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NextGen States Title III Crowdfunding Commitments Pass $1 Million

Two weeks following the launch of Title III of the JOBS Act, also called Reg CF, NextGen Crowdfunding states that investor commitments have surpassed $1 million for the 30 or so companies issuing securities under the rule.  The numbers were tallied from the handful of… Read More

Following Title II Funding Round, Cleveland Whiskey Raises Capital Under Title III

Cleveland Whiskey is a boutique distillery that uses technology to create craft Bourbon whiskey.  The company seeks to minimize the amount of time it takes to age Bourbon – typically 6 years and up – to just a few days. Cleveland Whiskey matches the aging… Read More

Week One: How are Title III Crowdfunding Platforms Doing?

Title III platforms launched last week on May 16th. Multiple platforms had received approval from FINRA/SEC and a good number of issuing companies queued up to offer equity or debt in their companies. While opinions in the media were mixed as to whether the Reg… Read More

Jon Medved on Title III Crowdfunding: There are Certain Problems..

Jon Medved, founder and CEO of OurCrowd – an accredited crowdfunding platform, spoke to CNBC last week and addressed the launch of Title III or Reg CF crowdfunding. Medved, never one to mince words, stated there are certain problems with Reg CF, as it stands… Read More

Jason Best Discusses New Title III Crowdfunding Rules (Video)

Jason Best took a few minutes to discuss the Title III crowdfunding rules with CCTV this past week.  Best is co-founder of Crowdfund Capital Advisors and one of the first advocates of the JOBS Act and the need to modernize securities law. Best points to… Read More

Brief: TruCrowd Receives Title III Crowdfunding Approval From FINRA

On Tuesday, equity crowdfunding platform TruCrowd announced that it has received approval from the FINRA to become a funding portal for Title III offerings. Under the Title III rules, which went into effect on Monday, the general public may now invest in capital raising by start-up… Read More

TAXA Biotechnologies Seeks Funds Through Title III Offering on WeFunder

On Monday, biotech startup, TAXA Biotechnologies, Inc., made history by being one of the first to use Title III rules of the JOBS Act. The company launched its initial on equity crowdfunding platform, WeFunder. Founded in 2013, TAXA Biotechnologies consists of biologists and experts who use synthetic biology technologies… Read More

Title III Crowdfunding Became Legal on May 16: What It Does & What’s Still Lacking

  Monday, May 16, 2016 is the first day that ordinary people—not just the super rich—will be able to invest in the next Uber or Snapchat. That’s because Title III of the JOBS Act, otherwise known as Regulation Crowdfunding or Reg CF, legalizes retail investment… Read More

FlashFunders CEO Vincent Bradley Discusses Title III & Platform Relaunch

With Title III regulations of the Jobs Act now in affect, FlashFunders saw the opportunity and officially relaunched as an equity crowdfunding platform. Now startups can now raise capital from the crowd, accredited, and global investors in a single round on the platform, offering crowd investment starting at $50.  The… Read More

Legion M Announces Title III Crowdfund Offering on Wefunder

Legion M, a fan-owned entertainment studio, announced on Monday the launch of its Title III equity crowdfunding offering on Wefunder. The company “Tested the Waters” (TTW) under Reg A+ to gauge investor interest in funding their venture that seeks to produce movies, TV shows and more. The company,… Read More

SeedInvest’s Ryan Feit on Title III of the JOBS Act: “Kickstarter With Equity Kicks in Today”

Ryan Feit, CEO of equity crowdfunding platform Seedinvest, has issued a letter about the new Title III of the JOBS Act rules, which just went into effect on Monday. Under the new rules, the general public may now invest in capital raising by start-up companies through crowdfunding…. Read More

Brief: Seed Equity Ventures to Offer Title III Deals As New Rules Go Into Effect

On Monday, Seed Equity Ventures announced it is set to off offer investment crowdfunding deals to non-accredited investors on its platform as Title III rules go into effect. Under Title III rules, the general public may invest in capital raising by start-up companies through crowdfunding. CEO of Seed Equity Ventures,… Read More

WeFunder, StartEngine & NextSeed Blaze Trail for Title III / Reg CF Filings

  Caps off to Title III!  As promised, WeFunder understood the potential of Reg CF and its opportunities for capital formation and entrepreneurship.  Operating an accredited crowdfunding platform since the fall of 2013 and then adding Reg A+ last year, Wefunder has helped fund 110 companies with over… Read More

iDisclose Files First Form C for Title III Crowdfunding

On Monday, iDisclose announced that it has filed the first form C for Title III crowdfunding offerings through its very own application. Bloomery Sweetshine, West Virginia’s award-winning artisanal liqueur distillery, used the application process to prepare and file its Form C with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)… Read More

What is Title III Crowdfunding and Why Should I Care?

Overview of the regulatory framework Although the Jumpstart Our Business Startups or JOBS Act was passed in April of 2012, the rules implementing Title III of that Act relating to retail investment crowdfunding have been a long time coming. They were finally promulgated on October… Read More

Seedrs CEO Jeff Lynn Calls Title III Crowdfunding “Not Workable in its Current Form”

On the very day Title III / Reg CF crowdfunding kicks off in the United States, Jeff Lynn, CEO and co-founder of Seedrs – a leading UK based investment crowdfunding platform, called the securities exemption unworkable. Seedrs has previously stated its intent to expand into… Read More

Propel(x) Says Title III Retail Crowdfunding is Not for Them

Propel(x), an online investment crowdfunding marketplace for accredited investors, has decided to pass on Title III retail crowdfunding.  The decision to do so lines up with the other Title II platforms that have already said “no thanks.” In an email to Crowdfund Insider, Propel(x) CEO… Read More

NextGen to Host Title III Celebration Series to Boost Awareness of Crowdfunding Rules

NextGen Crowdfunding announced this week that it will be holding a Title III Celebration Series that will include four online events in May and June that will build more awareness for the rules, which are going in effect on Monday (May 16th). Aubrey Chernick, founder… Read More

FINRA Tells Investors to Consider the Risks Under Title III Crowdfunding

With Title III of the JOBS Act going into effect this upcoming Monday (May 16th), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has issued an alert to investors about the risks under the Reg CF law. Earlier this year, both the SEC and FINRA finalized the rules for funding portals… Read More

Indie Crowd Funder Receives Title III Crowdfunding Approval

Indie Crowd Funder, a platform designed to provide crowdfunding services for Hollywood professionals, has received FINRA approval to operate as a funding portal under Title III of the JOBS Act.  IndieCrowdFunder joins a growing list of platforms that have applied and since been approved to… Read More

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