Tagged: venture markets

JOBS Act 4.0: Improving the Regulatory Environment for Entrepreneurial Capital Formation

Passed with large bipartisan majorities and signed into law by President Obama, the 2012 JOBS Act was a bipartisan achievement of consequence. The JOBS Act substantially improved the laws governing entrepreneurial capital formation and has had a measurable positive impact on entrepreneurial capital formation. But… Read More

Mary Jo White: One Size Does Not Fit All in Equity Markets

SEC Chair Mary Jo White reaffirmed her interest in providing improved liquidity for shares in smaller companies mentioning specifically Reg A+ and Reg CF. In a wide-ranging speech on equity market structure, White injected a “word on quality markets for smaller companies.” White stated; “…I… Read More

OTC Markets CEO Cromwell Coulson: “Online Securities Offerings are Completely Disruptive”

The odyssey of Elio Motors (OTCQX:ELIO) and the process of raising capital online is notable not because of the fact it raised $17 million on StartEngine  and then quickly followed with a listing on the OTCQX but because it is a “first”. As all forms… Read More

LOOKING FOR THE EXIT – Commissioner Aguilar Presses On The Need For Greater Secondary Market Liquidity 

Earlier this month, Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar addressed the Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies in Washing D.C. In his speech (embedded below), Commissioner Aguilar echoed the sentiments of the market in arguing the need for increased liquidity in the private placement market. His… Read More

OTC Markets Issues Statement on Senate Hearing on Venture Exchanges

OTC Markets has issues a comment on the Senate hearing that took place today to discuss the creation of Venture Exchanges. OTC Markets has positioned its platform to provide these services to smaller companies and new types of securities as legalized by the JOBS Act…. Read More

OTC Markets Tops 500 Companies on Venture Marketplace, Launches OTCQB Composite Index

OTC Markets has announced that 500 “verified”  US and international companies have joined the OTCQB Venture Marketplace. The new marketplace was launched in May of 2014 and is designed to improve market transparency for investors interested in early stage, publicly traded, companies.  OTC also announced… Read More

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