Montag, 25. März 2013

For Grown-ups

Crowdfunding for Grown-ups

Like the entrepreneurs on Kickstarter trying to raise money to sell hot-chocolate cubes or cut an album, later-stage private companies may soon be finding investors online. But will crowdfunding for more-established companies be the bonanza it is for some start-ups?

It’s possible, given that the Title II section of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act gives companies and their broker-dealers the ability to market Regulation D Section 506(c) private placements on a widespread basis. In fact, some broker-dealers are launching online portals to do just that. Read more on CFO