$1,000 and a Click: Buying Stock the Crowdfunding Way

By Karen Weise

It’s been just two weeks since President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law, loosening requirements for companies looking to raise capital. The rules aren’t even written yet, and already one new fundraising outfit is jumping into the fray. On Wednesday, CircleUp was launched as a crowdfunding site that lets small businesses recruit investors to buy shares in their companies.

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