April 5, 2013 · IGG

Indiegogo Team Celebrates First Birthday of JOBS Act



One year ago today, President Obama signed the JOBS Act — sweeping, bipartisan legislation that paved the way for equity-based crowdfunding. Though the SEC has yet to provide the regulations that will allow the JOBS Act’s provisions to go into effect, the Indiegogo team is still thrilled by the huge leap for crowdfunding that the legislation signals, and we are highly optimistic that progress is on the horizon. As an open platform, Indiegogo welcomes any advancement that can expand the ways people are able to crowdfund. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the Indiegogo team baked a cake for the JOBS Act:

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You can read more about our team’s celebration of the one year anniversary of the JOBS Act and our outlook on its future implementation in Indiegogo co-founder Danae Ringelmann’s article on TechCrunch! And check out this video marking the one year anniversary from Representative Patrick McHenry, one of the brains behind the JOBS Act:

What do you think of the JOBS Act? Let us know in the comments!