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The Number of FINRA Regulated Funding Portals Continues to Inch Higher

The number of FINRA-regulated Funding Portals continues to increase. These are broker-light platforms that may issue securities under Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF), a new exemption created by the JOBS Act of 2012. The Funding Portal sector received a bit of a boost last year as… Read More

AlphaFlow Returns to Republic to Raise Up To $5 Million in a Reg CF Securities Offering

AlphaFlow, a real estate investment platform, has returned to Republic to raise up to $5 million in a Reg CF funding round. AlphaFlow is offering a CrowdSAFE with a valuation cap of $120 million. As of today, AlphaFlow has raised over $100,000 from 129 individual… Read More

Part of the JOBS Act Gets Updated as Reg CF and Emerging Growth Company Sees Inflation Adjustments

The JOBS Act of 2012, the legislation that also legalized online capital formation, included multiple regulatory updates. One, Title 1, has been a notable success as it has helped a growing number of smaller firms to go public. Title III created Regulation Crowdfunding or Reg… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Neighborhood Ventures Partners with Small Change on Reg CF Offers

Neighborhood Ventures is partnering with Small Change, a funding portal that specializes in real estate offerings issued under Reg CF. Neighborhood Ventures is an Arizona based investment platform that provides access to investment under Arizona’s state crowdfunding law. Under the state exemption, issuers may raise… Read More

Perspective: Recent Publicly Listed Companies Lose Value as Private Securities Start to Unlock Secondary Trading for a $7 Trillion Private Market

Just 14 of the last 97 recently launched IPOs saw a share price improvement between their first-day trading price and the end of August 2022. The remaining 83 suffered a decrease, according to data published by IPOScoop. The figures could indicate the real growth potential… Read More

Etan Butler of Dalmore Group Discusses Crowdfunding Under Reg A+, Reg CF

Dalmore Group is a regulated broker-dealer that is very active in the securities crowdfunding sector, helping firms raise money using Reg A+ (Regulation A), Reg CF, as well as Reg D. Dalmore not only enables funding via exempt securities offerings but it also provides secondary… Read More

Reg CF Issuers Hit Monthly High in August: Report

According to Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA), Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) had a booming month in August. While other markets sank (think crypto and public securities), platforms participating in securities offerings under Reg CF jumped. CCA reports that new issuers hit a record 159 companies aiming… Read More

Groundfloor Looks to Raise $5 Million on Wefunder

Real estate investment platform Groundfloor is raising capital on Wefunder, a leading investment crowdfunding platform. According to the offering page, Groundfloor is raising equity at a pre-money valuation of $234 million. Investors may participate for just $100 and as of today, Groundfloor has raised just… Read More

After Completing Reg A+, Boxabl Transitions to Reg CF Offering – Quickly Hits $3.6 Million Funding Cap

Boxabl, a pre-fab, modular housing concept that has generated some solid traction on the market, closed its Reg A+ securities offering on StartEngine last Friday. The offering was simultaneously listed on Republic. According to the Reg CF offering page, Boxabl closed at over $24 million… Read More

Really Good Boxed Wine Hopes to Raise $1.8 Million on SeedInvest

Really Good Boxed Wine, a beverage startup – just like its name, is seeking to raise up to $1.8 million in Seed funding on SeedInvest. According to the offering page, Really Good Boxed Wine is raising preferred equity at a pre-money valuation of $6.7 million…. Read More

Reg CF Issuers are Not Filing their Mandated Documents: Report

If a company raises capital under Reg CF, it must file a form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) along with additional documents to use the exemption. If the company successfully raises money, the requirement to provide information to the SEC (and investors) does… Read More

As Originally Drafted, Reg A+ and Reg CF Got it Wrong: SEC Commissioner Peirce

Last week during the meeting of the SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC), members voted to support improvements to secondary trading of crowdfunded securities – more specifically, to exempt state laws when it comes to the trading of securities under Tier 2 of… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee to Discuss Crowdfunded Securities and Liquidity

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC) has scheduled a meeting to discuss the topic of crowdfunded securities, under Reg CF and Reg +, and liquidity. The SBCFAC is a group of industry leaders that advise the Commission on… Read More

Untold.io Launches Securities Crowdfunding Platform for the Entertainment Industry

A new FINRA-regulated funding portal has announced its launch, Untold.io (Blue Dot Media Holdings LLC) will pursue investment crowdfunding targeting the entertainment industry. Untold.io states that it will both leverage Reg CF and Reg D exemptions to raise capital online. By utilizing the Reg D… Read More

Connecticut Green Bank Launches 3rd Offering on Raise Green Funding Portal

Connecticut Green Bank has launched its 3rd Green Liberty Notes on its FINRA-regulated funding portal Raise Green. Previously, two other offerings have been successfully funded. The one-year debt note aims to raise up to $250,000 from individual investors with a minimum of $100 holding a… Read More

Security Token Market Raises Capital Under Reg CF, Leverages Avalanche Blockchain to Issue Digital Security on Securitize

Security Token Market (STM) has launched a Reg CF securities offering with a unique spin. The company is issuing the forthcoming security as a digital asset leveraging the Avalanche blockchain. STM is labeling the offering the “first Web3” tokenized crowdfunding campaign. The securities offering will… Read More

Rialto Markets CEO Shari Noonan: “Private securities market will grow from $7 trillion in 2021 to $30 trillion in 2030”

Rialto Markets has added over $1.2 billion in signed contracts from private company issuers. As the cost of going public has risen, fewer companies have pursued the option of raising capital in an IPO and trading on an exchange. This cost of compliance is predicted… Read More

Steeped Coffee Hits Reg CF Funding Cap of $5 Million in Under Two Days, Opens Wait List for Investors

Steeped Coffee has quickly hit the Reg CF funding cap on Republic raising $5 million in under 48 hours, according to a note from the firm. According to the offering page, Steeped Coffee was raising capital using a “Crowd SAFE” at a $33 million valuation cap…. Read More

Republic Has Listed 12 Reg CF Offerings that Have Hit $5 Million Funding Cap

In 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved several improvements for securities crowdfunding. One of the most impactful updates was raising the funding limit under Reg CF to $5 million from $1.07 million. Prior to this, many industry insiders viewed the old funding cap as… Read More

JOBS Act 4.0: Improving the Regulatory Environment for Entrepreneurial Capital Formation

Passed with large bipartisan majorities and signed into law by President Obama, the 2012 JOBS Act was a bipartisan achievement of consequence. The JOBS Act substantially improved the laws governing entrepreneurial capital formation and has had a measurable positive impact on entrepreneurial capital formation. But… Read More

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