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Guzik Welcome’s Congressman McHenry’s Letter to SEC But Believes More Needs to Be Done

Sam Guzik, a securities attorney and Crowdfund Insider Senior Contributor, has shared his perspective on Congressman Patrick McHenry’s letter to SEC Chair Jay Clayton. Guzik welcomes, McHenry’s requests but believes more needs to be done; “I applaud the unrelenting and tireless efforts of Congressman McHenry… Read More

Crowdfunding Counselor Sam Guzik, A Voice Galvanizing & Advocating for the Crowd

“I do not recycle or repackage the ideas of others.  I try to focus instead on broader JOBS Act issues and events which have thus far gone unnoticed – or barely noticed – and which require further thought, analysis and hopefully, action, by louder and… Read More

Dr. Richard Swart & Sam Guzik to Present in Webcast Series on Title III Equity Crowdfunding

In the wake of final rules of Title III of the JOBS Act, Dr. Richard Swart and Sam Guzik on the rules that allow retail equity crowdfunding. The presentations is organized by NextGen Crowdfunding and is part of a broader online series initiative entitled: “Crowdfunding… Read More

Brief: Sam Guzik & David Weild to Present on Reg A+ & Creating Liquidity for Crowdfunded Offers

Crowdfund Insider Senior Contributor, and noted Securities Attorney, Sam Guzik will be joining the former Vice Chair of the Nasdaq, David Weild, for a free webinar next week to discuss the status of Title IV, Reg A+, using technology to enhance deal distribution, tick sizes, venture… Read More

Crowdfunding Counselor Sam Guzik Interviewed by Kim Greenhouse (Video)

Securities attorney, JOBS Act authority and Crowdfund Insider columnist Sam Guzik was recently interviewed on It’s Rainmaking Time by Kim Greenhouse.   Her guests were bestselling authors, leaders of industry, and pioneers attracting listeners from around the world. Greenhouse, having met Guzik a the Crowdfunding Bootcamp… Read More

SBA Crowdfunding Roundtable Announces Agenda, Features Samuel S. Guzik

California based Securities Attorney Samuel S. Guzik has been scheduled to lead the Small Business Administration (SBA) Crowdfunding Roundtable scheduled for January 15, 2014.  The event is open to the public and will be held at the SBA offices in Washington, DC.  Guzik, a noted… Read More

Fixing the JOBS Act Beyond JOBS Act 3.0: Follow the Money

  Often repeated, but not always followed, is the advice: follow the money. Sometimes basic problems – and their solutions – are more readily understood (and solved) with this simple mantra. Effective capital markets are no exception. They demand faithful adherence to this principle. Lose… Read More

SEC Regulation A+, ICOs and Small Business Capital Formation: For Whom the Bells Toll?

  If the Wall Street Journal is any indicator, so called Regulation A+ offerings, which sprung to life in June 2015, courtesy of Title IV of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012 (the JOBS Act) and SEC rulemaking,  are (or should be) all… Read More

Confido Initial Coin Offering Vaporizes Leaving Token Holders with Little More than Digital Dust

Confido, a small Initial Coin Offering (ICO), has vaporized. The site, Twitter acount and subbreddit is no more. This is a cautionary tale for anyone who may blindly invest in an ICO without doing proper due diligence as this one looks like it is on… Read More

The SEC and Regulated ICOs: Be Careful What You Wish For

Man Proposes and God Disposes On November 8, at an Annual  New York City gathering of securities professionals, SEC Chair Jay Clayton went off script – and in doing so provided what is likely to be the clearest guidance we can expect to receive from… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding’s Aubrey Chernick Develops Online Video Platform Dedicated to the ICO Industry

On Wednesday, ICO Investor.tv was launched to help enthusiasts and investors to explore the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) industry. The platform, which was developed by NextGen Crowdfunding founder, Aubrey Chernick, is claimed to be the first online video platform dedicated to ICOs and will feature… Read More

The SEC, the ICO and Avoiding the ICU: A Call for Leadership and Action

As a securities lawyer and a sometimes advocate for smart regulation of capital formation, I must confess: When it comes to addressing the current state of the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) marketplace, I believe that market participants face a crisis of growing proportions. No Hype… Read More

Tezos Hit with Class Action Lawsuit Filed In California. Is this the Beginning of the End for Unregistered ICOs?

Tezos raised an astounding $232 million in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) this past summer.  As the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rocketed higher, some industry followers pegged the actual raise by Tezos closer to $400 million. A couple weeks back things started to… Read More

New & Improved: Reg A+ May Soon Be Available for Publicly Traded Firms

There is a bill circulating in Congress that may dramatically impact Reg A+ utilization – the crowdfunding rule that currently allows issuers to raise up to $50 million in a scaled disclosure environment. Sponsored by House Representatives Kyrsten Sinema and Trey Hollingsworth, the bill (HR… Read More

House Approves Financial CHOICE Act, the Dodd-Frank Replacement

Dodd-Frank has proven to be a horrible act of legislation. A reactionary swipe directed towards the financial services industry following the calamity known as the Great Recession, many portions of the law have not yet been fully enacted. The new regulations are simply too convoluted… Read More

The First Year of Title III Crowdfunding: A Growing Market and New Opportunities – Live Stream

NextGen and a group of crowdfunding experts look at Title III Crowdfunding one year after it went into effect. The webinar will be co-hosted by NextGen Chief Strategy Officer Dr. Richard Swart and investment crowdfunding expert Adam Chapnick. The program will also feature guest host… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Schedules Title III, Reg CF Anniversary Show

NextGen Crowdfunding, a platform that helps people explore new types of crowdfunding, has announced a webinar special celebrating the one year anniversary since Title III regulations took effect in May 2016. The webinar will take place today (May 16, 2017) at 1PM PT / 4PM ET…. Read More

The JOBS Act Turns Five, Regulation A+ Turns Two, Regulation Crowdfunding Turns One: What Should Be Next on the SEC Chair Jay Clayton’s Agenda

With the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act having just reached its five year milestone, Regulation Crowdfunding hitting its one year milestone, and the two year anniversary of Regulation A(+) fast approaching, I thought this would be a good time to (briefly) reflect on the… Read More

Commercial for YayYo Reg A+ Crowdfunding “IPO” Offer May Push Promotion Too Far

Earlier this month I was running CNBC in the background and a commercial came up that caused me to pause. On the screen was a besuited old white male pitching the next great investment. Coming off a bit like a used-car salesman, I learned later… Read More