VDR Ch. 9: Crowdfunding
September 20, 2017 | By Vela Wood
Office Hours is a podcast hosted by Vela Wood venture attorneys Kevin Vela and Aaron Terwey covering general issues related to small businesses and startups. Venture Deals Review is a series of Office Hours episodes discussing the book Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson.
In this episode, Kevin and Aaron review Chapter 9: “Crowdfunding” and discuss product, charity, and equity crowdfunding, company types that best fit crowdfunding, the importance of being familiar with securities regulations and exemptions, and the future of crowdfunding.
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- Securities Laws Matter to Startups (Yes, Yours Too)
- Why You Need to Consider Blue Sky Laws Before Conducting a Capital Raise
- Title IV of the JOBS Act is Passed
- SEC Releases Long-Standing Proposed Crowdfunding Rules
- How Lifting the Solicitation Ban Benefits Startups
- Drafting LLC Company Agreements: What is a Capital Contribution?
- States Taking Crowdfunding Regulation Into Their Own Hands
- Crowdfunding: What can we learn from Kickstarter stats?
- Does your company’s ICO need to be registered with the SEC as a securities offering?
You can find definitions and examples of terms found in the book and this podcast in our Venture Glossary.
- Accredited Investor
- Blue Sky Laws
- Equity Crowdfunding
- General Solicitation
- JOBS Act
- Securities Act of 1933
- Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)
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