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StartEngine Updates on Reg D Offering in New SEC Filing

StartEngine, one of the leading investment crowdfunding platforms in the US, has filed a Form D with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). As CI reported last month, StartEngine commenced a Reg D offering while their Security Token Offering (STO) under Reg A+ remains in… Read More

Blockchain, Security Tokens and SEC Regulation A+: A Deeper Dive Into the Regulatory Jungle

As the expression goes:  “Look before you leap.”  But if you are an innovator, determined to blaze a trail never before navigated – there is not much to look at. Being a pioneer can be a lonely and dangerous adventure.  Nothing could be more true… Read More

How (Not) to Market Your Regulation A+ Mini-IPO Offering

SEC Regulation A (commonly referred to as Regulation A+) was implemented by the SEC in 2015 pursuant to major Congressional legislation, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012 (the JOBS Act). It allows companies to raise up to $50 million in a 12 month… Read More

Amazon: Fundrise Allows You to Invest in Property Near Amazon’s DC Headquarters with New eFund

Real estate investment platform Fundrise says it has been quietly accumulating property near the area Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has just announced they will be establishing a new headquarters. Amazon’s east coast headquarters will create a huge economic impact for the DC/Northern Virginia market, not to mention… Read More

While Waiting for Reg A+ Security Token Offering to Qualify, StartEngine Launches Reg D STO

Investment crowdfunding platform StartEngine launched a Reg A+ self-crowdfunding offer for security tokens some time ago. Unfortunately, the offering has not yet been qualified by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Last week, StartEngine opened up a “limited time” $10 million security token offering (STO) using… Read More

Legion M Reg A+ Crowdfunding Offer Tops 5000 Reservations

Legion M, the fan-owned media and entertainment company, is in the midst of its 4th securities crowdfunding round having raised approximately $5 million in total. According to a note from the company, Legion M has now topped 5,000 reservations for the securities offer which will begin… Read More

Blockchain and Security Tokens (a/k/a Digital Securities): A Securities Lawyer’s View from the 2018 Los Angeles Crypto Invest Summit

As a securities attorney, when I attend a conference in a rapidly developing area, I come with my own prejudices and beliefs, but with an open mind and open ears – to hear,  digest and discuss the latest developments and thinking.  The 2018 Crypto Invest… Read More

Crowdfunding: Law Professor Rutherford Campbell, Jr. on Reg CF, “It’s Just Not Working”

The much heralded JOBS Act was signed into law in 2012 during a brief moment of bi-partisan cooperation. The objective was to drive economic growth, and job creation, via a series of regulatory updates including the legalization of investment crowdfunding. But has the JOBS Act… Read More

Update: Digital Brands Group Quickly Exceeds $1 Million in Funding Less Than a Week on SeedInvest

Digital Brands Group, the parent company to popular digital denim brand DSTLD, announced earlier this week it secured more than $1 million in investments after only five days into its live Regulation A+ campaign on crowdfunding platform SeedInvest. As previously reported, DSTLD, which is a direct to… Read More

SEC Provides Temporary Relief for Issuers Using Reg CF & Reg A+ Impacted by Hurricane Michael

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued temporary rules for companies that issued securities under Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) and Regulation A (Reg A+). The rules provide relief for victims of Hurricane Michael. The “interim final temporary rule”  extends the deadline for issuers subject to… Read More

DSTLD Becomes Digital Brands Group, Looks to Raise $10 Million in Reg A+ Crowdfunding Offer

DSTLD, the direct to consumer fashion label the provides high quality clothing at lower cost, is now part of the Digital Brands Group. The company reorganization was paired with a new crowdfunding round on posted on SeedInvest. According to the DSTLD / Digital Brands Group… Read More

Why We Need to Raise the Reg A+ Cap to $75 Million

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In March of this year, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4263, better known as the Regulation A+ Improvement Act. The bill passed with bipartisan support, being co-sponsored by two Democrats: Representatives Sinema and Gottheimer, alongside two Republicans: Representatives Stivers and Hollingsworth. Signing this bill… Read More

Elio Motors is Raising Money Again. This Time Elio is Issuing a Security Token: ElioCoin

Elio Motors (OTCQB: ELIO) is back raising money once again for its three wheel concept vehicle that has been delayed multiple times.  But this time is different as Elio is planning an initial coin offering with a security token: ElioCoin. Elio Motors hit the crowdfunding… Read More

High Times Reg A+ Crowdfunding Offer Extended Until October 31st

High Times has extended its Reg A+ crowdfunding offer to the end of October from its original deadline of September 12th. The Cannabis focused company said that it had received investment subscriptions in excess of $5 million which is far short of the possible $50… Read More

Crypto Buzz Returns: High Times Now Says it Will Accept Bitcoin as Payment for Reg A+ Securities Offer

In an about face, a High Times spokesperson has shared with CI that crypto, like Bitcoin, will be accepted as payment for securities issued during their Reg A+ crowdfunding round. CI reported this past August that High Times would be accepting cryptocurrencies in exchange for… Read More

StartEngine Plans to Accept Bitcoin & Ethereum in Security Token Offering

Investment crowdfunding platform StartEngine has filed an updated Form 1-A with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that indicates its intent to accept both Bitcoin and Ethereum during a Reg A + security token offering (STO). The document, filed this week with the SEC, is… Read More

President Trump: It’s High Time for a few More Tweets to SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

President Trump:  It’s High Time for a few More Tweets to SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Any good litigator can tell you that the difference between success and failure is often the ability to ask the right questions – at the right times – and asking… Read More

Fundrise Updates on Ongoing Reg A+ Offering: 4.4 Million Shares Sold so Far

Fundrise, an online real estate investment platform, has filed an updated Form 1-A with the Securities and Exchange Commission that provides insight into their ongoing share offering. Fundrise commenced a securities offering for “Rise Companies Corp.” back at the beginning of 2017. When first revealed,… Read More

High Times Gets Crypto Buzz in Reg A+ Crowdfunding Offer & Possible NASDAQ Listing

High Times, the inimitable marijuana magazine, is in the midst of a Regulation A+ crowdfunding round. CI first covered the offering when the media firm first issued its first Form 1-A with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The offering documents have since been qualified… Read More

Fixing the JOBS Act Beyond JOBS Act 3.0: Follow the Money

  Often repeated, but not always followed, is the advice: follow the money. Sometimes basic problems – and their solutions – are more readily understood (and solved) with this simple mantra. Effective capital markets are no exception. They demand faithful adherence to this principle. Lose… Read More

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