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Knightscope, Raising Capital on StartEngine, Scheduled to Close Crowdfunding Today, NASDAQ Listing Later this Month

Knightscope, the firm that has developed the security robots that is promoting the company everywhere, is raising capital on StartEngine and the funding round is scheduled to close tonight. While an offering can always be extended if the issuer believes there is more money to… Read More

Rentberry, a Global Home Rental Platform, Acquires $5.3M from 2,974 Investors via StartEngine

Rentberry, which claims to be the first international home rental platform with complete automation, has raised $5,378,564 from 2,974 investors via StartEngine. Rentberry is described as a fully operational “long-term” rental platform that leverages technology to “ensure a seamless rental experience – offering tenants the… Read More

Wefunder Reports Blowout Year of Investment Crowdfunding, Plans European Expansion

Wefunder is one of the leading investment crowdfunding platforms in the United States. A FINRA regulated funding portal, Wefunder is frequently the top offering platform when it comes to Reg CF offerings in any given month. In 2021, Wefunder published an “Impact Report” that highlighted… Read More

Knightscope Returns to StartEngine to Raise Capital, Plans Listing on Nasdaq in 2022

Knightscope, the autonomous security robot firm, is returning to StartEngine to raise more money. The company’s first securities crowdfunding round was in 2017 on SeedInvest. First, Knighscope completed a seed round with a $4 million convertible and then followed with a Series A and Series… Read More

StartEngine Has Now Raised $50 Million from Individual Investors

StartEngine, a securities crowdfunding platform that is in the midst of a self-crowdfunding round, says it has now raised over $50 million from individual investors. In an email, StartEngine said that it has thousands of shareholders on its cap table and zero traditional VCs. With… Read More

Policy Expert Comments on Removal of IRA Clause from Social Spending Bill that May Have Impacted Securities Crowdfunding

Last week, CI reported that a damaging clause included in pending legislation had been pulled from the language of the bill. The portion of the legislation was ostensibly designed to halt IRA investors (investment retirement accounts) from holding private securities in these tax-sheltered, retirement vehicles…. Read More

Three Trends that We predict Will Shape Investment Crowdfunding in 2022

Investment crowdfunding took off when the JOBS Act regulation went into effect back in 2016 and has become a booming industry in short order. We saw some significant regulatory changes in March of this year, with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) confirming capital formation… Read More

Rialto Markets CEO Says Calls NFTs “Unregulated Securities,” Optimistic on Investment Crowdfunding Under Reg CF, Reg A+

Shari Noonan, CEO of Rialto Markets, has issued a positive statement on investment crowdfunding while warning of “choppier waters” in the crypto sector and labeling NFTs [Non-Fungible Tokens] ” unregulated securities.” Rialto Markets is a FINRA regulated broker-dealer that offers securities under Reg CF (Regulation… Read More

$3.5 Trillion Social Spending Bill Includes Section Banning Private Securities from Retirement Accounts, May Impact Investment Crowdfunding

  Earlier this month, John Berlau, a Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), wrote an article discussing the controversial $3.5 trillion social spending bill that is currently stuck in the US Senate due to intraparty disagreements. While initially pitched as “infrastructure” or “reconciliation”… Read More

Art Crowdfunding Platform Masterworks Raises $110 Million, Valuation Tops $1 Billion

Masterworks, an online investment platform that enables retail investors to invest in fractionalized art, has raised $110 million in a Series A funding round led by Left Lane Capital, along with Galaxy Interactive (a division of Galaxy Digital), Tru Arrow Partners, and others. Goldman Sachs… Read More

Fig Publishing, Part of Republic, Files Innovative Reg A+ Offering Similar to Close Ended Fund

Fig Publishing is a unique investment crowdfunding platform that targets the gaming sector enabling investors the ability to generate income by backing video games. Fig was acquired by Republic in 2020, a leading online capital formation provider, that has expanded its verticals to encompass a… Read More

Real Estate Tech Firm reAlpha Launches Reg A+ Campaign, Targets Short-Term Rentals

Real estate tech firm reAlpha, which is targeting the $1.2 trillion short-term rental market, is raising up to $75,000,000 pursuant to Regulation A+. reAlpha’s common stock is now available for purchase at a price of $10 per share.  “We’re thrilled to offer Main Street investors… Read More

SEC Commissioner Peirce Says Commission Should Consider Expanding Definition of Accredited Investor, Improve Crowdfunding Exemptions

Speaking at the opening of the SEC’s Small Business Capital Formation Committee meeting held earlier this week, Commissioner Hester Peirce shared her opinion on several key topics regarding access to investment opportunities and improvements for crowdfunding exemptions. The subject of the definition of an accredited… Read More

StartEngine Reports $2 Million Net Income for First 6 Months of 2021

StartEngine, a leading US based investment crowdfunding platform, held a webinar today to discuss the performance of its business. Hosted by co-founder and CEO Howard Marks, he shared some updated financial metrics on platform performance. StartEngine is in the midst of a Reg A+ securities… Read More

Steven Weinstein: CEO at Seismic Capital Co. Says they’re Interested in High-Potential Fintech, Edtech, Process Improvement Startups

We recently connected with Steven Weinstein, the CEO of Seismic Capital Company, an early-stage growth investor that’s focused on identifying, guiding and nurturing firms that are looking meaningfully disrupt the space or industry they work in. Weinstein has reportedly been involved in the capital markets,… Read More

MicroVentures is a Broker Dealer Offering Securities Crowdfunding. The Investment Platform Has Now Topped $450 Million in Investments

MicroVentures is a broker-dealer that raises capital under the various crowdfunding exemptions including Reg CF+, Reg D, and Reg A+. An early entrant into the sector, MicroVentures got its start catering to accredited investors but expanded its portfolio of services following the enactment of the… Read More

StartEngine’s Security Offering Tops $7.3 Million

StartEngine’s self-crowdfunding round is cruising towards its goal of raising $55 million. Launched at the end of August, StartEngine has now raised $7.324 million backed by over 4200 individual investors. StartEngine is utilizing the Reg A+ securities exemption, a process that allows the company to… Read More

Seismic Capital Launches RegA+ Campaign

Seismic Capital this week launched its Regulation A+ equity funding campaign following the qualification of its Form 1-A offering circular by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The offering is open to both accredited and non-accredited investors. The company’s portfolio management approach focuses on identifying startups whose business… Read More

StartEngine’s New Reg A+ Funding Round is Now Live

StartEngine, one of the largest investment crowdfunding platforms in the US, is raising money for itself once again using the Reg A+ securities exemption. StartEngine utilizes several securities exemptions to raise capital online including Reg A+ and Reg CF as well as Reg D (506c)…. Read More

NowRX Returns to SeedInvest For Series C Funding in Reg A+ Offering

NowRX, has returned to SeedInvest for its Series C funding round. According to the offering page, NowRX is raising capital at a pre-money valuation of $275 million. The size of the round is indicative of the ability for more mature firms to raise capital online…. Read More

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