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Alex Wang: Ember Fund CEO Explains how his Company Intends to Make Cryptocurrency Investment Opportunities More Accessible

Ember Fund is a company that aims to fundamentally change the way people make investments in digital assets. The firm has created a technology solution that allows people to easily buy into a managed portfolio of digital currencies. The Ember Fund team intends to bring… Read More

Reg CF Issuer LiquidPiston Crowdfunds $1.07 Million in Just Over 9 Hours

Reg CF issuers LiquidPiston has raised $1.07 million in only 9 hours and 22 minutes from 1,963 investors. Currently, $1.07 million is the max amount allowed under the Reg CF securities exemption. LiquidPiston’s offering is hosted on StartEngine. The round was completely subscribed last week… Read More

U.S. Beverage Brand Grady’s Cold Brew Now Seeking Funds Through Reg CF Round on StartEngine

Grady’s Cold Brew, Inc., a cold brew beverage startup based in the Bronx, is now seeking funds through its Reg CF round on crowdfunding platform, StartEngine. Founded in 2011, Grady’s Cold Brew describes itself as a New Orleans-Style cold brew that started as a bottled… Read More

There are Now Three Reg CF Funding Portals that Have Been Suspended Due to Unpaid FINRA Fees

The number of FINRA regulated “funding portals,” investment crowdfunding platforms that have been approved to issue securities under Reg CF, has continued to move upward since the new entity was created under the JOBS Act of 2012. Today, there are well over forty funding portals…. Read More

Republic, a Funding Portal and Investment Community, Provides End of the Year Update

Republic, a leading Reg CF funding portal and investment community, has circulated an email providing some end of year perspective. In the three years of operation, Republic has captured over 400,000 people in their community. Now that does not mean these are all investors but… Read More

Here are the Recommendations by the SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee on Fixing Reg CF

Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC) met to review, and vote on, recommendations for the Commission as part of the concept release on regulatory harmonization. During a public call, a discussion was held on addressing the… Read More

Reg CF Funding Portal Honeycomb Credit Tops $1 Million Raised

Honeycomb Credit, a FINRA regulated funding portal using the Reg CF securities exemption, has topped $ 1 million raised for smaller firms. According to a note from the company, Honeycomb Credit has held 31 successful campaigns receiving backing from over 1000 individual investors. Issuers have… Read More

StartEngine Files to Crowdfund on TrueCrowd? [u]

This is a first. StartEngine has filed a Form C with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to raise capital under Reg CF on TrueCrowd – a different crowdfunding platform. Both StartEngine and TrueCrowd are FINRA regulated funding portals. Typically, platforms self-crowdfund instead of listing… Read More

Pivot: NextSeed Offers First Real Estate Offering as Platform Expansion Continues

NextSeed, previously a debt-focused Reg CF platform, has recently listed its first real estate offering for a property being redeveloped in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. Securities are being issued under Reg D 506c – so accredited investors only. According to NextSeed, ARRIVE Albuquerque “offers a… Read More

NextSeed Lists First Preferred Equity Deal as Blue Top Brand Seeks $3 Million

NextSeed launched its first preferred equity deal this week with Blue Top Brand, a company seeking $3 million on the investment platform. The preferred equity is being issued at a pre-money valuation of $9,985,000 in a side-by-side Reg CF/Reg D offering. NextSeed was previously only… Read More

North Dakota is the Only State Not to Have Had an Issuer Raise Capital Under Reg CF

Reg CF or “Regulation Crowdfunding” as it was officially named, was created in 2012 under the JOBS Act but became actionable in May of 2016 as the Securities and Exchange Commission took a bit of extra time in completed their side of the task.  Since… Read More

New Reg CF Funding Portal Fundopolis Seeks to Simplify Investment Crowdfunding

Recently approved funding portal, Fundopolis has announced its intent to “make it simple for individuals and communities to invest in and support the small businesses they love.” Four issuers have now posted offerings on the Fundopolis site. The FINRA regulated funding portal issued a statement… Read More

Reg CF Funding Portals: 50 in Total with Several Exits and Several Additions. Is Reg CF Ready to Scale?

Periodically, Crowdfund Insider revisits the Reg CF sector of online capital formation. Reg CF or “Regulation Crowdfunding” may have garnered most of the attention from popular media but really there are three individual crowdfunding exemptions including Reg A+ and Reg D 506c. Under Reg A+… Read More

Holiday Gift Guide: Wefunder Shares List of Funded Companies that Offer Perfect Gifts

Wefunder is the largest Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) portal in the US. While having completed Reg D offerings in the past and the occasional Reg A+ offering, Wefunder is mainly a CF portal. A Wefunder spokesperson recently shared the below comment with Crowdfund Insider: “Wefunder… Read More

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

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