Tagged: jason best

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

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?

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”

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

  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

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

Jason Best Discusses New Title III Crowdfunding Rules (Video)

Jason Best took a few minutes to discuss the Title III crowdfunding rules with CCTV this past week.  Best is co-founder of Crowdfund Capital Advisors and one of the first advocates of the JOBS Act and the need to modernize securities law. Best points to… Read More

Crowdfunding Showcase Scheduled for May 16th in Washington DC

On May 16th, Title III of the JOBS Act will (finally) become a reality as retail equity crowdfunding commences. Reg CF, as some call the new exemption, will join Title II Accredited Crowdfunding alongside Reg A+l, as another step in the capital ladder.  In recognition… Read More

iDisclose Announces New Advisory Board

iDisclose, an online product poised to disrupt the securities sector of the legal industry, has announced a newly appointed advisory board. The advisors include prominent names from the investment crowdfunding industry. According to a company report, the board consists of the following individuals: Gerald Laporte:… Read More

Title III, Regulation Crowdfunding Simplified. Read the Report

Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) has taken the rather voluminous 668 pages of final rules for Title III retail crowdfunding and distilled them down into a more manageable 43 pages.  The report, embedded below, was created to augment CCA’s book How to Crowdfund book (available on… Read More

What the Crowdfunding Opportunity Under Title III Will Mean for Small Businesses

When we showed up in Washington, D.C., Karen Kerrigan, of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, became a champion for our cause to legalize debt and equity crowdfunding. Karen, and the SBE Council, is the closest thing small businesses and entrepreneurs have to a lobby… Read More

Jason Best Discusses China Crowdfunding Market (Video)

Jason Best, Principle at Crowdfund Capital Advisors and early proponent of crowdfunding, hit the studios of CNBC to chat up investment crowdfunding and its largest market – China.  Best notes that crowdfunding, both debt and equity, is an important part of China policy and their… Read More

Jason Best Talks Crowdfunding with Malaysian Securities Commission (Video)

Jason Best, one of the founders of Crowdfund Capital Advisors and a staunch advocate of investment crowdfunding, recently visited multiple countries in Asia spreading the crowdfunding gospel. During this trip he spent some time in Malaysia, a country that is pushing forward with investment crowdfunding as… Read More