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Five Years Ago Today … Thousands Asked Congress to Enact the JOBS Act that Legalized Crowdfunding

  Today, exactly 5 years ago, thousands of US Citizens asked the Senate to push forward and pass the JOBS Act of 2012 into law.  The letter, embedded below was signed by a diverse group of stakeholders, including: 534 investors 18 incubators 2,726 Entrepreneurs and… Read More

AngelList Founder Naval Ravikant Recognized as Angel Investor of the Year

AngelList co-founder and CEO Naval Ravikant was recognized as the Angel Investor of the year at the Crunchies last night. During the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards, Techcrunch called out Ravikant’s 88 personal investors he has made in the past decade.  Ravikant topped Carine Megescas at… Read More

AngelList’s New Republic Enters the Title III Crowd

With AngelList spinoff Republic’s official launch last week, we decided to take a deeper look at Republic to see how they plan to differentiate themselves in this rapidly expanding crowdfunding marketplace. AngelList, arguably the largest and most successful investment crowdfunding platform in the world, provides… Read More

Go Live: AngelList Offshoot Republic Launches as Reg CF Platform

Republic, an offshoot of AngelList, has launched its Title III / Regulation CF crowdfunding platform today. The company stated in a release that it would be providing investors access to “mission-driven startups” curated by the Republic team. Republic expects to garner investor interest from both… Read More

Huge: AngelList Offshoot Republic Moves into Title III Crowdfunding

AngelList, the first equity crowdfunding platform in the US that allowed accredited investors the chance to gain access into early stage companies, is embracing Title III /Reg CF crowdfunding. AngelList is launching a new off-shoot cmopany labeled Republic to allow non-accredited investors the opportunity to… Read More

AngelList Year in Review: Raised $163 Million in 2015

Disruptive investment crowdfunding platform AngelList has published an end of the year recap.  The digital funding and job board community states that it raised $163 million during 2015. This number was generated for 441 startups funded by 3,379 investors. There are approximately 770,000 companies with… Read More

Watch: Naval Ravikant & Dave McClure Talk AngelList Funding & More

AngelList co-founder Naval Ravikant and ubiquitous VC Dave McClure (500 Startups) sat down together at the PreMoney gathering in San Francisco, an “invite only” event on the future of venture capital. The pair first chatted about the hot topic of is there, or isn’t there,… Read More

Rocketbook Announces Indiegogo Initiative at Launch Festival 2015; Secures Over $40,000 in a Matter of Days

Rocketbook is the easiest way for people who prefer handwritten notes to also enjoy the ease and convenience of organized cloud storage. Joe Lemay, the CEO of Rocket Innovations, announced his newest product yesterday at Launch Festival in San Francisco, California. Rocketbook went live on… Read More

AngelList Tops $100 Million in Funding for 2104

AngelList, a funding platform that was “equity crowdfunding” before people even knew what that meant, initially started as a matchmaker for angel investors and startups.  That simple objective has morphed into one of the leading investment communities online today.  Raising capital for cool startups is still… Read More

Post Seed Conference Set for December: Hosted by Bullpen Capital, Venture51 and Vator

Khosla Ventures’ Keith Rabois, Andreessen Horowitz’s Chris Dixon and AngelList founder Naval Ravikant will be the keynote speakers at this year’s Post Seed Conference, a one-day event that gathers investors, entrepreneurs and the startup press to discuss early-stage financing. Hosted by Bullpen Capital, Venture51 and Vator, Post Seed, (formerly known as… Read More

WealthForge Announces List of Top 15 Influencers in the Private Placement Industry: Congratulations!

WealthForge, a leading technology provider for raising private capital online, today announced its list of the top 15 influencers in the private placement industry. The 15 individuals come from diverse backgrounds, with professionals across the financial, technology, legal and regulatory sectors. “These 15 industry experts… Read More

Disrupt: TechCrunch & AngelList Talk Late-Stage Funding Syndicates, Global Expansion & a New Fund System

In a recent post, TechCrunch’s Jonathan Shieber shared the latest from AngelList co-founder Naval Ravikant, angel investor Gil Penchina and CrunchFund Investor and TechCruch Founder Michael Arrington from the stage of Disrupt SF 2014, ” AngelList is expanding globally and launching new vehicles for accredited investors to back what amounts to indexed AngelList… Read More

AngelList – The Patron Saint of Equity Crowdfunding

AngelList, the crowdfunding trailblazer, who was “equity crowdfunding” before people even knew what that meant, initially started as simply a matchmaker for angel investors and startups. As a legal and securities nerd I understand the difference between the Magna Carta and the AngeList SEC No… Read More

RevTech Labs Partners with AngelList, Offers Startup Index Fund

Accredited Investors May Participate in Fund with a Minimum $2500 Investment. The RevTech Labs III 506(c) Index fund is officially open for investment. With the launch of the RevTech Labs III class, the fund allows accredited investors to invest in the spread of 10 startup… Read More

Naval Ravikant Presents Framework For Unregulated Crowdfunding

AngelList co-founder and CEO Naval Ravikant took to his blog over the weekend to outline what could be a new paradigm in funding startups. It melds the crowdfunding model with a novel cryptocurrency that in theory could allow a company to “go public” without the… Read More

Brief: AngelList Adds Filtered Alerts for Investors

Equity crowdfunding platform AngelList has announced a new feature for their growing platform: Filtered alerts now allows investors to monitor specific characteristics such as location, type of offer, and other variables to aid in managing the growing number of businesses listing on their platform.  As… Read More

General Solicitation Is Legal, But Will It Be Successful?

With the lifting of the ban on general solicitation, today marks the beginning of a grand experiment in capital formation in the United States. It is also a boon to a crowdfunding industry that has largely been on autopilot while the implementation timeline of the… Read More

AngelList’s Ravikant: Form D Filing Rules Could Cause “Disastrous Unintended Consequences” For Startups

In a comment letter submitted to the SEC, AngelList co-founder and CEO Naval Ravikant raises concerns over a proposed rule that would require startups seeking funding to file Form D 15 days before general solicitation takes place. In a nutshell, Ravikant expresses doubt that entrepreneurs… Read More

Stanford Law School Holds Panel on Crowdfunding

From the event description… The panel will include Naval Ravikant (CEO and co-founder of AngelList), Rory Eakin (Founder and COO of CircleUp), and Professor Joe Grundfest (Stanford Law School) and will be moderated by Evan Epstein (Executive Director, Stanford Rock Center for Corporate Governance) Co-sponsored… Read More

Panel On Crowdfunding to Be Held at Stanford

Crowdfunding: The New Age of Venture Capital or an Invitation to Fraud and Disaster? A Panel is scheduled  to be held at Stanford University on Thursday, February 7,  2013.    There is an opening reception at 5:30PM with a 6PM presentation.  The address is: Room… Read More