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SEC Advisory Committee Makes Accredited Investor Recommendations

Summary SEC Investor Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the SEC regarding “accredited investor” definition and related considerations No specific changes to financial thresholds recommended New “financial sophistication” basis for accreditation proposed Investment amount limitations suggested Alternative means of verifying accreditation … 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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Startup Public Policy with Congressman Adam Smith

Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) will be joining us to discuss some of the very exciting state and federal public policy issues being bandied about both in Olympia and on Capital Hill in Washington D.C. A skilled lawyer and a longtime public servant–starting as … Continue reading

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Protect Angel Startup Funding: Important Public Policy Webinar Update

The Startup and Angel Investment Community needs your help!  Beginning this year, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is required under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 to review the accredited investor definition as it relates to individuals. At issue is … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding : Key Decisions and Strategies

Crowdfunding has become a reality in Washington State. This is a great opportunity for startups and entrepreneurs to finally get the funding they need to move forward with the support of many small contributors. But there are still strict SEC … Continue reading

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