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Fixing Reg A+ : Darren Marble’s New Venture Looks to Supercharge Reg A+ Crowdfunding with “Going Public”

Going Public Using Reg A+ Reg A+ is a JOBS Act exemption that launched with great hope but in some respects, soon fizzled.  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) followed the guidance of Congress and took a moribund securities exemption, that no one used anywhere,… Read More

StartEngine Alum Elio Motors Selects Bosch For Safety & Powertain Components of Anticipated Three-Wheel Vehicles

Elio Motors, Inc. (OTCQX: ELIO) recently announced it selected Bosch, a global supplier of technology and services, for key safety and powertrain components of its highly anticipated three-wheeled vehicles. As previously reported, Elio secured approximately $17 million on StartEngine. Its mini-IPO type offer was available to anyone -not… Read More

Vehicles & Cars will be Interesting Point of Discussion at Forthcoming Crowdfunding Conference

Investment crowdfunding offers for  young automotive companies like Elio Motors and Dubuc have generated significant investor interest.  Recognizing this phenomena, the Crowd Invest Summit has added three additional companies to its roster of participants at their forthcoming event being held on the Los Angeles Convention… Read More

Elio Motors Answers: Is an Electric Car in the StartEngine Alum’s Future?

Continuing to build excitement for its highly anticipated three-wheel vehicles and its growth, Elio Motors recently discussed the possibility of producing its own fleet of electric cars.  In a recent blog post, the Elio team stated the reason why the first version of their vehicles… Read More

Is Reg A+ Crowdfunding Right for Your Business?

I read an article in WIRED the other day about the LaFerrari, the world’s most coveted supercar, and one particular sentence stuck out. As writer Jordan Golson plainly stated, “When it comes to this car, you don’t choose Ferrari. Ferrari chooses you.” Well, ladies and… Read More

OTC Markets Presents on Reg A+ at SEC ACSEC Meeting (Deck)

Daniel Zinn, General Counsel of OTC Markets, visited the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies (ACSEC) today. He followed a presentation by Paul Elio of Elio Motors to continue a theme on Reg A+, providing liquidity and the future of venture markets. The… Read More

OTC Markets CEO Cromwell Coulson: “Online Securities Offerings are Completely Disruptive”

The odyssey of Elio Motors (OTCQX:ELIO) and the process of raising capital online is notable not because of the fact it raised $17 million on StartEngine  and then quickly followed with a listing on the OTCQX but because it is a “first”. As all forms… Read More

“Growing Pains” as Elio Shares are Slow to Trade After Reg A+ Mini-IPO

As the very first equity crowdfunding offer to go through the process of issuing shares and then listing on a public exchange under Reg A+, Elio Motors was bound to encounter a few bumps along the way.  One of the challenges was the transfer process… Read More

Brief: Elio Shares Rise in Value. Company Now Valued at Over $1 Billion

Elio Motors (OTCQX:ELIO), the first company to complete the full capital stack of a Regulation A+ equity crowdfunding round on Startengine to listed security on OTCQX, has seen a nice increase in share price since it became a publicly traded security. According to the OTCQX… Read More

3 Misunderstandings Lawyers Have About Regulation A+

As equity crowdfunding under Regulation A+ continues to grow since its implementation in June 2015, it’s no surprise that there is a plethora of information about this new financial resource. Unfortunately, that info is not always accurate. From my experience, it’s not just investors or… Read More

Paul Elio of Elio Motors to Share Reg A+ Equity Crowdfunding Experience this Thursday

Elio Motors founder and CEO, Paul Elio, will be joining Cromwell Coulson, CEO of OTC Markets and Ron Miller of StartEngine, to “share the inside story” of using Regulation A+ to raise capital from investors online. Elio utilized the StartEngine equity crowdfunding platform to raise… Read More

The Top 10 Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2015

Regulation A+ crowdfunding rules were released by the SEC in June of 2015, three years after these rules were initially introduced in the 2012 JOBS Act. The debut of the long-awaited regulations led to a flood of companies rushing to capitalize on this new method… Read More

Elio Shares Trade on OTCQX Following Reg A+ Equity Crowdfunding Round

As expected, Elio Motors has listed its shares on OTC Markets OTCQX. According to OTCMarkets, OTCQX is their best marketplace designed for companies that meet a high standard of financial disclosure. Elio (OTCQX:ELIO) closed their equity crowdfunding round on StartEngine having raised approximately $17 million… Read More

OTC Markets CEO: “We are Finally Starting to Enter a New Age of Online Capital Raising”

In a recent PIPEs report from The Deal, the observation was made the Regulation A+, an updated exemption under Title IV of the JOBS Act, is picking up steam.  So far over 70 companies have filed a Form 1-A with the SEC and, according to the… Read More

Elio Motors Closes at $17 Million. Touts 50,000 Reservations

Elio Motors closed its crowdfunding offer on StartEngine this past Monday.  The company had revealed last month that it was nearing $16 million in funding. The equity crowdfunding campaign, under Regulation A+, had sought to raise $25 million.  While short of that goal, Elio has… Read More

Paul Elio Chats About His Company Elio Motors (Video)

Elio Motors founder Paul Elio recently chatted about his company and the Regulation A+ equity crowdfunding offer at the Auto Show that is nearing its end on February 1st. Elio stated in the video that pre-orders stand at about 48,000 indicating around $325 million in… Read More

Crowdfunding in 2016: Five Predictions

  With equity crowdfunding poised to take off in 2016 with the recent additions of Regulation A+ and the final rules of Title III, Reg CF, I have compiled a list of predictions for the coming year. The internet has facilitated profound efficiencies in many… Read More

Elio Motors Regulation A+ Offer Nears $16 Million. Scheduled to Close February 1st

Elio Motors, one of the very first companies to take advantage of new Regulation A+ rules created by the JOBS Act of 2012, has provided an update on their equity crowdfunding campaign. As of today, Elio has raised almost $16 million and has topped their hurdle… Read More

StartEngine & Elio Motors to Host Live Stream Event on September 9th to Discuss $30 Million Milestone

Elio Motors, one of the very first companies to leverage new Regulation A+ to “test the waters” and gage investor interest, will be sharing its experience tomorrow (September 9th) in a free Live Streamed event. Elio Motors listed its potential equity crowdfunding round on June… Read More

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