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Reg CF Update: Sherwood Neiss of Crowdfund Capital Advisors Discusses H1 Performance, Expectations Going Forward for Investment Crowdfunding

Sherwood “Woodie” Neiss is one of the creators of Title III of the JOBS Act of 2012 – the legislation that legalized Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) and launched a new sector of financial innovation. Neiss also co-founded Crowdfund Capital Advisors along with Jason Best –… Read More

Sherwood Neiss of Crowdfund Capital Advisors Updates on Reg CF Progress: “Successful Reg CF companies have pumped almost $1 billion into local economies”

Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) and its co-founders have been a leading voice advocating on behalf of online capital formation since Sherwood “Woodie” Neiss and Jason Best helped to create the language of the JOBS Act law that legalized securities crowdfunding in the United States. Neiss… Read More

Sherwood Neiss Explains Title III Equity Crowdfunding (Video)

Sherwood (Woodie) Neiss, one of the early proponents of equity crowdfunding, visited with MSNBC to explain what changed with the advent of final rules under Title III of the JOBS Act. Neiss talked about how technology is changing the capital formation process as you may… Read More

Sherwood Neiss on Crowdfunding: “No Systemic Fraud Anywhere” (Video)

Shewood (Woodie) Neiss, co-founder of Crowdfund Capital Advisors, joined the studios of CNBC today – a visit that coincided with a visit by former Congressman Eric Cantor who happened to have published an Op-Ed on crowdfunding today. Neiss spoke about Title II, accredited crowdfunding, and… Read More

Video: Sherwood Neiss, Mercer Bullard Spar On Investment Crowdfunding

On the anniversary of the JOBS Act, Woodie Neiss of Crowdfund Capital Advisors and University of Mississippi Law Professor Mercer Bullard discuss investment crowdfunding, investor protection and fraud. It is an interesting microcosm of the arguments being made from both sides of the crowdfunding debate…. Read More

Investment Crowdfunding Advocates Join to Launch New Fintech Startup GUARDD in Move to Boost Secondary Markets for Exempt Securities

The exempt securities marketplace can be arcane and challenging to manage for entrepreneurs seeking to raise capital. The advent of online capital formation has helped to democratize access to capital as well as streamline securities offerings but hurdles do remain. A new startup co-founded by… Read More

One Way Donald Trump Can Actually Double GDP Growth

How Donald Trump Can Leverage Crowdfunding Under Reg CF to Double GDP Growth President-elect Trump made it a hallmark of his campaign to double GDP growth. According to Karen Kerrigan, President of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council; “His agenda of lowering taxes, simplifying the… Read More

Title III Crowdfunding Might Not Be What Many Expected

I have been immersed in the equity crowdfunding industry since late 2015 and have tried to collect as many different perspectives on the industry from as many experts as possible. And while it is hard to predict the ultimate fate of an industry that had… Read More

Crowdfund Capital Advisors Works with Chilean Government to Foster Crowdfunding Ecosystem

Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) has published a report on crowdfunding in partnership with the Chilean Minister of Economy and Multilateral Investment Fund. The document was authored to aid in the implementation of an effective financial ecosystem in Chile. Chile is a South American nation that… Read More

The Truth About Crowd Selection & Crowdfunding Success

Dr. Richard Swart, a crowdfunding research authority and one of the leading thinkers on crowdfunding globally, has agreed to write a series of articles addressing key questions about crowdfunding. The first discusses a key question driven by the observation that organizations that successfully crowdfund appear to… Read More

Investment Crowdfunding Fraud: 8 Things You Need To Know From CrowdCheck’s DC Conference

Monday’s conference on crowdfunding fraud and regulation in Washington, DC was an event I had been looking forward to for some time. It didn’t disappoint. Organized by Virginia-based CrowdCheck, the speaking roster of this conference was distinctly and obviously set up to put all sides… Read More

From Main Street To Wall Street And Back: Cal-X Determined To Help Startups Succeed

Investment crowdfunding isn’t an idea born on Capitol Hill. It is an idea forged in the minds of entrepreneurs, a child of their own difficulties accessing capital. As Howard J. Leonhardt sat in the White House Rose Garden watching President Obama sign the JOBS Act… Read More

Crowdfunding Stakeholders Leave DC Optimistic, Wanting Action

According to sources in the crowdfunding industry who were present for yesterday’s meetings in Washington, there is reason for cautious optimism in regards to Title III implementation. The message from the industry was clear; We’ve examined the problem domain and we’re ready to go, but… Read More

Crowdfunding Industry Leaders Take To Washington To Speed Adoption

After today’s press conference at the National Press Club one thing is clear. Crowdfunding industry stakeholders want movement toward implementation of the JOBS Act and they want it soon. SoMoLend CEO Candace Klein spoke to a concern that tumult in the SEC’s leadership could delay… Read More

Crowding out the status quo

Imagine if your favorite neighborhood bakery or a local start-up conducted an IPO. Could personal relationships drive local investments and investor profit? In economic times like these, investment in their neighbors will appeal to investors of every stripe. The purpose of this post is to… Read More

$239 Million was Raised using Reg CF During 2020, this Amount Could Double in 2021

The year of COVID-19 was a difficult time for all. 2020 saw government-mandated lockdowns, a shift to virtual offices, and a health crisis that has not been experienced in many decades. While all industries had to adapt, some thrived – typically tech-centric firms that have… Read More

New Report Says Reg CF is a Success, Highlights Funding by Congressional District: Creates Policy Opportunity for COVID Recovery

A new report pertaining to Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) says the Jumpstart Our Businesses Startup Act (JOBS Act) securities exemption is creating economic success for small business owners in need of growth capital. The report outlines Reg CF utilization by Congressional District – highlighting the… Read More

North Dakota is the Only State Not to Have Had an Issuer Raise Capital Under Reg CF

Reg CF or “Regulation Crowdfunding” as it was officially named, was created in 2012 under the JOBS Act but became actionable in May of 2016 as the Securities and Exchange Commission took a bit of extra time in completed their side of the task.  Since… Read More

Report: Reg CF Tops $300 Million in Total Funding, 2000+ Campaigns Funded

Crowdfund Capital Advisors co-founder Sherwood “Woodie” Neiss is tweeting that Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) has now topped $300 million in total funding, providing capital to over 2000 campaigns. Reg CF, part of the JOBS Act of 2012, is a securities crowdfunding exemption where issuers may… Read More

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