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Make informed decisions. Investing decoded, infographic series.

When raising capital through Reg CF companies have to present specific information to investors so they can make informed decisions. Offering statement, pitch, business valuation and so on. Check out our second infographic for detailed and easy to read information

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Do you know how to invest through Reg CF? Investing decoded, infographic series.

New terminology, rules, sections and subsections – Regulation Crowdfunding might be complicated and hard to read. We want to make investing in startups easy for you so we’ve gathered everything you need to know in a series of infographics. What

Posted in Equity Crowdfunding, Investors

Wisdom of the crowds

The crowd is pretty good at detecting fraud and finding projects with signals of quality. With information openly shared online, the wisdom of the crowds does act to curb fraud, observers note. According Wharton management professor Ethan Mollick fraud rarely

Posted in crowdfunding, Equity Crowdfunding, Investors

You can now invest as little as $100 in any business you like

Through truCrowd you can directly invest money into business opportunities that were once set aside for accredited investors only. You can now invest as little as $100 and up to $5,000/year in every business you like, without needing proof of

Posted in crowdfunding, Equity Crowdfunding, Investors

Fraud prevention measures

To prevent fraud, Texas State Securities Board requires all entrepreneurs raising money through truCrowd Texas to fill out the exemption notice, disclosure documents and present a summary of the offering. In few words TSSB makes sure the entrepreneur stays within

Posted in Equity Crowdfunding, Investors

Meet your customers!

One of the greatest things about crowdfunding is how close it gets you to your customers, giving you a chance to engage them and field questions, complaints, feedback, and ideas. You never know—your company’s next great idea could come from

Posted in Equity Crowdfunding, Investors

Can I resell my investment?

You can resell your shares. However, investments in crowdfunding assets should be viewed as a long-term and illiquid investment. Conforming to current stipulations, you must hold any purchased shares for a minimum of nine months from the acquisition date.  

Posted in crowdfunding, Equity Crowdfunding, Investors

More Feel Good Crowdfunding Campaigns to Share

Crowdfunding for Cancer, Music Instruments and UT’s HornRaiser The world of crowdfunding is so large and diverse we could share dozens of amazing feel good stories each month. Last November we posted our first blog on feel good crowdfunding campaigns in which

Posted in crowdfunding, Entrepreneurs, Intrastate Crowdfunding, Investors, Start-ups, Uncategorized

Wearable Tech is a Hot Crowdfunding Market

One Smartwatch Raises over $5.5M in 6 Hours It’s no secret that wearable technology has become a trend here in the United States and worldwide. People are obsessed with the capabilities and data storage of these devices and have made

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Global and U.S. Crowdfunding News Mid-February 2015

Worldwide and Domestic Crowdfunding Updates When you work in an industry as innovative and emergent as crowdfunding, exciting news and updates seem to occur every day. More and more countries are beginning to realize the power of crowdfunding and the

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