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June 29, 2014 7:00 PM

My view by Gary Farmer: Crowdfunding legislation needed in Florida

Legislation that would have permitted Florida startups to engage in “crowdfunding” under exemptions from certain state and federal securities laws died at the committee stage. With the failure of the law to pass this year, the Legislature missed an opportunity to bring Florida in line with other states that have updated their laws to encourage economic growth by removing bureaucratic obstacles to business funding.

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