With the U.S. Senate’s passage of a crowdfunding bill (CROWDFUND Act) that served to amend the House’s parallel bill (JOBS Act) this week, there are a number of insightful articles, blog posts, and online resources discussing the crowdfunding bill and its implications. Here’s a sampling:

  1. Senate Passes Brown-Merkley Bipartisan Crowdfunding Bill (Sen. Scott Brown)
  2. Crowdfunding Bill Passes in U.S. Senate, 73-26 (Innov8Social)
  3. U.S. Senate Votes in Favor of Crowdfunding! (StartUpExemption)
  4. Crowdfund Act (S.2190) (crowdsourcing.org)
  5. Bipartisanship, new businesses and new jobs, with a little help from your friends (Google Public Policy Blog)
  6. Soon Even Your Mom Can Invest: Senate Passes Crowdfunding Bill 73-26 (With Protections) (TechCrunch)
  7. Senate Passes Start-Ups Bill, With Amendments (New York Times)
  8. US Senate passes crowdfunding bill to allow Kickstarter-style investing (TheVerge)
  9. Tech Startups in Line to Benefit from Senate Backed Crowdfunding Bill (PR Newswire)
  10. The legitimate goals — and overblown claims — of the JOBS Act (Washington Post)
  11. Senator Brown’s Crowdfunding Legislation Passes as Part of the JOBS Act, Paving the Way for Increased Entrepreneurship (SF Gate)
  12. How Will the JOBS Act Affect Small Business? (Reuters)
  13. U.S. Entrepreneurs Need Crowdfunding To Create 1.5 Million Jobs (HULIQ)
Feel free to add any others that you have come across in the comments below.

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