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The Securities and Exchange Commission Asks for Feedback on Ways to Harmonize Securities Exemptions

The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking comments on the current securities exemption structure. In a release yesterday, the SEC asked the public to provide feedback on “ways to simplify, harmonize, and improve the exempt offering framework to expand investment opportunities while maintaining appropriate investor… Read More

ICOs are Securities: Token Based Offerings Poised for a Rude Awakening as US Regulators May Soon Act

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pumped their regulatory brakes on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) earlier this year. Pointing to the DAO debacle, the Feds said if a tokenized offering is a security it will be regulated, end of story. This  statement was a long… Read More

Doug Ellenoff: We Have Concerns about ICOs But Want to Work With the Industry to Ensure a Successful Outcome

The Initial Coin Offering (ICO) space has been rocketing recently. It seems that every few days the next hot ICO is raising incredible sums of money from global investors. ICOs have plenty of supporters and detractors with most followers advising caution in this largely unregulated… Read More

Fig Keeps Leveraging Initial Reg A+ Crowdfunding Filing

Fig Publishing is arguably one of the most creative Reg A+ crowdfunding offers to date. Fig, for those who are not aware of the platform, is a video game publisher that crowdfunds its games. In brief, when games successfully complete campaigns and start selling, the developer,… Read More

Fig Secures $7.84 Million in Series A Funding Round Led By Spark Capital & Greycroft

Fig Publishing announced on Thursday it secured $7.84 million during a Series A Funding Round, which was led by Spark Capital and Greycroft with participation from Resolute Ventures, NextView Ventures, and Draft Ventures. Fig, which was founded in 2015, allows accredited and non-accredited investors to… Read More

Fig Updates on Reg A+ Filing for Model “Never Done Before”

Fig, the game crowdfunding platform, has updated the status of its Reg A+ filing with the SEC. The hybrid funding platform has been working to gain approval of their securities offer and has recently filed an updated Form 1-A with the SEC seeking approval to… Read More

Doug Ellenoff Reflects on 2015. Sees Opportunity in Reg CF / Title III Crowdfunding

      Doug Ellenoff is one of the most recognizable names in the entire investment crowdfunding space. A founding partner of Manhattan law firm Ellenoff, Grossman & Schole, early on he and his firm staked a claim in the nascent alternative finance sector.  Ellenoff… Read More

Game Crowdfunding Platform Fig Publishing Launching Reg A+ Offer to Raise $15 Million

Fig Publishing, born in part from the huge success of Double Fine Ventures and its standout Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns, is raising capital and it has just filed a Tier 2 Regulation A+ offer with the SEC. The filing, completed by the law firm of Ellenoff,… Read More

Georgia Quinn Joins Law Firm of Ellenoff, Grossman & Schole

Georgia Quinn, a securities attorney specializing in the crowdfunding field, has joined the firm of Ellenoff, Grossman & Schole.  Quinn, a Senior Contributor to Crowdfund Insider, has been a champion of new forms of finance and widely recognized for her support of the emerging crowdfunding sector… Read More

Doug Ellenoff to Receive “Crowdfunding Visionary Award” at Annual Convention

Attorney and crowdfunding trailblazer Doug Ellenoff, from law firm Ellenoff Grossman & Schole, will be receiving the 2014 Crowdfunding Visionary Award to be presented at the 3rd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp taking place in Las Vegas this October. A note from organizers stated… Read More

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