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Four Additional Crowdfunding Platforms Join The PENSCO Marketplace; Unlocking Alternative Investment Opportunities for Self-Directed IRA Investors

PENSCO Marketplace

PENSCO has expanded The PENSCO Marketplace with the addition of four new crowdfunding portals – LendZoan, Equity Round, EarlyShares and SilverPortalXchange. The new participants join the original five sites, which are CircleUp, HealthiosXchange, I-Bankers Direct, RockThePost and Zanbato, in the online marketplace, a first-of-its-kind network of crowdfunding providers, products and services, giving individual accredited investors unparalleled access to private placement opportunities using their Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). Since… Read More

Uncool Startup Liquidity Nanotech Taps Nearly $8.5M on RockThePost: Let it Flow

Liquidity Makes the Best Water Purification Cartridges

Opting for a 506(c) Regulation D private offering, Liquidity Nanotech Corporation has generally solicited its crowdfunding efforts with much success, to date raising over $8,481,800 on RockThePost. The California-based Liquidity Nanotech Corporation is an early-stage product in the B2B industry. According to its campaign, the company already enjoys revenue, clients and strategic partners, in addition to… Read More

RockthePost & CoFoundersLab Merge to Create One-Stop Shop for Equity Crowdfunding: Onevest


Equity crowdfunding site RockThePost has announced a merger with CoFoundersLab seeking to create a one-stop shop for investors to simplify their search and due diligence process. CoFoundersLab is an online and in-person matchmaking network that scientifically builds startup teams.  The two companies have merged to create a new platform – Onevest. RockThePost was founded in 2010 by Alejandro Cremades and Tanya Prive…. Read More

Startup Investing 101 Webinar


Learn how to invest in startups, including how to use your retirement funds, by signing up for this short one hour webinar. As one of the leading online startup investing marketplaces, RockThePost’s vision is to make investing in privately held companies easy by providing a gold standard in deal flow that matches your specific areas… Read More

Ansa Syncs with RockThePost for its Crowdfunding Pitch: Go Safely Off the Record

Ansa Self Destructing Media

Currently listed on RockThePost, San Francisco-based Ansa pitches itself as the safest place for personal conversations on iOS or Android operating systems. According to its pitch, Ansa is a pre-revenue/seed-stage product targeting the college-aged demographic in the $32 Billion Consumer Products industry. Ansa Founder Natalie Bryla and Co-Founder Evgeniy Altynpara have industry expertise and have… Read More

Speaking Your Language: SpeechTrans’ Equity Campaign Translates into Early Success on RockThePost

SpeechTrans Ultimate

Having secured $250,000 in the early stages of its RockThePost equity crowdfunding campaign, SpeechTrans aims to raise up to $750,000 more to develop and market its lauded advanced Speech to Speech (S2S) Language Translation software. Partnering with HP, Microsoft and Intel, according to their RockThePost campaign, SpeechTrans considers its live real time language translation proprietary… Read More

ZümXR Experiences Sustained Buzz on its Equity Crowdfunding on RockThePost, Raising $255K of Goal


Denver based ZümXR launched its crowdfunding campaign on RockThePost, quickly raising $255,000 of its $500,000 to $1 million goal.  There is a co-listing on CircleUp but few details are available.  ZümXR’s natural energy drinks contain their patented sustained-released micro-beads which deliver caffeinated elements, vitamins, green tea and other ingredients  over an extended period of time…. Read More

EvoLux, Uber for Helicopters, is Crowdfunding on RockThePost

Per Seat on Demand Evolux

Seeking a Minimum $750,000 in Equity Crowdfunding. EvoLux Transportation, a vertical lift tech travel company, recently launched its equity crowdfunding campaign on RockThePost, quickly raising $250,000 of its $750,000 to $2 million goal to fund its helicopter charter services, establish a more prominent position in luxury travel and build stronger brand equity. Sikorsky Innovations’ Winner,… Read More

RockThePost Publishes Investor Trends Report


New York based equity crowdfunding site RockThePost has published an investor trends report looking back over the past few years in the Angel / VC scene.  The data was correlated via an online survey of 780 random investors between September and November of 2013.  There study reveals some interesting shifts in the investing landscape.  Some… Read More

RockThePost Powers CofoundersLab to Successfully Raise $680,000

CofoundersLab Big

CofoundersLab (a match.com type platform for entrepreneurs) has successfully crowdfunded $680,000 in equity on portal RockThePost. According to the platform this is the first offering to openly crowdfund in 80 years and is the first public offer on RockThePost.  Shahab Kaviani, CEO of CoFoundersLab, was an enthusiastic first adopter of allowing “general solicitation” for equity… Read More

Brief: RockThePost Hires Lead Engineer from Tumblr

Drew Butler

Equity crowdfunding site RockThePost has just announced a critical new hire to their growing team.  Drew Butler, previously from Tumbler, is their new Chief Technical Officer (CTO). Drew commented on his new position, As a firm believer in the power of crowds, whether in the funding or the networking arenas, I truly see this as… Read More

UPDATED: The Top 10 US Equity Crowdfunding Platforms


UPDATE: At least one crowdfunding platform has stepped forward saying they were left off the list. iFunding emailed Crowdfund Insider to clarify that they have raised about $3 million on their platform since launch. RockThePost has shared a top-ten list of equity crowdfunding platforms currently operating in the US. The post clarifies that the source isn’t being shared… Read More

Equity platform RockThePost Expects to be Well Positioned to Accommodate New Regulations

Alejandro Cremades RockThePost Founder

RockThePost CEO Alejandro Cremades contacted Crowdfund Insider with some thoughts on SEC proposed regulations which were released yesterday.  RockThePost is an equity crowdfunding portal which is not presently associated with a Broker / Dealer.  The platform has raised over $17 Million in accredited investor offerings since their launch.  They hope to move into the retail… Read More

SEC Vote Coming: Proposed General Solicitation Rules May Bring Big Changes


Yesterday general solicitation became legal for issuers opting to make use of the newly-minted Rule 506(c) of Regulation D. The option was added to Form D yesterday, which is available on the SEC’s web site. Some news outlets reported that Form D had to be filed 15 days before general solicitation could occur. That isn’t exactly… Read More

RockThePost Gears Up For Change in General Solicitation

Hail to the Job Creators ACA

RockThePost believes that openly fundraising can significantly help startups gain access to capital in an economic environment in which investors are looking for higher return investments.  They also believe it is their responsibility, as an equity crowdfunding platform to educate their startups on the requirements regarding general solicitation.  Even though RockThePost CEO Alejandro Cremades openly… Read More

RockThePost Takes SEC to Task on Proposed Rules for General Solicitation


In a letter posted in the comments section of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) web site, requesting feedback regarding forthcoming regulations addressing the change in rules impacting “General Solicitation” (Advertising), crowdfunding platform RockThePost takes the SEC to task for excessive regulatory zeal.  The missive politely, but firmly, states the SEC needs to better align… Read More

Rock The Post Partners With Braintree To Grow Crowdfunding In Ohio

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Rock The Post has teamed with Braintree Business Development Center to offer discounts to Northeast Ohio project creators who list on the Rock The Post crowdfunding platform. “Rock The Post has targeted Northeast Ohio as fertile ground for both projects and funders—and is actively working to develop more deals in the region,” says Bob Cohen,… Read More

Indiegogo, Other Crowdfunding Groups, Set to Testify Today at House of Representatives


Hearing on Crowdfunding to be Streamed Live at 10AM EST. Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations will be holding a hearing today at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capital Hill.  The hearing has been titled, “Financing America’s Small Businesses: Innovative Ideas for Raising Capital”, and features several prominent crowdfunding industry leaders including: Ms…. Read More

Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran Joins RockThePost Crowdfunding Site

Barbara Corcoran

 RockThePost, the investment crowdfunding platform that connects high quality entrepreneurs with accredited investors, announced today that Barbara Corcoran will be joining its Board of Directors. Via its services, RockThePost aims to be a resource for both entrepreneurs and investors by streamlining the capital raising lifecycle and providing the needed support during the fundraising process. The company’s… Read More

CrowdClear Launches New Regulatory-Compliant Platform for Crowdfunding Sites

CrowdClear Advantages

CrowdClear, a provider of technology, regulatory and compliance services to crowdfunding portals, today announced the launch of its highly scalable, regulatory-compliant technology platform. A division of Bendigo Securities, LLC, a registered broker-dealer, CrowdClear provides funding portals with all of the technology and services to offer Regulation D securities to accredited investors. Using CrowdClear, leading funding… Read More