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  • What is crowdfunding?

    Crowdfunding is a new and evolving method to raise money using Internet. Crowdfunding serves as an alternative source of capital to support a wide range of ideas and ventures. An entity or individual raising funds through crowdfunding typically seeks small individual contributions from a large numbe ...

    Dec 31, 2015 03:27
  • What is an "issuer"?

    The term "issuer", in general, is defined as a "person who issues or proposes to issue any security." On a more common language, issuer is the entrepreneur that offers equity in his company in exchange of capital. ...

    Dec 31, 2015 03:26
  • What is "material change"?

    A change is deem as being material when the new information added could create a change in the original decision. In our case, new information added by entrepreneur might be so bad that a reasonable investor will not pledge. ...

    Dec 31, 2015 03:25
  • Is it funding all-or-nothing?

    Yes. The entrepreneur must determine a minimum target amount and work diligently to accomplish that goal. If the campaign reaches 100% of the minimum target amount, the company will receive the money. If it doesn't succeed, it will receive nothing. If the campaign is set up to accept over subscript ...

    Dec 31, 2015 03:25
  • What is equity crowdfunding?

    Equity crowdfunding is the name given to the process whereby people (the "crowd") invest in a company in exchange for shares. It is a new capital raising and investing method. Equity crowdfunding enables startups and small companies to raise up to 2 million capital/year from non-accredited and accr ...

    Dec 31, 2015 03:05
  • What is Illinois Intrastate Crowdfunding Exemption?

    Illinois Intrastate Crowdfunding Exemption is the state law regarding the regulation of the securities industry in Illinois. Illinois Intrastate Crowdfunding Exemption authorizes Illinois based companies to raise up to $2 million per year and $4 million per year if issuer provides independently revi ...

    Dec 31, 2015 03:05
  • How is Regulation Crowdfunding different from angel investing?

    Angel investors are accredited investors. Their typical investment amount ranges from $150,000 to $2,000,000. Illinois equity crowdfunding allows non-accredited investors to invest up to $5,000 in any startup listed on a Illinois crowdfunding portal. Crowdfunding is also more internet/online-based ...

    Jul 12, 2019 17:32
  • How is Illinois Intrastate Crowdfunding Exemption different from Title II of the JOBS Act?

    Illinois Intrastate Crowdfunding Exemption will permit Illinois based entrepreneurs to raise up to $1 million per year and $4 million per year if issuer provides independently reviewed and officer certified financial statements from the general public Illinois investors, including investors that do ...

    Dec 31, 2015 03:04
  • How is the Illinois Intrastate Crowdfunding Exemption different from Title III of the JOBS Act?

    Illinois Intrastate Crowdfunding Exemption allows any Illinois investor to invest up to $5,000 in any company/startup and Illinois entrepreneurs to raise up to $2 million per year through Illinois crowdfunding portals, and $4 million per year if issuer provides independently reviewed and officer cer ...

    Dec 31, 2015 03:04
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