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StartEngine Lists Private Offering for Fanatics Which Generated $8 Billion in Revenue in 2023

StartEngine has listed a new securities offering for Fanatics, a company that works with top sports properties by selling apparel, etc., by licensing the brands. Fanatics also has entered the sports betting sector having acquired PointsBet sportsbook. StartEngine notes that Fanatics has already raised $8.9… Read More

Property Investment Platform Arrived Has Raised Over $37 Million, Retail Investors Can Access on Wefunder

  Arrived, an online investment platform enabling access to rental and vacation homes, is raising money on Wefunder. According to the offering page, Arrived raised over $37 million in a side-by-side offering. Smaller investors may participate in a Reg CF offering, and Accredited Investors may… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee to Tell Commission Don’t Raise Accredited Investor Wealth Hurdles, Seeks to Make Definition More Inclusive

Yesterday (February 27, 2024), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC), met to discuss several issues of importance that impact early-stage firms. Perhaps the most pressing issue is the definition of an Accredited Investor – a rule the Commission… Read More

2nd Home Ownership Platform Pacaso Reports 1500+ Owners After Three Years of Operations, Raises Funding via DealMaker

Real estate platform Pacaso provided a brief update earlier this month, reporting on three years of operations. According to the platform, it has now enabled over 1,500 owners who have spent 90,000 nights in the homes at forty different destinations. The company says that second… Read More

SEC Commissioner Peirce: We Should Not Look to Impose Public Market Style Regulations on Private Markets. Meanwhile, Chair Gensler Aims to Change Reg D for the Worse

Speaking at the beginning of last week’s meeting of the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC), SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce went to bat for smaller firms and private securities issuers – once again. The SEC is currently considering making the definition of an Accredited Investor more rigorous…. Read More

Meeting of the SEC Investor Advisory Committee Will Address Reg D and Definition of an Accredited Investor

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Investor Advisory Committee will meet next week and will discuss two very important policy items that impact capital raising for private firms. The first panel discussion will review exempt securities offerings under Reg D. This exemption, only available to… Read More

Republic Launches “Project Platinum” for Top Investors

Republic, the operator of the largest investment crowdfunding platforms in the world, has enhanced its private deal room service for its top global investors. Republic has revealed “Project Platinum” to serve accredited investors. Republic has sought to create a multi-tiered service for both smaller and… Read More

Investment Crowdfunding: Issuance Says its Expanded its Express Platform to Reg D 506c

Online capital formation platform Issuance, has expanded its Issuance Express platform to include Reg D 506(b) offerings. Issuance already supports Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) and Reg A+ (Regulation A) exempt securities offerings. The Express service is a streamlined process to invest in a private security… Read More

Real Estate Investing: DiversyFund CEO Shares Perspective on Current Commercial Real Estate Market, Multi-Family

In recent days, Elon Musk tweeted that “commercial real estate is melting down fast. Home values next,” in response to a Tweet about the rapidly declining value of office real estate in Los Angeles and San Francisco, which is selling for less than the amount… Read More

Full Court Press: Boxabl Pursues New Reg A+ and Reg D Offerings Plus Offering in Canada

Boxabl is preparing to raise capital, and it is taking a full-court press by raising money in a Reg A+ and Reg D offering as well as a pitch on FrontFundr in Canada. The Reg A+ will be listed on StartEngine, which displays over $1.25… Read More

JOBS Act of 2012 Now 11 Years Old

The JOBS Act of 2012 was signed into law eleven years ago, on April 5, 2012. While it took some time for the various acts to become actionable – with Title III Reg CF not going into effect until 2016, the bipartisan act of legislation… Read More

Virtuix Files for Reg CF Offering, Will List Securities Offering with DealMaker

Virtuix, previously a serial funder on SeedInvest, has filed a Form C to raise capital under Reg CF – this time with DealMaker. Simultaneously, Virtuix has filed a Form D to raise money under Reg D 506c for accredited investors – a fairly typical practice… Read More

GlobexUS Holdings, the Blockchain Platform Powering Upstream, Looks to Raise Money in Private Securities Offering

GlobexUS Holdings Corp., the company that powers Upstream – a digital asset marketplace, is pursuing an online securities offering to raise growth capital. Upstream is a joint venture with MERJ Exchange – the regulated marketplace based in Seychelles. Upstream has been announcing digital securities cross-listed… Read More

Expectations for Investment Crowdfunding in 2023

Last month, CI hosted a webinar to review the securities crowdfunding market of 2022 as well as expectations for 2023. While the consensus of the group was that online capital formation softened in the waning months of 2022, panelists participating in the webinar were more… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Worries that Small Companies May Die on the Vine as Commission Ignores its Recommendations

In a diplomatically worded missive, the Securities and Exchange Commission, Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee, has posted a “Parting Perspective Letter” regarding its efforts in recent years while outlining its recommendations – that the Commission has ignored. The letter, signed by Committee Chair Carla… Read More

Investment Crowdfunding: Reg A+ and Reg D Data

CI recently published an update on Reg CF [Regulation Crowdfunding], an exemption that allows a business to raise up to $5 million in an online securities offering. Investors may be non-accredited or accredited. While the legislation creating Reg CF was signed into law in 2012,… Read More

Secondary Trading Tech Firm GUARDD Looks to Raise up to $2 Million on SeedInvest

GUARDD, a Fintech that was co-founded by Sherwood “Woodie” Neiss, Doug Ellenoff, and Jim Dowd, is looking to raise up to $2 million in growth capital on SeedInvest. For those of you in the know, Neiss, Ellenoff, and Dowd are Fintech superstars, each active in… Read More

GenesisAI Raises Growth Capital on Netcapital

GenesisAI is raising money on Netcapital as it aims to create an open marketplace for artificial intelligence (AI) applications. According to the offering page, GenesisAI is raising up to $3 million under Reg CF. Investors are receiving Class A Common Stock at a pre-money valuation… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Tells Commission to Add Sophistication Option for Accredited Investor Qualification, Cautions on Undermining Reg D, More

  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC), has posted two letters advising the Commission on key policy goals that impact capital formation, especially for smaller – private firms. The Committee is the creation of the SEC Small Business… Read More

An Update to Reg D, Including Definition of an Accredited Investor, is a Top Priority for the SEC: How Could This Impact Private Markets?

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s regulatory agenda during the current leadership has changed little since it was first revealed in 2021. One item that has been near the top of the list is Reg D “improvements,” including an update to the Accredited Investor definition. Regulation… Read More

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