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OurCrowd op-ed in WSJ: “An SEC Rule Change Opens a New Era for Crowdfunding”

The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed today written by OurCrowd CEO, Jon Medved. In the editorial, Jon talks about how recent U.S. regulatory changes to equity crowdfunding will open up new opportunities for investors and how these changes have positioned OurCrowd as a leader in its space. Startups and businesses have taken notice. They have begun to use similar online crowdfunding platforms—but to gather investments. And thanks in part to the SEC’s new rule, the equity crowdfunding market is poised for rapid growth over the next decade.   A new class of angel investors, affluent individuals who invest personal funds in companies, is another byproduct of the burgeoning crowdfunding movement. These angel investors are no longer just former startup founders. They’re a younger, broader class of Internet-savvy investors ready to evaluate and pick deals online. Read the full Wall Street Journal article here. A version of this article appeared October 10, 2013, on page A17 in the U.S. edition of The Wall Street Journal, with the headline: An SEC Rule Change Opens a New Era for Crowdfunding.   Making...

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OurCrowd’s Jon Medved On BBC Radio 4, Discusses Investing In Startups via Crowdfunding

On his recent visit to the UK, OurCrowd CEO Jonathan Medved was interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s program “The Bottom Line.” In the episode, Jon and two guest entrepreneurs discuss how much money you need to start a business – and where to get it from. Why do some startups require millions and others just a few hundred pounds? And what are the benefits and pitfalls of finding investors on the web? In addition, they discuss crowdfunding and how investors and startup founders envision it to be the next big thing in venture capital. Listen to the interview Listen to the program below or play it on BBC Radio 4 here. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/101116485″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true”...

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OurCrowd’s Jon Medved on Bloomberg TV: Crowdfunding Building New Venture Capital Blueprint

On his recent visit to the UK, OurCrowd CEO Jonathan Medved was interviewed on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” In the interview Jon discusses the startup environment in Israel using crowdfunding and OurCrowd’s efforts to expand the service to the rest of the world. Jon explains that by unlocking the power of the crowd, more people have the opportunity to invest in the best startups Israel has to offer.   View the video below or play it on Bloomberg TV here....

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OurCrowd’s Jon Medved on ChaiFM

On his recent tour of South Africa, OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved was interviewed by Gavin Koppel and Carly Ritz on ChaiFM‘s popular radio show “The Morning Glory”. ChaiFM is South Africa’s Jewish Community Talk and Music Radio Station.  In the interview Jon discussed OurCrowd and how it can help accredited investors to invest directly in Israeli startups and create long term wealth.  Jon and the show hosts also chatted about the Startup Nation, Israel’s high-tech achievements and the next generation of funding for startups. Listen to the full interview here: [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/87234840″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”100″ iframe=”true”...

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OurCrowd’s Jon Medved on Bloomberg TV, discusses investing in Start-up Nation

While on his latest tour to the US, OurCrowd CEO Jonathan Medved was interviewed live by Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg Television’s “Bottom Line.” In the interview Jon discusses investing in Israeli startups and our innovative equity based, crowdfunding platform, OurCrowd. In addition, he responded to questions regarding the strong US-Israeli relations, China’s investments in Israel, Israel’s cyber-security and other various related...

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