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Press Releases

The Soho Loft and David Drake gets mentioned and quoted in the press weekly by other authors and businesses. Gathered below is a collection of recent articles where we are featured.

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July 2012

 

July 23rd, 2012

Did the Facebook debacle, available to a select few priced as high as $60 per share, break the business model for Second Market? Lack of transparency and the hype seems to show how consumers can take the hit for roll-outs under current regulations.

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Jul 19, 2012

The Soho Loft Capital Creation Events and FundingPost will host a special educational session in Washington, DC for Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists on July 24 at the “DC VC and Angel Event” sponsored by Bingham McCutchen and SocialRadius.

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July 19, 2012

Next week SeedInvest will be returning to Philadelphia on Thursday, July 26 to present at The Soho Loft & FundingPost’s Consumer Products Investing Event.

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July 18, 2012

David Drake of LDJ Capital continues today with his seventh article on his series regarding crowdfunding for equity solution. The Securities Act of 1933 generally requires that each sale of a security must be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. But there is an exception.
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July 17, 2012

Maurice Lopes, the president and CEO of equity-based crowdfunding platform EarlyShares, left the National Crowdfunding Association (NLCFA) in favor of the Crowdfunding Professionals Association (CfPA), he confirmed to Crowdsourcing.org earlier today. EarlyShares co-founder Renee Caputi, Crowdnetic founder and CEO Luan Cox, and CrowdCheck CEO Sara Hanks also left the organization, according to Lopes.
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July 2, 2012

David Drake of LDJ Capital and TheSohoLoft.com, continues today with his sixth article on his series regarding crowdfunding for equity solution.

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June 2012

 

 

June 29, 2012

Like it or not, the crowd is good for VCs and angels. Many big name investors fear the prospect of messy cap tables and unsophisticated investors ruining deals, but there are some VCs who get it: crowdfunding is here, so embrace it and take advantage of the opportunity it presents. Here’s why:

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June 28, 2012

Washington, D.C. (June 28, 2012) Mary Schapiro, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, testified today before a House subcommittee that the SEC expects to meet the December 31, 2012 to implement crowdfunding rules under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. Ms. Shapiro testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The Committee held two hearings during the week of June 25, 2012 to examine the implementation of portions of the JOBS Act to ensure the proper elimination of government barriers to small business capital formation and growth.

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June 27, 2012

Crowdfunding has come a long way in a short period of time. What started out as a social experiment several years ago has been validated as a viable means for thousands of people to tap into their inner-entrepreneur. Recent data suggests that crowdfunding – defined here as a contribution toward a project in exchange for non-economic benefits — has enabled more than $1.5 billion to change hands and tens of thousands of projects to get funded, ranging from “passion projects” to real companies.

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June 26, 2012

Washington, DC, June 26, 2012. Keep crowdfunding costs down and crowdfunding rules simple, a panel of experts testified today before the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services, and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs (Committee).

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June 22, 2012

There is growing eagerness to get equity crowdfunding off the ground, but equity crowdfunding will have to wait until the Securities and Exchange Commission approves rules to regulate it. As the SEC tersely warns issuers: “Any offers or sales of securities purporting to rely on the crowdfunding exemption would be unlawful under the federal securities laws.”

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June 15, 2012

David Drake of LDJ Capital continues today with his fourth article on his series regarding crowdfunding for equity solution.(c) Crestock Crowd funding is exempt from ‘held of record‘ calculation in regards to registration requirements under 12g of SEC 1934 Act.
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June 15, 2012

David Drake of LDJ Capital published his fifth article in his series “Crowd Funding for Equity Solutions Series,” which covers the topic of how to deal with “Held of Records” matters under the JOBS Act.

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