Tagged: regulation a

Reg D or Reg A+? Mark Elenowitz of Tripoint Global Equities Explains

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Mark Elenowitz, CEO and founder of Tripoint Global Equities, is a firm believer in the potential of Regulation A+.  The updated securities exemption, improved under the JOBS Act, enables companies to raise up to $50 million from both accredited and non-accredited investors. Typically most early… Read More

Med-X in Hearing Before Administrative Judge this Month

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Med-X, a marijuana-based startup, is engaged in a public hearing this month before Administrative Law Judge Jason S. Patil. The hearings pertain to an attempt to raise capital that was described as the first ever Reg A+ investment crowdfunding round for the Cannabis industry. The proceedings are… Read More

Crowdfunding a Sports Car: Dubuc Motors Seeks up to $20 Million on StartEngine

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Investors from both Canada & USA May Purchase Shares in First True Cross-Border Crowdfunding Offer Under Reg A+. Diesel is on a death march. Gasoline is in slow decline. Inevitably, all cars will be powered by electricity. The popularity and success of Tesla have trailblazed… Read More

SeedInvest CEO Ryan Feit: Issuers Using Reg CF will Raise Over $100 Million in 2017

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  SeedInvest is one of the most prominent investment crowdfunding platforms in the US. A full stack funding platform, SeedInvest lists opportunities from issuers under Reg D (both 506c & 506b), Reg A+, and Reg CF.  The platform boasts a solid community of over 140,000… Read More

Raising Funds Online via Crowdfunding from the General Public: Regulation A+ vs. Regulation Crowdfunding

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  The JOBS Act, which was signed into law in April 2012, led to the adoption of three exemptions from the registration requirements of securities offerings in the U.S. All three allow raising capital via crowdfunding. The first to go effective (September 2013) was Reg… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform EquityMultiple Expects Investment Volume to Grow by an Order of Magnitude

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Real estate crowdfunding may possess the biggest potential within the sector of online investment marketplaces. The ability to make a popular asset class more accessible to a wider audience simply makes sense. Both debt and equity investment opportunities in real estate are available across multiple… Read More

Top Fintech Stories from Crowdfund Insider during 2016

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As one year comes to end it is a good opportunity to reflect on past events. The preceding 12 months have been a momentous period for internet finance including capital formation online. Fintech started as a curiosity that engendered much excitement – and fear for some…. Read More

Why I am “High” on the Prospects for SME’s in 2017

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The beginning of a new year is typically accompanied by renewed hope and positive expectations. 2017 is no exception.  As a staunch advocate of promoting the interests of small business generally, and smart regulation of capital formation, in particular, 2017 stands out to me as… Read More

Needed Policy Reforms to Improve Entrepreneurs’ Access to Capital

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Capital formation and entrepreneurship improve economic growth, productivity and real wages. Existing securities laws impede entrepreneurial capital formation. To promote prosperity, Congress and a reconstituted Securities and Exchange Commission need to systematically reduce or eliminate state and federal regulatory barriers hindering entrepreneurs’ access to capital…. Read More

Is Reg A+ a Game-Changer? Absolutely. But it Will Take Some Time

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Regulation A, or Reg A+ as everyone now calls it, has been heralded as the future of small IPOs by some. The updated securities exemption was created by Title IV of the JOBS Act and came into effect during 2015. Allowing smaller companies to raise… Read More

VidAngel Just Crowdfunded $10M Using Reg A+ & Now Court Orders Video Streaming Business to Shut Down

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Earlier this month Crowdfund Insider reported that VidAngel had raised $5 million from investors crowdfunding under Reg A+ in just 28 hours. VidAngel went on to raise $10 million from over 7500 smaller investors. Today, VidAngel has received some bad news as a court order is… Read More

So You Want to Equity Crowdfund: A No-B.S. Guide to Crowdfunding Your Business

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Crowdfunding campaigns tend to look like sexy, overnight successes, but rarely are the successful ones so effortless. What I’m about to say sounds dumb—so dumb that I’m reluctant to have to even say it—but a lot of folks contact me thinking that crowdfunding is easy,… Read More

Manhattan Street Capital Jumps into Reg A+ Space with Blue Marble Biomaterials

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Manhattan Street Capital has entered the Reg A+ crowdfunding space with its first offer for Blue Marble Biomaterials. The platforms is accepting investor indications of interest now. Manhattan Street Capital has positioned its platform as a Reg A+ specialist. This updated securities exemption was created… Read More

Doug Ellenoff & Richard Baumann of EGS Explain Unique Structure of Fig Reg A+ Crowdfunding Offer

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Utilization of the updated securities exemption colloquially called Reg A+ continues to gain traction. A form of crowdfunding that has been described as a Mini-IPO type offering due to the scaled disclosure, reduced cost and the option to immediately trade shares, Reg A+ is an… Read More

StartEngine: Our Goal is to Help 5000 Companies Raise Capital in Next 5 Years

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StartEngine is a FINRA regulated, Reg CF funding portal that also lists Reg A+ issuers and the occasional accredited crowdfunding offer (Reg D 506c). The platform has helped to raise almost $25 million this year for early stage companies.  Perhaps the most prominent offer to close… Read More

VidAngel Crowdfunded $5 Million in Just 28 Hours Under Reg A+

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VidAngel may be the fastest issuing company using Reg A+ (Tier 2) to hit its funding target.  VidAngel set an initial crowdfunding goal of $5 million. In just over a day (28 hours) VidAngel hit that goal.  VidAngel then continued to accept investments ofjust over… Read More

WeFunder Has Raised $1.8 Million in a Self-Crowdfunding Campaign

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Wefunder is in the midst of a self-crowdfunding round and things are moving along quite well. The minimum raise was pegged at a $1 million goal and as of today stands at $1.77 million. WeFunder has created a WeFund SPV to hold the shares in… Read More

Mark Elenowitz of TriPoint Global: Reg A+ is the Future of IPOs

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There has been a lot of buzz within the investment community regarding the updated exemption created under Title IV of the JOBS Act.  Regulation A+, or just Reg A+, was crafted by the SEC and Congress to allow issuers to raise up to $50 million… Read More