Tagged: amy cortese

There are 53 Women-Owned Ventures Raising Capital Now on Two-Dozen Funding Sites

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Investibule is a platform that highlights women founders seeking growth capital. Currently, there are 53 women owned ventures raising capital across two dozen online funding sites that are being featured on Investibule. Founded by Amy Cortese, a well known crowdfunding advocate, author, and creator of… Read More

SEC Adopts Modernized Intrastate “Crowdfunding” Rules:  A Time to Yawn?

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On October 26, 2016, the SEC’s three Commissioners convened at their headquarters to adopt new rules intended to modernize what had historically been a little used path of raising capital for startups, early stage businesses and community-based enterprises: the so called intrastate exemption. It had… Read More

“We went through bank after bank. They couldn’t justify giving out a loan to two guys starting a business”

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While regulators and some politicians worry that investors may lose money, since investing happens to involve risk, the quote below is exactly why investment crowdfunding is dearly needed: “We went through bank after bank. They couldn’t justify giving out a loan to two guys starting a… Read More

Crowdfunding News Roundup: October 31, 2013

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Happy halloween to all of our stateside readers! USA Today | Delamaide: Crowdfunding rules help investors Do we have a “stock market rigged in favor of high-frequency traders?” According to this article yes, and it is turning investors away from the stock market. Where will… Read More

Rep. Jenkins Hopes Crowdfunding Bill Will Be “A Real Win-Win For Michigan”

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Adrian, Michigan is a town of approximately 22,000 people and lies on the Michigan border between Ann Arbor and Toledo, Ohio, in the heart of the rust belt. It’s a far cry from San Francisco, New York or Austin. Amy Cortese (pictured, right) visited the town… Read More

Writer explains ‘locavesting’ to group at economic club luncheon


ADRIAN —  Local investing is the best way to revitalize the economy, writer Amy Cortese told about 45 people Thursday at the Adrian Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Club Luncheon at the Christian Family Centre. Cortese, author of “Locavesting, The Revolution in Local Investing and… Read More

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