Category Archives: Financings

Intellectual Property and Crowdfunding: Practice Safe Crowdfunding®

By Mary Juetten, Founder and CEO of Traklight Crowdfunding, despite its popularity, is still misunderstood. Many people are familiar with rewards crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo based on widely publicized campaigns such as the Pebble Watch and the Veronica … Continue reading

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Crowdlending for Businesses

By Tabitha Creighton Finding capital for a startup can be as tough as any other part business and sometimes emotionally draining, since everyone seems to have an opinion on your concept. Borrowing money from a bank can be just as … Continue reading

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Intrastate Crowdfunding and the 499 Shareholder Problem

In prior posts I have lamented the problems with the federal crowdfunding law.  The SEC is still behind on finalizing rules implementing the crowdfunding provisions of the JOBS Act. In the meantime, Washington State and a handful of other states have … Continue reading

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