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Odyssey of a Startup: Rich Rodman Shares Insight Into Closure of Crowdentials

Crowdentials was a concept born of the new securities environment legalized under the JOBS Act of 2012. The modernization of securities regulations, that finally recognized the power and potential of internet finance, was something that had to occur.  While there was much excitement as the… Read More

Crowdentials Calls it Quits

In an email distributed to platform users, and shared with Crowdfund Insider, investor verification company Crowdentials announced it was shutting down the platform as of December 31st, 2015. The note, authored by co-founder Richard Rodman, explained the industry had not scaled as anticipated thus challenging… Read More

The Opportunity of Regulation A+ (Infographic)

Final rules on Title IV of the JOBS Act, Regulation A+, were announced last week by the SEC. The rules will be available for companies interested in raising capital in a bit over 60 days.  There has been much speculation and discussion regarding the impact… Read More

A Year in Crowdfunding: 2014 (Infographic)

The creative team at Crowdentials has created another infographic sharing some of the highlights from the past twelve months for the young Crowdfunding industry.  So much has happened in such a short time.  It is difficult to believe that the year is near its end. As… Read More

Staying Compliant with 506c Private Placements (Infographic)

Title II of the JOBS Act allowed companies raising capital using private placements to advertise the investment opportunity.  Think about it.  If you were trying to sell your house but were not allowed to advertise it would be pretty hard.  Well “general solicitation” as it… Read More

Crowdentials Expands Investor Verification to Include SIFMA Guidance

Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, also known as SIFMA, released a document this summer that provided guidance for investment advisers and broker-dealers to bring more clarity to the process of investor verification. Crowdentials, a compliance firm focused on making capital formation easier for investors and… Read More

General Solicitation for Private Placements is One Year Old Today (Infographic)

Oh how time flies.  On September 23, 2013 the over 80 year old ban on general solicitation (advertising / promotion) for certain private placement offers was lifted.  This was enacted by Title II of the JOBS Act and a profound change for our securities industry…. Read More

Crowdentials Talks JOBS Act, Crowdfunding, with Visitors from Belarus

Crowdfunding compliance provider Crowdentials had the opportunity to meet with several business and government officials from Belarus this past week.  It was an opportunity to present the basics of crowdfunding and capital formation in the United States. Organized by the Cleveland Council on World Affairs,… Read More

The Wrong Step: Increasing Accredited Investor Thresholds (Infographic)

The team at Crowdentials have been on a creative roll these past two weeks. Perhaps they should add investment crowdfunding advocates to their mission of compliance solutions for equity crowdfunding sites.  Crowdentials has now put together a very informative infographic on what will happen if… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding (Infographic)

The below infographic is courtesy of the team at Crowdentials – a crowdfunding compliance company. As many know by now, real estate crowdfunding is super hot.  Be it debt or equity applying technology to gather hundreds or thousands of investors for an offer can make… Read More

Crowdfunding Compliance Firm, Crowdentials, Boosts Staff with New Chief Legal Officer

Crowdentials, a compliance firm that services the fast growing investment crowdfunding industry, has announced the addition of a securities attorney to help strengthen their team and develop their fast growing suite of JOBS Act compliance software products. Cary Zimmerman brings nearly a decade of legal… Read More

NIN Ventures Raises $5 Million on Crowdfunder for its Next Generation Tech Fund

Chicago-based NIN Ventures, a venture capital fund that invests in early / growth stage financial services technology, education software, internet and digital media, mobile communication, cloud computing, and other path breaking companies, has reached $5 Million,  50% of its funding goal on Crowdfunder. The VC… Read More

Crowdentials & NIN Ventures Partner on Investor Verification

Crowdentials, an investor verification, Regulation D and equity crowdfunding compliance software provider, has announced a partnership with Venture Capital Firm NIN Ventures.  NIN is a venture capital fund that will invest in early / growth stage financial services, education software, internet and digital media, mobile communication,… Read More

Crowdentials Offers Open Source Services for Investor Accreditation & Bad Actor Checks

Equity crowdfunding compliance software provider Crowdentials has launched an open-source network for crowdfunding portals and companies raising capital through new securities rules enacted last fall by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company is extending its product offerings to include automated bad actor checks… Read More

Crowdentials Launches Investor Accreditation API

Crowdfunding sites AlumVest and GroundBreaker Partner to Use Crowdentials Technology. Crowdentials, a provider of investor accreditation and equity crowdfunding compliance software, has announced the official launch of its API solution for crowdfunding platforms to help companies, investment firms and other issuers seamlessly verify investor accreditation status…. Read More

Crowdentials Offers Low-Friction Solution To Investor Accreditation For Private Issuers

The implementation of an exemption under Rule 506(c) of Regulation D in September of 2013 creates a new set of opportunities for private issuers looking to raise capital. It also creates a new set of challenges, specifically a need for issuers (and, by proxy, the… Read More

Interview: Crowdentials Comments On SEC Proposed Rules

Crowdentials is a service provider that “provides a suite of automated, regulatory compliance solutions” for investors and issuers. We recently caught up with Rohan Kusre, COO and co-founder of Crowdentials, to get his thoughts on the recently proposed rules out of the SEC. Crowdfund Insider:… Read More

INFOGRAPHIC: Crowdentials On Certifying Accredited Status For Crowdfunding Portals

Crowdentials CEO Richard Rodman shared the following infographic with Crowdfund Insider today outlining how his company plans to provide accredited investor certification service to the crowdfunding industry. The burden for certifying accredited status has increased with the introduction of 506(c) offerings. Click the infographic for… Read More

530 Funds Pivots, Launches Crowdentials As Crowdfunding Compliance Solution

Crowdentials is a Cleveland-based company specializing in crowdfunding compliance, and the team is ready to launch their product as soon as equity crowdfunding regulations are finalized by the SEC. Crowdentials sports the same team that brough 530 Funds to the crowdfunding world. 530 Funds launched… Read More

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