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Devin Thorpe published: August 10

Expert: Crowdfunding and Venture Capital Markets Will Merge

Frankly, I don’t remember when a guest and I covered so much important ground in so little time. Don’t miss my conversation with Christopher Lustrino, the founder and CEO of KingsCrowd.


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Devin Thorpe
Devin Thorpe published: July 28

Securities Lawyer Explains Why Violating Crowdfunding Regulations Isn't Like Speeding

CrowdCheck CEO Sara Hanks Helps Clients Avoid Problems

CrowdCheck CEO Sara Hanks says securities law enforcement differs dramatically from traffic enforcement. If you speed and don’t get caught in the ...more

Devin Thorpe
Devin Thorpe published: July 21

Investment Crowdfunding Allows Impact Investing So Easy a Child Can Understand

William McGuire is the founder and CEO of Incolo, a venture accelerator designed to help entrepreneurs find capital right in their backyard, often via investment crowdfunding. He envisions a world whe ...more

Jenny Kassan
Jenny Kassan answered: July 20

Are founders putting themselves at risk if they reveal their fundraising plans on a public forum like Twitter?

Yes!  It is amazing how common it is for founders to publicly pitch investments in their companies.  This is not always illegal.  There are some securities exemptions under which this is allowed (e.g. Regulation Crowdfunding (but with some limitations) and Rule 506...

Devin Thorpe
Devin Thorpe published: July 19

He's One of the Real OGs of Investment Crowdfunding

A Real OG
Sherwood “Woodie” Neiss is on a short list of those who deserve serious credit for leading Congress to pass and getting then-President Barack Obama to sign the 2012 JOBS Act. He’s earne ...more

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