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The Association of Online Investment Platforms Responds to SEC’s Proposed Changes to the Exempt Offering Framework

On March 4th the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a proposal to amend multiple securities exemptions. If enacted, the proposed amendments would be the largest changes to securities law since the passage of the JOBS Act, and will strengthen the small business and startup… 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

SEC Proposes Raising Reg CF to $5 Million, Reg A+ to $75 Million, Adds Other Improvements to Security Exemptions

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed meaningful changes to multiple securities exemptions today. The pending rule change came following a closed meeting of the Commission without a public agenda. The proposals may dramatically impact platforms that facilitate online securities offerings and benefit smaller companies… Read More

NextSeed Shares Update: Over $5 Million Has Been Paid Out to Investors

NextSeed, a Reg CF funding portal and broker-dealer, has distributed an update on platform progress.  According to an email from the platform,  NextSeed investors have now received over $5 million in payments via the platform. Last year, NextSeed distributed over $2 million in payments thus… Read More

NextSeed Continues to Expand Platform with a Real Estate Equity Offering Where NextSeed is a Member of the Sponsor Group

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Earlier this month, Crowdfund Insider reported on NextSeed’s first Reg D offering for a real estate investment. NextSeed started life as a platform acting as a bank replacement. Small businesses could raise debt capital, first under the Texas intrastate exemption (no longer in use) and… Read More

There are Now Three Reg CF Funding Portals that Have Been Suspended Due to Unpaid FINRA Fees

The number of FINRA regulated “funding portals,” investment crowdfunding platforms that have been approved to issue securities under Reg CF, has continued to move upward since the new entity was created under the JOBS Act of 2012. Today, there are well over forty funding portals…. Read More

Pivot: NextSeed Offers First Real Estate Offering as Platform Expansion Continues

NextSeed, previously a debt-focused Reg CF platform, has recently listed its first real estate offering for a property being redeveloped in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. Securities are being issued under Reg D 506c – so accredited investors only. According to NextSeed, ARRIVE Albuquerque “offers a… Read More

NextSeed Lists First Preferred Equity Deal as Blue Top Brand Seeks $3 Million

NextSeed launched its first preferred equity deal this week with Blue Top Brand, a company seeking $3 million on the investment platform. The preferred equity is being issued at a pre-money valuation of $9,985,000 in a side-by-side Reg CF/Reg D offering. NextSeed was previously only… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform NextSeed Merges with Collaboration Capital to Form Fintech Investment Firm

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Investment crowdfunding platform NextSeed has merged with Collaboration Capital in a move to create a leading “technology-driven impact investment firm open to everyone.” In effect, the NextSeed merger with Collaboration creates a Fintech forward digital investment bank providing access to capital and access to opportunity… Read More

Association of Online Investment Platforms Visits Capitol Hill to Discuss Crowdfunding Exemptions & More with House & Senate Staffers

The Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) visited both House and Senate staffers last week, along with a meeting at the US Department of Treasury. The goal of the trip was to review the status of current crowdfunding exemptions and what must be done to… 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

Concept Release: The Securities and Exchange Commission Asks for Feedback on Ways to Harmonize Securities Exemptions

The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking comments on the current securities exemption structure. In a release yesterday, the SEC asked the public to provide feedback on “ways to simplify, harmonize, and improve the exempt offering framework to expand investment opportunities while maintaining appropriate investor… Read More

Following Broker-Dealer Approval, NextSeed Lists First Reg D Offering

NextSeed, a debt-focused crowdfunding platform, has listed its first side-by-side Reg CF – Reg D offering. The news of the first parallel offering comes on the heels of the announcement that NextSeed has been approved as a FINRA regulated broker-dealer. Under Reg CF, issuers may… Read More

NextSeed Becomes a Broker Dealer. Looks to Expand Offerings Beyond Reg CF [u]

NextSeed, a FINRA regulated funding portal issuing securities under Reg CF, has become a broker-dealer. In an email distributed to its community, NextSeed announced the change in strategy for its investment crowdfunding platform. The announcement was joined by a site re-design and the addition of… Read More

Association for Online Investment Platforms & SBECouncil Visit US House & Senate plus SEC to Discuss Improvements to Crowdfunding Rules

The newly formed Association for Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) visited Washington, DC last week to discuss improvements for access to capital for small business and better opportunities for smaller investors. The trip was organized in partnership with the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBECouncil) –… Read More

Not Just a Pretty Website: NextSeed Launches Brick and Mortar Division as NextSeed Space Debuts

Investment crowdfunding platform NextSeed has launched a new initiative that is more analog than digital. NextSeed has opened up a “pop-up residency” a first by the platform. The inaugural experience is the Waffle Bus Pop Up. The community-driven investment platform focuses on local offerings. The… Read More

Reg CF Crowdfunding Activity Jumps in September

StartEngine has published their tally of Reg CF crowdfunding campaigns for the month of September. According to their numbers published on their StartEngine Index, September showed a solid increase in total raised on active CF funding portals. StartEngine reports that $8.7 million was raised under… 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

Reg CF Dipped in August but Crowdfunding Total “Still Strong”

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StartEngine published their monthly report on Reg CF volume and according to their numbers, $7.4 million was raised during August. This comes after a new high in July when it topped $10.7 million. Since the securities exemption went into effect in May 2016, Reg CF… Read More

Reg CF Hits New Monthly High in July Crowdfunding $10.7 Million

StartEngine has just published its monthly index of Reg  CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) campaigns and raises. According to their tally, July was a banner month with issuers raising $10.7 million – new monthly high for 2018. In aggregate, since Reg CF became usable in 2016, issuers… Read More

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