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September 24, 2013   |   Vol. 5, Issue 36
SEC Finally Posts Rules for Cowdfunding, But Adds Caution
September 21, 2013 | BusinessWeek
On Monday, a Securities and Exchange Commission rule that lifted longstanding restrictions on how startups can market equity stakes to investors will take effect. That doesn’t mean the startup community is happy. The rule was adopted in July and follows from the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, which called for ending the 80-year-old ban on general solicitation.
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Investing in Hedge Fund, Crowdfund or Startup? It Pays to Be Cautious

How General Solicitation Will Change Private Equity and Venture Capital Forever

Crowdfunding Could Get Easier as SEC Clears the Way

Startups Remain Cloudy on the New General Solicitation Rule

And Now the Rules -The Crowdfunder's Guide To General Solicitation
September 23, 2013 | Forbes
Yesterday, September 23rd 2013, marked an historic day for entrepreneurship and early stage finance in the U.S., as Title II of the JOBS Act goes into effect. For the first time in nearly 80 years, private startups and small businesses can raise investment funding publicly. --- *This post is for educational purposes and does not represent legal advice.
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Jaw-dropping Stock Debuts Raising Questions about a New Tech Bubble
September 21, 2013 | San Jose Mercury News
With another pair of eye-popping Silicon Valley IPOs Friday -- and three more initial public stock offerings slated for next week -- some observers are breaking out the B-word. "Are we in a bubble? That's a very legitimate question," said Jay Ritter, a finance professor and IPO expert at the University of Florida.
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Silicon Valley IPOs Heating Up Ahead of Twitter Offering

Many Small Ways Americans Are Adapting to Climate Change
September 19, 2013 | The Atlantic
In March of this year, a Gallup poll highlighted an interesting tension in American thinking on global warming: While a majority of respondents said they believe global warming has already begun, a majority also said they don’t expect to suffer any hardships from global warming within their lifetimes. What the survey didn’t ask was how many people across the country are already reacting to rising temperatures—and preparing for those ahead.
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U.N. Panel to Blame Mankind for Global Warming, Explain 'Hiatus'

College-educated Workers Taking Jobs Requiring No Degree
September 20, 2013 | Los Angeles Times
A college degree once all but guaranteed a well-paying job and higher earnings than high school graduates. But fewer of these good jobs are now available because of both long-term economic changes and the lingering effects of the Great Recession.
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Reform of For-Profit Colleges: Can They Give Up Predatory Ways?

Yale Study: This Recession Terrible for All Fresh Grads, Even in Engineering

Colleges Shelling Out Big Bucks to Get Liberal Arts Students Jobs

What's to Know about University of Michigan's $1.33B Research Enterprise

Labor Secretary Says Investing in Human Capital Key to Recovery

Health Care Costs Are Projected To Outpace Economic Growth

SEC Moves Toward Mandate on CEO-worker Pay Gap

U.S. Disability Rolls Swell in Rough Economy

Metro Detroit Firms Scramble to Find, Train Tech Workers

Tech Titans Form Biotechnology Company

Small-business Owners Concerned about Potential Effect of Sales Tax on Web Purchases

The Quality of Jobs: The New Normal and the Old Normal

Struggling, San Jose Tests a Way to Cut Benefits

Oakland Solar Company, Mosaic, Crowdsources the Sun

Denver Startup Week Buzzes, but Will it Have Longstanding Impact?

New $1.2M Fund Hopes to Help Startups Blossom

StartUpAfrica Entrepreneurs Use Success in U.S. to Spur Investment in Native Land

Sharing Tech Talent With Startups for Equity Stakes

Russian Entrepreneurs Fight Off Soviet Culture in Tech

Houston VC Fund Gives Students Startup Investing Experience

San Antonio Lauded as 'Enterprising City'

New Orleans’ Idea Village Unveils Class of Entrepreneurs-in-training

Nashville's Economic Growth among Fastest in U.S.

Nashville Software School Sees Soaring Applications

The Midwest's Venture Capital Problem, And How Crowdfunding Could Help Solve It

Website Aims to Hatch Venture Ideas in Pittsburgh

California Governor Signs Fracking Bill, Upsetting Both Sides of Oil Issue

Patent Troll Takes a Punch on the Nose, but there Are Still (too) Many

Pew Study: Illegal Immigrant Population Dropped During Recession

Is Energy Innovation the Key to Economic Growth?

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