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Reg CF Funding Portal Netcapital Now Accepts Investments via Credit Card

Netcapital, a FINRA regulated funding portal offering securities under Reg CF, now accepts investments via an individual’s credit or debit card thus making it easier to participate in investment offerings on the platform. Previously, Netcapital accepted wires, ACH, and Netcapital wallet transfers but for any… Read More

NextSeed CEO and AOIP Chairman Youngro Lee: Innovation is truly the only way our communities and our nation can recover from the current COVID-related devastation

NextSeed is a securities crowdfunding platform that launched as a bank replacement – SME lending service operating under Reg CF. Over time, NextSeed has evolved offering additional services as well as facilitating capital under all three crowdfunding exemptions – Reg D 506c, Reg A+ as… Read More

King of the Hill: StartEngine Claims it Raised More Under Reg CF in Q2 Than Any Other Funding Portal

StartEngine claims that it raised more money under Reg CF than any other platform during Q2. Reg CF (or Regulation Crowdfunding) enables a company to raise up to $1.07 million from both accredited or non-accredited investors. The offering must be hosted on a FINRA regulated… Read More

Update: Snowball Money Hits $600,000 Maximum Funding Goal Reached on Republic

Snowball Money, an app-based platform that seeks to help users generate more money from their crypto investments, has hit its $600,000 maximum funding goal through its Regulation CF (Reg CF) round on crowdfunding platform, Republic. The campaign has attracted more than 1,900 investors.  Founded in 2018,… Read More

Mainvest CEO Calls US Paycheck Protection Program a Failure: “the small business relief money didn’t go to the right people”

Nick Mathews, CEO of Mainvest – a FINRA regulated funding portal offering securities under Reg CF, believes that the highly touted and popular Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), launched by the US Government to backstop the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, has been ineffective in getting money… Read More

Pittsburgh based Reg CF Platform Honeycomb Credit Completes its First San Francisco based Securities Offering

Usually, the coasts tend to provide unique tech services to the middle of the country. Today, Crowdfund Insider received a note that Pittsburgh-based Honeycomb Credit, a Reg CF funding portal, has completed its first securities offering for a business operating in San Francisco. Honeycomb Credit… Read More

StartEngine Says its On Pace for Record Year of Crowdfunding Offerings

StartEngine, a leading investment crowdfunding platform operating in the US, says it is on pace for a record year. To date, the platform reports over $50 million having been raised by issuers leveraging the Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) securities exemption as well as Reg A+/Reg… Read More

We Raised the Fastest Reg CF in History – Here is How

Less than 9 hours after launching its Reg CF campaign on StartEngine in early January 2020, LiquidPiston, a developer of compact, powerful, efficient combustion engines, met its goal of $1.07 million and continued to oversubscribe its account by several million dollars. When a raise is… Read More

SeedInvest: It is imperative that the SEC increase the annual offering limit on Reg CF to $5 million

SeedInvest, a leading investment crowdfunding platform operating in the US, recently published a letter addressed to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), an agency that is in the midst of a regulatory review regarding the exempt offering ecosystm. The SEC has proposed multiple rule changes… Read More

Wefunder Reports Significant Growth in Spite of COVID. March, April and May Have Been Biggest Months Ever

There have been multiple anecdotal reports that online capital formation is booming even though many economies remain in lockdown and COVID-19 continues to plague the world. In an unexpected twist of fate, investment crowdfunding platforms appear to be benefiting from a boost in investment interest… Read More

Republic Moves Further into Real Estate with Acquisition of Compound Launching Republic Real Estate Vertical

Republic, a leading investment crowdfunding platform, is expanding its investment offerings with the acquisition of Compound. While starting as an early stage offering platform, Republic is now providing property investment options with Republic Real Estate. Announced today, Republic has issued the following statement: “We’re excited… Read More

StartEngine Investors Comment on Need for Secondary Trading of Securities Issued Under Reg A+, Reg CF

It appears that StartEngine, a leading securities crowdfunding platform in the US, is asking platform investors to comment on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Proposed Rule: Facilitating Capital Formation and Expanding Investment Opportunities by Improving Access to Capital in Private Markets. The SEC has noted that… Read More

P2P Lender Honeycomb Credit Highlights Loan Offerings for Mainstreet Businesses in Cleveland

Honeycomb Credit, a bank replacement platform that issues securities under Reg CF, says that many people do not associate Cleveland with healthy food but the loan platform currently lists five Northern Ohio businesses raising capital online. The five following Cleveland businesses are each seeking investment… Read More

SEC Small Business Committee Tells Commission to Raise Reg CF Cap, Reg A+ Too

In May, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee met to discuss pending decisions by the SEC regarding an update to the exempt offering ecosystem. The SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee was established by the SEC Small Business… Read More

QuantmRE Raises Capital on Republic, Start-up Offers Home Equity Agreements to Generate Funds from Your Home

QuantmRE, a real estate finance platform that originates and funds Home Equity Agreements, is raising growth capital on Republic. According to the offering page, QuantmRE is seeking up to $1.07 million under Reg CF for a Crowd SAFE at an $8 million valuation cap with… Read More

Snowball Money Offers Higher Interest Bearing Accounts for Savers, Looks for Investors on Republic

Snowball Money is an app-based platform that seeks to help users generate more money from their crypto investments. Staking/crypto lending platforms have risen in popularity as crypto-holders look to put their money work. A good amount of crypto is parked doing nothing yet there is… Read More

On Anniversary of Reg CF, there are Now 51 Active Funding Portals. Almost 1,500 companies Have Raised $367 Million

This past week, Reg CF (or Regulation Crowdfunding) celebrated its 4th birthday. Reg CF is one of three securities crowdfunding exemptions that were created by the JOBS Act of 2012. While Reg CF became law back in 2012, it took the Securities and Exchange Commission… Read More

A Discussion with StartEngine CEO Howard Marks

StartEngine is one of the largest investment crowdfunding platforms in the US by funds raised. A full stack platform, StartEngine is raising capital under Reg CF, Reg A+ and, in the past, under Reg D. But the platform’s vision for the future of online capital… Read More

Hello Cleveland: Honeycomb Credit, a Loan Platform, Reports 7 Cleveland based Offerings

Pittsburg-based FINRA regulated funding portal Honeycomb Credit is currently running seven Cleveland based securities offerings. Honeycomb Credit is a Reg CF platform that seeks to provide a bank-replacement type service with loans to SMEs. Honeycomb reports that 3 of the investment offerings are regular loan… Read More

SEC Relaxes Certain Reg CF Rules to Aid Smaller Firms in Need of Funding

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that temporary rule changes regarding Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a release, the SEC is following suggestions made by members of the SEC’s Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee. The… Read More

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