A not-for profit pub in Portland is just one example of a new worldwide trend toward businesses that exist to donate their profits to charity, supporting local economic development, while running a profit-making business at the...Read More
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“Critics of crowdfunding say that the risk of fraud is high, but their case is weak given that individual dollar investment amounts allowed under the JOBS Act are so small that it would take hundreds of years for...Read More
What happens when you back a cool new gadget on Kickstarter, but the entrepreneur fails to come through with the finished product? Crowdfunding gathers what are essentially donations. If a product is late or if the concept...Read More
The JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act will go into effect January 2013. While some of the finer points of the legislation are still being developed, what is known is that this act has the potential to greatly increase...Read More
Forbes has published an article giving an update on the SEC rulings that have been mandated under the JOBS Act. These rulings are taking longer than expected, but should bring clarity and definition to what hopefully will be an...Read More
The BEC is co-sponsoring a talk by author Charles Eisenstein on his new book Sacred Economics, which will take place Thursday March 8th at 7pm at Kearney Hall Rm 112 on the OSU campus. Admission is on a sliding scale of $5-20,...Read More
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