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  1. SeedInvest’s due diligence process is no guarantee of success or future results. All investors should carefully review each investment opportunity and cancel their subscription within the allotted time-frame if they do not feel comfortable making any specific investment based on their own DD. Learn more about due diligence on the SeedInvest Blog (https://www.seedinvest.com/blog/angel-investing/how-to-assess-an-investment) and our vetting process in our FAQs (https://intercom.help/seedinvest/en/).

  2. SeedInvest’s selection criteria does not suggest higher quality investment opportunities nor does it imply that investors will generate positive returns in investment opportunities on SeedInvest. Learn more about due diligence on the SeedInvest Blog (https://www.seedinvest.com/blog/angel-investing/how-to-assess-an-investment) and our vetting process in our FAQs (https://intercom.help/seedinvest/en/).

  3. Diversification is only across multiple early-stage investment opportunities within the asset class. There is no guarantee that this program will lead to a well-balanced portfolio of companies across industry types or stages across the asset class. In addition, enrolling in this program will not lead to diversification across your entire investment portfolio. In order to achieve diversification, we do not recommend you allocate more than 10% of your entire investment portfolio to alternative assets.

  4. Testimonials may not be representative of the experience of others and are no guarantee of future performance or success. No individuals were compensated in exchange for their testimonials.

SeedInvest Back in DC with the SEC Next Week

 
 

At the 31st Annual SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation on Thursday November 15, SeedInvest will join other CFIRA leaders in meeting with the SEC, which is currently regulating the process of Crowdfund Investment. The forum will begin with panel discussions on the implementation of the JOBS Act and what kinds of small-business capital formation it covers, and will be webcast live on the SEC’s website. Afterwards, there will be afternoon breakout groups to discuss specific policy recommendations, which will be open to the public and accessible by teleconference, but will not via webcast.

As stated on the SEC’s website, “A major purpose of the Forum is to provide a platform to highlight perceived unnecessary impediments to small business capital formation and address whether they can be eliminated or reduced. Each forum seeks to develop recommendations for government and private action to improve the environment for small business capital formation, consistent with other public policy goals, including investor protection.” Amassing a considerable entrepreneurial presence, not just members of the CFIRA but other small businesses, investors, VCs, lawyers, and other crowdfunding advocates is hugely important in ensuring that the concerns of startups and small businesses will be reflected in the rulemaking process.

 

This post was written by James Han on November 9, 2012

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