Tagged: regulation a

Fan Funded Entertainment: Legion M Launches Qualified Reg A+ Security Offer on Wefunder

After receiving a solid amount of investor interest in their Reg CF offer, Legion M has launched a Reg A+ crowdfunding round to raise a minimum amount of $500,000.  The campaign is live now on Wefunder and is the first Reg A+ offer to be… Read More

Join the Grilled Cheese Truck Revolution: Solid Team + Big Expansion Plans

The Grilled Cheese Truck (GCT), a food concept business that is raising investment funding on the Indiegogo / Microventures platform, is riding the mobile food wave with a complete menu of grilled cheese-focused gourmet dining. The company has announced an expansion strategy to boost the brand… Read More

XY Findables Stumbles on StartEngine & Decides to Go it Alone with Reg A+ Offer

XY Findables initiated a Reg A+ offer on StartEngine last year. The company was seeking a raise of $10 million to finance their company in the highly competitive wearable findable device space. XY Findables struggled to raise money online and decided that, after 12 months,… Read More

Suspended: SEC Claims Untrue Statements in Reg A+ Filing by Web Debt Solutions

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently ordered a temporary suspension of a company attempting to raise capital under Reg A+. Web Debt Solutions first filed a Form 1-A with the SEC back in July 2016. The Offering Circular associated with the initial filing stated: Web Debt… Read More

Myomo Wants to be the First Company to Issue Shares Under Reg A+ & then Trade on the NYSE

Reg A+, a securities exemption that was improved under the JOBS Act, has been touted as the solution to the dearth of IPOs in the US. But issuers are still working to figure out the best avenue to raise capital and then publicly trade shares…. Read More

Acting SEC Chairman Piwowar Talks Crowdfunding & Small Business Advocate to Open ACSEC Meeting

SEC Acting Chair Michael Piwowar was present to open the meeting of the Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies (ACSEC) last week. Piwowar, a Republican appointee, took the opportunity to highlight several policy issues. While pointing to the importance of small business as the… Read More

SEC & NASAA Sign Agreement to Share Data on Intrastate Crowdfunding

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) have signed an information-sharing agreement regarding new rules to facilitate intrastate crowdfunding offerings and regional offerings take effect. NASAA is the lobbying group that represents state securities regulators. According to the… Read More

Indie Crowd Funder Raven Fund 1 Has Registered Over $43 Million of Investor Interest

Indie Crowd Funder, a crowdfunding platform set up to provide equity capital for films and entertainment, has seen solid progress on their Raven Fund 1. Using Tier 2 of Reg A+, Raven Fund 1 has now garnered over $43 million in investor interest. Crowdfund Insider… Read More

Crowdfunding Success: Fundrise Passes IPO Target in Just 24 Hours, Stands at $14.6 Million

Real estate investment platform Fundrise has shared an update on their initial public offer (IPO) using Regulation A+, an offer we first uncovered in January. As we reported last week, Fundrise filed an amended Form 1-A with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the name of… Read More

Forthcoming ACSEC Meeting to Tackle Several Important Issues: Secondary Markets & Dearth of IPOs

The SEC’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies (ACSEC) is scheduled to meet in Washington, DC next week at SEC HQ.  On the Committee’s agenda are two important issues: Secondary market liquidity for Regulation A Tier 2 and non-exchange listed companies and why companies are… Read More

The More You Shop, the More Stock You Own: iConsumer uses Reg A+ in Unique Manner

iConsumer is eBates meets Wall Street: “Ownership is the Ultimate Loyalty Program” iConsumer has announced its first successful closing of its mini-IPO offering launched in December 2016. iConsumer says that it has issued preferred stock to 1,650 customers and that 10,000 additional customers are in the… Read More

Fundrise IPO is Over-Subscribed. Real Estate Platform Increases Max Share Offer Under Reg A+

In a solid indication of confidence of the young real estate crowdfunding platform, Fundrise has received solid investor interest in its self-crowdfunding IPO under Reg A+. Demand was sufficient to compel management to increase the maximum funding round from 2 million shares to 3 million… Read More

Where to List Your Shares? OTC Markets Says it Offers All the Benefits of NYSE MKT at Half the Cost

The advent of new securities exemptions has created opportunity for various sectors of finance. Beyond the fact that issuing companies now have new alternatives for raising capital, and a broader group of investors may gain access to early stage companies, there is a question of… Read More

Rayton Solar Reg A+ Qualifies. Seeks $7 Million on StartEngine

Rayton Solar explains that it has “bridged the gap between particle accelerator technology and solar energy production to create a revolutionary silicon cutting technique”. This new technology is predicted to reduce solar panel manufacturing dramatically thus making solar energy more affordable and efficient.  Founded by Andrew… Read More

Fundrise IPO Update: Minimum Raise of $1 Million at $5 per Share

The forthcoming Fundrise IPO was revealed last week as a public filing under “Rise Companies” was uncovered. Today, the Form 1-A has been updated revealing additional information regarding the self-crowdfunding campaign under Reg A+. According to the document, Fundrise will be offering up to 2… Read More

Fundrise is Crowdfunding Itself Under Reg A+

The other day Crowdfund Insider shared that Fundrise was preparing for its “Greatest Innovation Yet”, today we may have a bit more information. Fundrise is going to crowdfund itself. True to form, the real estate marketplace will use Reg A+ to raise capital and offer equity… Read More

Real Estate as an Alternative Investment for Non-Accredited Investors

Real estate crowdfunding has experienced rapid growth in the US.  Yet most opportunities have been made available only to accredited investors. As securities laws are updated to accommodate the emerging innovation of internet finance traditional methods of funding real estate projects are being disrupted. At… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding is Here … And it’s Total BS

“The more cashless our society becomes, the more our moral compass slips.” ― Dan Ariely Happy New Era, my fellow entrepreneurs, and next generation financiers! In a world of dramatically accelerating technological, social and economic changes, it is clear we are heading into a time where… Read More

Wefunder Plans to Triple Crowdfunding Growth in 2017

Wefunder Leads Reg CF Crowdfunding Space in Both Successful Funding Rounds and Total Raised. Once Title III of the JOBS Act (Reg CF) became actionable, Wefunder jumped out of the gate and never looked back. In fact, Wefunder’s founders lobbied Congress to legalize investment crowdfunding…. Read More