Douglas Slain
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Douglas Slain

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Stanford Law School J.D.

University of Chicago M.A.

After getting a JD from Stanford Law School, a MA from the University of Chicago, a diploma from the University College London, and working as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Doug was a member of the California bar for 40 years, during which time he founded a series of law reporting services now owned by Thomson Reuters.

Doug specializes in debt and equity crowdfunding. He helps small business identify and solicit sources of private equity. Doug manages a LinkedIn discussion group, State Securities Regulation, with close to 1500 members. He recently launched a new LinkedIn discussion group on Real Estate Crowdfunding.

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    • How to Finance a Marijuana Business

    • Equity Crowd Finance Meets Cannabis
    • By: Douglas Slain
    • Narrated by: Andrew J. Cornelius
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
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    An enormous, quasi-dormant underground economy is awakening and large components are coming to the surface....

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    • By Xiong Moua on 02-28-17

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    • Business Brokers and Securities Laws

    • How to Avoid Becoming an Unlicensed Broker-Dealer
    • By: Douglas Slain
    • Narrated by: Stuart Deal
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Business Brokers and Securities Laws is a monograph on securities law and finders fees.

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    • Short and to the point, but fairly useless

    • By Catalin Popa on 10-04-18

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    • Securitized Real Estate and 1031 Exchanges

    • Private Placement Handbook Series, Book 2
    • By: Douglas Slain
    • Narrated by: Matt Williams
    • Length: 49 mins
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    Securitized real estate offers accredited investors the opportunity to join with other accredited investors to own investment-grade real estate....

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    • Marijuana Money

    • By: Douglas Slain
    • Narrated by: Laura E. Richcreek
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
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    Three recent events will prove seminal in the to-be-written history of the industry and finally announce a pathway for investors and entrepreneurs....

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    • California Real Estate Blind Pools

    • By: Douglas Slain
    • Narrated by: Stan Jenson
    • Length: 57 mins
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    This handbook is addressed to anyone seeking up to $5 million to fund a limited partnership where you do not want to specify which properties will be purchased and/or sold....

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Crowdfunding on Steroids

    • General Solicitation Under Rule 506(c)
    • By: Douglas Slain
    • Narrated by: Jake Teller
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The SEC has lifted an 80-year ban on general solicitation. Start-ups for the first time can use public advertising to sell private offerings....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Guide to the JOBS Act: Tools for Crowdfunding

    • By: Douglas Slain
    • Narrated by: James Colby Green
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    A recent report by the research group Massolution opines that crowdfunding and P2P investors injected $1 billion into the US real estate market in 2014 and that the number will double in 2015....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful guide to USA securities law (including crowdfunding topics)!

    • By SE on 11-14-15

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Crowdfinancing

    • Introducing an New Asset Class: Private Placement Handbooks, Volume 5
    • By: Douglas Slain
    • Narrated by: Eric Joseph Chancy
    • Length: 33 mins
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    This audiobook discusses Title III crowdfunding, new Rule 506 ©, general solicitation, and intrastate offerings....

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    • Health, Wellness, & Cannabis: A Cookbook

    • By: Douglas Slain
    • Narrated by: Kenneth R. Williams
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
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    Cannabis-infused dishes taste delicious when cooked properly, and they don't have to be ignited to be enjoyed....

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