Minnesota’s First Crowdfunding Portal Approved, But The Question Remains: Will Anyone Actually Use It?
Crowdfunding On November 9, 2016, the Minnesota Department of Commerce approved the first crowdfunding portal operator, VentureNear.com, under the crowdfunding legislation known as MNvest. As soon as the portal is populated with offerings, the online platform will allow companies to sell equity securities or promissory notes to Minnesota investors. While online crowdfunding offers a novel approach […] Read more →
Crowdfunding, Public Companies and Securities The SEC recently revised Rule 504 of Regulation D to increase the amount of securities that can be offered in any 12-month period from $1,000,000 to $5,000,000. Among other... Read more →
Crowdfunding, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has adopted final rules to modernize intrastate securities offerings under Rule 147, adopted new Rule 147A to broaden the availability of the existing safe harbor for... Read more →
Bipartisan Members of Congress and NASAA Declare Support for SEC’s Proposed Modernization of Rules to Facilitate Intrastate Crowdfunding Offerings
Broker-Dealer, Crowdfunding On October 7, 2016, a bipartisan contingent of members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the president of the North American Securities Administrator Association (NASAA)... Read more →