|Join us in giving entrepreneurs and small business owners access to the funding they need for growth
The most important legislation for small business in the past century is on it’s way through the legislative process. Once it passes, business owners will have access to a new source of funding to build their businesses and create jobs — crowd investing. This simple form of investment would give entrepreneurs and small business owners better access to capital and bypass the traditional gate-keepers on Wall Street.
The bill, called H.R. 2930, has already been approved by the House of Representatives and a similar bill is currently under review by the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. Unfortunately, some special interest groups on Wall Street are trying to derail the bill. This is why your voice needs to be heard now!
Please take a moment to sign this petition now, telling your lawmakers that you support crowd-investing in the USA. Crowd-investing is already common practice in several other countries — with excellent results. The USA should not be allowed to fall behind in the area of entrepreneurship!
Some background on Crowd-Investing
You may be familiar with “Crowd-Funding” websites that support non-profit organizations and creative projects via a donation-based model. The bill currently under consideration would make it possible for the crowd, your business fans to invest in your enterprise AND PROFIT from your creativity and hard work. By leveraging the power of crowd-investing you could raise up to $1,000,000 for your business from your raving fans.
Everyone should be able to own a small piece of their favorite business, not just select “accredited investors”. As a business owner you should be able to reach out publicly to your fan base to encourage investment. Regulated and licensed intermediaries will provide the platform for crowd-investing, providing transparency and protecting potential investors from sketchy operators.
For those of you tired of hearing “No!” from your lenders, this could be your ticket to pass “go” and get the funding you need and deserve.
Your voice and signature are needed to ensure this legislation passes.
Your Senate and House representatives are expert legislators and regulators doing their best to represent you, but they are not seasoned small business owners.
Help them more effectively represent your needs by emphasizing the urgency of passing this legislation to support small business and thus encourage the economic growth in this country that we need so desperately.
Sign the petition to tell Congress that they should immediately pass this legislation to help small businesses grow and create jobs. (We do not send any spam.)
If you are following what little information is flowing about this important legislation, you might notice that Wall Street special interests trying to block it actually make it sound like Crowd-investing would be bad for businesses. Don’t let special interest rob your voice, spread the word to your fellow business owners and entrepreneurs that Crowd-investing is the most positive legislation for small business growth this century. Ask them to sign this petition and donate to ensure this democratization of capital raising for business becomes law.
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