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Description: In 2012, President Obama signed a law that he called a “potential game changer” for entrepreneurs seeking financing to start or expand a business: Small companies looking for financial backers could advertise their offerings online, and average people — not just wealthy accredited investors — would be allowed to buy stakes in businesses they found promising.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: June 03, 2015

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/04/business/smallbusiness/states-pass-crowdfunding-laws-for-small-businesses.html?ref=smallbusiness&_r=0

Questions for discussion:

  • What does the report say is happening to crowdsourcing finance efforts?
  • Do you think these developments are good for all parties?
  • Who benefits most?

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