Topics Under Tag: "state crowdfunding"

Want an Intrastate Crowdfunding Law in Your State? Read This.

Locavesting Staff | September 25, 2017

Since 2011, 35 states plus the District of Columbia have passed laws that allow investment crowdfunding within their borders. At the recent ComCap conference, state leaders discussed their state laws, including what’s working and what’s not. If your state is one of the 15 or so without an intrastate crowdfunding exemption, or with one in […]

An Update on IntraState Crowdfunding: Illinois Makes Twenty

Anthony Zeoli | May 23, 2015

Editor’s note: The momentum behind intrastate crowdfunding continues to grow, with a majority of states either passing or proposing such laws. And perhaps no one has tracked this activity more closely than Anthony Zeoli, a Chicago-based attorney and the driving force behind Illinois’ brand new intrastate crowdfunding law, which was unanimously passed by the state […]

California Crowdfunding Catches a Wave as Novel Bills Hit The Legislature

Amy Cortese | April 23, 2015

More than a third of all U.S. states have enacted laws allowing investment crowdfunding within their borders. California, the biggest state and the fifth largest economy in the world, may be among the next to do so. Two separate bills are progressing through the state legislature and, if all goes well, could reach the Governor’s […]

Crowdfunding, Oregon Style.

Bruce Melzer | April 13, 2015

On Jan. 22, nine entrepreneurs stepped onto a small stage at a launch party in Portland and into Oregon—and crowdfunding—history. There was an artisan ice cream company, a maker of all-terrain farm vehicles, a healthcare startup and, this being Portland, a taproom-cum-barbershop. The nine men and women were the first entrepreneurs to raise capital under […]