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SignOn.org Has a Petition for the SEC (And Others) to Keep Crowdfunding on Track

Currently at just under 200 signatures the petition is to be delivered to Mary Schapiro the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. “Let’s join forces as Americans to let the SEC know that empowering small businesses and entrepreneurs is vital to our communities and… Read More

Crowdfunding Could Help Save the American Economy

Commentary By AnnMarie McIlwain, Founder and CEO, www.careerfuel.net and CFIRA member. Story originally posted on CFIRA’s blog. “Revolutions happen fast, but dawn slowly.” This is how Jon Gertner characterized the innovation and resulting leapfrogs in technology that came out of Bell Labs (the research and development arm of AT&T)… Read More

2 million Jobs from Startups Lost in the Past Decade: Crowdfunding-for-Equity Could Fill the Gap

Via CareerFuel: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4.6 million jobs were created in 2000 by establishments less than 1 year old. In 2011, this number declined to 2.5 million­—a loss of 2.1 million jobs. The infographic below shows how crowdfunding-for-equity, a new fundraising… Read More

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