FT Adviser

"I suppose what I'm trying to say overall is that, while we welcome a consultation that's aimed at ensuring transparency and consumer protection, it's important that over-regulation isn't allowed to kick the crowd out of crowdfunding.

If that were to happen, the very essence of this new and exciting form of investment would disappear."

You can read more here:  http://www.ftadviser.com/2013/10/24/opinion/blogs/crowdfunding-must-not-be-killed-off-by-heavy-regulation-SQfI7ksNtfW5MJqJZIwpiM/article.html