Liz Gannes

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While Waiting for JOBS Act, Equity Crowdfunding Raises Millions

MicroVentures said today that it has facilitated $16 million in equity crowdfunding investments, the type that regular people might be able to participate in after the JOBS Act gets implemented, but for now are limited to accredited investors. That space keeps growing; FundersClub claims $5 million invested to date, AngelList, $7.8 million and CircleUp, $10 million.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus