It might cost you $39K to crowdfund $100K under the SEC's new rules

On October 23, 2013 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued the proposed rules for Regulation Crowdfunding.  The 585-pages included an explanation of the rules, the feedback it received, and a cost/benefit analysis.

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How Upstart hopes to get you out of debt and into startups

Upstart lets you promise portions of your future income in exchange for crowdfunded capital that you can use to get out of debt or start businesses now. We chatted with founder Dave Girouard to figure out how this works.