Tagged: regulation cf

Are Overseas Portals the Next Big Thing in US Equity Crowdfunding?

Much excitement has been generated with the enactment of Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) and the ability of non-accredited investors to invest in startup companies in the United States. The SEC recently reported that while early capital raising efforts is still growing, Regulation Crowdfunding has provided… Read More

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

Congressman Patrick McHenry on Financial Inclusion through Technology

On Monday, March 6, 2017, Congressman Patrick McHenry gave keynote remarks at the Lendit Conference in New York City. Among the themes of his speech, McHenry talked about the need for financial inclusion, citing a statistic that counties with less than 100,000 in population saw… Read More

Attention! Crowdfunding (Reg CF) Filing Deadline: Don’t Get Caught Unaware

Many entrepreneurs that successfully raised money using the newly enacted Regulation CF (or Reg CF for short) have likely tried to put the tiresome process behind them and are focusing on company operations and executing on their business plans. However, all successful issuers need to… Read More

SEC Report on Reg CF Crowdfunding: What Does it Mean?

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), under the auspices of the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA), published a white paper on Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) earlier this week. The report, written by Vladimir Ivanov and Anzhela Knyazeva, is basically a point in time… Read More

StartEngine Update: Three Companies Have Raised $1 Million in Past Three Months

Investment crowdfunding platform StartEngine has just closed its third $1 million funding round under Reg CF. ElliptiGO is the third company in the last three months to reach $1 million crowdfunding cap on StartEngine. Under Reg CF, companies may raise up to $1 million online… Read More

Huntsville, Alabama: Worlds First Reg CF Live Crowdfunding Event

New Leaf Digital has partnered with Wefunder to host the “world’s first” live crowdfunding event using Title III of the JOBS Act or Reg CF. New Leaf Digital is a Huntsville-based 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides innovation education opportunities to North Alabama’s millennial population. With… Read More

Netcapital Announces Reg CF Crowdfunding Portal. Will Offer Side-by-Side Reg D Offers to Top $1M Cap

Netcapital has announced the launch of its securities crowdfunding platform.  Netcapital has received the approval of FINRA and will empower companies to raise capital under Reg CF in a structured and standardized process.  Netcapital said it would also facilitate side-by-side offers under Reg D (506c)… Read More

SEC is Hosting a “Crowdfunding Dialogue” on February 28th

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has partnered with NYU’s Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions to host a symposium on the effects of investment crowdfunding on February 28th. The Commission’s Division of Economics and Risk Analysis (DERA) is leading the dialogue and… Read More

GridShare Targets Renewable Energy Crowdfunding under Reg CF, Plans International Expansion

Gridshare is one of the newest Reg CF crowdfunding platforms to receive regulatory approval. While the number of Reg CF portals is growing, Gridshare is the first and only platform to target the specific vertical of renewable energy and Cleantech. Originally launched as an accredited… Read More

SeedInvest Partners with Jason Calacanis with Live Investing at Launch Festival

SeedInvest, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, has revealed a new partnership with Jason Calacanis’ Launch Festival. Launch is said to be the largest startup event in the United States. Past headliners at Launch have included Mark Cuban, Paul Graham, Evan Williams, and Yves Behar. Calacanis is… Read More

GridShare is a Crowdfunding Platform for Renewable Energy & Cleantech

Debt & Equity Crowdfunding Platform Receives Approval to to List Securities Under Reg CF GridShare LLC has announced the launch of its FINRA/SEC approved Reg CF crowdfunding portal. The new entry into the investment crowdfunding space is taking a unique approach by focusing soley on… Read More

FundPaas is Next Crowdfunding Portal to Receive Regulatory Approval

FundPaaS, Inc. is the most recent crowdfunding portal to receive regulatory approval.  Operating under the name of CustVestor, the company is now approved to list debt and equity securities under Reg CF – one of 22 portals that are authorized to the new exemption created… Read More

Own a Piece of the Pot: Fundanna is First Reg CF Crowdfunding Portal for Cannabis Industry

Fundanna is the first investment crowdfunding portal targeting the Cannabis industry to be approved by FINRA and the SEC to issue securities under Reg CF. Fundanna is the newest brand from Chicago-based truCrowd. Fundanna is looking to leverage the emerging retail Cannabis market that is expected… Read More

One Simple Thing Reg CF Issuers Can Do To Raise More Money Crowdfunding

Since Reg CF became effective, I’ve noticed a disturbing pattern in Reg CF deals—their valuations and economic terms are oftentimes unjustified. Unlike a normal angel or VC investment, which includes back and forth negotiations on terms with a lead investor, Reg CF issuers largely set… Read More

The Securities & Exchange Commission and NYU Partner on Half Day Session on Investment Crowdfunding

The Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA), the research arm of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has partnered with New York University’s Salomon Center on a half-day conference reviewing investment crowdfunding. The event, which is open to the public, will be held at… Read More

Crowdfunding Now on Republic

Republic, a Reg CF crowdfunding platform, has launched three new equity crowdfunding campaigns recently. The three new issuers are listed below. These investments are open to both accredited and non-accredited individuals. Pearachute Pearachute is a monthly membership club that makes it easy for parents and… Read More

The Future of Hollywood? Voyage Media Launches Crowdfunding Campaign as First Ever Creator Owned Studio

Hollywood is kinda broken. Dominated by tent-pole films driven by the “star-system”, the film industry is in dire need of disruption. If there was ever an over-compensated group within society it is certainly the “movie-stars” that have been deemed necessary to power films to financial… 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