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SEC Fines and Libra Woes


This past week, two companies within the token ecosystem announced settlements with the SEC. The SEC has been pursuing enforcement action for the past couple of years in wake of the ICO boom and bust of 2017. The post SEC Fines and Libra Woes appeared first on The Barefoot VC.

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The SEC’s Battle Against Coinbase And Binance, Explained


by Peter Eberle, President & Chief Investment Officer of Castle Funds In early June, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed separate lawsuits against cryptocurrency companies Coinbase and Binance. The central allegation of both is that the companies were running unregistered securities exchanges.


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5 Startup Funding Models That Depend On The Consumer

Startup Professionals Musings

In fact, perhaps the most important model, equity crowdfunding for non-accredited investors was legalized via the SEC way back in 2016, and its impact is still not fully understood. The primary challenge seems to be that the crowdfunding term is used to encompass so many different concepts that everyone is confused.

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10 Realities Today Cause Startups To Bypass An IPO

Startup Professionals Musings

Startups are typically run by a couple of executives who are reluctant to disclose via the prospectus and SEC reports all the decision-making criteria, operational financial details, and compensation formulas. Public companies of any size must comply immediately with the full reporting requirements of the SEC.

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What To Know About The SEC Whistleblower Program


Because of this, the Securities and Exchange Commission has what is known as the SEC Whistleblower Program. As an extra incentive to ensure reliable tips are received by the SEC office, an award program is in place for those whistleblowers whose information eventually leads to sanctions being placed on a company.

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Even the Smartest VCs Sometimes Get it Wrong – Bill Gurley and Regulated Markets

Steve Blank

startups might run into an alphabet soup of federal regulatory agencies, for example: ATF , CFPB , DEA , DoD , EPA , FAA , FCC , FDA , FDIC , FERC , FTC , OCC , OSHA , SEC. Their lobbyists also work through regulatory bodies like the FCC , SEC , FTC , Public Utility, Taxi, or Insurance Commissions, School Boards, etc. In the U.S.

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Frameworks Round 2


8 threads and 256 connections Thread Stats Avg Stdev Max +/- Stdev Latency 10.07ms 7.80ms 73.59ms 77.37% Req/Sec 2.99k 1.07k 8.00k 88.42% 100002 requests in 3.68s, 59.89MB read Requests/sec: 27202.70 Transfer/sec: 16.29MB. For example: Making 100000 requests to [link].

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