Tagged: reg cf

Crowdfund Research Founder Jake Fisher: There’s a Need to Educate Investors

Crowdfund Insider interviewed Jake Fisher to discuss his new startup, Crowdfund Research, which launched earlier this month. What can you find on their page? “Our mission is to provide crowdfunding investors with the same level of research a VC fund would perform. We do this by… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Announces Title III Update: Equity Campaigns Surpass $15 Million Milestone

NextGen Crowdfunding announced on Friday investor commitments into Title III equity crowdfunding campaigns have surpassed $15 million. The company is currently tracking Title III offerings through its NextGen Dashboard, which displays the progress of investor commitments since the new SEC crowdfunding regulations took effect last May. The new… Read More

LGBT Weddings is First Offer on Reg CF Crowdfunding Platform Mr. Crowd

LGBT is the first Reg CF Title III offering on Mr. Crowd, a FINRA approved Reg CF crowdfunding platform. LGBT Weddings, Inc. (LGBT) will launch its crowdfunding campaign later this week in efforts to raise growth capital for the business. LGBT is based in California and was founded in… Read More

Indiegogo CEO David Mandelbrot Shares Insight into Equity Crowdfunding Push: “We Have a Lot of Exciting Things Planned for 2017”

Indiegogo entered into the investment crowdfunding sector with a big splash this month. Partnering with MicroVentures, a FINRA approved Reg CF portal and Broker-Dealer, Indiegogo launched with four diverse investment opportunities: BeatStars, Republic Restoratives, Play Impossible, and ArtCraft Entertainment. Three of these offers have hit… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Magic Instruments Launches Reg CF Offer on WeFunder

Magic Instruments, a San Francisco-based musical instrument startup, has recently launched a Reg CF offering on WeFunder. The company successfully raised $415,000 through its Indiegogo campaign in June 2016 and was graduate of Y Combinator’s Winter 2016 class, and graduate of Highway 1 Fall 2015… Read More

Platform For Antiques, Arts & Vintage Collectable WorthPoint Launches Reg CF Offer on 99Funding

WorthPoint, an online resource database for identifying, researching and valuing antiques, art, and vintage collectibles, announced on Monday the launch of its Regulation CF offer on 99Funding. The company reportedly conducted a Testing the Waters (TTW) campaign on its own website and SeedInvest. The initiative’s escrow target is… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Reports: Title III Campaign Commitments Continue to Increase & Surpassed $10 Million

NextGen Crowdfunding reported on Monday that investor commitments for Title III equity crowdfunding campaigns have officially surpassed $10 million. NextGen is tracking Title III companies through its “NextGen Dashboard.” The dashboard notably displays investor commitments progress since the new crowdfunding regulations went into effect less than… Read More

Legion M Closes Record-Setting $1M Wefunder Crowdfunding Round & Named Itself Most Popular Reg CF Company

Fan-owner entertainment studio, Legion M, has officially closed its epic crowdfunding campaign on Wefunder. The initiative, which was the second Reg CF offer to hit $1 million, raised the funds in less than three months from over 3,000 investors. The company dubbed itself the most popular Reg… Read More

Week One: How are Title III Crowdfunding Platforms Doing?

Title III platforms launched last week on May 16th. Multiple platforms had received approval from FINRA/SEC and a good number of issuing companies queued up to offer equity or debt in their companies. While opinions in the media were mixed as to whether the Reg… Read More

WeFunder in a Box: Investment Crowdfunding Platform Gives Everything Away for Free

WeFunder, the investment crowdfunding platform that launched with the most Title III offers out of the gate, has decided to “give away everything [they] do for free.” In an email to Crowdfund Insider, co-founder and CEO Nick Tommarello explained they want to help everyone get… Read More

Jason Best Discusses New Title III Crowdfunding Rules (Video)

Jason Best took a few minutes to discuss the Title III crowdfunding rules with CCTV this past week.  Best is co-founder of Crowdfund Capital Advisors and one of the first advocates of the JOBS Act and the need to modernize securities law. Best points to… Read More

Brief: TruCrowd Receives Title III Crowdfunding Approval From FINRA

On Tuesday, equity crowdfunding platform TruCrowd announced that it has received approval from the FINRA to become a funding portal for Title III offerings. Under the Title III rules, which went into effect on Monday, the general public may now invest in capital raising by start-up… Read More

TAXA Biotechnologies Seeks Funds Through Title III Offering on WeFunder

On Monday, biotech startup, TAXA Biotechnologies, Inc., made history by being one of the first to use Title III rules of the JOBS Act. The company launched its initial on equity crowdfunding platform, WeFunder. Founded in 2013, TAXA Biotechnologies consists of biologists and experts who use synthetic biology technologies… Read More

SeedInvest’s Ryan Feit on Title III of the JOBS Act: “Kickstarter With Equity Kicks in Today”

Ryan Feit, CEO of equity crowdfunding platform Seedinvest, has issued a letter about the new Title III of the JOBS Act rules, which just went into effect on Monday. Under the new rules, the general public may now invest in capital raising by start-up companies through crowdfunding…. Read More

Brief: Seed Equity Ventures to Offer Title III Deals As New Rules Go Into Effect

On Monday, Seed Equity Ventures announced it is set to off offer investment crowdfunding deals to non-accredited investors on its platform as Title III rules go into effect. Under Title III rules, the general public may invest in capital raising by start-up companies through crowdfunding. CEO of Seed Equity Ventures,… Read More

FINRA Tells Investors to Consider the Risks Under Title III Crowdfunding

With Title III of the JOBS Act going into effect this upcoming Monday (May 16th), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has issued an alert to investors about the risks under the Reg CF law. Earlier this year, both the SEC and FINRA finalized the rules for funding portals… Read More

Sara Hanks: Manageable Chaos on May 16th with Title III Crowdfunding

Sara Hanks is one of the most recognizable and vocal leaders in the investment crowdfunding sector. A securities attorney by training, Hanks has spent many years in and around Capitol Hill working on important policy issues.  Hanks is also a longstanding board member of the… Read More

NextSeed CEO on Being First Approved Title III Crowdfunding Platform

Last week Crowdfund Insider published an article on NextSeed, an investment crowdfunding platform that has been operating in Texas under the state exemption.  NextSeed is the first Reg CF/Title III funding portal to be approved by regulators and is thus ready to launch on May… Read More

Big Things Predicted for Small Change Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

  Small Change is a real estate crowdfunding platform with big ambitions. Launched by urban evangelist Eve Picker, the Pittsburgh-based operation seeks to fund “transformational” real estate projects by connecting developers with investors.  Individual investors gain entry into an asset class that is otherwise difficult… Read More

Report: SEC Has Received 30 Applications for Title III Crowdfunding Portals

Title III crowdfunding will join the other two variants of investment crowdfunding, Title II and Title IV (Reg A+) this coming May to create a more vibrant capital ladder for companies seeking to raise capital using the internet. While no exemption is perfect, both accredited… Read More

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