Tagged: regulation a

Worthy Peer Capital Moves forward with Reg A+ Offer to Bring a Liquid Peer-Debt Product to Market Providing 5% Money Market Alternative

Worthy Peer Capital, a subsidiary of Worthy Finance, has received regulatory approval to raise funding under Reg A+. The crowdfunding round will be used to bring a new liquid peer-debt product to the entire investing ecosystem. Everyone knows that rates on Money Market accounts suck. But… Read More

Joy Schoffler Joins PE Firm Casoro Capital as Chief Strategy Officer

Joy Schoffler, a well known persona in the investment crowdfunding world, has joined private equity group Casoro Capital as Chief Strategy Officer. Schoffler founded and managed Leverage PR, a marketing firm that worked with many crowdfunding platforms, Fintechs and funding campaigns. In early 2017 after… Read More

Recording Star Drake Uses Reg A+ to Raise Funding for Virginia Black Bourbon whiskey

  Recording star Drake has partnered with Brent Hocking, a successful veteran from the spirits industry, to create Virginia Black, an aged Bourbon whiskey. The company is looking to raise $30 million and the founders have decided to leverage the Reg A+ crowdfunding exemption thus… Read More

Punch TV Reg A+ Offer is Temporarily Suspended by SEC After Raising $3 Million

Punch TV, perhaps the first potential issuer to attempt to raise capital using updated rules under Reg A+, has had its offer suspended by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The administrative proceeding by the SEC follows an “Offer of Settlement” by Punch TV that… Read More

Darren Marble, CEO of CrowdfundX: Reg A+ is Transformational, Predicts Big Things in 2018 for Blockchain Based Companies, Cautions on Crowdfunding Platforms

Darren Marble is CEO and founder of CrowdfundX – a firm that provides a modern spin on financial marketing for the new world of Fintech and online capital formation. Early on, Marble recognized the potential of Reg A+ crowdfunding in the US, as created by Title… Read More

Free to Trade: Securities Issued Under Reg A+ May Trade in Canada

One of the attractive aspects of Reg A+, as created by the JOBS Act of 2012, is the fact issuers may immediately trade securities following a funding round. This has led to a growing number of SMEs to raise capital under Reg A+ and quickly… Read More

Med-X Enters Into Merger & Acquisition Agreement With Pacific Shore Holdings

Med-X, Inc. (Med-X) and Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc. (PSH) announced on Friday they have entered into a definitive merger and acquisition agreement.  According to the Agreement, Med-X, an ancillary cannabis company and a leader in cannabis media and cultivation services arena, will combine with PSH,… Read More

New Investment Crowdfunding Platform Launches in North Carolina as Full Stack Platform Including Intrastate NC PACES Act

Good news for North Carolina. LocalStake NC is a new full stack crowdfunding platform that has just launched in the Tar Heel state. The investment crowdfunding platform will offer securities under Reg D (both 506(b) & 506(c)), Rule 504, Reg CF, and the instrastate rule… Read More

Everybody is Going to Do It: Indiegogo / Microventures Lists first Initial Coin Offering with Fan Controlled Football League

The opportunity is simply too strong to resist. The rapid rise of tokenized securities and the booming initial coin offering market is compelling crowdfunding platforms to reposition provide issuers the platform they demand. As the United States is the top ICO issuer in the world,… Read More

Cannabis Company True Leaf Receives SEC Qualification for Equity Crowdfunding Offer Under Reg A+

True Leaf Medicine International Ltd. (CSE: MJ) (FSE: TLA) (OTCQB: TRLFF) has received a qualification notice from the Securities and Exchange Commission for its Regulation A+ Tier 2 Offering Statement. The crowdfunding offer seeks up to CAD $10 million (about $7.8M USD) in an offering… Read More

Muscle Maker Grill Next in Queue for Reg A+ Mini IPO on Banq

Coming off the success of FAT Brands, Reg A+ crowdfunding round and listing on NASDAQ, Banq is gearing up to raise funds for Muscle Maker Grill.  The company is a fast-casual-healthy restaurant that fits nicely in the dining space as consumers turn away from the… Read More

RealtyMogul Tops $300 Million in Real Estate Funding, Wins 2017 Stevie Award for Women in Business

RealtyMogul, an online investment marketplace for real estate opportunities, has been awarded the Gold Stevie Award in the Consumer Services category during the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.  Simultaneously, RealtyMogul, one of the most prominent real estate crowdfunding platforms in the US,… Read More

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