The lack of regulation in tech start-ups is the real elephant in the room

Crowdfunding is risky. But, in general, so is investing

7th May, 2017

Nine years after Indie- GoGo and Kickstarter were founded, the government is finally trying to get a handle on crowdfunding.

Last month, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan launched a public consultation on the potential regulation of crowdfunding – an alternative source of finance that has proven popular with tech start-ups – to see whether or not a regulatory regime would be appropriate for the crowdfunding sector.

Crowdfunding online has been around for a while now,...

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