants demanding the Securities and Exchange Commission release final rules on Title III crowdfunding immediately.  In a comment letter addressed to SEC Chair Mary Jo White, Best and… Read More

Crowdfund Capital Advisors Report: Crowdfunding is Powerful Tool for Women & Minorities

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Women & Minorites Traditionally Shunned by Private Capital Markets See Huge Potential for Investment Crowdfunding and Access to Capital. Crowdfund Capital Advisors has published a report to highlight crowdfund investing as a powerful new tool to fuel the underserved women and minority markets.  The document… Read More

SeedInvest Closes on $4.15 Million in Self Crowdfunding


Equity based crowdfunding platform SeedInvest, has announced it has completed a $4.15 million Series A round the bulk of the amount financed via their own investment  portal. SeedInvest met its initial $3 million goal in only one week and accepted $1.15 million of additional commitments… Read More

Four Industries Primed to be Disrupted by Crowdfunding


One of the benefits of helping launch and continuing to work with the global equity and debt crowdfunding movement is the innovative companies that show up at our door. These organizations are changing a number of industries and none of them are kids in garages… Read More

Report: Job Impact of Crowdfunding from Crowdfund Capital Advisors

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Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA), a consulting and advisory firm in the investment crowdfunding space,  has published a report that illustrates how companies that use crowdfunding to raise capital are creating jobs, building stronger businesses, and attracting follow on capital. Sherwood Neiss, principal at Crowdfund Capital… Read More

Four Ways Crowdfunding Is Helping Small Businesses In The Real World

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Yesterday we received word that Crowdfund Capital Advisors had released a research report and accompanying op-ed at VentureBeat examining some of the real, tangible benefits crowdfunding was creating for small businesses. Here are ten quick points from the report that show how crowdfunding is helping small businesses… Read More

AARP Magazine Runs Crowdfunding Feature, Cites Cautionary Letter


AARP The Magazine recently ran an article on crowdfunding dealing with the possibilities (and perils) of the evolving means of capital formation. Kickstarter, RocketHub and EarlyShares all get mention in the piece alongside Sherwood Neiss of Crowdfund Capital Advisors. Rockethub’s Alon Hillel-Tuch and EarlyShares’s Heather Schwarz-Lopes… Read More

Crowdfunding and Climate Innovation: The Next Steps are in Funding Impact Investing

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The future of Impact Investing and Crowdfunding was on display in Nairobi, Kenya last week.  At the World Bank/infoDev’s annual funding meeting their budget was divvyed up among the creation of Climate Innovation Centers (CIC) in Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa, Vietnam and the Caribbean and… Read More

Senate Hearing On JOBS Act: Neiss, Fleming Spar Over Cost Of Capital


Yesterday the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs held a hearing entitled “The JOBS Act At A Year And A Half: Assessing Progress And Unmet Opportunities.” It was set to be a particularly interesting hearing because of the panel, which included… Read More

Sherwood Neiss Testimony Before US Senate Commmittee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs

Sherwood Neiss Testifying at Senate Banking Committee

Sherwood Neiss, one of the leading figures in the crowdfunding industry, testified before the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs today in which the merits and challenges of crowdfunding were reviewed.  Neiss, who is a founder of Crowdfund Capital Advisors as well… Read More

Ruth Hedges On UNLV Crowdfunding Course, Crowdfunding Roadmap & Second Bootcamp Event

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Ruth Hedges is the CEO of Crowdfunding Roadmap, a leader in industry groups like CFIRA and the CFPA and the organizer of the first Global Crowdfunding Convention & Bootcamp conference. Now she has announced that she will be holding a two-day course on crowdfunding on… Read More