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NextSeed Adds New Asset Class for Investors: Film

NextSeed, formerly a Reg CF funding portal operating as a bank alternative that has since morphed into a full-stack online capital formation and private equity platform, has added a new asset class to its list of available investments with its first film offering. Described as… Read More

NextSeed Partners with Civitas Capital Group on Real Estate Offerings

NextSeed, an online investment platform, has announced a partnership with Civitas Capital Group regarding real estate investment offerings. NextSeed started life as a funding portal offering small business debt securities under Reg CF open to all investors. Not too long ago, NextSeed became a FINRA… Read More

NextSeed Announces Access to ESG Fund in Partnership with Collaboration Capital

NextSeed, an online investment platform offering securities under the full stack of securities exemptions, has announced a new ESG fund as part of its ongoing partnership with Collaboration Capital. In late 2019, NextSeed announced a merger with Collaboration Capital described as a move to create… Read More

NextSeed CEO and AOIP Chairman Youngro Lee: Innovation is truly the only way our communities and our nation can recover from the current COVID-related devastation

NextSeed is a securities crowdfunding platform that launched as a bank replacement – SME lending service operating under Reg CF. Over time, NextSeed has evolved offering additional services as well as facilitating capital under all three crowdfunding exemptions – Reg D 506c, Reg A+ as… Read More

Exempt Offering Ecosystem Update: What Online Investment Platforms are Telling the SEC

Not too long ago, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) concluded the comments phase of a proposal to update, and hopefully improve, rules pertaining to the exempt offering ecosystem. This includes Reg A+, Reg CF, and Reg D (506c), each a variant of online capital… Read More

NextSeed Comments on Temporary Move by SEC to Help Reg CF Issuers

Yesterday, Crowdfund Insider reported on the Securities and Exchange Commission announcing “temporary final rule” streamlining Reg CF (or Regulation Crowdfunding).  In announcing the rule change, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton explained that the action responds to feedback the SEC has received from the Small Business Capital… Read More

NextSeed Launches New Product: the NextSeed Community Bridge Note

NextSeed, launched as FINRA regulated funding portal and now a broker-dealer offering the full stack of securities exemptions, has announced a new product to assist small businesses impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. According to NextSeed, the NextSeed Community Bridge Note (CBN) will leverage Regulation Crowdfunding… Read More

SEC Small Business Advocate to Host Virtual Coffee Breaks. First Meeting to Include NextSeed, Republic and Honeycomb Credit

Earlier this week the SEC Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation announced a series of  “virtual coffee breaks” to engage with the public to discuss updates, trends, and perspectives on how COVID-19 is impacting raising capital. The very first virtual gather is… Read More

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

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