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Everything You Need to Know About Equity Crowdfunding
Starting today, companies using crowdfunding websites to raise money can offer stock options to donors. More than four years after equity crowdfunding was signed into law through the 2012 JOBS Act, the Securities and Exchange Commission is permitting start-ups to offer stock in their companies to
What's the Difference? Venture Capital, Online Venture Capital and Equity Crowdfunding
Venture Capital, Online Venture Capital and Equity Crowdfunding: Which One for You?
Day Three: Government Shutdown
This is the special company CBC news digital special report President Obama. Taking the budget battle on the road this morning he is visiting a construction company in Maryland. Calling on congress to reopen the government and raise the nation's debt ceiling that lobbying effort being taken
Twitter's IPO Filing Shows 215 Million Monthly Active Users
In its IPO filing, Twitter revealed today that it has more than 200 million monthly active users who tweet 500 million tweets per day. Among the impressive financial figures revealed for the first time, the company wrote in its S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, "From 2011 to
Is Shutdown The New Normal?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES NO END IN SIGHT: President Obama and leaders of both houses of Congress left a 90-minute meeting at the White House last night no more closer to ending a government shutdown then when the started, ABC’s ABBY PHILLIP notes....
Newly Legal: Buying Stock in Start-Ups Via Crowdsourcing
Amateur investors may soon be able to use crowdsourcing to buy equity in start-ups. But should they? At least one expert--the author of a report on Kickstarter--recommends caution. Under a newly implemented provision of 2012's "Jumpstart Our Business Start-ups Act" (JOBS Act), it became legal this
Obama Wants to Break Through 'the Washington Logjam'
Hi everybody. This week I went down toward Amazon warehouse in Tennessee to talk more about what we need to do to secure a better bargain for the middle class. To make sure that anyone who works hard can get ahead in the 20% economy. Over the past years we fought our way back from the worst
Transcript of Obama's State of the Union Address
Following is President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address, as prepared for delivery. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that "the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for
Obama Announces Manufacturing, Education Initiatives for Better Jobs
The president discusses a path to create middle class jobs, promote economic growth.