Tagged: regulation a

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Groundfloor Preps for Reg A+ Offer

Groundfloor has filed a Form 1-A with the Securities and Exchange Commission indicating its intent to sell shares in the real estate crowdfunding platform.  According to the offering circular, GroundFloor is offering up to 2.5 million in Common Stock at $10 per share. Interestingly, the Groundfloor… Read More

Reg A+ May Soon Allow Companies to Raise Up to $75 Million

The House Financial Services Committee has been rather busy of late. The powerful Committee led by Chair Jeb Hensarling has been pushing through legislation at a brisk pace. Next Tuesday (November 14th), the Committee has over 20 bills to consider. One of the bills, HR… Read More

StartEngine Self-Crowdfunding Offer Tops $1.1 Million

StartEngine, one of the more prominent crowdfunding platforms in the US, launched a self-crowdfunding campaign in mid October. Today, the securities offer has raised over $1.19 million from 789 investors easily topping the minimum $500,000 hurdle. StartEngine is a full stack crowdfunding platform that empowers… Read More

Red Mountain Ski Resort Cross Lists on StartEngine & FrontFundr for Duel US / Canada Crowdfunding Offer

  Red Mountain Resort, a ski area in British Columbia, Canada, has cross listed its crowdfunding campaign on StartEngine in the US and FrontFundr in Canada. This is one of the first crowdfunding campaigns to provide a cross border offer like this and, according to… Read More

VirTra Plans NASDAQ Listing Following Flashfunders Reg A+ Crowdfunding Round

VirtTra, a global provider of training simulators for law enforcement, military, educational and commercial markets, is gearing up for a Reg A+ crowdfunding round. The offer is poised to list on Boustead Securities / Flashfunders platform. Boustead acquired Flashfunders, a FINRA approved Reg CF funding portal, earlier… Read More

Cannabis / Hemp Company True Leaf Tests the Waters for Reg A+ Crowdfunding Campaign

True Leaf Medicine International (CSE: MJ) (FSE: TLA) (OTCQB:TRLFF), a Canadian company is running a testing the waters (TTW) campaign to gauge investor interest in a possible Reg A+ crowdfunding offer seeking a max raise of $10 million. True Leaf says this is the first… Read More

FAT Brands Trades on NASDAQ Today as CEO Andy Wiederhorn Rings Opening Bell

FAT Brands, (FAT stands for Fresh. Authentic. Tasty), opened trading today on the NASDAQ under ticker symbol FAT becoming one of a growing list of issuers leveraging Reg A+ to raise capital from both accredited and non-accredited investors quickly followed by a listing on a… Read More

Blaine McLaughlin Says Companies Using Reg A+ Should “Think Differently”

Blaine McLaughlin, Chief Operating Officer of VIA Folio, believes issuers leveraging Reg A+ to crowdfund their business  “should think differently about generating investor interest if they are to achieve their fundraising goals.” McLaughlin was referencing, in part, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s statement that expectations have fallen short… Read More

Fat Brands Completes $24 Million Reg A+ IPO

FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc., a global multi-brand restaurant franchising company, announced on Friday completed its Regulation A+ Initial Public Offering (IPO). The initiative, which raised $24 million throughthe sale of 2,000,000 shares priced at $12.00 per share, was launched earlier this summer and sought to achieve… Read More

After Raising $10 Million using Reg A+, VidAngel Files for Chapter 11

VidAngel crowdfunded $5 million in less than 2 days. It went on to raise $10 million from a committed fanbase last year. The euphoria was short lived though as soon after raising the money under Reg A+ VidAngel received a court order to shut down… Read More

Fundrise Growth eREIT Files to Raise $45.7 Million

The Fundrise Equity REIT, or Growth eREIT, has filed with the SEC to raise up to $45,730,440 under Reg A+.  The amount includes $11.8 million from a previous offering circular. The Growth eREIT focuses on acquiring commercial real estate assets with the expectation they will appreciate over… Read More

StartEngine’s Self Crowdfunding Campaign is Live. Platform Valued at $65 Million

Equity crowdfunding platform StartEngine officially launched their self-crowdfunding round this past Friday. The securities offer seeks a maximum funding goal of $5 million using Reg A+. Both accredited and non-accredited investors may participate in the funding round. StartEngine, one of the larger full stack (Reg… Read More

Geostellar is Republic’s Most Funded Reg CF Campaign Yet. Plans ICO

Geostellar successfully crowdfunded on Republic last week and became the most funded campaign on the platform to date. According to the campaign page, Geostellar attracted the support of 729 investors who invested $325,308 on a minimum goal of $50,000. Geostellar is a platform that is… Read More

Knightscope Raises $20 Million on SeedInvest, Largest Round Ever for Crowdfunding Platform

Knightscope has raised its maximum target crowdfunding goal of $20 million on SeedInvest. The fully subscribed offering now holds the title of the single largest offer to raise capital on the platform. Knightscope aggressively pursued investors with a slick cable campaign with commercials running on… Read More

US Treasury Report Outlines Ways to Boost Capital Markets Including JOBS Act Improvements

The US Department of Treasury has published a report on ways the government may streamline and reduce burdens of capital markets regulation. The report is an interesting compendium of the pressing need to reduce regulatory hurdles while pointing to policy initiatives that can improve access… Read More

StartEngine Starts Accepting Submissions for Initial Coin Offerings

StartEngine has announced it has started to accept applications to list an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) on its crowdfunding platform. The full stack crowdfunding platform publicly announced in August its intent to incorporate tokenized security offerings alongside more traditional types of securities. StartEngine enables companies… Read More

Is FINRA Broken? Does FINRA Need to be Fixed?

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority or FINRA is currently in the midst of a comprehensive review of its rules and practices. The internal project has been labeled FINRA 360 and is said to ensure that FINRA is operating as the most effective self-regulatory organization it can be…. Read More

Eleqt Group Chief Experience Officer Mark Stanich Talks Crowdfunding & BrewDog USA Campaign

Early in the crowdfunding game, RocketHub was a prominent platform in the rewards space. The platform was sold in 2015 for $15 million and eventually the founders moved on to pursue other ventures. The acquiring company, privately held Eleqt Group, has since repositioned RocketHub as… Read More

Round 2: Med-X Returns to StartEngine to Crowdfund Using Reg A+

Med-X, a Cannabis related business, has returned to StartEngine with a crowdfunding offer using Reg A+. Med-X was previously listed on StartEngine in 2016 but the offer was pulled from the crowdfunding platform when the company failed to file necessary documents with the Securities and… Read More

Knightscope Reports $15 Million in Reg A+ Crowdfunding on SeedInvest, Still Time to Invest

Knightscope, an autonomous security robot developer, has raised over $15 million to date in its Reg A+ crowdfunding offer on SeedInvest. This is according to a release from the company as it seeks to raise up to $20 million over the next couple weeks. So… Read More