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Crowdfunding! @ Seattle Startup Week

My team at Davis Wright Tremaine and I are excited and honored to be able to help kick off the first day of Seattle Startup Week 2014 with an intensive meetup about the legal ins-and-outs surrounding Washington State Equity Crowdfunding. As … Continue reading

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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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JOBS Act, Accredited Investors, and Flaming Hoops

I’ve heard it multiple times now, from angel investors and entrepreneurs alike, that the JOBS Act changed the definition of “accredited investor” in order to make it easier to be one.  (Remember, Dodd-Frank made it harder.) It’s as if President … Continue reading

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General Solicitation for Startups

The SEC has finally issued proposed rules that would eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation and advertising in Rule 506 offerings. The proposed rules are good news for startups because they offer broader access to investment capital sources, and the … Continue reading

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