Tagged: nextseed

NextSeed is a Bank Loan Alternative Helping Entrepreneurs Raise the Money They Need to Succeed

NextSeed is one of a handful of FINRA approved Reg CF crowdfunding portals that is successfully providing access to growth capital for small businesses across the US. It is the only platform in operation that focuses solely on debt financing as most other platforms are… Read More

StartEngine Index: Slow January follows Robust December as Reg CF Tops $90 Million

StartEngine, one of the largest investment crowdfunding platforms in the US, produces a monthly index focusing on Reg CF – the smallest of the three crowdfunding exemptions. The snapshot is an interesting perspective on sector progress. The most recent Index, published last week, indicates $90.7… Read More

NextSeed Updates on 2017 Progress

NextSeed, a Reg CF crowdfunding platform that focuses solely on providing debt based financing for small business, has provided a brief report on 2017 progress. NextSeed launched as a Texas intrastate platform but migrated over to Reg CF only in May of 2016 when the… Read More

Pitch 25 Surpasses Minimum Gooaalll! for Houston Soccer Bar & Restaurant on NextSeed

  Pitch 25, a spring 2018 planned premier soccer bar and restaurant located in the EaDo neighborhood of Houston positioned within one mile of Houston Dynamo, Astros, and Rockets major league sports stadiums teamed up with NextSeed for a Reg CF crowdfunding campaign. To date, the minimum… Read More

Houston Restaurant Poitín “Resets” Following Hurricane as Investors Step Up to Fund Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding on NextSeed, Poitin has now raised over 80% of its $100,000 minimum goal. Meanshile, the campaign creator has shared that outside investors have stepped up to fund the company but he intends on keeping the offer open. The new bar and restaurant in Houston’s… Read More

#HoustonStrong: Houston Based Crowdfunding Platform NextSeed Helps with Hurricane Harvey Recovery

The world has witnessed the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey on the citizens of Houston. Houston’s metropolitan area population is around 6 million making it one of the largest cities in the United States. It is hard to fathom the tragedy of the unprecedented flooding… Read More

Peli Peli Austin is First Restaurant Deal to Raise $1 Million on NextSeed

Peli Peli Austin closed this week on NextSeed. The crowdfunding offer is the first restaurant to raise $1 million on the platform. According to the campaign page, the Reg CF offer had the support of 410 investors. Peli Peli is an eight year old South… Read More

Is Momentum Increasing for Crowdfunding Under Reg CF?

Recently the total amount of Reg CF (or Regulation Crowdfunding) issuers successfully funded topped $40 million. According to the data dashboard on NextGen Crowdfunding, total amount of investor commitments has now topped $46 million. The rule created by the JOBS Act that allows companies to… Read More

NextSeed Now Has Offices in Los Angeles & San Francisco as it Expands its Crowdfunding Service

Earlier this week while reviewing the status of NextSeed’s crowdfunding offers I noticed the company is expanding its physical presence beyond Texas. After confirming with the platform, NextSeed now has an office in both San Francisco and Los Angeles. Their HQ is based in Houston… Read More

NextSeed Crowdfunding: Out of 21 Successful Reg CF Offers, 13 are Food Related

NextSeed, a Reg CF crowdfunding platform based in Houston, Texas, has successfully funded every issuer it has listed on its platform. As far as we know, there are only two other Reg CF platforms that can claim the 100% funded accomplishment today. NextSeed is a… Read More

NextSeed: A Community-Driven Small Business Fundraising Platform Utilizing Crowdfunding Laws

NextSeed CEO Youngro Lee shares what is working & what is not under Reg CF. NextSeed was the very first, crowdfunding portal to receive FINRA approval. But the investment crowdfunding platform was honing its skills and processes under the Texas intrastate crowdfunding exemption before Reg… Read More

A Peek Into My Crowdfunding Portfolio

Victoria Silchenko called out crowdfunding industry professionals earlier this year for not having invested in crowdfunding companies themselves. So, in that same spirit, I’m opening up my crowdfunding portfolio. Before I disclose, I’m going to say that I am NOT a financial advisor or any… Read More

Top Fintech Stories from Crowdfund Insider during 2016

As one year comes to end it is a good opportunity to reflect on past events. The preceding 12 months have been a momentous period for internet finance including capital formation online. Fintech started as a curiosity that engendered much excitement – and fear for some…. Read More

There are Now 21 FINRA Approved Reg CF Crowdfunding Portals

Last time we provided an update on the Reg CF crowdfunding sector and approved funding portals there were 17 in operation. Today that number has increased to 21 FINRA approved platforms with several notable updates. Reg CF was created under Title III of the JOBS… Read More

A Personal Perspective on Title III Investment Crowdfunding

“So why did you leave law to pursue crowdfunding?” Over the past couple years, I’ve received this question more than any other.  Prior to starting NextSeed in 2014, I was a lawyer for over 7 years specializing in private equity fund formation and private investments. … Read More

There are Now 14 FINRA Approved Funding Portals as Created by Title III of the JOBS Act

Title III of the JOBS Act created a new securities exemption that allowed equity crowdfunding for non-accredited investors. This new exemption, also called Reg CF, may be viewed as another step in the capital ladder to complement Title II of the JOBS Act (accredited crowdfunding)… 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

First Reg CF Offer Funds: The Native Raises $396,500 on NextSeed

Reg CF, created under Title III of the JOBS Act, became actionable on May 16, 2016. Since that time, over 50 companies have signed up to raise capital under the crowdfunding exemption.  Today we have the first issuer to close having achieved its funding goal…. Read More

NextSeed, a Debt Based Crowdfunding Platform, Generates Success with Intrastate Rules in Texas. Sees Potential in Reg CF

Texas is one of the 30 states that pushed forward with an intrastate crowdfunding exemption while the federal exemption of Title III of the JOBS Act remained in the doldrums. Since Title III or “Reg CF” have kicked off in mid-May, there has been some… Read More