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Funding Portal SMBX Partners with Mercer County on Business Investments

SMBX, a FINRA-regulated funding portal, has partnered with Mercer County’s new Small Business Investment Program to help small businesses raise funding directly through retail investors in their communities as well as nationwide. SMBX is best known for its bank-replacement product or the issuance of small… Read More

Netcapital Sells Shares, Raises $1.7 Million

Netcapital (Nasdaq: NCPL, NCPLW) announced earlier this week that it had entered into agreements with institutional investors for the purchase and sale of 1,100,000 shares of its common stock at a purchase price of $1.55 per share. The offering closed yesterday, May 25, 2023, raising… Read More

Issuance Officially Announces Acquisition of Jumpstart Micro – a FINRA Regulated Funding Portal

CI reported last month that Jumpstart Micro, a FINRA-regulated Funding Portal able to list securities under the Reg CF exemption, had been acquired by Issuance. Today, Issuance is officially acknowledging the business expansion, noting it will now be able to raise capital under Reg CF… Read More

MERJ Exchange Partners with Boustead Securities

MERJ Exchange, a Seychelles-based regulated exchange, has signed an Introducing Broker Referral Agreement with Boustead Securities, a FINRA regulated broker-dealer. The deal will allow US-based investors to trade dual-listed securities on Upstream – part of MERJ. Upstream is a retail trading platform powered by Horizon… Read More

Funding Portal Jumpstart Micro Acquired, Darren Marble of Issuance is New CEO

Jumpstart Micro, a FINRA-regulated funding portal, has experienced a change of ownership, according to public filings. Funding portals are regulated platforms that may issue securities under Reg CF or Regulation Crowdfunding.  These intermediaries were created under the JOBS Act of 2012 to facilitate online capital… Read More

DealMaker to Power PicMii Reg CF Securities Offerings

DealMaker, a broker-dealer and online capital formation specialist, has signed an agreement to power PicMii’s crowdfunding platform. PicMii is a FINRA-regulated funding portal offering securities under Reg CF. PicMii is a Pennsylvania-based firm that was approved as a funding portal in 2020. The company focuses… Read More

Untold.io Launches Securities Crowdfunding Platform for the Entertainment Industry

A new FINRA-regulated funding portal has announced its launch, Untold.io (Blue Dot Media Holdings LLC) will pursue investment crowdfunding targeting the entertainment industry. Untold.io states that it will both leverage Reg CF and Reg D exemptions to raise capital online. By utilizing the Reg D… Read More

SEC Receives Final Judgement Against Crowdfunding Issuer 420 Real Estate

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has received final judgments against crowdfunding issuer, 420 Real Estate, LLC, and its CEO, Willard Jackson. The court case, SEC v. Shumake, has previously obtained judgments against Defendants TruCrowd, Vicent Petrescu, and Nicole Birch. According to FINRA, TruCrowd is… Read More

Deal Quality: Investing in Crowdfunded Securities – What You Need to Know

    A couple of weeks back, CI held a webinar with two investment platforms, Rialto Markets and Republic,  which both sell securities online. The topic of discussion was deal quality and the different types of securities issuers pitch when pursuing an investment crowdfunding offering…. Read More

Honeycomb Credit, Upstart Co-Lab to Allow Institutional Money to Participate in Crowd Loans

Honeycomb Credit, a bank replacement regulated Funding Portal, has announced a partnership with Upstart Co-Lab, to offer a “first-of-its kind loan crowdfunding platform.” The new platform will enable institutional investors to participate in crowdfunded loan offerings for small businesses in creative industries across the US…. Read More

New FINRA Regulated Funding Portal Launched: Round Here

Round Here is the newest, FINRA regulated funding portal to launch to offer securities crowdfunding. A funding portal is a new entity created by the JOBS Act of 2021 that lists regulated securities from firms in need of growth capital. Funding portals will mostly raise… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Silicon Prairie Acquires Funding Portal Miventure

Investment crowdfunding platform Silicon Prairie has acquired Miventure, according to a note from the company. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Silicon Valley lists securities under Reg CF as well as other exemptions. Miventure is a FINRA regulated funding portal seeking to raise… Read More

Republic Receives $36 Million Series A Funding Led by Galaxy Interactive

Republic, a top funding portal and broker-dealer providing online capital formation to early-stage ventures, has closed on a $36 million Series A funding round, according to a note from the company. The funding was led by Galaxy Interactive with participation by Tribe Capital, Motley Fool… Read More

Reg CF: Bumper Collective Offers Investors a Chance to Invest in Royalties

Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) is the smallest securities exemption available to issuers in the US for crowdfunding. A company raising capital under Reg CF may raise up to $1.07 million from both accredited and non-accredited investors – although the Securities and Exchange Commission is considering… Read More

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