Tagged: seedinvest

MIT Professor: Syndicates Are Best Approach for Equity Crowdfunding Investors

Herd Mentality or Crowd Wisdom

MIT Sloan Assistant Professor Christian Catalini has targeted his research on the economics of innovation, entrepreneurial finance and crowdfunding.  Catalini is part of an elite few academicians who are analyzing the emergent investment crowdfunding space, so when he shares his findings, and associated perspective, it is… Read More

SeedInvest Will Remove Legal Review Fees for Startups Using KISS Legal Documents

Kiss

Yes KISS means Keep It Simple Stupid, but in this case it means Keep It Simple Security. SeedInvest, a leading investment crowdfunding platform, has announced they will no longer assess legal review fees to startups using KISS Convertible Note documents. SeedInvest is a highly selective… Read More

SeedInvest Launches in Georgia, Continues Regional Expansion Strategy

Sapna Patel

Equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest opened up operations in Atlanta, Georgia last week and organized a launch party to introduce their investment platform to the local crowd. This is a continuation of their strategy to create local hubs in key markets across the United States by… Read More

Patch of Land Raises $23.6 Million for Real Estate Platform. SF Capital & Ron Suber Lead Round

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Patch of Land, a leading real estate crowdfunding platform, has announced a solid $23.6 million funding round that captured the interest of SF Capital and Prosper President Ron Suber – a significant validation of their vision for the future of real estate investing.  Both Suber… Read More

The Reg A+ Bombshell: $50M Unaccredited Equity Crowdfunding Title IV takes Center Stage

SEC Commissioners too

In a stunning development earlier today, the SEC released final Regulation A+ rules under Title IV of the JOBS Act that pre-empts state law for larger Regulation A offerings up to $50M and provides for state coordinated review for offerings up to $20M.  Growth companies… Read More

Fusar, ‘The Google Glass for Motorcyclists,’ Now Crowdfunding on SeedInvest

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The faster you go, the more you should demand from your helmet. (This may be why my days of mile-per-hour roller blading only required a good-fitting helmet from Costco.) For Ryan Shearman, founder and CEO of FUSAR Technologies and a lifelong motorcyclist, this principle was driven home as… Read More

SeedInvest to SEC: Please Enact Final, Simple, Crowdfunding Rules

Keep It Simple

SeedInvest, a widely respected investment crowdfunding platform that operates under Title II accredited crowdfunding (for now), has just submitted a comment letter to the Securities Exchange Commission pleading with the agency to “keep Title III crowdfunding simple”. The JOBS Act was signed into law almost… Read More

SeedInvest CEO Ryan Feit Joins Jim Cramer on Mad Money (Video)

Ryan Feit and Jim Cramer

Ryan Feit, co-founder and CEO of SeedInvest, joined Jim Cramer on Mad Money yesterday to pitch his service and explain a company that is raising capital on the equity crowdfunding platform. Cramer gives SeedInvest a pretty strong endorsement noting investors may back highly vetted startups… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Trailblazer, Patch of Land, Reflects on Many “Firsts”

First

Patch of Land, one of the growing legions of innovative real estate crowdfunding platforms, is an early player in the space.  The company’s CEO Jason Fritton was an early advocate of crowdfunding and the JOBS Act prior to co-founding his site.  Patch of Land was… Read More

Patch of Land Announces Public Fundraising on SeedInvest: CEOs Jason Fritton and Ryan Feit Comment

Patch of Land Growing Communities

Patch of Land, one of the fastest growing debt-focused real estate crowdfunding platforms, today announced that it is now publicly fundraising its seed round on SeedInvest, a leading equity crowdfunding platform with over 5,000 registered and accredited investors.  “SeedInvest continues to provide qualified investors with… Read More

SeedInvest Receives Great Tech Award from British Consulate

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Investment crowdfunding platform SeedInvest received a nice nod from our British friends having received a “Great Tech Award” at a ceremony this past week.  The British Consulate General and the UK Trade & Investment hosted the second event of its kind where seven different innovative… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Site SeedInvest Forms Strategic Alliance with Gust

Gust SeedInvest Partnership

Partnership Expected to Create World’s Largest Angel Investor Base. SeedInvest, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, and Gust, a site where startups and investors connect, have formed a strategic partnership to leverage complimentary aspects of their services. Gust claims a user base that connects over 1000… Read More

Hearo.fm Tunes into SeedInvest for Crowdfunding Campaign: Tech Platform for Indie Music

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Readers may recognize hearo.fm’s name from its two showcases and 40+ bands who played at this year’s SXSW.  Breaking into the music 5.9 Billion in annual revenue, hearo.fm has grown into a global music marketplace aiming to claim the indie artist segment of a realm dominated… Read More

If It Ain’t Broke … SEC Investor Advisory Committee Tackles Non-Problem

Blasting Investment Featured

On July 10, thanks to the Dodd-Frank Act which mandated its reinstitution, the revived SEC Investor Advisory Committee met in a public forum to discuss certain securities law issues, including a subcommittee’s initial proposals on the definition of “accredited investor” (as defined in Section 501(a)… Read More

SeedInvest Launches #SaveAngelInvesting Campaign

Startups Economic Growth SeedInvest

Equity crowdfunding portal SeedInvest has been at the forefront of championing the cause of investors and small business by battling the forces that want to deny many the opportunity to participate in certain offerings deemed only available for “accredited investors”.  As the definition stands today… Read More

SeedInvest to SEC: “Increasing Accredited Investor Thresholds Would Be Disastrous for Small Business”

Sins of Excessive Regulations

On the day when the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee is scheduled to discuss the definition of an “Accredited Investor”, SeedInvest – one of the leading equity crowdfunding portals in the United States- has posted a comment letter to the SEC stating their research indicates, “an… Read More