SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND EQUITY CROWDFUNDING – EXPLOITING SYNERGIES
Australian Business Law Review
7 Pages Posted:
Date Written: November 13, 2020
Australia introduced equity crowdfunding as a mode of financing in 2017. At the beginning of 2020, there are indications that a legal regime for social enterprises will be considered. The social enterprise movement shares some goals and ethos with the equity crowdfunding movement. This article will outline these shared goals and ethos, and argue that because of these shared goals and ethos, the legal regimes for both should be able to share infrastructure to ensure that both industries are able to develop.
Keywords: Social enterprises, equity crowdfunding, Australia
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