Tagged: chris tyrrell

OfferBoard is Acquired by Entoro Group

OfferBoard, an investment crowdfunding platform operating under Title II of the JOBS Act, has been acquired by Entoro Group. Entoro is a new combination of Clearinghouse Securities and OFSCap LLC. Entoro announced the acquisition today stating the move was designed to enhance its distribution of energy-related… Read More

SEC Announces Agenda for Small Business Capital Formation Forum Scheduled for this Week

The SEC has had a busy week. First, the Commission held its first Fintech Forum, as suggested by Commissioner Piwowar, indicating its growing interest in financial technology disruption. This morning, SEC Chair Mary Jo White testified before the House Financial Services Committee regarding the SEC… Read More

The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Association Adds New Names to Board of Directors

The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Association (CFIRA) has updated its Board of Directors adding several new members.  The recently appointed individuals will begin a two year term on June 2nd. The new members include: Anthony Zeoli – Partner at Freeborn and Crowdfund Insider Senior Contributor Ron… Read More

CFIRA Teams Up With CCA & SBE Council to host Crowdfunding Showcase & Celebration

The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) announced on Wednesday that it has formed a partnership with Crowdfunding Capital Advisors (CCA) and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) to host the upcoming event, Crowdfunding Showcase and Celebration. The event, which will be held on May… Read More

SEC IAC Presentation on Crowdfunding Highlights Investor Protection Concerns (Video)

The SEC Investor Advisory Committee met last week in Washington, DC. The periodic meeting was opened by Chair White who mentioned Title III retail crowdfunding specifically; “Regulation Crowdfunding becomes effective in May and funding portals can begin to register with the Commission later this month. … Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee to Host Presentation on Crowdfunding Today

The Investor Advisory Committee is scheduled to convene today at the SEC headquarters in Washington, DC.  The agenda in the afternoon (on the schedule for 2PM) includes an update on crowdfunding rules. The presentation on investment crowdfunding includes the participation of two well known industry… Read More

Crowdfunding is Impacting the Global Economy

  Innovation means creating something that makes a process or product more efficient. The result can be a price reduction passed on to consumers in the short run, or an increase in the speed at which a business operates. Ultimately, innovation serves as the backbone… Read More

Crowdfunding is Changing the Female Entrepreneurial Landscape

  According to Inc.com, the emergence of the JOBS Act has created around 1,500 to 2,000 jobs since its inception. And according to the organization Women Entrepreneurs as Economic Drivers, women will create more jobs and keep the economy churning, provided they have the capital… Read More

All in: CFIRA Applauds SEC Commissioners Approval of Reg A+

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously adopted final rules on Wednesday to expand Regulation A, an existing securities registration exemption, under Title IV of the JOBS Act, often referred to as “Regulation A+.” The expansion of Regulation A will expand capital markets for small public securities… Read More

OfferBoard CEO and CFIRA Chair Chris Tyrrell Presents at DC Growth Summit Update

OfferBoard CEO and CFIFA Chair Chris Tyrrell presented detailed research in his paper  “Equity Crowdfunding Under Title II of the JOBS ACT: The First Year” at the Washington, D.C. Growth Summit Update.  Tyrrell founded OfferBoard, an investment platform that uses technology, big data and dating-style matching… Read More

CFIRA Set to Discuss JOBS Act & More at Regulatory Summit in Washington, DC

The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) has scheduled a public event in Washington, DC, on November 21st, to update and review the community on various aspects of the JOBS Act including Title II, Title III and Title IV.  The 2nd Annual Regulatory Summit has been… Read More

Growth Capital Summit Tackles JOBS Act & More on Eve of SEC Forum on Small Business Capital Formation

November is a big month in Washingtong, DC.  Not only is it the mid-term election season that happens to have a bit of excitement in the air with the Senate being up for grabs, but also there are several events targeting the small business community…. Read More

CFIRA Advocates Announce Second Annual Regulatory Summit in Washington D.C.

The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) will hold its Second Annual Regulatory and Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C., on Friday, November 21 from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Hart Building on Capital Hill. Attendees will network with fellow crowdfunding advocates, members of Congress,… Read More

OfferBoard’s Founder Set To Speak At Canadian Equity Crowdfunding Tour

The Equity Crowdfunding Alliance of Canada (ECFA Canada), which was created to raise awareness of equity crowdfunding, is hosting the 2014 Canadian Equity Crowdfunding Tour. The tour’s events will take place in Toronto (April 24), Calgary (May 27), Vancouver (May 29), and Montreal (June 4)…. Read More

Outlook for Debt and Equity Crowdfunding to be Discussed at Crowdfund Global Expo

Crowdfunding Leaders Gather in San Diego at The Crowdfund Global Expo January 30-31. The securities crowdfunding industry is leading the charge for huge changes to capital formation, wealth building and investing. In September 2013, the SEC implemented rules governing Title II of the Jumpstart Our… Read More

Crowdfunding A Focus At M&A Conference Next Week

The Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors is holding their annual conference in Chicago next week, and for the first time ever the conference will include a large panel on crowdfunding. The AM&AA is comprised of 900 independent professionals – CPAs, attorneys, investors, M&A advisors,… Read More