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Brief: Seedrs’ Karen Kerrigan & Federation of Small Businesses’ Tony Baron Shares Alternative Finance in 2016 Predictions

This week, chief legal officer of crowdfunding platform Seedrs, Karren Kerrigan, and chairman for tax and economic affairs of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), Tony Baron, sat down with Workspace to discuss their 2016 predictions for alternative finance. During the interview, Kerrigan stated alternative finance will… Read More

The First Investment Crowdfunding Fraud. What Does this Mean for the Industry?

During the buildup to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s announcement regarding the final rules on Title III retail crowdfunding, the Commission filed a fraud case in the US District Court of Nevada.  The SEC accused Ascenergy, a company ostensibly in the oil and gas industry,… Read More

What the Crowdfunding Opportunity Under Title III Will Mean for Small Businesses

When we showed up in Washington, D.C., Karen Kerrigan, of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, became a champion for our cause to legalize debt and equity crowdfunding. Karen, and the SBE Council, is the closest thing small businesses and entrepreneurs have to a lobby… Read More

Leaders of Innovative Finance Respond to UK Budget Policy, Embrace ISA Approach

  The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s summer budget was said to put economic security first and was a plan for “working people”. But incorporated in the policy statement was also aspects that should benefit disruptive financial firms on both the debt and equity side of… Read More

In Equity Crowdfunding, The Redcoats are Winning

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Fresh from my trip across the pond, I can tell you I have seen the light. Crowdfunding can and is working and we (the United States) are behind the eight ball on this one. When describing the US regulatory regime to crowdfunding professionals in the… Read More

Seedrs Responds to FCA Announcement on Crowdfunding Regulations

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom has released their much anticipated review of regulating the nascent crowdfunding industry.  This includes both the debt and equity categories of crowdfunding. Seedrs, one of the leading equity crowdfunding platforms in the UK, has released their response… Read More

CES “Finding the Money” Panel Targets Crowdfunding

CES International is just around the corner where over 150,000 people from all around the world will queue up for a dose of tech heaven.  Touted as the most important consumer electronics show in the world, the event is always evolving and always adapting to… Read More

SBE Council: Data Suggests Work To Do For Crowdfunding Industry

Only 11% of small business owners are familiar with crowdfunding as a means of capital formation for their businesses. That revelation comes via SBE Council President and CEO Karen Kerrigan, who shared the information via  a survey entitled “Entrepreneurs & the Economy Survey.” The survey… Read More

“The State of Equity-Based Crowdfunding” Brings Thought Leaders Together In Washington

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MEDIA ADVISORY: The State of Equity-Based Crowdfunding…Primed, Capitalized and Waiting on the SEC Members of the Media are Invited to Attend a Press Conference at the National Press Club on February 19th Prior to Briefings at Capitol Hill, The White House, and the SEC Washington,… Read More

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