Category Archives: Title II

Regulation Crowdfunding’s Investor Limits Are The Real Problem

Since the JOBS Act was signed by President Obama in 2012, advocates have been urging Congress to increase the overall limit of $1 million (now $1.07 million, after adjustment for inflation) to $5 million for offerings under Title III (aka Regulation Crowdfunding). But for many issuers, the overall limit is less important than the per-investor […]

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The JOBS Act at 5: A Progress Report

The fifth anniversary of the signing of the JOBS Act marks a significant milestone. For the first time, we can begin to take the full measure of the law, now that all of its six provisions have gone into effect. So how is it living up to its promise to channel more capital to the […]

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The JOBS Act at Four: A Status Report

It doesn’t get much attention outside of crowdfunding and financial circles. No one mentions it in presidential campaigns, either to take credit or disparage it. But it’s hard to understate the importance of the JOBS Act, the landmark securities legislation signed into law on April 5, 2012 by President Obama with broad bipartisan support. As […]

Crowdfinance: Experts Predict What’s in Store for 2016

2016 will be the year that the long-awaited Title III “Regulation Crowdfunding” goes into effect.  That, along with Title II (for accredited investors), Regulation A+ (Title IV) and intrastate crowdfunding, will open up new avenues for entrepreneurs, investors and portals alike. But where will it all lead? We asked some experts to weigh in on […]

Public Offerings of Private Securities Are Gaining Momentum, Says a New Report

Wealthy investors continue to pour money into crowdfunded securities, with capital commitments for Title II offerings rising nearly 18 percent in the second quarter of 2015. The number of deals grew more slowly though, at just under 5 percent, as companies assessed a shifting regulatory landscape. Investors are gobbling up technology, services and real estate […]

Venture Exchanges Could Bring Liquidity to Small Firms And Boost The Economy

Three years after the JOBS Act was passed, making it easier for small ventures to raise capital, Congress is tackling the issue of secondary trading. The House Financial Services Committee last week floated a draft bill that would allow the creation of “venture exchanges” tailored to the needs of small companies. In many ways, the […]