Tagged: accredited investors

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Tells House Committee that Fewer Public Companies is a Troubling Trend, Shares Insights on ICOs

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton spent much of today visiting with the House Financial Services Committee. This was his first hearing before the Committee since he took the helm of the regulatory agency. Much of Clayton’s prepared remarks echoed his visit to the… Read More

FundedHere Involves Professional Investors to Crowdfund Two Singapore Startups

FundedHere, a Singapore-based crowdfunding platform, has successfully raised S$ 505,500 for two local startups. Both campaigns included the pairing of professional investors with individuals not classified as Accredited Investors (AI).  This is a first for FundedHere and follows a recent global trend where investment crowdfunding… Read More

Q&A: David Behin, CEO of CityFunders, Talks Title III And Real Estate Crowdfunding

For David Behin, co-founder and CEO of CityFunders, proving real estate investment opportunities for accredited investors, his goal was to help bring real estate investing to the masses. Fast forward to now, and the pool of real estate investors has noticeably increased, with the passage of the JOBS Act, Title III. The… Read More

Brief: Bondora Opens European Personal Loan Marketplace Platform to U.S. Accredited Investors

Bondora, a pan-European marketplace lender, opens to accredited investors from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, India, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Australia. The platform now allows global accredited investors to invest directly into personal unsecured loans across three European markets including Spain,… Read More

Selequity Launches New Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

Selequity, an online platform for accredited investors to find and invest in commercial real estate (CRE) projects, today announced its public launch onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York City. Selequity, is considered the “first-ever” CRE crowdfunding company chosen to compete at TechCrunch Disrupt, was selected from… Read More

SEC Advisory Committee on Small & Emerging Companies Scheduled to Tackle Secondary Markets, Accredited Investor Defintition

The SEC has shared the agenda for the next meeting of the Advisory Committee on Small & Emerging Companies.  This committee was recently re-animated by SEC Chair Mary Jo White.  The Committee provides insight and advice to the SEC on privately held small businesses and publicly… Read More

Private Equity Crowdfunding Marketplace for Retail Investors InvestX Announces Beta Launch

Initial USD $5.2 Million Seed Round Secured From Prominent Investors  InvestX Capital announced on Tuesday (December 16th) the beta launch of its cross-border private equity crowdfunding marketplace for U.S. and Canadian investors, opening up an asset class previously only accessible through larger (USD $1 million or… Read More

Crowdfundraiser Launches New Initiative For Both Accredited and Non-Accredited Investors

Crowdfundraiser, a crowdfunding platform that is focused on both debt and equity crowdfund investing now offers investment options for both accredited and non-accredited investors alike. The company provides both private and public equity investments for crowdfunding deals across all platforms in the crowdfunding ecosystem. This means all… Read More

Prodigy Network Launches New Transactional Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

Prodigy Network has announced the launch of its new real estate crowdfunding website, which will feature a secure transactional platform to permit accredited investors – certain investors who have regular income of over $200,000 or net worth, excluding their primary residence, of over $1 million… Read More

Money360 Closes $2 Million Commercial Real Estate Loan on Peer to Peer Lending Platform

Money360, Inc., a peer-to-peer (P2P) real estate lending marketplace, has closed a $2 million commercial real estate loan crowdfunded by accredited investors. This was the third loan closed by Money360 in September. Money360 is on track to fund $25 million in peer-to-peer real estate loans before… Read More

CrowdStreet Launches $2.7 Million Equity Investment Opportunity Sponsored by Windmill Investments LLC

CrowdStreet, a crowdfunding marketplace connecting accredited investors with institutional-quality real estate investments, announced it has listed an equity investment opportunity for Timber Oaks, an 11-building, Class A multifamily property in the Dallas metro area. The opportunity is sponsored by Windmill Investments LLC, a privately held,… Read More

Crowdfundraiser to Include Equity Crowdfunding Through Startup Capital Partner

Crowdfundraiser announced on Wednesday (October 8th) a new partnership with equity crowdfunding professionals for financing startup companies through various equity crowdfunding platforms. Currently, Crowdfundraiser is focused on Title I crowdfunding, which includes rewards and donations for various projects and personal campaigns. The company’s latest partnerships and… Read More

Junction: Accredited Investors Following The “Smart Money” Into Movies & Film

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably been exposed to some of the promise everyone found in the Veronica Mars Kickstarter campaign. The democratization of film finance! People funding films they want to see made! We don’t need the studios! A new accredited-only crowdfunding platform… Read More

Bancbox Invest Adds Accreditation Service To Investment Crowdfunding API

Bancbox Invest is getting into the investor accreditation game with the launch of a new accreditation service. This is in addition to Bancbox’s existing slate of features, including escrow and investment solutions. The goal: to be “a one-stop shop for Private Placement and Equity/Debt based Crowdfunding… Read More

Brief: FundersClub Launches “Theme Series” Funds In Three Verticals

FundersClub has announced the launch of the FundersClub Theme Series, a series of managed funds focused on early-stage companies in specific verticals. The first three funds will focus on health & wellness, Bitcoin & payments and hardware. FundersClub is an invite-only equity crowdfunding play. Just last month the… Read More

Don’t Crush the Ability of Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses to Raise Capital

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is considering substantial increases in the Regulation D thresholds for “accredited investor” income and net worth, which would reduce the pool of potential investors in small businesses and start-up companies by 60 percent to 70 percent. This will impede… Read More

Venture News: FundersClub’s “Hacker News” For Finance Pros

FundersClub just announced the release of a new social content channel called Venture News. The news aggregator aims to provide a hub of conversation and content for the world of finance. It works similarly to Hacker News, Y-Combinator’s tech news meritocracy. Users can sign up and… Read More

WATCH: Steven Dresner, Bob Rice Talk Crowdfunding On Bloomberg

Bob Rice is Managing Partner at Tangent Capital Partners and Bloomberg TV’s Alternative Investment Editor. He sat down with Steven Dresner of Dealflow.com to discuss crowdfunding, the JOBS Act and some perhaps unforeseen hangups for equity crowdfunding in the US. Interestingly, Rice and Dresner discuss something… Read More

Hybrid, Accredited-Only Crowdfunding Platform “Breakaway Funding” Launches Next Week

A new crowdfunding platform called Breakaway Funding launches next Tuesday. It aims to provide both equity-based and debt-based crowdfunding models for companies seeking to access the crowd’s capital. In order to take advantage of a new and ample source of business capital made available by the… Read More

CrowdBouncer Launches Accreditation Solution For Attorneys

Buffalo-based crowdfunding compliance backend service provider CrowdBouncer has announced an addition to their portfolio of services. The addition targets attorneys and other individuals involved in the due diligence process phase of capital raises. The service provides a front-end user interface that aims to streamline the… Read More