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  • Sara Hanks
    Sara Hanks answered 2/2/2021

    What are the due diligence obligations of crowdfunding portals?

    This question has been the subject of a lot of debate over the years since the JOBS Act was enacted. Some lawyers (and many platforms) take the view that their diligence obligations are limited to those set out in Rule 301 of Reg CF (make sure the issuing company tells you it has complied with its o... more

    • Regulations & Compliance
    • Funding Portals
  • Jenny Kassan
    Jenny Kassan answered 1/28/2021

    What are the various costs required for a company to do a $107k crowdfunding raise?

    The costs depend on various factors.  Do you need a lawyer to draft the documents for whatever security you plan to offer?  Do you need help completing the Form C and making sure you do it correctly?  Do you need an accountant to prepare your financials in accordance with GAAP?  ... more

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  • Eve Picker
    Eve Picker answered 1/17/2021

    Why did you choose to launch a crowdfunding portal focused on real estate?

    Real estate is in my blood.  I'm an architect and urban designer by training, and cut my teeth as a real estate developer in Pittsburgh, on important and challenging projects in neighborhoods that were just a little neglected. These were difficult projects to finance, and yet the community alwa... more

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  • Small Change answered 1/11/2021

    Why should I consider a crowdfunding investment in real estate?

    Apologies for missing this question last month. The holidays slowed me down. I hope you enjoyed yours.

    We recently posted a blog on Small Change that addresses your question - it's called Investing long-term, with the crowd.  I think you'll find some answers there.  And if that's not enoug... more

    • Funding Portals (FINRA)
    • Impact Investing
    • Real Estate
  • Ron Costa
    Ron Costa answered 1/5/2021

    How can professional sports athletes benefit from crowdfunding?

    Crowdfunding is now allowing athletes to monetize their brand in a way previously unheard of. They can now create campaigns where their fans can invest in their future - and actually trade their holdings on a secondary market, just like you would a regular stock. We've created a landing page for ath... more

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