"BC has had legalized crowdfunding for a decade," super-angel Mike Volker said last night at the Vancouver Enterprise Forum event on crowdfunding. "It's the only place in North America, and there are no restrictions, no limits."
The Securities and Exchange Commission fined Nasdaq $10 million for breaking rules in the Facebook initial public offering.
While it seems fairly obvious that corporations would use social media to communicate to the public, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has formally decided it's OK.
In huge news for the venture capital world, the SEC officially announced that it will not recommend enforcement action against online investment platform FundersClub.
Federal regulators are investigating claims that Microsoft employees accepted bribes from foreign government officials in exchange for software contracts.
In the mid-1990s, Craig Berkman made a name for himself as a VC. But his bad dealings then and a pile of debt led to desperate measures in the months before Facebook's IPO.
Digital publishing startup Glam Media has reportedly filed documents for an initial public offering, one outlet claims.
Purpose of the call? To tell investors why each Apple shareholder should get perpetual preferred stock, for free.
Peer-to-peer lending marketplace Prosper.com raises $20M in new funding to accelerate growth.
I've often praised Netflix chief exec Reed Hastings for his ability to cut through the jargon and communicate information about his company clearly, and not always through traditionally recognized channels. The SEC does not agree.
The little-known company that provides high-end revenue lifecycle management software for Twitter and Facebook is now offering the same technology for the little guy.
According to a securities and exchange commission filing, the company has filed for $1 million of a $2 million round.
Guest Post We've heard the argument -- investment crowdfunding will be a cesspool of fraud, certain to bamboozle layman investors out of their hard-earned money. But that argument completely ignores the data.
Will this Facebook IPO mess never be behind us?
The past decade has seen a 93% drop in IPOs for sub-$50 million companies, says Mark Hatch of TechShop, the membership-based tool-and-workshop indy manufacturing community.
For all those who wonder what the heck the JOBS Act is, and why President Obama signed it into law ... there's an infographic for you.
Guest Post Disappointing news came out of the SEC meeting yesterday designed to open the way for crowdfunding in the U.S.
Guest Post The SEC has delayed another meeting to write the rules for crowdfunding. Will we ever be able to move from donation-based funding to real crowd investing?
Since its launch three weeks ago, Funders Club has raised over $1 million dollars for startups.
The Nasdaq has begun its process of issuing compensation to Facebook investors after the stock exchange’s technical issues botched the first half hour of the social network’s trading on IPO day.
Facebook went public on May 18, to a faulty …