Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Crowdfunding webinar - 9/13/12

This webinar will provide a social investing summary of the law, along with a summary of how investors and businesses can use the law to enter the Crowdfunding market. We will also review current developments.
All paying attendees will get a copy of my book: The JOBS Act: Crowdfunding for Small Businesses and Startups [Paperback - Published 9/26/12] 
The law targets emerging growth companies and defines them as an issuer with “total annual gross revenues of less than $1,000,000,000 (one billion dollars)..during its most recently completed fiscal
For potential investors, providing a platform for the sale of emerging company securities does not require registration as a Broker/Dealer, given certain exemption qualifications. To become a funding platform, vendors must fulfill 12 requirements. Equity issuers are subject to certain restrictions/limits.  There are four trading restrictions and three exemptions. Issuers (Emerging Growth Companies) are liable for any untrue statements of material facts.

In addition, the SEC must make a special effort to reach out to women, veteran and minority firms.

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Monday, September 3, 2012

Socially responsible investing news

SRI News
IRF Conference identifies responsible investing as key issue for retirement funds
Responsible Investing (RI) has been identified by government as key focus on the horizon for the retirement fund industry and may even become regulated in the near future. ... "Communication in this regard needs to include how the investment strategy ...
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