NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hedge Connection, a platform that has been putting hedge funds and investors together since 2005, has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for their methodology of matching hedge funds and investors online. US Patent 8,468,078 was awarded to Hedge Connection’s founders, Lisa Vioni and Rob Arthurs, as

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Change is here!  The long-awaited JOBS Act Rules become effective September 23, 2013, dramatically expanding the marketing flexibility for managers of private funds.  This newfound free speech provides important messaging and branding opportunities.  Traditional one-on-one capital raising (a/k/a “hand-to-hand-combat”) meets modern marketing activities and communication platforms.  How can you integrate public relations to leverage your

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Today marks the first official day that federal legislation goes into effect allowing hedge funds to advertise their product publicly.   This means hedge funds, as well as small startups, can begin to advertise their product publically through vehicles such as social media sites, without having to register their shares for public trading. While restrictions

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The long-awaited SEC ruling as of July 10, 2013 to lift the 80+ year old ban on general solicitation and advertising of private placements ushers in a sea change of communication opportunities and challenges for hedge fund managers. As mandated by the April 2012 JOBS Act, this rule dramatically expands the marketing flexibility for managers

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Hedge Connection applauds the SEC for adopting the final rules in connection with the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, lifting an 80-year-old ban on general solicitation and allowing hedge fund managers to advertise. We wait in anticipation to see what requirements the SEC will impose on funds regarding their marketing practices.  In general we

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