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Common Owner is Newest FINRA Regulated Funding Portal

Common Owner is the newest FINRA regulated funding portal, according to a note from the crowdfunding platform. Common Owner says that after a long vetting process, they were recently approved to offer securities under Reg CF [Regulation Crowdfunding]. Common Owner joins more than 50 funding… Read More

StartEngine Shares Details on Launch of Secondary Marketplace, Sees Opportunity in Europe

StartEngine is a leading investment crowdfunding platform in the US. Last August, StartEngine announced that it had topped $200 million in funding having only surpassed $100 million in July of 2019 – after having launched in 2015. During 2019, StartEngine raised about $44 million –… Read More

NYCE Tops $1 Million Using Reg CF on Two Different Funding Portals – Republic and Wefunder

NYCE, a real estate investment firm, recently raised $1 million using the Reg CF security exemption. Under current rules, $1.07 million is the maximum amount an issuer can raise in an offering. But NYCE used a bit of a different strategy to complete the funding round… Read More

AltoIRA Partners with Republic to Enable Retirement Savings to Invest in Startups, Raises Capital on Funding Portal

AltoIRA has partnered with leading crowdfunding platform Republic to enable IRA investors to hold securities sold via Republic. According to AltoIRA, Republic’s members may now invest in privately-held startups using their IRAs. AltoIRA allows individuals to set up an IRA to invest in alternative assets… Read More

New Report Says Reg CF is a Success, Highlights Funding by Congressional District: Creates Policy Opportunity for COVID Recovery

A new report pertaining to Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) says the Jumpstart Our Businesses Startup Act (JOBS Act) securities exemption is creating economic success for small business owners in need of growth capital. The report outlines Reg CF utilization by Congressional District – highlighting the… Read More

Update: Real Estate Asset Investment Platform AlphaFlow Now Nearing $600,000 Raised Through Republic Reg CF Campaign

AlphaFlow, an online investment platform for real estate assets,  has successfully secured nearly $600,000 through its  Regulation CF (RegCF) campaign on the crowdfunding platform Republic. The funding round, which originally launched last month, sought to raise $25,000. It has so far attracted over 1,750 Republic… Read More

StartEngine Secondary Market to Launch Next Month

StartEngine, a leading crowdfunding platform that is also a FINRA regulated broker-dealer and holds an ATS (alternative trading system) license, will launch the “StartEngine Secondary” in October. According to StartEngine, the first issuer to trade on the platform will be StartEngine itself – a company… Read More

Association of Online Investment Platforms Ask SEC to Immediately Boost Reg CF Cap to Help Alleviate Challenges of COVID-19

In a public statement, the Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to move quickly and to improve the regulatory environment to support small businesses during the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Addressed to SEC Chairman Jay Clayton, and… Read More

Lawcloud Reminds Reg CF Issuers to File Annual Report with SEC

Reg CF continues to grow in popularity as a securities exemption utilized by smaller firms to raise much-needed growth capital. Reg CF is the smallest of the three different crowdfunding exemptions but has perhaps garnered the most popular interest due. An issuer must utilize either… Read More

Reg CF: The Number of FINRA Regulated Funding Portals Increases as Investment Crowdfunding Grows

  The number of FINRA regulated funding portals continues to increase. Created by the JOBS Act of 2012, a “funding portal” is a bit like a broker-dealer light and may offer securities under Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding). While an approved broker-dealer may sell securities under… Read More

Republic CEO Kendrick Nguyen Says Platform is Also Focused on Real Estate, Private Equity, After Announcing Republic Note, a Compliant, Profit-Sharing Digital Asset

  We recently caught up with Kendrick Nguyen, the co-founder and CEO of Republic, a leading US-based investment crowdfunding platform. He is also a founding director of the Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP). In July 2020, Republic added 30 more venture partners to its… Read More

Crowdfunding Continues to Thrive During COVID Crisis, Wefunder Update Shows Solid Growth

Wefunder, a leading securities crowdfunding platform, shares that performance remains strong even during the COVID-19 health crisis. In a tweet, Wefunder Director of Fundraising Jonny Price posted a graphical view of issuers recently raising capital.   Weekly @Wefunder investment volume broken out by company. Moving… Read More

Reg CF Funding Portal Netcapital Merges with ValueSetters

Netcapital, a FINRA regulated funding portal, has merged with ValueSetters (OTC:VSTR), according to public statements by both companies. Netcapital Systems LLC will become the new majority owner of the company and the two entities are expected to operate as subsidiaries. The definitive agreement is an… Read More

Real Estate Asset Investment Platform AlphaFlow Now Seeking Funds Through Republic RegCF Campaign

  AlphaFlow, an online investment platform for real estate assets, is now seeking funds through its Regulation CF (RegCF) campaign on crowdfunding platform Republic. Founded in 2015, AlphaFlow described itself as a tech-driven investment manager that provides professionally managed portfolios of real estate loans to… Read More

Reg CF Has Best Month Ever Regarding Investor Commitments at $23.2 Million in July

Reg CF (or Regulation Crowdfunding) a securities exemption that allows small companies to raise capital online had a great July – even in the midst of social distancing and lockdown due to the ongoing COVID-19 health issue. According to an email distributed by Crowdfund Capital… Read More

Small Business Bonds: SMBX Raises $2.5 Million Seed Round

SMBX,  an online investment platform issuing securities under Reg CF, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding in a round led by Better Ventures with participation from Impact America Fund (IAF), Unpopular Ventures and others, according to a note from the company. SMBX is a… Read More

Reg CF: Bumper Collective Offers Investors a Chance to Invest in Royalties

Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) is the smallest securities exemption available to issuers in the US for crowdfunding. A company raising capital under Reg CF may raise up to $1.07 million from both accredited and non-accredited investors – although the Securities and Exchange Commission is considering… Read More

Perspective: Why Shark Tank Sucks and Crowdfunding Rocks

A shark is never your friend, even if he or she happens to be carrying big bags of money. After all, sharks eat people.  They do this literally in the ocean and figuratively in shark tank competitions. Best case: they invest in your deal at… Read More

LawCloud Partners with Title3Funds

Legaltech LawCloud has partnered with securities crowdfunding platform Title3Funds. LawCloud will be providing its Form C service to issuers using the FINRA regulated funding portal to raise capital online. LawCloud’s service streamlines the legal filing process by providing entrepreneurs with a simple and cost-effective solution… Read More

Mr. Wonderful Goes Crowdfunding with Beanstox on StartEngine

Well known “Shark,” from CNBC’s popular investment show “Shark Tank,” Kevin O’Leary (AKA Mr. Wonderful), is crowdfunding on StartEngine. O’Leary has listed a company he co-founded – Beanstox, a savings and investment app, that is seeking up to $1.07 million under the Reg CF securities… Read More

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