Tagged: regulation d

Profitable for 30 Straight Months, Splash Wines Crowdfunds on SeedInvest

Splash Wines, family-run direct-to-consumer wine marketing company, recently announced that first quarter 2018 profits increased by 139% over the same period in 2017. While still small, profits jumped from $19,854 to $47,033 on revenues of $2.1 million. Splash also said it beat its expectations for… Read More

Last Year the US Department of Treasury Published a Roadmap to Create More Economic Opportunity Including Crowdfunding, So What Has Been Accomplished So Far?

In the Fall of 2017, the US Department of Treasury published a document entitled, “A Financial System That Creates Economic Opportunities – Capital Markets.” This comprehensive overview of the current regulatory environment regarding capital formation is probably the best publication I have ever seen produced… Read More

LendingCoin Seeks $69.5 Million to Fuel Blockchain based Real Estate Lending Platform

LendingCoin has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to raise $69.5 million to launch a Blockchain based real estate lending platform. The Reg D 506c filed with the SEC indicates that the first sale of $80,000 from four different investors… Read More

Telegram Files New Form D with SEC Indicating $1.7 Billion will be Raised

Telegram or TON Issuer, has filed a new Form D with the Securities and Exchange Commission that indicates $1.7 will be (or has been) raised for one of the hottest initial coin offerings ever. According to the Reg D 506c offering document; “This $850,000,000 offering… Read More

What’s next for the ICO? Reflections on Securities Law and the Future of Initial Coin Offerings

  To date, fundraising has been blockchain’s killer app. In 2017, Initial Coin Offering (ICO) fundraising eclipsed that of traditional venture capital, and in 2018, ICOs have already raised nearly $3 billion in non-dilutive funding. This new form of early-stage financing is incredibly promising, at… Read More

Coinbase Files Reg D with SEC as it Preps to Support Additional Cryptocurrencies

Coinbase has filed a Form D 506c with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its Index Fund. The fund was announced earlier this month as a path for investors to gain diversified exposure to the fast evolving digital asset class. The Form D shared little… Read More

Property Coin ICO: A Securities Token for a Real Estate Portfolio

Aperture is a new platform that is focusing on the real estate marketplace putting a new spin on property crowdfunding. While not the first blockchain based real estate startup, Property Coin (PCX) is in the midst of a security token offering that is claiming first… Read More

Real Estate Investment Platform EquityMultiple Gives up on Reg D 506c Highlighting Shortcomings in General Solicitation Rule

EquityMultiple, a real estate investment platform that caters to accredited investors has bagged general solicitation or accredited crowdfunding. No longer will EquityMultiple publicly promote its real estate offerings online and elsewhere. Previously, EquityMultiple has leveraged Reg D 506c – a new securities exemption created by… Read More

Emerald Metrics Signs Agreement with Tetracam for Cannabis Specific Tool as it Crowdfunds on SeedInvest with Side by Side Reg CF – Reg D Offer

Emerald Metrics has announced an exclusive agreement with Tetracam for the distribution of spectral imagers targeing the emerging Cannabis market. The partnership with Tetracam is said to allow Emerald to continue to help evolve the Tetracam cameras and build in Cannabis-specific firmware from Emerald Metrics…. Read More

BnkToTheFuture Files $30 Million Reg D with SEC

BnkToTheFuture has filed a Reg D 506c indicating its intent to raise $30 million. The recent filing, under the entity of BnkToTheFuture BFT SP – a Segregated Portfolio of BnkToTheFuture Capital SPC, with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) stated the first sale commenced on February… Read More

Stripe Files Reg D Indicating $38 Million Stock Issuance

Payments platform Stripe has filed a Reg D 506b with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing indicated the company has issued stock in the amount of $38.6 million during the first week of March. According to the document, 36 investors participated in the equity… Read More

CERES Coin Files to Raise $20 Million ICO for Blockchain based Cannabis Transaction Network

CERES Coin has filed a Form D with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to raise up to $20 million to launch a “Blockchain based transaction network for the legal Cannabis industry.” Ceres’ initial coin offering (ICO) seeks to provide a solution… Read More

Initial Coin Offerings: Is this How it Should’ve Been a Few Years Ago When US Securities Crowdfunding First Became Legalized?

    The very first initial coin offering (ICO) took place in June of 2013 when Mastercoin raised around $5 million in Bitcoin. That was the same year that Title II of the JOBS Act launched allowing general solicitation (SEC lingo for advertising) under Regulation… Read More

tZero Has Now Raised at Least $64 Million of its $250 Million ICO

tZero has filed an updated Form D  506c with the Securities and Exchange Commission. According to this most recent filing, tZero has now raised a minimum of $64,361,403. This is a base amount because the filing does not include what has been raised from investors outside… Read More

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