Offerings

SyndicateRoom Offers Investors Access to £150 Million REIT IPO

SyndicateRoom, an online investment platform, is offering its members the option to participate in the initial public offer (IPO) of AEW UK Long Lease Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The REIT is currently open for… Read More

IW Capital Completes £2.2 Million Funding Round for SaveMoneyCutCarbon

UK-based private investment house IW Capital has completed the first close of a £2.2 million funding for SaveMoneyCutCarbon. The company is an energy and water savings consultancy and online retailer. SaveMoneyCutCarbon works with organizations and homes to reduce energy and water consumption and cut operating… Read More

Reg A+ Crowdfunding: Social Bluebook says it is Adding 300 Creators a Day on Digital Marketing Platform

Social Bluebook is a new marketplace where content creators (YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, etc.) are matched with advertisers. The platform was launched in recognition of the growing shift in marketing where brands and businesses leverage social media to promote their services.  Social Bluebook says it now… Read More

Defying Brexit Gloom: UK Online Lender WiseAlpha Exceeds £627K During Second Crowdcube Run

WiseAlpha, a UK online lending platform that gives everyday investors access to high yield institutional bond and loan investments, has raised over £627,000 on its Crowdcube return in just 7 days, coming in at 125% over its original target. More than 433 investors have invested in return… Read More

Starta Accelerator Will Hold ICO Crowdsale to Fund Early Stage Companies

Starta Accelerator, an early-stage investor and business incubator, announced it is holding a “crowdsale” to secure funding to help start-up tech companies expand into the US. Starta Accelerator is based in New York City and is an offshoot of Starta VC based in Moscow. The… Read More

Singapore Fintech Startup StashAway Raises US $2.2 Million in Series A

According to TechinAsia, StashAway, a Fintech startup based in Singapore focused on providing wealth management, announced it had secured US $2.15 million in funding for its Series A round. StashAway is a software solution for individual investors to manage their investment portfolio. StashAway claims to… Read More

On Crowdfunding: Why Independent Singer Songwriter Lindsay Kupser & Others Opt for Kickstarter

“…crowdfunding is an incredible resource for independent artists and is a powerful way to maintain creative control of our work.” This time of year is filled with graduations and future plans for promising students, artists and songwriters.  Kickstarter covers an interesting earful of projects from songwriter students who… Read More

Chinese Celebrity-Backed Fintech Firm QuantGroup Considering US IPO

Fintech company QuantGroup, which was founded by several notable Chinese movie stars, is considering a US IPO, according to an article published in Bloomberg last week. The firm is looking to raise an estimated $200 million according to unnamed sources. Major Star Power The Beijing-based… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding & Credit Unions Go Hand-in-Hand Developing Communities

Equity crowdfunding and credit unions are a match made in heaven, according to a recent article on Business News Daily. At the heart of equity crowdfunding is the goal of democratizing capital formation; allowing companies to raise money from online communities of investors who campaign on… Read More

Alibaba Invests In Its First Fintech Company In Hong Kong

As reported by Forbes today, Alibaba has invested in online invoice exchange marketplace Qupital, marking the Chinese e-commerce giant’s first foray into fintech investment in Hong Kong. Qupital raised a total of $2 million in its seed round. Accounts Receivable Marketplace Qupital bills itself as Hong Kong’s… Read More

Sondors Electric Car Company Expects to Raise Capital via Reg A+ & Reg D (506c)

Sondors Electric Car company raised $1 million on StartEngine using Reg CF at the end of 2016. The company is back on StartEngine now with a smaller funding round but buried within the Offering Memorandum was the statement that  Sondors apparently intends on using both Reg… Read More

Overfunding: Sports Nutrition Brand TRIBE Surpasses £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

Less than one week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK-based sports nutrition brand, TRIBE, has surpassed its initial £1 million funding target thanks to nearly 850 investors. The company reported that in the past 18 months since the founders quit their jobs to… Read More

Seedrs: Andy Murray Invests in Three UK Entrepreneurs, Den, Morpher & Landbay

Tennis star and Seedrs advisor Andy Murray has invested in three early-stage UK businesses. The Seedrs listed companies include Den, Morpher and Landbay. Murray’s Seedrs originated portfolio now stands at over 20 companies, according to the platform.  As has been the case in the past, Murray… Read More

Commercial for YayYo Reg A+ Crowdfunding “IPO” Offer May Push Promotion Too Far

Earlier this month I was running CNBC in the background and a commercial came up that caused me to pause. On the screen was a besuited old white male pitching the next great investment. Coming off a bit like a used-car salesman, I learned later… Read More

NY Residential REIT Launches Reg A+ Offer, Plans Listing on Public Marketplace

Commencement Capital LLC has launched a Reg A+ offer for the NY Residential REIT. The REIT is seeking a minimum of $1 million and up to $50 million, the maximum amount currently allowed under the securities exemption. The offer is open to both accredited and… Read More

Rock & Metal Music Service Primordial Radio Hits Seedrs to Raise £130,000

Primordial Radio, a rock and metal entertainment service that combines the freedom of streaming with the intimacy of a radio, has recently launched its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £130,000.  According to Primordial Radio, the platform serves the UK rock and metal community…. Read More

Sugru Secures £2 Million During Second Crowdcube Funding Round

Moldable glue company Sugru secured £2 million during its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The round, which was originally seeking £1.5 million, was completed on Friday evening. Sugru currently has its products being sold and used in more than 170 countries with patents granted in Europe, the… Read More

Museum of the Moving Image Completes Jim Henson Exhibit Kickstarter With Over $144,000 in Funding

On Thursday, Museum of the Moving Image completed the Jim Henson Exhibition Kickstarter campaign. The initiative successfully raised $144,230 from 2,072 backers. As previously reported, the museum stated it was seeking a minimum of $40,000 for the exhibition, which will explore the world of the Muppets… Read More