Tagged: regulation a

DSTLD Returns to SeedInvest to Crowdfund

DSTLD, a company that wants to disrupt the $200 billion fast fashion market with fairly priced, direct-to-consumer premium clothing (like jeans), has returned to SeedInvest to crowdfund their Series A-2 round. Previously, DSTLD raised $1.7 million under Reg A+ crowdfunding rules. The company has returned… Read More

Crowdfunded Company Virtuix Launches OmniverseTM, a Proprietary Content Delivery Platform

  Virtuix, a leader in active virtual reality (VR) and the developer of the popular Omni motion platform, has announced the launch of “OmniverseTM”, a proprietary content delivery and arcade management platform for use by commercial Omni operators around the world. The Omniverse platform is… Read More

Dear Elio Motors, We Need to Talk

A letter to Elio Motors (OTC:ELIO) …   I don’t drive motorcycles. Often on the Southern California highways, I curse lane splitting motorcycles and the danger they present to themselves and others. I have long said to my children that I wish they would not… Read More

Legislation that will Expand Scope of Reg A+ Passes the House

Yesterday the House of Representatives approved the Improving Access to Capital Act (HR 2864), legislation that will expand the usage of Regulation A+, a securities exemption that has gained in popularity for smaller firms. The legislation was sponsored by Representative Kyrsten Sinema. Reg A+ was… Read More

StartEngine Files to Raise $5 Million Reg A+ Crowdfunding Offer

StartEngine, one of the most active investment crowdfunding platforms in the US, has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $5 million in common equity at $5 per share. The securities offer has been filed using the Reg A+ exemption and… Read More

US Investment Crowdfunding Regulations Explained (Document)

Some time ago, I created a grid comparison that addressed the differences between the various iterations of investment crowdfunding. In the US, there are effectively three different securities exemptions, created by the JOBS Act of 2012, that allow issuing business to raise capital online by… Read More

CrowdStreet Offers First Real Estate Investment Opportunity for Non-Accredited Investors under Reg A+

Real estate crowdfunding platform CrowdStreet has announced its first offer that is available to both accredited and non-accredited investors. CrowdStreet enables commercial real estate firms to efficiently and cost-effectively attract and manage investors using their online channel. The offering on CrowdStreet is being made available through… Read More

Why Are Small Cap IPOs Under Attack?

On Friday, August 18, 2017, Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSSE) made IPO history by becoming the world’s largest Reg A+ IPO, raising $30M at a pre-money valuation of $120M, and the first Reg A+ to trade on the Nasdaq Global Market, Nasdaq’s… Read More

Novume Solutions Begins Trading on OTCQX, Boosted by Reg A+ Offer

Novume Solutions, a holding company formed as part of the merger between Keystone Solutions and Brekford Traffic Safety, has commenced trading on OTCQX. Keystone Solutions utilized the Reg A+ securities exemption to raise $5.3 million earlier this year. A copy of the Offering Circular is… Read More

BrewDog News: Brewery to Give Away 20 Percent of All Profits Annually Through Unicorn Fund

Less than one month after closing its Equity For Punks USA Reg A+ crowdfunding campaign, BrewDog announced it is set to give away 20 percent of all its profits annually through the new BrewDog Unicorn Fund. According to the UK-based brewery, 10 percent will be shared… Read More

Manhattan Street Capital Launches ManhattanStreet-ICO Program for Crowdfunded Offers

Manhattan Street Capital (MSC) has launched “ManhattanStreet-ICO”program for crowdfunding companies. The platform also said it will now accept cryptocurrency for issuers using Reg A+ and Reg D offerings. Several other investment crowdfunding platforms have recently announced their intent to facilitate ICOs. The shift by Manhattan… Read More

Storm Stondors Launches Reg A+ Crowdfunding Offer for eBike Company. Seeks $50 Million on StartEngine

Sondors Inc has listed its anticipated Reg A+ crowdfunding offer on StartEngine today. Crowdfund Insider reported in July that Sondors had filed the necessary paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to sell securities in both Sondors Inc. – the electric bike manufacturer and… Read More

Legion M to Close its Reg A+ Offer on Wefunder on September 2nd

Legion M, a fan-owned entertainment company, says it has extended the deadline for their second round of funding until Sept. 2, 2017. The company said it was adding an additional week to accommodate demand from fans. According to the campaign page on Wefunder, Legion M… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform StartEngine will Enter Initial Coin Offering Space

StartEngine Hops Aboard the ICO Freight Train. StartEngine is one of the more active investment crowdfunding platforms in the United States. A full stack crowdfunding platform, StartEngine offers securities under Reg CF, Reg A+ and Reg D (506c). StartEngine seeks to cater to early stage… Read More

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