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Top US Crowdfunding Platform Republic Acquires UK based Seedrs in $100 Million Deal

Republic, a leading US-based securities crowdfunding platform, has acquired Seedrs – a top UK-based investment crowdfunding platform that operates across Europe. The deal brings together two of the most effective investment platforms in the online capital formation sector. Republic is a full-stack crowdfunding platform offering… Read More

The Digital Investment Bank of the Future: Republic Looks to Expand in the UK, Europe, and Asia Following $150 Million Series B

Investment crowdfunding platform Republic is on a roll. After launching in 2016 as a funding portal providing access to capital to early-stage firms under Reg CF, Republic is now catering to both accredited and non-accredited investors while managing a growing number of investment verticals and… Read More

Investment Crowdfunding Platform Republic Raises $150 Million Series B Round

Republic, a top investment crowdfunding platform that offers securities under the full stack of US exemptions, has raised $150 million in a Series B funding round. The valuation of the firm was not disclosed. Valor Equity Partners led the funding round indicating Republic was a… Read More

Republic CEO Kendrick Nguyen Posts Letter Commenting on $36 Million Series A, Platform Raises More in One Day than All of 2018

Earlier today Republic announced a material $36 million Series A funding round led by Galaxy Interactive. The additional capital arrives at a key time as two crowdfunding exemptions have had their funding caps boosted to higher amounts – thus making crowdfunding platforms more viable going… 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

The Five Biggest Crowdfunding Stories of 2020

Online capital formation has emerged as an effective path for private companies to raise much-needed growth capital fueling innovation and creating jobs. Once the realm of VCs and angel investors only, investment crowdfunding now enables retail investors to access promising young firms at an early… Read More

NextSeed and Republic Discuss Acquisition: See Opportunity in Blockchain, Plan for Global Expansion

  Last month Republic, a leading investment platform and crowdfunding marketplace, announced it had acquired the assets of NextSeed small business investment platform for an undisclosed amount. NextSeed co-founder and CEO Youngro Lee became Chief Operating Officer of Republic while remaining CEO of NextSeed Securities… Read More

Republic to Acquire NextSeed’s Small Business Investment Platform, NextSeed Securities to Continue as Separate Entity

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Republic, a leading investment platform and crowdfunding marketplace has acquired the assets of NextSeed small business investment platform for an undisclosed amount. NextSeed co-founder and CEO Youngro Lee will become Chief Operating Officer of Republic while remaining CEO of NextSeed Securities for the foreseeable future…. Read More

The SEC Updates Reg CF, Reg A+ and More. Boosts Reg CF to $5 Million, Reg A+ Increased to $75 Million

During an open meeting of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commission approved updates to the exempt offering ecosystem that are designed to improve access to capital, boost access to greater opportunity for investors while maintaining important investor protection criteria. In a party-line vote,… Read More

Republic CEO Kendrick Nguyen Says Platform is Also Focused on Real Estate, Private Equity, After Announcing Republic Note, a Compliant, Profit-Sharing Digital Asset

  We recently caught up with Kendrick Nguyen, the co-founder and CEO of Republic, a leading US-based investment crowdfunding platform. He is also a founding director of the Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP). In July 2020, Republic added 30 more venture partners to its… Read More

Republic’s First Three Real Estate Offerings Have Already Topped Their Funding Hurdles

Last week, Crowdfund Insider reported on Republic‘s move into real estate crowdfunding. Republic was initially launched as a Reg CF funding portal targeting early-stage firms with a focus on underserved markets. Since platform launch, Republic has expanded into additional verticals including Republic Crypto, a game… Read More

Republic Moves Further into Real Estate with Acquisition of Compound Launching Republic Real Estate Vertical

Republic, a leading investment crowdfunding platform, is expanding its investment offerings with the acquisition of Compound. While starting as an early stage offering platform, Republic is now providing property investment options with Republic Real Estate. Announced today, Republic has issued the following statement: “We’re excited… Read More

Huge Win: AOIP Members Comment on SEC Proposal to Improve Capital Formation

This week the Securities and Exchange Commission released a proposal to amend multiple securities exemptions. The proposed amendments to the exemption ecosystem may dramatically impact online capital formation for the better. These changes could make it easier for firms to raise money online while helping… Read More

Republic CEO Kendrick Nguyen: “I am more excited about the potential of private investing for the crowd than 4 years ago”

Republic, an investment crowdfunding platform that is an offshoot of AngelList and affiliated with digital asset issuance platform CoinList, is one of the leading sites in the US providing access to equity capital for early-stage firms. It is also democratizing investment opportunities by allowing non-accredited… Read More

Republic Update: Over 80 Campaigns Funded + More than 3 Million Note Tokens Distributed

Mission-driven crowdfunding platform Republic has distributed a brief report on the company’s progress. Republic is an interesting Fintech platform that focuses on Reg CF but company is also deep into the crypto sector. An offshoot of AngelList and a sister platform of CoinList, Republic has… Read More

Association of Online Investment Platforms Issues Policy Paper Recommending Improvements to Crowdfunding Rules

The Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) has published a series of policy recommendations encouraging Congress to act and improve the online capital formation marketplace by fixing existing flaws in crowdfunding rules. The AOIP is a newer advocacy group formed in the last year. The… Read More

Reg CF 3 Year Anniversary: Republic Reports on Progress & Change as a Leading Crowdfunding Platform

Regulation Crowdfunding, commonly called Reg CF, celebrates a birthday today. On May 16, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) allowed issuers to use the securities exemption to raise capital online from both FINRA approved “funding portals” as well as broker-dealers. Part of the JOBS… Read More

Republic Lists Two Crypto Startups: Nori and Quarters

Quarters on Republic

SEC regulated crowdfunding platform Republic, has listed two “high promise” cryptocurrency startups to its investment offerings. Nori and Quarters are raising capital on Republic Crypto – a token pre-sale platform for everyone to participate in “Legal Token Distributions” aimed to democratize blockchain investing. Quarters is a… Read More

AOIP: New Association Launched to Help Guide Investment Crowdfunding Industry

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Association of Online Investment Platforms Seeks to Boost Trust, Educate Investors & Help Businesses in Need of Funding The investment crowdfunding industry in the United States was launched following the signing of the JOBS Act of 2012. This bi-partisan legislation enabled online platforms to promote… Read More

Republic is Going to Tokenize Itself & Sell the Security on its Platform

Republic, a Reg CF crowdfunding platform that is an offshoot of AngelList, recently visited with Fortune to talk about its services and expectations for the near future. During the discussion with Republic CEO and co-founder Kendrick Nguyen, he indicated that Republic will be issuing its… Read More

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