Category Archives: Fix Crowdfunding Act

Is JOBS Act 3.0 About to Become Reality?

Investment crowdfunding may finally get the fixes that advocates have long called for. On Wednesday, a sweeping collection of bipartisan bills known collectively as the JOBS Act 3.0 passed the House of Representatives with broad support. The package now moves to the Senate. Sponsored by House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Ranking […]

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Legislation to Buoy Crowdfunding, FinTech This Year

Are the floodgates ready to open? When the JOBS Act was signed into law in 2012, it laid the groundwork for new forms of small business capital, like crowdfunding, to take hold.  Since then, a number of bills have sought to build on that foundation, yet very few have made it into law. That could […]

Bill to Improve Regulation Crowdfunding Passes House

The legislative process has been compared to sausage being made. That was certainly the case with Regulation Crowdfunding, the provision of the JOBS Act that allows for mainstream investment crowdfunding open to all investors. In their desire to protect mom & pop investors, lawmakers modified the original bill in ways that made it too cumbersome to be […]

Fixing Crowdfunding: Congress Mulls JOBS Act Version 2

In Silicon Valley, it’s almost dogma that you start with a minimum viable product and iterate—the techie version of throwing spaghetti against the wall and seeing what sticks. So why shouldn’t it be the same with investment crowdfunding? As we prepare for the long awaited roll out next month of Title III, the final and […]