Unaccredited Investors May Finally Get the Go-Ahead to Fund Startups This Week

More than a year after the JOBS Act was signed into law, one of the most important provisions may finally be coming into effect.

AllThingsD Week In Review: $TWTR, More NSA Drama and the “Dark Web”

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.

Ahead of July Filing, Twitter IPO Designed as “Less Anti-Facebook Than Anti-Old-Twitter”

The bird has grown up and is finally ready to fly on its own.

AngelList Raises $24M, Having Raised $200M for Other Startups and Helped 3,000 People Get Jobs

“The broader theme here is there’s a great unbundling going on,” says AngelList CEO Naval Ravikant.

Starting Monday, Startups Can Broadcast Their Fundraising From the Rooftops — If They Heed the Fine Print

Gleeful as some crowdfunding portals may be about the general solicitation ban lifting, it won’t necessarily be dramatically easier to fundraise.

Outbrain Isn’t Going Public Yet. But a CFO Hire Gives You a Hint About Where They’re Headed.

The Israeli tech press says the content recommender is readying for an IPO. Not yet, says CEO Yaron Galai.
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Student Hub Chegg Files for IPO, Aiming to Raise $150 Million; Expands Board

From offline book rental to a public offering.

What Happened to Adap.TV’s IPO?

The Web ad startup had told the SEC it was going public. Instead it’s going to be a part of AOL.


SEC Clears Way for Entrepreneurs to Tweet, Blog About Unregistered Shares

Business owners are planning marketing blitzes after the SEC action on unregistered shares.

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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.

Crowdfunder Targets the Social Enterprise

The “B” Word

How Will the JOBS Act Affect Tech IPOs?