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By: Jim Pettinger The modern era of “crowdfunding” started with the JOBS act, signed into law by President Obama in 2012. Since that date, multiple websites have been launched to support funding drives, and billions of dollars have been raised by entrepreneurs, generally preselling their products. (For a great recent example, see Alinker on Indiegogo.) […]
By: Jim Pettinger Thousands of entrepreneurs and others are jumping on the “crowdfunding” bandwagon unleashed by the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, signed into law by President Obama in April 2012. Quite simply, it allows individuals and small companies to raise venture funds via the internet without the burden of typical fundraising compliance issues. […]