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On the Second Anniversary of the DAO: The Token Universe’s Cat Food Moment

Recently we marked the second anniversary of the SEC’s issuance of an Investigative Report finding that the DAO Tokens were securities.   While this killed the hopes of those who had interpreted SEC silence to mean consent to the unregulated issuance of tokens, it still… Read More

Crowdfunding Hotels: HotelierCo Uses Reg A+ to Finance First Boutique Hotel

HotelierCo, a new entrant in the property crowdfunding space, says its first offering for a boutique luxury hotel in West Cape May, New Jersey: The Ewing Hotel. This niche online investment platform is using Reg A+ to raise capital from both accredited and non-accredited investors. According… Read More

Attorney Doug Ellenoff Comments on Blockstack Reg A+ Offering: “Chameleon Tokens – sometimes they are securities and sometimes they are arguably not”

Blockstack has kicked off the first qualified Reg A+ token offering. Blockstack has reportedly worked closely with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to get the offering approved. Multiple issuers have been attempting to use the JOBS Act exemption to facilitate security token offerings due… Read More

Legion M Returns for 5th Crowdfunding Round Using Reg A+

Legion M, a fan-owned film company, has re-opened its Reg A+ offering for round number 5 of crowdfunding. The offer is now live on Wefunder. To date, Legion M reports that it has raised over $7 million via equity crowdfunding, backed by 16,000 fan-investors to… Read More

2nd Reg A+ Token Offering Qualified by SEC: Props “Loyalty Program on Steroids”

Props Project (or YouNow Inc.) is now the second Reg A+ token issuer to be qualified by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Yesterday it was announced that Blockstack became the first token offering to be blessed by the SEC. Today we have a second…. Read More

Crowdfunding on VidAngel Studios, the Chosen Claims to be #1 Crowdfunded Media Project Ever

Crowdfunding on VidAngel Studios now, the Chosen is claiming the title as the number one media project ever to be crowdfunded. Back in 2018, Chosen raised $9.99 million using Reg A+. Today, using Reg CF, the Chosen is in the process of seeking a total… Read More

Blockstack becomes First Reg A+ Token Offering Qualified by the SEC

Blockstack has become the first token issuer to have a Reg A+ offering qualified by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The event may break open a longstanding logjam of digital asset filings which have been in limbo at the SEC. In a blog post,… Read More

Ready to Go: Blockstack Updates Reg A+ Filing, Offering said to Commence Within 2 Days of SEC Qualification

Blockstack, the token issuer that has been widely predicted to be the first Reg A+ offering to be approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has updated its Offering Circular filed with the Commission. CoinList is running the back end on the offering for… Read More

Republic’s Note Tokens Continues to “Test the Waters” as Reg A+ Filing is Pending

Republic, a crowdfunding and digital asset platform, launched one of the most interesting crypto offerings back in April. Republic announced the launch of Note digital tokens as a path to reward platform users who are engaged with their capital formation community. In just a few… Read More

Banq to Raise Capital for Helbiz in Advance of Planned IPO and Dual Listing on Nasdaq and AIM Italia

Banq, a digital platform that is part of investment bank Tripoint Global, is raising capital for Helbiz in advance of a planned initial public offering (IPO) on Nasdaq. Simultaneously, the shares are expected to list and trade on AIM Italia in what is being described… Read More

StartEngine’s Self Crowdfunding Campaign Keeps Pushing Forward

StartEngine, one of the larger investment crowdfunding platforms in the US, continues to push forward with its self-crowdfunding campaign has now raised approximately $825,000 from 699 investors. StartEngine is seeking from $500,000 to $9 million under Reg A+ at a pre-money valuation of $119 million…. Read More

SEC Hits Blockchain Company Longfin with Additional Fraud Charges Related to Reg A+ Offering, Longfin CEO Hit with Criminal Charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has added new fraud charges against Longfin Corp. and its CEO for falsifying the company’s revenue. Longfin’s former consultant Andy Altahawi was also included in the action for “fraudulently securing the company’s listing on Nasdaq.” In April of 2018,… Read More

Blockstack Commences “Testing the Waters” for Possible Security Token Issuance Under Reg A+

In an email distributed yesterday (May 31), Blockstack announced the commencement of “Testing the Waters” for a potential security token offering (STO) under the Reg A+ security exemption. Last month Blockstack Token LLC filed a Form 1-A and offering circular with the Securities and Exchange… Read More

Blockstack Files Updated Reg A+, Will this be the One to Get Qualified by the SEC?

Blockstack has filed an updated Form 1-A to utilize Reg A+ to raise up to $50 million in a tokenized security offering. Blockstack will be issuing “Deferred Delivery Agreement for Stacks Tokens.” According to the Blockstack Offering Circular: Blockstack, is offering up to 295 million… Read More

SEC Director of CorpFin Bill Hinman Provides Crowdfunding Update at Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Meeting

Earlier this week, the inaugural meeting of the Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC) took place at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, DC. The new Committee brings together a diverse group of small business proponents including several Fintechs. Led by Martha… Read More

The Reg A+ Conference – New York City

The Reg A Conference is the largest gathering of deal-makers and companies interested in networking and discussion of Regulation A. This is a prime opportunity to network with like-minded business executives as well as financial professionals who assist in bringing capital to companies. Hands down, this… Read More

NextSeed Becomes a Broker Dealer. Looks to Expand Offerings Beyond Reg CF [u]

NextSeed, a FINRA regulated funding portal issuing securities under Reg CF, has become a broker-dealer. In an email distributed to its community, NextSeed announced the change in strategy for its investment crowdfunding platform. The announcement was joined by a site re-design and the addition of… Read More

Republic Quickly Distributes Note Tokens, Seeks to Issue Under Reg A+ with Holders Possibly Earning Income in the Future

Online investment platform Republic revealed last week that Note, a security token which may be issued under the Reg A+ exemption, has already granted 1.8 Note tokens.  The Note tokens concept was first revealed in March when it was reported that Republic had acquired RenGen… Read More

Harvard’s Endowment Fund Invests in Blockstack Tokens, Supports Company as Part of Token Advisory Board

Harvard University, via their endowment fund, is backing Blockstack’s security token offering. Digging into the Reg A+ Offering Circular filed with the SEC last week, Blockstack highlighted the relationship with Harvard Management Company: “In connection with the sale to the QP Fund, we have formed… Read More

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