Tagged: regulation cf

Back in the Game: Flashfunders Sees First Reg CF Offer, Triumph Wines, Since Acquisition by Boustead

Ever since control of Flashfunders was migrated to Boustead Securities the platform has been rather quite in the crowdfunding space. An early FINRA approved Reg CF portal, Flashfunders helped Adomani become the first Reg A+ issuer to crowdfund and then successfully trade shares on NASDAQ. Following… Read More

Balance Easily Closes Crowdfunding Round on Wefunder at Max $1.07 Million

Balance, an aggregator of cryptocurrency exchanges that will soon allow for users to buy and exchange digital currencies within a single app, cruised to the maximum allowed under Reg CF crowdfunding rules. Balance closed today having raised $1.07 million with the support of 1666 investors. … Read More

Electric Cars? How About an Electric Boat: Quad Marine is Crowdfunding Now

Electric cars will soon be the chosen type of transportation for much of the population as the internal combustion engine slowly fades away just like the horse and buggy did so many years ago. But what about electric boats? Quad Marine has a concept boat… Read More

Text to Ticket, a Crowd-sourced App to Capture Traffic Rule Scofflaws, Crowdfunds on SeedInvest

Text To Ticket has listed a side-by-side Reg D / Reg CF crowdfunding offer on SeedInvest. Text To Ticket, is a mobile app that is designed to pay citizens to report ordinance violations. The company says that the traditional approach of apprehending traffic and parking… Read More

Bellhop, Kayak for Services, Crowdfunds on Republic

Bellhop, an App that is in development is raising money on Republic. The company is seeking a minimum raise of $50,000 in a Crowd Safe with a 20% discount at a valuation of $5 million. So what does Bellhop do that may merit interest? Bellhop… Read More

US Investment Crowdfunding Regulations Explained (Document)

Some time ago, I created a grid comparison that addressed the differences between the various iterations of investment crowdfunding. In the US, there are effectively three different securities exemptions, created by the JOBS Act of 2012, that allow issuing business to raise capital online by… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform StartEngine will Enter Initial Coin Offering Space

StartEngine Hops Aboard the ICO Freight Train. StartEngine is one of the more active investment crowdfunding platforms in the United States. A full stack crowdfunding platform, StartEngine offers securities under Reg CF, Reg A+ and Reg D (506c). StartEngine seeks to cater to early stage… Read More

Startwise, a New Crowdfunding Platform using Reg CF Goes Live with Revenue Sharing Offerings

Making Revenue Sharing Investments Accessible to Everyone Today, Startwise, the newest FINRA approved Reg CF platform, has officially launched a marketplace where you can invest in companies you care about for as little as $100. The newest entrant into the crowdfunding sector joins a growing list… Read More

Napa Valley Distillery Completes Equity Round on Indiegogo/MicroVentures

Family-owned and operated distillery Napa Valley Distillery completed its equity crowdfunding round on Indiegogo/MicroVentures’ platform. The company secured its initial $50,000 funding target early on and finished the round with $778,478 from 790 backers. As previously reported, Napa Valley Distillery was founded in 2009 and is… Read More

Don’t Panic! US Securities Exemptions for Initial Coin Offerings

So you were ready to do an initial coin offering (ICO), and then the Securities Exchange Commission released an investigative report concluding that DAO tokens were securities.  Seasoned securities attorneys have always known that token sales could implicate securities laws if the tokens were treated… Read More

Online Financial Wellness Community Centsai Launches Equity Offering on SeedInvest

CentSai, an online financial wellness community, announced on Tuesday the launch of its equity offering on crowdfunding platform SeedInvest. The platform is currently seeking funds as it prepares to expand its services. CentSai stated that it provides personal finance lessons through storytelling and interactive content, including… Read More

Danger: Crowdfunding on the Wrong Platform Could Force You to Go Public

Some equity crowdfunding platforms are putting startups at serious risk.  Working with a platform that doesn’t structure your deal appropriately could jeopardize your ability to raise future capital or worse, force you to become a public reporting company. The emergence of equity crowdfunding is a… Read More

Remember Ravean? The Company is Now Equity Crowdfunding on SeedInvest

Ravean was a pretty popular pre-sale campaign on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. The company created fashionable clothing, most notably their heated down jackets. One of the Ravean campaigns raised $1.3 million back in 2015 and the company has continued to use rewards based platforms as a… Read More

Napa Valley Distillery Set to Close Successful Equity Offering on Indiegogo/MicroVentures

Napa Valley Distillery (NVD), a family owned and operated distillery based in Napa, is set to complete its equity crowdfunding round this evening on Indiegogo and MicroVentures’ investment crowdfunding vertical. The company quickly secured its initial $50,000 and will cap off the round with more than $600,000… Read More

4 Questions that Show Where U.S. Entrepreneurs are Succeeding with Regulation Crowdfunding

The first Fiscal Year of Regulation Crowdfunding has come to an end and our data continues to deliver valuable information for investors, founders and government officials. Overwhelmingly, California has taken the early lead in Regulation Crowdfunding from both an entrepreneur (aka issuer) and investor point-of-view…. Read More

SEC Publishes Report on Access to Capital & Market Liquidity

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Economic Risk Analysis (DERA), has just published a report addressing the issue of access to capital as well as market liquidity. DERA, the research arm of the SEC, was enlisted by Congress to report on the impact… Read More

Small Change Completes First Real Estate Crowdfunding Offer Under Reg CF

Real estate investment crowdfunding site Small Change has closed its first real estate offering available to everyone – not just accredited investors. Small Change is a platform with a mission to build better cities. The company said the real estate offer using the new “Regulation… Read More

Peli Peli Austin is First Restaurant Deal to Raise $1 Million on NextSeed

Peli Peli Austin closed this week on NextSeed. The crowdfunding offer is the first restaurant to raise $1 million on the platform. According to the campaign page, the Reg CF offer had the support of 410 investors. Peli Peli is an eight year old South… Read More

Data Proves Regulation Crowdfunding is a Revenue, Income Generator AND a Jobs Engine: What is our Government & Media Waiting For?

Regulation Crowdfunding is a little over a year old and the data indicates that it is a revenue and income generator for companies and a jobs engine for the economy. The law requires companies that complete successful campaigns to file an Annual Report with the… Read More

Crowdfunding for Vinyl: Sunpress Vinyl Looks to Raise Money on Indiegogo for Retro Records

SunPress Vinyl has launched a campaign to raise money for the creation of vinyl records through Indiegogo’s equity crowdfunding platform operated in partnership with MicroVentures. SunPress Vinyl is seeking a minimum raise of $50,000 under Reg CF so anyone may invest.  The offer includes some perks… Read More