Category Archives: Gen Crowdfunding

ICO Attorneys Beware, You Could Be Next!

Following the SEC’s recent initial subpoena offerings (pun intended) targeting ICO issuers, many believe the SEC might now turn its sights toward some of the gatekeepers involved in the subject ICOs, including the attorneys. Some attorneys practicing in the ICO … Continue reading

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Priming the ICO Pump; Don’t Get Sucked In

If you’ve been under a rock for the last year or so, you might not know that “initial coin offerings” or ICOs are the hottest thing in the financial market today. As if the fact that the overwhelming majority of … Continue reading

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2017 STATE OF THE STATES – List of Current Active and Proposed Intrastate Crowdfunding Exemptions (Updated)

LAST UPDATED: August, 2017 I don’t know about the rest of you out there but I have not yet found a website that accurately identifies each of the states that have currently enacted, or are in some stage of enacting, … Continue reading

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Freeborn’s Second Annual “Incubate Illinois” Conference Will Focus On Tech/Fintech

Last year we started the “Incubate Illinois Conference” which was designed to bring together Midwest incubators/ accelerators, VC/angel investors, and emerging businesses. The conference was a huge success and we are doing it again, only this time it promises to … Continue reading

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HB 2946 – The New and Improved Illinois Angel Investment Tax Credit Program

For those who don’t know, Illinois has had an “Angel Investment” program since 2012 where investors who invested in qualifying companies would receive a 25% tax credit against their Illinois income taxes. Sounds great in theory, but the types of … Continue reading

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