Fundraising While Female: Crowdfunding Campaigns vs. Seeking Venture Capital

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When growing and fundraising for a business, there are many boundaries to overcome for both men and women. However, recent studies show that women specifically face more difficulties raising money through traditional fundraising channels, and the gender gap in venture capital funding is getting worse. Stories of sexual harassment and discrimination towards female founders from venture capitalists (VC’s) also abound … Read More

48 Hour Film Project: Chicago Edition

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On August 25, the 48 Hour Film Project is issuing a challenge to all of Chicago’s creatives: create a short film in only 48 hours! The winning film will go on to compete “against films from around the world at Filmapalooza 2018 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2018 … Read More

Coscia Criminal Spoofing Case

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Ziliak Law Associate Doug Cahanin, Founder of Derivatives Law Blog, published this article on December 29, 2014  after Michael Coscia filed for dismissal. Background On Monday, December 15, 2014, Michael Coscia filed a motion to dismiss the spoofing and commodities fraud charges alleged against him.  This motion to dismiss is just the most recent move in one of the most … Read More