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DealMaker Announces New Chief Marketing Officer

DealMaker, a tech-enabled broker-dealer specializing in online capital formation, has announced a new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Jonathan Stidd. DealMaker co-founder and CEO Rebecca Kacaba said that Stidd’s track record of working with issuers to raise over $600 million has helped to define the crowdfunding… Read More

NASAA Blasts the Expanding Access to Capital Act, Top Crowdfunding Platform Calls Opposition Concerning

Earlier this week, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) issued a comment letter criticizing the Expanding Access to Capital Act (HR 2799). This legislation was introduced into Congress last year but has yet to move forward with a Committee vote. Sponsored by the Chairman… Read More

Wefunder was Top Reg CF Platform in 2023: Report

Wefunder was the top platform for Reg CF [Regulation Crowdfunding] offerings during 2023, according to data provided by KingsCrowd. Reg CF is a securities exemption that allows for online capital formation. A notice filing and other documentation is required under the exemption, which is open… Read More

DealMaker Update: 2024 is Going to Be a Big Year For Our Products and Services

DealMaker is part of a new group of broker-dealers that are focusing on online capital formation, providing a tech-enhanced environment for companies looking to crowdfund a securities offering. Based in Canada, the company has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing young firms in the… Read More

DealMaker Settles with Darren Marble and His Companies Issuance, Crush Capital

Earlier this year, DealMaker announced that it was filing a lawsuit accusing Issuance, Crush Capital, and founder Darren Marble of misrepresenting a strategic collaboration to conduct offerings. After the lawsuit was announced, Marble denied any misdeeds on his part, stating the allegations were without merit…. Read More

DealMaker Shares September and October Funding Data

DealMaker, a broker-dealer specializing in online capital formation – mainly for exempt securities offerings, has shared some information on performance during the months of September and October. While venture capital markets have been somewhat subdued, there has been anecdotal information that issuers raising money online… Read More

Time List of Best Inventions of 2023 Includes at Least Two Crowdfunded Firms

Recently, CI received a note from DealMaker indicating that several of their issuers have been recognized by Time magazine as the Best Inventions of 2023. DealMaker is a tech-enabled broker-dealer helping firms to raise capital online utilizing various securities exemptions. This is certainly not the… Read More

DealMaker CEO Acknowledged as”Most Admired” CEO

DealMaker CEO and co-founder Rebecca Kacaba has been recognized as the Most Admired CEO of 2023. Kacaba called the acknowledgment an “absolute honor.” DealMaker is an online capital formation platform based in Canada but provides services in the US as well. The company works with… Read More

Dealmaker Recognized by Deloitte as Top Company to Watch

DealMaker, a tech-enhanced broker-dealer providing online capital formation services, has been recognized by Deloitte as a top company to watch. DealMaker has already made a notable list published by the Globe and Mail as one of the fastest-growing companies in Canada – its home country…. Read More

Dealmaker Hires Chief Financial Officer, Plans for Further Growth

DealMaker, one of the fastest-growing companies based in Canada, has hired a Chief Financial Officer. According to a statement from the firm, Mike Rasic has spent the last 35 years working in regulated industries, including with Fintechs. DealMaker says that Rasic specializes in mid-stage firms… Read More

2nd Home Ownership Platform Pacaso Reports 1500+ Owners After Three Years of Operations, Raises Funding via DealMaker

Real estate platform Pacaso provided a brief update earlier this month, reporting on three years of operations. According to the platform, it has now enabled over 1,500 owners who have spent 90,000 nights in the homes at forty different destinations. The company says that second… Read More

Rumors Indicate SEC Amendments to Reg D, Accredited Investor Definition are Near

  One of the top items on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) agenda under the leadership of Chair Gary Gensler is changes to Regulation D (Reg D) along with updates to the definition of an Accredited Investor. Currently, these amendments are number seven on… Read More

DealMaker Recognized in Canada as one of the Country’s Fastest Growing Firms Again

DealMaker, a tech-enhanced online capital formation company, has been recognized by the Globe and Mail as Canada’s 6th fastest-growing firm in the country. In 2022, DealMaker ranked number 3 on the list. In an X (Tweet), DealMaker said the recognition is “an incredible validation of… Read More

DealMaker Reports Total Raised for Month of September Tops $14.5 Million

DealMaker, a broker-dealer and tech platform that allows firms to raise money online from the full stack of securities exemptions, says it has helped issuers raise over $14.5 million during the month of September. In the past, September has been a strong month for online… Read More

Reg CF: Dealmaker Reports Boxabl Raising Over $3 Million in Less than Nine Hours

Boxabl, a serial issuer that has utilized online securities offerings multiple times, has raised $3.26 million in less than nine hours, according to an X. The funding round is leveraging Reg CF and managed with the services of DealMaker, a broker-dealer and tech platform that… Read More

Google Cloud Selects DealMaker to Join Startups Program

DealMaker is announcing that Google Cloud has selected DealMaker to join its Google for Startups Program. Google Cloud has awarded $100K in credits “to accelerate DealMaker’s AI innovation in the fintech space with their robust AI tools.” By joining this program, DealMaker will “have access… Read More

Investment Crowdfunding: AOIP Asks FINRA to Update Reg A+ to Improve Capital Formation

The Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) provides feedback on FINRA’s request for input on improving capital formation. This past May, FINRA announced a request for comment on how FINRA rules may impact capital formation. The goal was to look for ways to increase efficiency… Read More

Association of Online Investment Platforms Asks Congress to Push Forward on Legislation that Helps SMEs, Entrepreneurs

The Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) has sent a letter to Congress asking policymakers to move forward legislation that aims to support access to capital for smaller firms and entrepreneurs. The AOIP was created to advocate on behalf of online capital formation for private… Read More

DealMaker Issues Statement on Legal Dispute with Issuance

As was previously reported, DealMaker has filed a lawsuit against Issuance and its founder Darren Marble claiming the Issuance platform is “predicated on and copied from DealMaker’s own platform.” In a comment sent to CI, Marble said “the claims in this lawsuit are entirely without… Read More

DealMaker and GRIT Capital Form Partnership

GRIT Capital and DealMaker have formed a new partnership that aims to promote investment opportunities to the GRIT Capital network. According to a company statement, GRIT Capital will introduce its 1.2 million investors to deals powered by DealMaker. The two companies state that by partnering,… Read More

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