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Social Stock Market App Iris Raises Money on Republic

Iris, the social stock market app that lets users invest with friends, is looking to raise up to $500,000 on Republic. According to the offering page, Iris has set a funding goal target of between $25,000 and $500,000. As it stands today, Iris has raised… Read More

NextSeed Says it has Now Returned $8 Million to Investors

NextSeed, an online capital formation platform, says it has now topped $8 million in returns since its inception in 2015. Initially launched as a bank replacement platform providing loans to SMEs, NextSeed has since expanded its offerings into other securities. In an email, NextSeed said… Read More

Cityzenith Reports Over $800K in First Week of Reg CF Offering on Wefunder

Cityzenith, an issuer on a mission to decarbonize US urban areas with its Cities – Clean Future strategy, has quickly raised over $847,000 in one week on Wefunder in a Reg CF securities offering. According to the offering page, Cityzenith is looking to raise up… Read More

tZERO, Real Estate Crowdfunder NYCE to Digitize $18M Equity

Blockchain services and digital asset services company tZERO is working with real estate crowdfunding platform NYCE Group to digitize approximately $18 million of equity interest in NYCE. The process will begin should approvals be given in its upcoming Reg A+ offering. NYCE was founded by… Read More

Jason Frishman CEO of Netcapital: More Issuers are Considering Reg CF with Funding Cap Increase of $5 Million

Netcapital Inc. (OTC: NCPL), is a publicly-traded Fintech that provides online capital formation largely by utilizing the Reg CF securities exemption with its FINRA regulated funding portal Netcapital.com. In an interesting move, Netcapital Inc. listed its shares on the OTC Markets (OTCQX) earlier this year…. Read More

Doug Ellenoff: Investment Crowdfunding Will Challenge Traditional Venture Capital

The US investment crowdfunding industry received a boost this year as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adjusted the securities exemptions that platforms and issuers utilize to raise growth capital online. Along with other improvements, key changes include the adjustment of Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding)… Read More

Crypto Exchange BlockQuake Pursues Crowdfunding to Raise Growth Capital, Plans Global Launch this Quarter

BlockQuake is a crypto exchange startup that is seeking to compete in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Earlier this year, Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) became the first crypto exchange to become a publicly-traded company in a direct listing on the Nasdaq. The company currently has a market cap… Read More

tZERO Partners with Reg CF Portal Wunderfund, Trellis Platform and OmniValley

tZERO, a blockchain-based ATS targeting the digital security sector, has partnered with Wunderfund – a Reg CF funding portal. Additionally, tZERO announced partnerships with Trellis Platform, a SaaS service for alternative assets, and OmniValley  – a digital community for startups. The new partnerships are expected… Read More

Raising Capital on HoneyComb, Wefunder is Now Over $6.2 Million in Funding

As was previously reported, leading Reg CF funding portal Wefunder is raising equity capital on Honeycomb – another FINRA regulated funding portal. Last March, Crowdfund Insider reported that Wefunder had filed a Form C with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to raise up… Read More

Number of FINRA Regulated Funding Portals Holds Steady as Crowdfunding Industry is Poised for Growth in 2021

Periodically, Crowdfund Insider reviews the number of FINRA regulated funding portals operating in the Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) funding sector. A funding portal is a new entity created by the JOBS Act of 2012 designed specifically to issue securities under Reg CF. The last time… Read More

KingsCrowd, a Ratings and Analytics Firm for Private Securities Market, Releases New Regulation CF Report

KingsCrowd, the online private market’s data-driven ratings and analytics platform, announced on Tuesday (April 27, 2021) the publication and availability of the KingsCrowd Regulation Crowdfunding 2018-2020 Intelligence Report. The KingsCrowd Regulation Crowdfunding 2018-2020 Intelligence Report reportedly covers more than 150 Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) market… Read More

Are NFTs Securities? OMG!

On March 11th, Beeple became the third highest-paid living artist with a $69M sale of one of his works as an NFT, a non-fungible token on the blockchain. This sale is one of many at the front of NFTs, blockchain’s latest hype machine of digital… Read More

As New Reg CF Rules Take Effect, Wefunder Reports Big Gains

Earlier today, CI reported that Wefunder listed 40 securities offerings in a single day. All of the companies are Y Combinator graduates and thus have been highly vetted by the accelerator. As well today, Wefunder Vice President of Fundraising, Jonny Price tweeted out that March… Read More

Wefunder Lists 40 Y Combinator Startups in One Day Enabled by New Reg CF Rules

Wefunder, a leading funding portal in the Reg CF offering sector, has listed 40 new offerings – each being a Y Combinator graduate.  According to Wefunder, 20 companies are recent graduates and another 20 are from previous cohorts. Individual investors may participate in any securities… Read More

SeedInvest, Wefunder, and Other Funding Portals are Beneficiaries of Updated Crowdfunding Rules, but Private Funds with Security Token Capabilities May Also Benefit

Peter Gaffney from the Security Token Group (STG), which is focused on the emerging blockchain-based security token space, notes that the significantly outsized return potential of angel investing, venture capital, and private equity are “well-known” in the finance industry. Gaffney explains that traditionally, direct access… Read More

Republic Receives $36 Million Series A Funding Led by Galaxy Interactive

Republic, a top funding portal and broker-dealer providing online capital formation to early-stage ventures, has closed on a $36 million Series A funding round, according to a note from the company. The funding was led by Galaxy Interactive with participation by Tribe Capital, Motley Fool… Read More

Wow! Gumroad Raises Max $5 Million Reg CF Offering in One Day on Republic

Gumroad, the very first Reg CF issuer to take advantage of the increased funding cap, has hit the maximum amount of $5 million in just one day on Republic. This week, Reg CF saw its cap increased from $1.07 million to $5 million. Last year,… Read More

Wefunder Files Reg CF Indicating a Pre-Money Valuation of $160 Million, Expected to List Offering on Honeycomb Credit Seeking Max Raise of $5 Million

Wefunder, a top funding portal offering securities under Reg CF, has filed a Form C with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to raise up to $5 million in preferred equity at a pre-money valuation of $160 million. Wefunder seeks to sell… Read More

Reg CF: Honeycomb Credit Raises $1.75 in Seed Funding led by American Family Insurance

Honeycomb Credit, a Reg CF funding portal that operates as a bank replacement loan marketplace, has raised $1.75 million in Seed funding. The round was led by the American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact, a VC firm that is affiliated with the… Read More

Days Before Reg CF Funding Cap Rises, Wefunder Reports Big Week of Offerings, Plans European Expansion in Coming Months.

Wefunder is reporting one of their biggest weeks ever when it comes to Reg CF securities offerings. According to a Tweet by Jonny Price, Wefunder Director of Fundraising, Reg CF saw $2,746,355 in offerings on their platform. This is more than double what either Republic… Read More

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