Posts tagged: Crowdfunding

Russian crowdfunding longs for legislation and trust.

Around 58 percent of Americans with annual incomes of $25,000 or more are prepared to invest in early-stage startups, according to a U.S. crowdfunding industry study by EarlyIQ, Crowdfund Professional Association, and Crowdfund Capital Advisors. They are prepared to support two or three startups annually, by investing around $2,000 in each. Americans making in excess of $75,000 a year are even more interested in crowdfunding, with 68 percent prepared to invest in startups.

In the crucible of the market

Crowdfunding – collective financing of a project by a large number of non-professional investors – is yet to take off in Russia. Around 700 investors polled by the Russian investment forum MMGP said they were ready to take part in collective financing of startups, but would not risk more than $1,000. Read more »


The JOBS Act in the U.S.: more sweetener for bankers or a revolutionary idea?

Where does the name come from and when was it passed?   

The title does not derive from the word “job”, as in job position. Rather, it’s an acronym which stands for “Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act” (JOBS Act). The Act was signed into law by the President on April, 5th, 2012.

What is the essence of the Act?

The Act introduces the concept of the “emerging growth company” and eases the initial public offering (IPO) process for these companies. But today, we touch on a very important section of the Act – Title III, the so-called procedure CROWDFUNDING. Read more »


JOBS Аct в США: очередные сливки для банкиров или революционная идея?

Из интервью о JOBS Act в США.

Откуда такое название закона и когда он вступил в силу?

Название не происходит от слова job, означающего работу, должность. Это аббревиатура, составленная из первых букв названия “Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act” (JOBS Act). Закон подписан президентом США и вступил в силу 5 апреля 2012 года.


В чем суть закона?

Закон вводит понятие emerging growth company, упрощая для нее процедуру IPO. Но сегодня мы коснемся очень важного раздела в законе Title III – так называемой процедуры CROWDFUNDING. Read more »


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