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Biden Administration Plans to Increase Taxes on 2.1 Million Small Businesses

The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is warning that the Biden Administrations’ tax plan would raise taxes on 2.1 million small businesses – in contrast to the Administrations’ claims. Last week, the White House issued a Fact Sheet on the plan claiming the… Read More

White House Aligns with Limited Crypto Amendment. Will Digital Asset Innovation be Doomed?

Following the kerfuffle regarding the infrastructure bill’s inclusion of a broad definition of brokers in regards to digital assets, the blockchain industry joined in roundly criticizing the language as being extreme to the point of undermining crypto innovation. Soon, several Senators partnered to create a… Read More

Senator Lummis Says Amendment to Save Crypto Innovation Facing Major Headwinds as Infrastructure Vote Looms

Infrastructure used to mean roads, airports, bridges, etc. Today, infrastructure, as defined by our elected representatives, means oh so much more. The massive spending bill being foisted upon the populace by Congress is still being dissected but one area that it may impact is digital… Read More

CipherTrace Shares Report on Blockchain Analysis that Helped US Seize $2M+ in DarkSide Ransom Paid by Colonial Pipeline

On June 7, 2021, the US Department of Justice announced that they had managed to seize 63.69 BTC (valued at around $2.5 million) of the 75 BTC ransom Colonial Pipeline was forced to pay to DarkSide. This ransom recovery is notably the very first undertaken… Read More

White House National Economic Council Publishes Framework for Fintech

Better late than never, the National Economic Council, part of the Obama Administration’s White House, has published a “Framework for Fintech” outlining their principles for policy on financial innovation. Adrienne Harris, a Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Alex Zerden, a Presidential… Read More

White House: Fintech Can Help Advance Our Financial Well-being and Economic Prosperity

The White House organized a Fintech stakeholder meeting last week to discuss how “Fintech can help advance critical economic policy priorities.” Even while a plethora of regulatory agencies is circling to put the breaks on Fintech innovation, it is somewhat encouraging the Executive branch of… Read More

MEMO TO CONGRESS: Title III Crowdfunding Needs a Fixin’ – NOW!

  It’s been more than four (very long) years since the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS Act) made its debut, with much fanfare, in the White House Rose Garden. And on May 16, 2016, the official date of the emancipation of investment crowdfunding… Read More

White House on Crowdfunding: Now Entrepreneurs from Across the Country Can Raise Capital from Ordinary Americans

In a posting on the White House blog, Doug Rand and Thomas Kalil, two officials from the Executive Offices, have touted the benefits and potential of Reg CF crowdfunding as enacted under Title III of the JOBS Act of 2012. Rand is the Assistant Director… Read More

Kickstarter’s Campaign to Aid Syrian Refugees Surpasses $1.6M During the Final Hours

With less than 24 hours until its crowdfunding campaign dedicated to Syrian Refugees comes to an end, Kickstarter has successfully secured over $1.6 million thanks to 26,000 backers. Last week, Kickstarter’s Yancey Strickler announced that the White House reached out and asked if its team… Read More

Update: UN Refugee Kickstarter Campaign to Aid Syrian Refugees Exceeds $1.1M. Yes, You Can Do Something to Help.

The crowd has made and is making the difference.  Over 18,655 Kickstarter backers have responded to the UN’s call for funding to aid refugee Syrians in crisis. As reported by Crowdfund Insider‘s JD Alois, the White House has reached out to Kickstarter to help raise funding to… Read More

Kickstarter Creates “2014: The Year in Review” For The White House

On Thursday (February 12th) Kickstarter’s Nitsuh Abebe unveiled the crowdfunding giant’s latest project, which involves The White House. The platform was reportedly recruited by The White House to create this code for its 2014 Year in Review. Abebe explained: “Last December, as 2014 was packing its bags, we… Read More

White House Year in Review Built with Kickstarter Code

The code wizards at Kickstarter have always been pretty good at coming up with new and creative ways to display content and deliver data.  Some features are viewable to all and others are hidden to only project creators (and the Kickstarter dev team).  For the… Read More

WATCH: White House Champions Of Change Event Salutes Crowdfunding Pioneers

As we’ve reported previously, The White House invited a select group of crowdfunding entrepreneurs to be recognized as “Champions of Change” on June 4th, 2013. The White House has since released a video of the event on YouTube. Watch below…

Leverage PR Invited To White House “Champions Of Change” Event

Joy Schoffler of Leverage PR will be heading to the White House to attend the Champions of Change event this week. From the press release… The Champions of Change program shares the stories of people across the country who have strengthened their communities. This week, innovative entrepreneurs… Read More

White House Seeks Crowdfunding Entrepreneurs To Recognize As “Champions Of Change”

The White House has launched a program seeking crowdfunding entrepreneurs to recognize as “Champions of Change.” This May, the White House Office of Public Engagement will host a Champions of Change event for entrepreneurs who exemplify the promise of crowdfunding to fuel the growth of… Read More

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