Innovation Economy Corporation, commonly referred to as ieCrowd, is launching its IPO to retail investors using TriPoint Global Equities online investment platform BANQ. ieCrowd is a “health innovations commercializations company” and lists several known products as part of its portfolio. ieCrowd states it will use BANQ to help fund its capital raising initiative and to open up its offering to the broader public. BANQ.
“…opening up our IPO to everyday people is a pivotal moment for ieCrowd and our vision of creating an opportunity for everyone to become shareholders in the innovation economy,” said Amro Albanna, ieCrowd’s Chairman and CEO. “Whether it’s fighting mosquito-borne disease or developing potential solutions for migraines, we believe consumers want to participate in solving global challenges, not just watch from the sidelines. We all have a stake in getting promising innovations to market and we are excited to be opening up the opportunity to participate to more people.”
Mark Elenowitz, CEO of TriPoint, characterized the ieCrowd listing as “a historic day for retail investors”.
“We created this unique platform in response to a variety of factors including the evolution of modern investors, who now use the digital and online world to research investment opportunities, and the potential for crowd funded public offerings. BANQ opens investment opportunities to a wider range of investors who now have access to offerings that were previously limited to a select number of investors.”
If you are interested in reviewing the forthcoming offer, BANQ has posted a good amount of information on ieCrowd on its site. ieCrowd holds majority positions in multiple companies including Kite, Nuuma, Smart Oxygen Solutions, Sleep Disorder Innovations and Head Pain Innovations. ieCrowd partners with universities or research entities to secure rights to develop life sciences and wellness products. Founded in 2010, ieCrowd is leveraging the collaborative or crowd-economy by combining investors, services, support, thought leaders, organizations and more to create a robust solution to “unlock the potential of untapped innovations”.
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