Making Equity Crowdfunding Work for the Unaccredited Crowd

HARVARD BUSINESS LAW REVIEW ONLINE, VOL. 4, 2014

14 Pages Posted: 17 May 2019

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Jeff Thomas

Central Michigan University - College of Business Administration

Date Written: April 14, 2014

Abstract

This article summarizes why the crowdfunding exemption is important, explains how its expected costs are problematic, and proposes ways to mitigate those costs without sacrificing investor protection.

Keywords: Equity Crowdfunding, Securities Laws, Entrepreneurship Finance, JOBS Act, SEC, Startup Funding

JEL Classification: G38, K22, M13

Suggested Citation

Thomas, Jeff, Making Equity Crowdfunding Work for the Unaccredited Crowd (April 14, 2014). HARVARD BUSINESS LAW REVIEW ONLINE, VOL. 4, 2014. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3374362

Jeff Thomas (Contact Author)

Central Michigan University - College of Business Administration ( email )

170 Grawn Hall
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
United States

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