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PortalsWorking with Your Partner

In order to crowdfund, you need a portal. In this chapter, I expand on the JOBS Act rules governing these critical entities.

What Is a Portal?

A crowdfunding portal, or funding platform, is an intermediary that stands between an entrepreneur or business owner seeking money and the people with the money. Note that while Indiegogo and Kickstarter are both portals, they are not JOBS Act Portals, since they do not broker equity shares in companies (yet).

A portal can take any organizational form. You can create a portal as an individual, cooperative, partnership, LLC, or corporation.

In whatever form, a portal must ...

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