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Webinar/Live Q&A – September 3, 2015

Get up to speed on today’s cutting-edge strategies for raising “mission-friendly capital” – investment crowdfunding (a.k.a. “Direct Public Offerings”), private offerings (Reg D, Rule 506c), and Reg A. Attend our webinar/LIVE Q&A with CEC’s senior management team: Kim Arnone, Brian Beckon, and John Katovich. Webinar Countdown Timer  

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The Crowdfunding Platform Explosion

***More Fundraising Terror Tales!*** (Rated XYZ – Mentor Guidance Advised) Are all these new crowdfunding sites operating in full compliance with securities laws? These days it seems there’s a crowdfunding platform for … well, just about everything. We all know the pioneers, Kickstarter and Indiegogo being chief among them, but there are many, many more […]

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Affording your DPO: 3 Ideas for Action

By now we’ve learned that community capital is real and can be raised and invested in local businesses through Direct Public Offerings. Working with us a business can structure a round of capital raising ranging from $250,000 to $10,000,000 through the tool (stay tuned for a write-up on Water FX for the $10 million DPO, […]

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$340,000 Raised by Composting and Recycling Worker Cooperative in Massachusetts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE $340,000 Raised by Composting and Recycling Worker Cooperative in Massachusetts Funds raised using innovative community financing tool Oakland, CA – July 7, 2015 – Cutting Edge Capital (CEC), a leading firm helping social ventures and entrepreneurs raise capital, announced today that its client CERO Cooperative closed its Direct Public Offering (“DPO”) to […]

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How Startup Growth Hacks Resulted in a Formal Investigation by the SEC

Sand Hill Exchange, a Silicon Valley startup, was recently closed for running afoul of securities regulations. You can read the company’s version of what happened here. We love entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurial spirit, but when you’re moving at the speed of light it’s easy to forget that the regulators, while moving much, much, much more […]

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Audio replay of 2015 Spring Q&A Call

Missed our live Q&A on April 14th? Catch the audio replay to see if we answered your questions about how to raise capital from your ideal investors. The 90-min Q&A covers the new Reg A+ rules, Direct Public Offerings, crowdfunding, and more. Click here to listen to the call.

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Story of a Repentant Angel

Mike Michalowicz, author of the book Profit First, sold his multimillion-dollar computer forensic investigations business to a Fortune 500 firm. He then decided to become an angel investor. Here is what happened next: I decided that investing in a dozen brand-new start-ups was the best way to use my windfall. After all, it was only […]

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Is a Direct Public Offering Right for Me?

By Andy Bamber Capital raising can be difficult, especially when you’re stuck with the wrong approach. Whether you’re raising capital from private investors, appealing to banks for loan financing, looking to the “crowd” for donations, or offering your community of customers and supporters an investment opportunity through a Direct Public Offering, raising capital requires a considerable […]

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Webinar: “The Better Way to Crowdfund” — January 14th, 11 am – 12 pm PT

January 14, 2015, 11 am – 12 pm PT: “The Better Way to Crowdfund” Discover the Crowdfunding tool that lets you raise investment capital from anyone and Three Keys to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign In “The Better Way to Crowdfund,” discover how you can use a Direct Public Offering (DPO) to accept investment from anyone, […]

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Cutting Edge Capital Expands Crowdfunding Services Through Partnership With Mercury360

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Mercury360, a pioneering San Francisco marketing company. This partnership allows us to help our clients reach the right investors through innovative and effective marketing services tailored to any budget. We selected Mercury360 as our partner because of their strong understanding of the fundraising process and their […]

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