Tagged: regulation d

Telegram’s ICO Raises $850 Million (So Far) According to Form D Filed with SEC

Telegram or “TON Issuer Inc,” (TON = Telegram Open Network) has filed a Form D with the Securities and Exchange Commission indicating Telegram has raised $850 million making it the largest initial coin offering ever. The date of the first sale was on January 29,… Read More

A 21st Century “Kodak Moment”: the Kodak and WENN Digital Security Token Sale

“Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.” – Ansel Adams The past year has witnessed a flurry of remarkable “initial coin offerings,” or ICOs.  The pending KODAKCoin digital token sale jointly announced by Kodak and WENN… Read More

Kodak Jumps Into the Crypto World with KODAKCoin & Partnership with Wenn Digital on Blockchain Based Digital RIghts Management

Kodak, a company that became a punchline in recent years due to its epic inability to quickly adapt to digital photography that crushed its analog film based world, is going crypto. Kodak has announced a partnership with Wenn Digital to launch a digital currency and… Read More

Ryan Feit, CEO of SeedInvest, Updates on 2017 Progress & Crowdcube Partnership

SeedInvest is one of the most selective investment crowdfunding platforms in the US. Launched in 2012 by Ryan Feit and James Han when the JOBS Act of 2012 was signed into law, the two founders most likely had no idea how long it would take… Read More

tZero Filing Indicates $8.1 Million Sold So Far in $250 Million Private Placement ICO

tZero, the company that wants to be the one digital asset exchange to rule them all, has filed a Form D (506c) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to the filing, $8.107 million in equity has been sold with the date of the… Read More

New Investment Crowdfunding Platform Launches in North Carolina as Full Stack Platform Including Intrastate NC PACES Act

Good news for North Carolina. LocalStake NC is a new full stack crowdfunding platform that has just launched in the Tar Heel state. The investment crowdfunding platform will offer securities under Reg D (both 506(b) & 506(c)), Rule 504, Reg CF, and the instrastate rule… Read More

Everybody is Going to Do It: Indiegogo / Microventures Lists first Initial Coin Offering with Fan Controlled Football League

The opportunity is simply too strong to resist. The rapid rise of tokenized securities and the booming initial coin offering market is compelling crowdfunding platforms to reposition provide issuers the platform they demand. As the United States is the top ICO issuer in the world,… Read More

Finom Blockchain Corp Files Reg D for $101 Million Equity ICO

Finom AG has announced a $101 million Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Finom says it has filed for a Reg D exemption for the equity offering thus making it compliant to accept accredited investors in the US. The  token sale is to create a Blockchain-based platform to reduce… Read More

Bond: A Digital Blockchain Security in a Conventional Asset Fund Tradable on Bitshares

This is a new spin on the growing digital asset world and token offerings (ICO). Bond is launching an equity offering that issues a digital blockchain security in a conventional asset fund. Bond is the trading name for Euskara Management Limited. Bond wants to deliver a “traditional… Read More

CoinList – Republic Partner on Initial Coin Offering Enabling both Accredited and Non Accredited Investors to Participate in PROPS Token Crowdsale

  First Ever Side-by-Side Reg D – Reg CF Initial Coin Offering Takes Place YouNow, a global video platform featuring mobile live streaming, has announced an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) on CoinList using Reg D (506c).  The offering for PROPS tokens will also be  listed… Read More

Doing a Concurrent Reg D & Reg S Initial Coin Offering

Initial coin offerings are all the craze, and for good reason.  According to CoinSchedule, over $3 billion has been raised in the first 10 months of October.  The Securities Exchange Commission released an investigative report concluding that DAO tokens were securities, and that scared people… Read More

PieShell, a Rewards Site for Food & Beverage, Crowdfunds on SeedInvest with Side by Side Offer

PieShell, a rewards based crowdfunding platform focused on the food and beverage industry, is raising money on SeedInvest. The securities sale is a side-by-side Reg D / Reg CF offer that will allow both accredited and non accredited investors to participate in the funding round. Running… Read More

Pitfalls for Funding Platforms Continuing to Raise Capital over the Internet under Rule 506(b)

Even with the flexibility provided to Regulation D private placement offerings by Title II of the JumpStart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) data has consistently shown that most Regulation D offerings continue to raise capital under traditional Rule 506(b). … Read More

Knightscope Raises $20 Million on SeedInvest, Largest Round Ever for Crowdfunding Platform

Knightscope has raised its maximum target crowdfunding goal of $20 million on SeedInvest. The fully subscribed offering now holds the title of the single largest offer to raise capital on the platform. Knightscope aggressively pursued investors with a slick cable campaign with commercials running on… Read More

Is FINRA Broken? Does FINRA Need to be Fixed?

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority or FINRA is currently in the midst of a comprehensive review of its rules and practices. The internal project has been labeled FINRA 360 and is said to ensure that FINRA is operating as the most effective self-regulatory organization it can be…. 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

Filecoin Provides Details on Huge ICO on CoinList

Filecoin, by Protocol Labs, closed their Initial Coin Offering on September 7th but it appears it has taken some time to regroup and count all of the digital coin that flooded into the first ICO to bless the pages of CoinList. The Filecoin team explained:… 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

Manhattan Street Capital Launches ManhattanStreet-ICO Program for Crowdfunded Offers

Manhattan Street Capital (MSC) has launched “ManhattanStreet-ICO”program for crowdfunding companies. The platform also said it will now accept cryptocurrency for issuers using Reg A+ and Reg D offerings. Several other investment crowdfunding platforms have recently announced their intent to facilitate ICOs. The shift by Manhattan… Read More

Protocol Labs Files Two Form D’s with SEC Regarding Enormous Filecoin ICO

Protocol labs has filed two Form D’s with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pertaining to their ongoing Initial Coin Offering listed (ICO) on CoinList. The ICO is for the issuance of their FileCoin Token and their distributed data storage network. Filecoin stands at over… Read More