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An investor’s guide to getting the most out of real estate crow

With so many real estate crowdfunding platforms in the marketplace, the average investor may feel overwhelmed with options and confused by the differences from site to site. We are here to help. In five easy steps, you can clearly navigate these platforms — from initial research to completing deals with developers — and choose the one that works best for you.

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Sec ends long-standing prohibition of 'general solicitation' rule

The JOBS Act requires that issuers wishing to engage in general solicitation take “reasonable steps” to verify the accredited investor status of purchasers. Rule 506(c) sets forth a principles-based method of verification which requires an objective determination by the issuer (or those acting on its behalf) as to whether the steps taken are “reasonable” in the context of the particular facts and circumstances of each purchaser and transaction. Among the factors that an issuer should consider under...

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Your bitcoin wallet may be at risk: safenet HSM key-extraction vulnerability

As a next generation Bitcoin exchange, ensuring the security of bitcoin on deposit is Gemini’s top priority. Perhaps more so than credit-cards, ACH or any other payment systems, Bitcoin is the one payment technology where possession of money can be boiled down to pure cryptographic capability: generating a signature with an ECDSA private key is money. If you lose control of that private key, you lose the ability to spend your funds, plain and simple.

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