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Crowd Investing | Wefunder The Journey to Legalize Crowdfunding Thanks to the support of people like you, all Americans will soon have the right to invest in startups they believe in. Congress just passed the CROWDFUND Act, allowing you to invest in what could be the next Facebook or own a piece of your local organic food market. Before crowdfunding, this opportunity was only available to accredited investors, who have $1,000,000 or more in assets or earn more than $200,000 a year. Democrats and Republicans worked together to to pass this landmark legislation and the $7 million pledged through our petition gave us a seat at the table in Washington to speak on your behalf. We helped each Congressman involved in the process craft legislation that works for entrepreneurs and investors alike. Wefunder interview on VentureStudio What's Next Crowdfunding is now legal, but there are still a few steps that need to be taken before it goes into effect. Luckily you don't have to wait 9 months to get started! a Crowdfunding Platform EU funding and grants Funding is managed according to strict rules to ensure that there is tight control over how funds are used and that funds are spent in a transparent, accountable manner. EU funding is complex, since there are many different types of programmes managed by different bodies. Over 76% of the EU budget is managed by the member countries. This includes the structural funds - which finance regional policy, social and training programmes, as well as agriculture (including support for farmers). Two main types of funding Grants for specific projects, usually following a public announcement known as a 'call for proposals'. Public contracts to buy services, goods or works to ensure the operations of EU institutions or programmes. As a group, the 28 EU Commissioners have the ultimate political responsibility for ensuring that EU funds are spent properly. Beneficiaries Small businesses Can obtain EU funding through grants, loans and guarantees. EU funding opportunities for small businesses Young people

Crowd Funding Daily News Mymicroinvest - Crowdfunding and venture capital for start-ups a Crowd Funding Platform - Crowdfunding GAMEBITIOUS StartUp Britain: a living market-place for the wide range of enterprise support available on the web. De Kamer - 1 Une erreur s'est produite pendant l'exécution de la page. La page demandée n'a pas été trouvée ou vous n'y avez pas accès. Veuillez-nous en excuser. Er heeft zich een fout voorgedaan tijdens het uitvoeren van de pagina of de pagina werd niet gevonden of de toegang naar deze webpagina werd geblokkeerd.U kan ondertussen naar de homepage. Host : Request : GET /kvvcr/errorpages/error_404.html HTTP/1.1 Referer : Browser : Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:17.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/17.0 Crowdfunding, Investment in startups, microinvest, mymicroinvest

Cross-Border Banking Linkages: Good or Bad for Banking Stability? | A blog by Asli Demirguc-Kunt When a country’s banking sector becomes more linked to banks abroad, does it get more or less prone to a banking crisis? In other words, should cross-border banking linkages be welcomed? Or should they be approached with caution or perhaps even suppressed in some way? The recent global financial crisis has illustrated quite dramatically that increased financial linkages across borders can have a ‘dark side’: they can make it easier for disruptions in one country to be transmitted to other countries and to mutate into systemic problems with global implications. But financial cross-border linkages may also benefit economies in various ways. They can provide new funding and investment opportunities, contributing to rapid economic growth, as witnessed in many countries in the early part of the 2000s. So, are cross-border banking connections good or bad for your financial sector’s health? Figure 1.

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