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The CEO and Co-Founder of Launcht is living his dream.

Freeman White Moves On From Launcht

I’m writing to let you all know that I need to step away from Launcht for personal family reasons. Launcht will continue to serve its clients to the utmost and will now be led by my valiant co-founder Spencer Taylor … Continue reading

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Equity Crowdfunding Update and Jargon Round Up

Following on the heels of the CFIRA meetings I took part in with the SEC staff who drafted the Equity Crowdfunding rules, I wanted to give an update and round-up of some new jargon to be conversant with. The meetings … Continue reading

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Equity Crowdfunding Update Before SEC Meeting

Two years ago, almost to the day, I went to Washington DC to advocate for equity crowdfunding for the first time. Yesterday, I returned with fellow members of the CFIRA board to Washington for perhaps the 10th time to advocate at … Continue reading

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Equity Crowdfunding Rules for Title III Proposed

FINALLY! The Commissioners of the SEC voted unanimously 5-0 yesterday to propose rules for equity crowdfunding under Title III of the JOBS Act. Here at Launcht this day has been a long time coming. We started lobbying for the equity … Continue reading

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Leak Suggests SEC Proposed Ruling on Equity Crowdfunding

Dave Michaels of Bloomberg Businessweek posted an article yesterday citing information from two sources that said the SEC commissioners could vote by 10/23 on a proposed rule related to Equity Crowdfunding as put forth in Title III of the JOBS … Continue reading

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Voting Opens to Crowdsource the New Boston T Map

Today, September 20th, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will open up voting for the finalist of the “New Perspectives MBTA Map Re-design Competition.”  The competition, which began this past spring, is a crowdsourcing initiative to get the citizens of … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Magazine and Mimvi Chose Launcht

Mimvi and Entrepreneur Media recently announced their decision to use Launcht to power the crowdfunding features of their TREPlabs platform. This partnership with Mimvi and Entrepreneur highlights the strength of the Launcht white label crowdfunding software feature set, our product support, … Continue reading

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Celebrity Crowdfunding: 319,320 reasons to not use Kickstarter

Rob Thomas, the creator of the Veronica Mars television series, recently paid a lot of money to raise money on Kickstarter (KS for short). He and his team led a campaign that was a runaway success on KS, raising $5,702,153. But, … Continue reading

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Starting a Successful Crowdfunding Platform: Part 1

This is the first in a series of posts on the topic of how to start a successful crowdfunding platform. Launcht is in the unique position of powering more new crowdfunding platforms than anyone else in the field of crowdfunding … Continue reading

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Unreasonable Institute and Mprep Featured in Daily Herald

On Sunday, February 24th, Toni Maraviglia’s story of founding Mprep and being accepted into the Unreasonable Institute was told by Chicago’s Daily Herald. You can read the full story here. Mprep makes educational tools accessible to the most remote schools … Continue reading

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