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Supporting America’s Innovators Act Passes the House of Representatives

The US House of Representatives passed the Supporting America’s Innovators Act (HR 1219) today. The bill received solid backing with a vote of 417 for and 3 against. The bill now moves to the Senate for review. Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry, the Vice Chairman… Read More

Five Years Ago Today … Thousands Asked Congress to Enact the JOBS Act that Legalized Crowdfunding

  Today, exactly 5 years ago, thousands of US Citizens asked the Senate to push forward and pass the JOBS Act of 2012 into law.  The letter, embedded below was signed by a diverse group of stakeholders, including: 534 investors 18 incubators 2,726 Entrepreneurs and… Read More

PolicyGenius Aims to Reshape Insurance with Successful $15M Series B Funding Round

Revolution Ventures led a $15 million Series B funding round for PolicyGenius today;  funding will be utilized by PolicyGenius to reshape the direct-to-consumer insurance industry. Launched in July 2014, PolicyGenius facilitates the insurance discovery and purchase process for life, long-term disability, renters, and pet insurance. The company… Read More

WealthForge Gets $100,000 Backing from Steve Case

AOL co-founder, and entrepreneur advocate, Steve Case created Rise with the Rest in 2014.  Since that time he has been traveling across the country to identify promising young companies to back with his money and seal of approval. Rise with the Rest seeks startups in… Read More

Q-&-A: PENSCO CEO Kelly Rodriques Discusses The Definition of ‘Accredited Investor,’ The JOBS Act And More

Shortly into 2015, Kelly Rodriques, president and CEO of PENSCO Trust Company, a leading alternative asset custodian, shared his top five predictions for the year underway. Crowdfund Insider caught up with him for a more detailed Q-and-A about his predictions—from the $1 million investment cap… Read More

Smackdown: Steve Case on Mark Cuban “His View is Skewed by the Circles He Runs in” as Cuban Criticizes Crowdfunding

Steve Case, a staunch proponent of investment crowdfunding and advocate of access to capital for SMEs, called out billionaire pundit Mark Cuban on CNBC this morning. Ostensibly the discussion was on the Tech Bubble “Yes or No” polemic but discourse ended up being a bit… Read More

Steve Case: “A Well Implemented JOBS Act Can Help Unleash a New Wave of Entrepreneurial Activity”

Steve Case the former CEO of AOL, crowdfunding advocate and current Chairman and CEO of Revolution – a venture capitalist group, released a formal statement regarding the recent movement by the SEC on a portion of the JOBs Act. “I was pleased to see the… Read More

ICYMI Future of Crowdfunding Panel from SXSW (Video)

The Future of Crowdfunding Panel at Startup America LIVE SXSWi13 Startup America chairman Steve Case, Sen. Mark Warner, Crowdfund Capital Advisors’ Jason Best, SoMoLend’s Candace Klein, and IndieGoGo’s Slava Rubin talk about the benefits and legal hurdles of crowdfunding.

Steve Case Talks About Importance of Entrepreneurship (Video)

Steve Case, Jobs Act / Crowdfunding supporter, is participating in the Milken Institute Global conference, talks about the importance of entrepreneurship. He also mentions immigration reform which is a current topic in congress.

Entrepreneurs await rules for crowdfunding

Elisse Walter SEC Chairman

In April, President Barack Obama signed the bipartisan Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act into law. The entrepreneurial community cheered, saying the law would help small businesses raise money during their most vulnerable periods, when companies try to move from early to late stage. “The thing… Read More

Amid delays, Steve Case optimistic on Crowdfunding

The SEC is dragging its feet on hashing out the rules for equity crowdfunding, and thekvetching from crowdfunding advocates is growing louder. Mary Schapiro stepping down as SEC chairwoman hasn’t exactly lifted hopes that the agency will produce a set of rules in a timely fashion. AOL co-founder and… Read More

Online Pioneer Steve Case on the Future of Entrepreneurship

Steve Case emerged from the most maligned merger in American business history to become one of the nation’s leading proponents of entrepreneurship. Backing innovation across a wide range of industries through his Revolution investment company and working tirelessly on Capitol Hill to push legislation in… Read More

AOL founder Steve Case touts Ohio’s innovation economy as an example of the ‘rise of the rest’

Ohioans will see plenty of both President Obama and Governor Romney between now and November 6th, 2012. Yet despite a slew of references to big business and small business on the campaign trail, one term we aren’t likely to hear very often is “entrepreneurship.” That’s… Read More