Jonathan Wilson Authors Timely Book on Crowdfunding in Georgia

September 4, 2013

“Easy Guide to Intrastate Crowdfunding Through the Invest Georgia Exemption” Serves as Handbook for Entrepreneurs in Georgia Who Want to Raise Capital

ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2013 – Jonathan B. Wilson, attorney at Taylor English Duma LLP, today announces the release of his new book, “Easy Guide to Intrastate Crowdfunding Through the Invest Georgia Exemption.”

With the recent surge in use of crowdfunding by entrepreneurs and small businesses to raise capital, the book seeks to clarify the ways in which crowdfunding can be used as an investment tool, and to provide practice steps for a certain type of crowdfunding that is now possible for small businesses located in Georgia and for investors who are Georgia residents.

The book is available for free download at

The book takes an in-depth look at the basics of crowdfunding, including how it relates to securities law, private offering exemptions, the JOBS Act and the Invest Georgia Exemption. Wilson advises entrepreneurs and small business owners to prepare and manage their offerings in a transparent and professional manner in order to increase their own chances of success but also to help ensure the success of crowdfunding for all users.

At Taylor English, Wilson is a member of the firm’s Corporate & Business practice group where he focuses on corporate securities, corporate finance and governance, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property. He has more than 20 years of experience representing Fortune 100, middle-market and start-up companies in transactional matters.

Wilson is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) where, in 2009, he founded the Renewable Energy Committee of the ABA’s Public Utility Section, and he currently chairs the committee.

Wilson received his undergraduate degree, with honors, from the College of William and Mary and his law degree from George Washington University.  

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