Thursday, August 30, 2012

Crowdfunding News 8/30/12


Crowdfunding News 8/30/12
 
First SEC Rulings Launch Crowdfunding with Accrediteds
Forbes
For everyone in the crowdfunding community, this long-awaited announcement is a positive and essential step towards the realization of the full vision of crowdfunding with accredited investors and everyday non-accredited investors alike.
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Crowdfunding to Take Off
FINS
The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday outlined its long-awaited rules to allow start-ups easier access to funding, a move expected to boost job creation by small business. The proposed rules implement a provision of the JOBS Act signed by ...
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Kansas City Startup AudioAnywhere Launches Indiegogo Crowdfunding ...
Examiner.com
After successful beta testing in early 2012, AudioAnywhere, a Kansas City-based startup that simplifies the streaming music experience, has launched a crowdfunding campaign through one of the world's largest global funding platforms, Indiegogo.
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Amanda Palmer on Crowdfunding and the Rebirth of the Working Musician
RollingStone.com (blog)
Former Dresden Dolls singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer rocked the recording industry in May by raising nearly $1.2 million on the crowfunding website Kickstarter for her new album Theatre Is Evil, out September 11th. Her first studio album since 2008's ...
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Crowdfunding Casts A Wider Net Through The Internet
NY1
From expanding a business to raising money for a medical procedure, the Internet is making it easier for "crowdfunding," when people ask friends, family and sometimes complete strangers to pitch in some bucks. NY1's Money Matters reporter Tara Lynn ...
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NY1
Crowdfunding a startup: now open for investors (but only if you're accredited)
VentureBeat
Other sites such as Gambitious and Indiegogo would also be able to raise capital for startups with this rule change, but crowdfunding titan Kickstarter would not — unless it changed its community rules. Currently, Kickstarter is only for projects, and ...
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VentureBeat
An IPO for the 99 percent
Upstart (blog)
First Line doesn't have to wait for new rules to kick in allowing crowdfunding for equity in order to launch IPO Village, since it's selling shares in public companies. The SEC is expected to approve rules for private companies to sell shares online to ...
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Stronghold Crusader 2 and the Quest for the Holy Crowdfund
TheSixthAxis
Firefly Studios have just announced Stronghold Crusader 2 in partnership with Gambitious, a newly launched entry into the crowdfunding market place. So far Firefly have embarked on the development of this game without a publisher backing them. Freshly ...
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TheSixthAxis
Avril Lavigne Taps Invested.in For Crowdfunding Effort
socalTech.com
Singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne has tapped online software from Los Angeles-based startup Invested.in for a new crowdfunding campaign for her Avril Lavigne Foundation, according to Lavigne. According to Lavigne, she has launched the Rockstar Room, ...
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