A years long rallying cry to bring intrastate crowdfunding to North Carolina was successful this year, and a lot of the credit went to a group of investors, lawyers and entrepreneurs who held informational events, wrote thought leadership pieces and educated local legislators on this new funding opportunity for small and startup businesses. When rules go into effect next year, entrepreneurs will have another tool for raising capital to grow their businesses.
Watch Governor Pat McCrory's bill signing event here.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
ExitEvent.com is our excellent local media site that covers all things startup in the Triangle and around North Carolina. ExitEvent Editor in Chief Laura Baverman has named the passage into law of the NC PACES Act intrastate crowdfunding bill as one of the top Triangle Startup Community stories of 2016. In her year end summary titled "How the Triangle Startup Community Organized in 2016" Laura writes: