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Crowdfunding: A Guide to Raising Capital on the Internet by Steven Dresner

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Index

A

Accredited investors, 216

America Invents Act (AIA), 102103

Antitrust laws, 198

Appbackr, 61

AppsFunder, 61

Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB), 53, 77

B

Backers, communicating with. See Investors, communicating with

Bandwagoning, 65

Bankruptcy and reorganization laws, 197198

Barnett, Chance, 1920, 21, 28

Blass, David W., 6970

Blue sky laws, 5, 150

BrewDog, 61

Broker-dealers, 6971

Building and loan associations, 4

Business associations, crowdfunding interests in, 177193

choice of entity, 191193

entities, principal forms of, 178191

corporations, 179180, 188191

limited liability companies (LLCs), 179180, 186188

limited liability partnerships (LLPs), 179180, 183184

limited partnerships (LPs), 179180, 184186

partnerships, 179180, 181183

law, nature of, 178

Business brokers, 159161

C

C corporations, 191

Camillo, Chris, 136

Canonical, 67

Charity/donation crowdfunding, 3940, 5657

Chen, Perry, 9

CircleUp, 54

Coffee Joulies, 23

Communication skills, 1920

Companies Act 1867, 201202

Contracts, 193197

issues in crowdfunding, 196197

law, nature of, 194196

binding nature, 195

defenses to contract formation, 195

elements of contract, 194195

enforceability, 195196

Copyrights, 103105

crowdfunding risks, 104105

Corporations, 179180, 188191, 193

CraftFund, 61

Crowd Supply, 22

Crowd wisdom, pitfalls of, 65

Crowdbrewed, 61

CrowdCheck, 78

Crowdcube, 52, 77, 206207

CROWDFUND Act, 171176

Crowdfunding

alternatives to, 145161

credit unions, 157

entity, ...

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