Tagged: access to capital

House Financial Services Committee Schedules Hearing on Access to Capital

The House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, has scheduled a hearing to discuss, “Legislative Proposals to Improve Small Businesses’ and Communities’ Access to Capital”. This hearing, which will be live streamed on the HFSC site, is scheduled to take place… Read More

Malta Business Bureau And University of Malta Launch Crowdfunding Platform, Among The First In The Country

The Malta Business Bureau and the University of Malta have signed a agreement to collaborate on developing a crowdfunding platform to finance local business ideas and projects, according to a recent story on the University of Malta’s website. The country’s Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business will… Read More

A Michigan Perspective: Crowdfunding is Essential to Growing Business, Communities

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What would happen if we could invest in businesses in our own communities? What would happen if that entrepreneur you know could raise the capital needed to start a business from friends and neighbors and investors who are intimately familiar with the project? Michigan citizens… Read More

Crowdfunding’s Place On The Capital Ladder

Often times crowdfunding in the United States is discussed as a dichotomy. On one hand you have the brand of crowdfunding that takes place now, the donation- and rewards-based models that fuel sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo and countless others. On the other hand you have… Read More

South Korea Aims To Legalize Equity Crowdfunding

CRIEnglish.com reported yesterday that South Korea is looking to legalize equity crowdfunding, seemingly spurred on by the United States’s passage of the JOBS Act. From the article… South Korea planned to legalize the crowd funding system as part of efforts to help venture companies finance… Read More

Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Kicks off 2013 Access to Capital Tour

Events Will Bring Together Small Businesses with Lenders and Experts in Chicago, Atlanta and Seattle Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. has announced that registration is open for its Access to Capital: Money to Mainstreet Event which will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2013 “With over… Read More