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Reg CF: Investment Crowdfunding Tops $1.1 Billion in 2021, Predicted to Double in 2022

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Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA), a research and advisory group tracking online capital formation under Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) in the US, is reporting that since the industry launched over $1.1 billion has been invested for firms issuing securities under the exemption. The information is being… Read More

Reg CF Update: Sherwood Neiss of Crowdfund Capital Advisors Discusses H1 Performance, Expectations Going Forward for Investment Crowdfunding

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Sherwood “Woodie” Neiss is one of the creators of Title III of the JOBS Act of 2012 – the legislation that legalized Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) and launched a new sector of financial innovation. Neiss also co-founded Crowdfund Capital Advisors along with Jason Best –… Read More

Crowdfund Capital Advisors Launches Index Tracking Private Company Investments

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Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) has announced a new index designed to track daily online capital-raising activity of private U.S. companies.  The data is available via Bloomberg’s Alternative Data Platform. This index is calculated based on the capital investments received by the 50 daily highest-raising private… Read More

New Report Says Reg CF is a Success, Highlights Funding by Congressional District: Creates Policy Opportunity for COVID Recovery

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A new report pertaining to Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) says the Jumpstart Our Businesses Startup Act (JOBS Act) securities exemption is creating economic success for small business owners in need of growth capital. The report outlines Reg CF utilization by Congressional District – highlighting the… Read More

Crowdfund Capital Advisors Now Providing Crowdfunding Data to Bloomberg

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Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) is now providing its data services to Bloomberg Data License clients via Bloomberg Enterprise Access Point, according to a release. CCA is a data service covering securities offering issued under crowdfunding exemptions including Reg CF as well as Reg A+ and… Read More

Sherwood Neiss of Crowdfund Capital Advisors Updates on Reg CF Progress: “Successful Reg CF companies have pumped almost $1 billion into local economies”

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Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) and its co-founders have been a leading voice advocating on behalf of online capital formation since Sherwood “Woodie” Neiss and Jason Best helped to create the language of the JOBS Act law that legalized securities crowdfunding in the United States. Neiss… Read More

Report: Reg CF Offerings Top $100 Million in Capital Raised

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Crowdfund Capital Advisors is out with a note that Reg CF, or Regulation Crowdfunding, has topped $100 million in funding raised surpassing an industry milestone. Reg CF is one of the investment crowdfunding exemptions created by the JOBS Act of 2012.  Issuers may raise up… Read More

The 2017 State of Regulation Crowdfunding: US Securities-based Crowdfunding under Title III of the JOBS Act

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Recently, my company crafted a report for the US Securities and Exchange Commission that summarizes progress on Title III of the JOBS Act of 2012, also referred to Regulation Crowdfunding or Reg CF. This newest securities exemption was added to the options that smaller companies… Read More

Crowdfund Capital Advisors Announces Database with All Reg CF Offers

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Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) has launched a new database that incorporates all Reg CF portals and offerings. Called CCLEAR, the service is described as enabling entrepreneurs, investors, policy-makers,  and educators to easily analyze all Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) offering data since the launch of the industry… Read More

4 Questions that Show Where U.S. Entrepreneurs are Succeeding with Regulation Crowdfunding

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The first Fiscal Year of Regulation Crowdfunding has come to an end and our data continues to deliver valuable information for investors, founders and government officials. Overwhelmingly, California has taken the early lead in Regulation Crowdfunding from both an entrepreneur (aka issuer) and investor point-of-view…. Read More

Data Proves Regulation Crowdfunding is a Revenue, Income Generator AND a Jobs Engine: What is our Government & Media Waiting For?

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Regulation Crowdfunding is a little over a year old and the data indicates that it is a revenue and income generator for companies and a jobs engine for the economy. The law requires companies that complete successful campaigns to file an Annual Report with the… Read More

CrowdfundBeat Media Names Jason Best & Sherwood Neiss as “Crowdfunding Persons of the Year”

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CrowdfundBeat Media has named Jason Best and Sherwood Neiss as Crowdfunding Persons of the Year for 2017. Best and Neiss are co-founders of Crowdfund Capital Advisors a consulting group focused on the global alternative finance industry.  CrowdfundBeat Media stated; “Each year, Crowdfund Beat Media Group… Read More

The Startup and SME Funding Void in Brazil and How to Fix It

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  Brazil has a number of similarities to the rest of the world when it comes to funding startups, small or medium enterprises (SMEs). These business owners either have to fund their businesses themselves, seek capital from close friends or family, Angels, VCs, or for… Read More

One Way Donald Trump Can Actually Double GDP Growth

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How Donald Trump Can Leverage Crowdfunding Under Reg CF to Double GDP Growth President-elect Trump made it a hallmark of his campaign to double GDP growth. According to Karen Kerrigan, President of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council; “His agenda of lowering taxes, simplifying the… Read More

CCA: Bigger Social Network = More Money Raised Crowdfunding

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The Regulation CF market is only a few months old but data on successful crowdfunding campaigns is starting to percolate to the surface.  Reg CF, created by Title III of the JOBS Act, allows small and emerging companies the ability to raise up to $1… Read More

Why DSTLD is a Perfect Fit for Reg A+ : Key Elements to Successful Equity Crowdfunding

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Now I don’t usually use this forum to discuss particular crowdfunding offerings. However, after seeing a recent MSNBC piece on DSTLD, and their current Regulation A+ equity offering, I simply had to highlight their truly model story. I believe many wannabe Reg A+ issuers could… Read More

Questions Financial Regulators Love to Ask

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As any entrepreneur knows, when you are creating something new, there are no shortage of naysayers.  Among the 3 types of clients we work with (investors, corporates and financial regulators) the regulators tend to look at new things most skeptically.  But, of the many questions… Read More

CCA Launches Reg CF Indices with Crowdnetic

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Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA), founded by Jason Best and Sherwood (Woodie) Neiss, has announced the launch of CCA Regulation Crowdfunding Indices win conjunction with Crowdnetic.  CCA states their data will be updated daily to depict a snapshot of growth in this new market. Crowdnetic has… Read More

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Launches First Industry Study for Middle East & Africa

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  Inaugural Middle East & Africa Alternative Finance Benchmarking Study. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School is launching its first Middle East & Africa Alternative Finance Benchmarking Study. This study on alternative finance follows the successful publication of… Read More

Three Ways Crowdfunding Empowers Women & Minority Entrepreneurs

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As I wrote last week, Yemani Mason is the founder and CEO of a new real estate crowdfunding platform called VestMunity. He is an innovator offering a hub for regular folks to access investment opportunities previously out of reach, in this case, the rehabilitation and… Read More

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