If the president fails to continue the suspension of Title III, business relations will be disrupted far more severely and irreparably than they would be by any regulatory change.
As more startups will be able to receive funding from a larger pool of investors, it should provide a capital infusion for new businesses who may not fit the models of traditional VC players while creating new opportunities for investors to invest in young companies for equity instead of products or special pricing (like Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, etc.).
Title III of the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act offers an enormous opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors
Equity crowdfunding can also serve as a catalyst of hyper-local community and economic development and job creation. Imagine
In life, whatever it is we are seeking will not arrive in the form we are expecting. Such is the case with raising equity in a post JOBS Act market -- something that fascinated but at the same time confused many business owners.
The SEC is blocking small business' access to funding and delaying job creation. Congress passed Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, commonly known as the JOBS Act, in 2012 and ordered the SEC to write rules for its implementation by January 2013. The SEC is more than two years late and businesses are suffering as a result.
We have been waiting a long time for this moment. Sitting on the edge of our seats, money in hand for more than 18 months. The private equity field has been bracing for a shake up and it is finally here.
Providing data in the Wiretap Report is not simply compliance with 40-year-old legislation. That information is what allows us to understand what's true about this highly intrusive and secretive investigative technique and what's not.