Crowdfunding

Price: $19.99

CPE Credits: 2.0

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Course Number: FICROWSB

crowdfunding

Description:
This course discusses how to obtain funds through crowdfunding, which may be a ready source of cash when other alternatives are not available. It addresses the types of crowdfunding, the risks involved, and the details of the Regulation Crowdfunding, which governs how a business can sell shares via crowdfunding. The course also covers several alternatives to crowdfunding that may be more relevant to an organization’s financial needs, as well as several ways to derive a stock price at which to sell shares. In short, the course helps you decide whether crowdfunding is a good alternative and how to go about raising funds with it.  Table of Contents

Delivery Method: Online QAS Self Study.

Level: Overview.

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Author: Steven Bragg, CPA

Publication: February 2018

Format: PDF
Pages: 51

Passing Grade: 70%

Exam Policies: Exam may be retaken. Course must be completed within one year of purchase.

CPE Sponsor Info : NASBA/QAS #109234. Click here to view specific state approvals.

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • • Describe the building blocks of crowdfunding.
    • Note the advantages of crowdfunding and the situations in which it is most applicable.
    • Cite the risks taken on by an investor in a crowdfunding campaign.
    • Describe the process used to run a crowdfunding campaign.
    • Recognize the situations in which the Regulation Crowdfunding can be used.
    • Recognize the different types of forms that must be filed as part of a Regulation Crowd-funding campaign.
    • Describe the different types of rights that may be given to investors.
    • Note the characteristics of a Rule 504 exemption.
    • Recognize the approaches that can be used to arrive at a valuation for a business, and when these valuations may be incorrect.

Description:
This course discusses how to obtain funds through crowdfunding, which may be a ready source of cash when other alternatives are not available. It addresses the types of crowdfunding, the risks involved, and the details of the Regulation Crowdfunding, which governs how a business can sell shares via crowdfunding. The course also covers several alternatives to crowdfunding that may be more relevant to an organization’s financial needs, as well as several ways to derive a stock price at which to sell shares. In short, the course helps you decide whether crowdfunding is a good alternative and how to go about raising funds with it.  Table of Contents

Delivery Method: Online QAS Self Study.

Level: Overview.

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Author: Steven Bragg, CPA

Publication: February 2018

Format: PDF
Pages: 51

Passing Grade: 70%

Exam Policies: Exam may be retaken. Course must be completed within one year of purchase.

CPE Sponsor Info : NASBA/QAS #109234. Click here to view specific state approvals.

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • • Describe the building blocks of crowdfunding.
    • Note the advantages of crowdfunding and the situations in which it is most applicable.
    • Cite the risks taken on by an investor in a crowdfunding campaign.
    • Describe the process used to run a crowdfunding campaign.
    • Recognize the situations in which the Regulation Crowdfunding can be used.
    • Recognize the different types of forms that must be filed as part of a Regulation Crowd-funding campaign.
    • Describe the different types of rights that may be given to investors.
    • Note the characteristics of a Rule 504 exemption.
    • Recognize the approaches that can be used to arrive at a valuation for a business, and when these valuations may be incorrect.
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