Tagged: regulation a

Don’t Panic! US Securities Exemptions for Initial Coin Offerings

So you were ready to do an initial coin offering (ICO), and then the Securities Exchange Commission released an investigative report concluding that DAO tokens were securities.  Seasoned securities attorneys have always known that token sales could implicate securities laws if the tokens were treated… Read More

American Homeowner Preservation Hits Pause on New Investments

American Homeowner Preservation (AHP) has announced they have temporarily suspended accepting new investments. AHP is company that purchases distressed mortgages, typically at a steep discount, and then works with homeowners to find a solution to get the loans performing again. In operation since 2008, AHP… Read More

Elio Motors to Issue More Shares. Plans Switch to NASDAQ

Elio Motors, Inc. (OTC QX:ELIO), the first Reg A+ issuer to list on a public marketplace following a crowdfunded offering, has filed a Form S-1 with the SEC indicating its intent to sell additional shares in the company. Elio also revealed its intent to list its… Read More

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Closes Reg A+ at $30 Million with Pre-Money Valuation of $120 Million

A Defining Moment for the Crowdfunding Industry as Offer Mirrors Small Cap IPOs of the Past Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (CSS Entertainment) is reporting that its Reg A+ crowdfunding offer has closed at the top end of its range having raised $30 million… Read More

Fully Subscribed: Chicken Soup for the Soul to Trade on NASDAQ this Week Following Reg A+ Mini IPO

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has reportedly fully subscribed their Reg A+ crowdfunding offer and will trade on NASDAQ August 18th under ticker symbol CSSE.  Chicken Soup will join a small group of issuers that have leveraged the updated securities exemption to raise growth… Read More

RealtyMogul Update: Over $290 Million has Been Invested via the Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

RealtyMogul was one of the first investment platforms to enter the real estate crowdfunding space. Starting as an Accredited Investor service that paired debt and equity real estate deals to a broad base group of investors, RealtyMogul has since empowered non-accredited investors to to participate… Read More

Fundrise Adds National For Sale Housing eFund to Growing List of Investment Options

Fundrise is expanding its options once again with their newest Reg A+ filing that his the SEC today.  Fundrise, an online investment platform for real estate, has filed for a National For Sale House eFund. Fundrise has previously announced targeted eFunds dedicated to specific metro… Read More

Via Folio Helps Alternative Investing Platforms Manage Funds & Investors

Via Folio is out with a statement on their services that help non-traditional issuers manage both assets and investors. Via Folio provides a vital bridge between issuers in newer securities like Regulation A+, as created by the JOBS Act. Reg A+ has seen growing utilization… Read More

Fig Delivers: First Returns Distributed to Investors in Unique Game Focused Crowdfunding Platform

Fig, a unique investment crowdfunding platform that provides returns to investors that back video game projects, has announced that it has delivered “first ever” investment returns to backers.  According to Fig, accredited investors (under Title II of the JOBS Act or Reg D 506c) who… Read More

SEC Publishes Report on Access to Capital & Market Liquidity

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Economic Risk Analysis (DERA), has just published a report addressing the issue of access to capital as well as market liquidity. DERA, the research arm of the SEC, was enlisted by Congress to report on the impact… Read More

Global Restaurant Franchising Company FAT Brands Announces Plans to File Reg A+ Initial Public Offering

FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc., a global multi-brand restaurant franchising company, announced on Thursday it is making plans to file a Regulation A+ initial public offering that allows anyone the opportunity to invest in its family of brands. The company’s portfolio of brands includes Fatburger, Buffalo’s Cafe,… Read More

Fundrise Drops Minimum Investment to $500 in New Starter Portfolio Offering

Fundrise, an online real estate investment platform, has introduced a new introductory offer designed to onboard smaller investors. The Fundrise Starter Portfolio starts with a $500 minimum and includes a 9.25% annual dividend yield and zero advisory fees through the end of the year. If… Read More

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment: Poised to Inspire the Next IPO Boom

It was the summer of 1995. Hootie and the Blowfish were on tour and Brad Pitt was People Magazine’s sexiest man alive. It was a time when salads were big and shirts were puffy. Microsoft released Windows 95, fueling a revolution that helped shape the… Read More

BrewDog Schedules Official Kick Off Party in Columbus, Crowdfunding Offer to Close Next Week

BrewDog has scheduled the “BrewDog USA Open Day” set to take place from 12PM to 8PM on August 27th.  The festivities kick off a day after the BrewDog Equity Punk Annual General Meeting (AGM)  – for shareholders. Tickets which are pretty reasonable at $7.87 are… Read More

Storm Sondors Files Two Reg A+ Offers: One for Electric Cars, One for Electric Bikes

Storm Sondors, the founder of the Sondors eBike company that has ridden to success on rewards based funding platforms, has filed to Form 1-As with the SEC.  Each filing represents a different crowdfunding offer. The first offer, which was initially messaged during Sondor’s Electric Car… Read More

DSTLD Returns to SeedInvest for Second Crowdfunding Round

DSTLD, the online only clothing retailer that provides high quality fashion at a super competitive price, is back once again on SeedInvest to raise additional funding using Reg A+. During their last crowdfunding campaign, DSTLD raised $1.7 million. The money raised has been leveraged to… Read More

Elio Motors Faces $545,000 Fine, Charged by State of Louisiana for Operating without a License

  The heat is rising for Elio Motors  (OTCQX: ELIO) as the State of Louisiana has fined the aspiring vehicle company $545,000.  The Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission has accused Elio Motors of operating as a manufacturer/dealer of recreational products without a license. On the bright… Read More

Reg A+ Crowdfunding Conference – Los Angeles

Postponed Financial Research Associates, is happy to announce the all-new Reg A+ Crowdfunding Conference (July 19-20 2017 at The Los Angeles Athletic Club in LA). This first of its kind event will provide an actionable strategy for raising $50 million in capital plus share key… Read More

Bobby Flay’s Bobby Burger Palace Preps to File Regulation A+ Initial Public Offering

Bobby’s Burger Palace, the fast casual burger concept created by award-winning Master Chef, Bobby Flay, announced on Monday it plans to file a Regulation A+ initial public offering. The restaurant reported that it is seeking to become the first celebrity-driven company to launch a Regulation A+… Read More