A New Era of Crowdfunding?

An update on the JOBS Act which was signed into law in April of 2012 and has since been winding its way from general legislation to specific regulation. When finally implemented, the law should make it much easier and cheaper for small ventures to get funding-for-equity from the crowd.

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‘Proudly made at home’

A new state law eases the way for culinary entrepreneurs to legally create and operate food-related businesses in their kitchens, producing homemade edibles for sale to businesses and to the public.

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Creating Your Own Sharing Economy

Sharing doesn’t have to mean just cars and apartments. There are lots of small ways you can bring the ideas behind the sharing economy into your life, and a new guidebook shows you how.

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California Homegrown Food Act – seeking a California legislator to author a bill in 2013

The Sustainable Economies Law Center cooks up a bill to allow individuals to supplement their incomes through sale of produce grown at home or on other urban or suburban land.

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New California law kickstarts home-based food businesses

The California Homemade Food Act clears the way for home cooks to make and sell a wide range of products, such as jams and jellies, without the need to invest in commercial kitchen space or comply with zoning and other regulations.

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10 Ways Our World is Becoming More Shareable

We’re sharing more things, more deeply, with more people. Why sharing is the answer to some of today’s biggest questions.

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