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SEC Schedules Open Meeting on Expanding Access to Capital for Small and Medium-sized Businesses

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has scheduled an open meeting to “consider whether to adopt rule amendments to facilitate capital formation and increase opportunities for investors by expanding access to capital for small and medium-sized businesses and entrepreneurs across the United States.” The meeting… Read More

First of its Kind. Republic Reg A+ Offering Approved for Fig Game Console, Investors Receive Cut of the Action

Last April in a significant strategic move, Republic acquired Fig – a crowdfunding platform for video games that issued securities under Reg A+. Republic is a leading investment crowdfunding platform in the US that continues to add new verticals and products as it builds out… Read More

Digital Assets: How the Pandemic Can be a Catalyst for Innovation in Professional Sports

  Tokenization Provides Endless Possibilities for Teams and their Fans. Professional sports have been deeply stitched into the fabric of American society for well over a century, providing a daily source of joy (or pain if you’re a Mets fan), and serving as a refuge… Read More

Virtuix Returns to Crowdfunding on SeedInvest, Seeks Up To $10 Million in Reg A+ Offering, Preps Launch of Omni One

  Virtuix, a virtual reality platform that is targeting both gaming and commercial markets, is returning to SeedInvest to raise additional capital. The new funding round arrives as the company announces the launch of Omni One, a consumer version of the Omni, an “omni-directional” treadmill that… Read More

StartEngine Shares Details on Launch of Secondary Marketplace, Sees Opportunity in Europe

StartEngine is a leading investment crowdfunding platform in the US. Last August, StartEngine announced that it had topped $200 million in funding having only surpassed $100 million in July of 2019 – after having launched in 2015. During 2019, StartEngine raised about $44 million –… Read More

Fixing Reg A+ : Darren Marble’s New Venture Looks to Supercharge Reg A+ Crowdfunding with “Going Public”

Going Public Using Reg A+ Reg A+ is a JOBS Act exemption that launched with great hope but in some respects, soon fizzled.  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) followed the guidance of Congress and took a moribund securities exemption, that no one used anywhere,… Read More

StartEngine Secondary Market to Launch Next Month

StartEngine, a leading crowdfunding platform that is also a FINRA regulated broker-dealer and holds an ATS (alternative trading system) license, will launch the “StartEngine Secondary” in October. According to StartEngine, the first issuer to trade on the platform will be StartEngine itself – a company… Read More

Association of Online Investment Platforms Ask SEC to Immediately Boost Reg CF Cap to Help Alleviate Challenges of COVID-19

In a public statement, the Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to move quickly and to improve the regulatory environment to support small businesses during the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Addressed to SEC Chairman Jay Clayton, and… Read More

Republic CEO Kendrick Nguyen Says Platform is Also Focused on Real Estate, Private Equity, After Announcing Republic Note, a Compliant, Profit-Sharing Digital Asset

  We recently caught up with Kendrick Nguyen, the co-founder and CEO of Republic, a leading US-based investment crowdfunding platform. He is also a founding director of the Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP). In July 2020, Republic added 30 more venture partners to its… Read More

Fundrise Co-Founder Dan Miller Returns to Fintech with Steward, a CrowdFarming Platform

Dan Miller, alongside his brother Ben Miller, founded one of the first real estate crowdfunding platforms in the US. Fundrise was the very first online investment platform to leverage Regulation A (now referred to as Reg A+), to offer securities to investors based on property… Read More

Perspective: Why Shark Tank Sucks and Crowdfunding Rocks

A shark is never your friend, even if he or she happens to be carrying big bags of money. After all, sharks eat people.  They do this literally in the ocean and figuratively in shark tank competitions. Best case: they invest in your deal at… Read More

NowRX Raised $20 Million on SeedInvest Making it the Largest Crowdfunded Offering on the Platform Ever

NowRX, a great business for the current COVID-19 infused world, raised $20 Million in Series B funding via securities listed on SeedInvest. The $20 million securities offering is the largest raise ever for SeedInvest, according to a note from NowRX. The securities are being issued… Read More

Groundfloor Says Q2 was a Record Quarter

Real estate crowdfunding platform Groundfloor says it had a record-breaking quarter. According to a post on its offering page, Groundfloor states that it experienced an investment volume record during Q2: “This past Q2 2020, the company generated its highest quarterly retail investment volume in the… Read More

Update: Republic Note Tops $10 Million, Funding Cap Increased [u]

Republic Note, a profit-sharing digital asset launched by the crowdfunding ecosystem Republic, has reportedly generated solid interest – apparently in excess of its stated $8 million goal. According to reports, Republic Not has surpassed $10 million after launching live last week.   Republic Note, The… Read More

StartEngine Forms Partnership with Jamestown Invest to Offer Real Estate Securities Under Reg A+

StartEngine, one of the largest crowdfunding platforms in the US, has formed a partnership with Jamestown Invest to facilitate real estate investment opportunities. According to a release,  the new online real estate investment vehicle will offer property investments under Reg A+. Reg A+ is a… Read More

Global ID Platform TrustStamp Seeks $6.875 Million on SeedInvest in Reg A+ Offering

TrustStamp is an artificial intelligence (AI) platform providing identity authentication on a global basis. The company is raising up to $6.875 million in a Series securities offering on SeedInvest. According to the offering page, TrustStamp is selling preferred equity at a pre-money valuation of $25… Read More

The Future of Real Estate Investing? NASDAQ and Lex Plan Real Estate Investing Marketplace with Reg A+ Issued Securities

Lex – an Oneline Marketplace for Real Estate Securities Real estate investment has historically been a challenging sector of opportunity for smaller investors. If you want to go it alone it takes a lot of time and knowledge to flip houses or rent flats. Of… Read More

Perspective: Encourage Affordable Housing through “Community Investor” Crowdfunding Rules

Incentivize Affordable Housing through Crowdfunding Liberalization for Community Investors In recent decades, increases in urban employment and population have outpaced residential development in U.S. cities. Nationwide, from 1974 through 2008, the number of new homes exceeded the number of new households. But since 2009, the… Read More

Republic Note, a Profit Sharing Digital Asset, Goes on Sale in July

Republic, a leading investment crowdfunding platform, has announced the offering of Republic Note – scheduled to go on sale July 16, 2020. Republic Note is a profit-sharing token with a funding cap of $8 million. According to the company, Republic Note is in line with… Read More

NowRX Nears $20 Million Funding Goal on SeedInvest

NowRX is raising growth capital on SeedInvest and it is nearing its $20 million crowdfunding goal, according to the offering page. NowRX is an on-demand pharmacy, a new entrant in the gig-economy that is perfectly positioned for the new COVID-19 reality. NowRX seeks to disrupt… Read More

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