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Invest Like a Crypto Hedgie: Ember Fund Raises Money on Republic

Ember Fund, an app that promises to enable users to invest in a managed crypto portfolio – just like a hedge fund, is raising money on Republic. Ember Fund claims to be the first app to provide this type of service while providing a secure… Read More

Clarion River Organics Pays 8.4% Return to Investors Following Securities Offering on Honeycomb Credit

HoneyComb Credit is an investment platform that provides access to capital via crowdfunded loans. HoneyComb is a FINRA regulated Funding Portal that utilizes Reg CF, a securities exemption that allows issuers to raise up to $1.07 million in a securities offering. HoneyComb seeks to help… Read More

Legion M’s 5th Crowdfunding Round Scheduled to Close Next Week, $9 Million Raised Over Time

In less than 7 days, Legion M will close its 5th crowdfunding round currently hosted on Wefunder under the Reg A+ exemption. According to the campaign page, Legion M has raised $4.86 million from 15,792 investors but a not from the company indicates that lifetime… Read More

Report: Reg CF Tops $300 Million in Total Funding, 2000+ Campaigns Funded

Crowdfund Capital Advisors co-founder Sherwood “Woodie” Neiss is tweeting that Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) has now topped $300 million in total funding, providing capital to over 2000 campaigns. Reg CF, part of the JOBS Act of 2012, is a securities crowdfunding exemption where issuers may… Read More

Reg CF: MainVest Celebrates One Year of Operations, Updates on Crowdfunding Progress

MainVest, a FINRA regulated funding portal based in Massachusetts, is a localized investment crowdfunding platform that is targetting main street type businesses. The crowdfunding portal is celebrating one year of operations and Crowdfund Insider has received an update from the platform. MainVest raises capital online… Read More

Marketplace Lending Platform for Income Share Agreements Avenify Raises Money on Republic

A new spin on solving the student loan enigma is crowdfunding on Republic. Avenify is offering a Crowdsafe at a valuation cap of $4 million with a 20% discount triggered by a future event. Avenify has already raised $68,382 from over 300 investors. The company… Read More

House of Representatives Passes the Crowdfunding Amendments Act by Voice Vote

The US House of Representatives passed HR 4860 or the Crowdfunding Amendments Act by a voice vote today thus indicating broad bipartisan support. The bill was part of a grouping of five financial services bills each quickly approved by the House. The bill was introduced by… Read More

Wefunder Now Has Over 300,000 Investors

Leading Reg CF crowdfunding platform Wefunder has topped 300,000 individual investors, according to a Tweet from the platform’s Director of Fundraising. Wefunder now claims over $111 million raised for 310 different startup funding rounds. Over 300,000 @Wefunder angel investors! And you can become one today… Read More

Crowdfunding Report: Number of Restaurants Leveraging Reg CF is Increasing Dramatically

The number of restaurants leveraging Reg CF is increasing dramatically, according to a report published by Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA). Reg CF is the smallest of the three crowdfunding exemptions utilized in the US. Under Reg CF, an issuer may raise up to $1.07 million… Read More

Crowdfunding on Wefunder, SubverseNews Tops $1 Million in 22 Hours

SubverseNews, a company that raised capital on Wefunder, raised $1 million in just 22 hours, according to a release. According to the offering page, 3679 investors backed the company. The digital news service launched on July 31, 2019 and hit $1.3 million in 24 hours… Read More

Republic Report: 5 Startups Hit $1 Million Funding Cap under Reg CF Following Note Token Launch

Republic, a mission-driven investment crowdfunding and tokenization platform, is out with a note that five startups have hit $1 million in funding since the launch of their Note token program. “This is an important milestone in Republic’s history,” commented Shrina Kurani, Vice President of Business… Read More

Update: Caribu Completes WeFunder Campaign With $3 Million in Funding Secured

Caribu, an app-based tech firm that enables interactive video calls (think drawing, etc.) with kids, has completed its equity crowdfunding on WeFunder with $3 million secured. As previously reported, Caribu was founded by CEO Maxeme Tuchman, who originally bootstrapped the startup by participating in pitch… Read More

An Issuers Point of View: Comments on Reg CF & the SEC’s Concept Release

The deadline for comments on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s “concept release” on regulatory harmonization was yesterday. But even while the official deadline hit on September 24th, we expect that more comment letters from interested parties will be trickling in over the next few days… Read More

Wefunder’s Nick Tommarello Posts Comment on SEC Concept Release: Currently, Reg CF is “Most Often a Funding Option of Last Resort”

Wefunder, the leading crowdfunding platform using the Reg CF securities exemption, has posted a comment letter on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s concept release authored by Wefunder co-founder and CEO Nick Tommarello. The SEC’s concept release is an ongoing consultation on the current regulatory environment… Read More

Reg CF: In More than 3 Years this Crowdfunding Exemption has Seen Zero Fraud in Contrast to What Some Expected

Reg CF [Regulation Crowdfunding], the smallest of the three crowdfunding exemptions created by the bi-partisan JOBS Act of 2012, became officially actionable in May of 2016. In that time, hundreds of issuers have raised money on FINRA regulated “funding portals” taking advantage of the internet… Read More

Caribu Cruises to $1 Million Reg CF Cap on Wefunder

Caribu, an App-based tech firm that enables interactive video calls (think drawing etc.) with your kids (or grandkids), has cruised to its $1 million funding cap on Wefunder. Interestingly, Caribu says that company revenue saw double-digit month over month growth throughout the Reg CF campaign… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Small Change Plans Opportunity Zone Fund

Real estate crowdfunding platform Small Change is planning to launch an Opportunity Zone fund enabling access to investments in the newly minted tax-advantaged designation. As explained by the IRS: “Qualified Opportunity Zones were created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. These zones are… Read More

Risk Mitigation: Assurely Co-Founder David Carpentier Shares Insight into Future of Insurtech & Online Capital Formation

Assurely is a unique Insurtech platform that is first targeting online capital formation platforms to provide a new level of confidence for the issuance of securities be they traditional or digital. The company was co-founded by two established entrepreneurs, CEO David Carpentier and Chief Insurance… Read More

SMBX Closes on “Worlds First” Small Business Bond Issued by Bernal Cutlery

“Be the bank,” is what SMBX tells its users, encouraging investors to provide access to debt capital for small businesses that typically struggle to get a loan from old finance. SMBX, a blockchain-powered platform that recently received FINRA approval to operate as a Reg CF… Read More

Big Exit: Crowdfunded on StartEngine Under Reg CF, Hylete Fitness Apparel Files S-1 to IPO on the NYSE

In 2017, Hylete Fitness Apparel raised $1 million on StartEngine, a leading US-based investment crowdfunding platform. Jump forward two years later and Hylete has some good news for early investors. Hylete has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with shares expected to trade on… Read More

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