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Time List of Best Inventions of 2023 Includes at Least Two Crowdfunded Firms

Recently, CI received a note from DealMaker indicating that several of their issuers have been recognized by Time magazine as the Best Inventions of 2023. DealMaker is a tech-enabled broker-dealer helping firms to raise capital online utilizing various securities exemptions. This is certainly not the… Read More

Honeycomb Tops the List for Most Reg CF Filings in Past Month

Honeycomb, a FINRA-regulated funding portal, has topped the list of platforms with the most Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) filings for the first time (as far as we know). In recent times, Wefunder and StartEngine have typically been in the running for the most offerings filed… Read More

Reg CF: Funded Rounds Jump by 53% in October versus September, Still Down Slightly from Year Prior, New Offerings Decline Too

Investment crowdfunding displayed strength and resiliency during the month of October, according to the most recent report from Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA). While recent weeks have more than their fair share of challenges policy-wise and in regard to the overall economy, investment crowdfunding under Regulation… Read More

Fintech.TV Aims to Raise Money on tZERO, Second Reg CF Offering on the Platform

Fintech.TV is looking for growth capital, and it has enlisted the services of tZERO to help with the new funding round. Earlier this year, CI reported on tZERO listing its first Reg CF [Regulation Crowdfunding] security offering as it aims to boost its primary issuance… Read More

Rialto Markets Looks to Raise Money Using Reg CF, to List Offering on Netcapital

Rialto Markets, a broker-dealer active in the securities crowdfunding sector, has filed a Form-C with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to raise money utilizing the Reg CF securities exemption. The document indicates that Rialto will list its security offering on Netcapital,… Read More

Honeycomb Emerges as a Top Reg CF Filer

Bank replacement platform Honeycomb has emerged as a top FINRA-regulated funding portal in regard to the number of Reg CF filings hitting the Securities and Exchange Commission. While this is not a deep dive into funding activity for the industry, HoneyComb has entered the mix… Read More

Wefunder Touts Reg CF Marketshare for 2023

Wefunder, a top securities crowdfunding platform, has distributed an “X” (or Tweet) on its market share in the Regulation Crowdfunding or Reg CF sector of online capital formation. The statement indicates that Wefunder has garnered 36.3% of the market in 2023 – year to date…. Read More

Reg CF: Funding Up in July Year Over Year but Down Versus June

Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) money raised during the month of July increased from $28 million in July 2022 to $33.7 million this July. But when comparing consecutive months, June 2023 faired better as the month prior generated $43.7 million in money raised. Crowdfund Capital  Advisors… Read More

HT Naturals Files for IPO After Raising Money on Title3Funds

HT Naturals (Or Hemptown Naturals), a company that raised funding on Title3Funds, has filed an S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to pursue an initial public offering (IPO). Title3Funds is a regulated Funding Portal. HT Naturals, now doing business as… Read More

Republic Portfolio Company Trades on Nasdaq

Janover, a Republic portfolio company, has listed its shares on the Nasdaq (JNVR). In a Tweet, Republic promoted the capital gains investors on their platform received touting an almost 200% return in three years. Congratulations to our portfolio company Janover Inc. for their #IPO and… Read More

WSJ.com Covers Investment Crowdfunding as Bank Alternative in Tight Lending Market

The tight lending market has impacted smaller firms and compelled some business borrowers to look elsewhere for capital. As interest rates have risen and banks have pumped the brakes on lending, online platforms – including funding portals, have stepped in to take the place of… Read More

Q2 2023 Reg CF: A Dip in Deal Flow But a Resilient Market

Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) has distributed a report on Q2 2023 securities crowdfunding under Reg CF. According to their data, Q2 showed “steady growth” along with a slight decrease in new deals when compared to Q1 2023. CCA says that new deals during the quarter… Read More

Reg CF: Connecticut Green Bank Pursues 7th Green Liberty Offering

CGB Green Liberty Notes LLC, part of the Connecticut Green Bank, has announced its seventh Green Liberty offering. The security is issued under Reg CF and sold on the Raise Green platform. The offering allows individuals to participate for just $100 to support small businesses… Read More

Netcapital Sells Shares, Raises $1.7 Million

Netcapital (Nasdaq: NCPL, NCPLW) announced earlier this week that it had entered into agreements with institutional investors for the purchase and sale of 1,100,000 shares of its common stock at a purchase price of $1.55 per share. The offering closed yesterday, May 25, 2023, raising… Read More

Tesla of Motorcycles: Curtiss Motorcycles Raises Growth Capital on Wefunder

The self-described “Tesla of Motorcycles,” Curtiss Motorcycle Co., has listed a securities offering on Wefunder. Investors are purchasing equity in the company at a pre-money valuation of $7.3 million.  The offering page indicates that $554,000 has been raised on an initial target of $581,000, but… Read More

Reg CF: Securities Crowdfunding Under this Exemption is Now Seven Years Old

While the Jobs Act of 2012 was signed into law that year, towards the end of the Obama Administration, it took a few more years to complete the rules. The Securities and Exchange Commission eventually completed “Title III” of the JOBS Act, and Reg CF… Read More

Issuance Officially Announces Acquisition of Jumpstart Micro – a FINRA Regulated Funding Portal

CI reported last month that Jumpstart Micro, a FINRA-regulated Funding Portal able to list securities under the Reg CF exemption, had been acquired by Issuance. Today, Issuance is officially acknowledging the business expansion, noting it will now be able to raise capital under Reg CF… Read More

StartEngine’s Self Crowdfunding Round Nears $14 Million

StartEngine has been raising growth capital once again in a self-crowdfunding round that has been available for several months now. According to the offering page, $13,858,375 has been raised in a Reg A+ offering for common equity from 7669 investors. StartEngine is selling shares at… Read More

JOBS Act of 2012 Now 11 Years Old

The JOBS Act of 2012 was signed into law eleven years ago, on April 5, 2012. While it took some time for the various acts to become actionable – with Title III Reg CF not going into effect until 2016, the bipartisan act of legislation… Read More

Not a Token: Republic Note Now a Digital Security

Republic Note will be available to the broader investing public beginning next Monday, according to the company. No longer described as a token, Republic Note has now been labeled a digital security. “R/Note” aims to provide investors with exposure to the economic upside of some… Read More

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