Maryland partners with Israeli crowdfunding company [Links Roundup]

Plus: Initial details on a proposed angel investor tax credit.

OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved. (Screenshot via YouTube)

Global crowdfunding platform forges Maryland partnership [MDBizNews]: “OurCrowd has pledged to look at Maryland companies for investment opportunities. The MIDC [Maryland/Israel Development Center] will assist OurCrowd’s portfolio companies with their U.S. market entry. The organization will also help attract them to business opportunities in Maryland and introduce OurCrowd to potential investors.”
Here’s how an angel investor tax credit program would work in Maryland [Baltimore Business Journal]: “The bill calls for Maryland to establish a $5 million Angel Investor Tax Credit Reserve Fund to pay out the tax credits. Tax credits would be worth 50 percent of the investment amount. The program would cap tax credit amounts at $50,000 for individuals and $100,000 for couples and their firms.”


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