Tagged: cfpa


“CFIRA welcomes the SEC’s approval of FINRA’s Form for Funding Portals. We see this as a very positive and proactive sign that both agencies intend to prioritize rule making on the JOBS Act. This information request is the first public and meaningful step toward developing… Read More

CFIRA Optimistic About Crowdfunding Timeline

Earlier this week FINRA invited prospective Crowdfunding portals to voluntarily file an interim funding portal form. The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) and sister organization the Crowdfunding Professional Association(CfPA) have conducted a thorough review of the FINRA Registration Process Inquiry form for Crowdfunding Portals, and are optimistic about the progress that is being… Read More

The Crowdfunding Solution: If the Government Can’t Fix the Economy… Maybe Entrepreneurs Can

Texas State Capital Building in Austin

I often write about the brave and innovative entrepreneurs in Texas, but that is only because they are working overtime to lead by example in the startup community. We have a history of strong and successful leaders who paved the way for the future of… Read More

Crowdfund Texas Gathering: Optimistic about Future of Crowdfunding

Tuesday’s Crowdfund Texas Conference, held at the Omni Hotel in downtown Austin, attracted 235 industry luminaries, state officials, and aspiring entrepreneurs to the one-day event hosted by Texas super angel investor and Laughing at Wall Street author Chris Camillo. In partnership with the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA)… Read More

Top Ten Issues Raised at Texas Crowdfunding Conference

The CrowdfundTX Conference featured an impressive assemblage of crowdfunding leaders from around the country. Organizer, Chris Camillo who sits on the board of the Crowdfunding Professionals Association, noted that bringing this group of “speakers together may never happen again.” The conference kept participants glued to their… Read More

Crowdfund Texas Commences Tuesday in Austin

Crowdfunding industry event, Crowdfund Texas, will take place  on Tuesday, January 8th in Austin, Texas.  Organized by the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CFPA), Start Up Texas / Start Up America and Chris Camillo (Crowd of Angels). The day long event will feature a wide range of topics… Read More

Canadian and U.S. lobby groups forge crowdfunding alliance

The main organization lobbying to legalize equity crowdfunding in Canada is teaming up with a major U.S. group to bolster its efforts. Invest CrowdFund Canada (ICC) announced today it is formally partnering with the U.S.-based Crowdfunding Professionals Association (CfPA). The new partnership – referred to… Read More

New Data Released by CfPA Shows Surprising Results

How much do you know about Crowdfunding?  This was the context of a survey conducted by Crowdfunding Professional Association in conjunction with Crowdfund Capital Advisors.  They asked 442 entrepreneurs, investors and intermediaries about their interest in crowdfunding, and also about themselves. What they discovered was encouraging as to the level… Read More

SoMoLend and GATE Global Impact Launch Strategic Lending Alliance

CINCINNATI and NEW YORK —While it remains difficult to obtain financing from traditional means, small business borrowers can now reach out to friends, family and other high net-worth individuals to secure financing through a newly formed partnership between two of the country’s alternative lending companies…. Read More

CrowdFundCast: Sweden, Austin, Vegas and RAMPANT SPECULATION!

Hello! It has been a while since our last episode, but that is because we have been so busy traveling around talking about crowdfunding. In this podcast we finally get the whole gang in one room to talk about their experiences with traveling to Sweden… Read More

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