Category Archives: Rule 147

Forbes: Hatch Oregon And Intrastate Crowdfunding Get A Boost From SEC Rule

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“There’s been a lot of press about the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act and its opening up of equity crowdfunding to unaccredited investors. What’s received less attention is intrastate crowdfunding–platforms that, as the name suggests, allow small investors to put their money into local businesses, opening up a new source of funding for social enterprises and other startups…”

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The SEC Brings Intrastate Offering Rules Into the Modern Era

On October 26, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved final rules amending Rule 147 and creating new Rule 147A. The much needed update brings many beneficial changes for local businesses looking to raise capital within their states, including the ability to advertise across state lines and to conduct multiple offerings without fear of […]

Will Intrastate Crowdfunding Finally be Fixed?

Intrastate crowdfunding is poised to take a giant leap forward next week when the S.E.C give a thumbs up—or down—to important changes proposed to two key exemptions that underlie all state-based crowdfunding activity. The Commission will meet on Wednesday morning to consider whether to adopt rule amendments related to Securities Act Rules 147 and 504 […]

A Possible Update to SEC Rules for Internet Advertising

How do you allow entrepreneurs to raise local capital without onerous red tape, while also minimizing risks for investors? What can be done at the federal and state level?

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SEC Move Could Determine the Fate of Intrastate Crowdfunding

Will this be the year that intrastate crowdfunding catches fire? The answer may depend upon the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is considering updates to a federal rule that underlies the vast majority of intrastate crowdfunding laws. After a public comment period ends on Monday, the agency will begin deliberating on changes that could make—or […]

Georgia, a Crowdfunding Pioneer, Marks Another First for Intrastate Crowdfunding

Georgia, one of the frontrunners of the intrastate crowdfunding movement, has changed its exemption allow for larger offerings. The new cap, which has not yet been publicly announced but went into effect in October, raises the aggregate amount that Georgia-based companies can raise in a year through the Invest Georgia Exemption to $5 million, up […]

New England States Pursue a Regional Approach to Crowdfunding

On July 1, as thoughts everywhere turned to the coming Independence Day holiday, securities regulators from New England’s six states gathered in Boston with a difference set of freedoms on their minds: how to streamline crowdfunding across their states and carve out a sensible approach to capital-raising in the region. The meeting was part of […]