Tagged: regulation d

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

Crowdfunding Platform StartEngine will Enter Initial Coin Offering Space

StartEngine Hops Aboard the ICO Freight Train. StartEngine is one of the more active investment crowdfunding platforms in the United States. A full stack crowdfunding platform, StartEngine offers securities under Reg CF, Reg A+ and Reg D (506c). StartEngine seeks to cater to early stage… Read More

Don’t Panic! US Securities Exemptions for Initial Coin Offerings

So you were ready to do an initial coin offering (ICO), and then the Securities Exchange Commission released an investigative report concluding that DAO tokens were securities.  Seasoned securities attorneys have always known that token sales could implicate securities laws if the tokens were treated… Read More

The SEC Really Does Not Know How Much is Being Raised Under Reg D

Regulation D, or Reg D as everyone calls it, is probably the most powerful capital raising exemption in the US. Just about every single successful early stage company has leveraged Reg D in its various iterations. In 2013, the SEC enacted final rules for Title… Read More

Final Judgement Document on Ascenergy Crowdfunding Fraud

Some times the wheels of justice move slowly. And sometimes the documentation associated with these wheels lag as well. File this one under recently discovered. The Securities and Exchange Commission released, this past June, the Agreed Final Judgement regarding the case of the Ascenergy crowdfunding… Read More

Remember Ravean? The Company is Now Equity Crowdfunding on SeedInvest

Ravean was a pretty popular pre-sale campaign on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. The company created fashionable clothing, most notably their heated down jackets. One of the Ravean campaigns raised $1.3 million back in 2015 and the company has continued to use rewards based platforms as a… Read More

Via Folio Helps Alternative Investing Platforms Manage Funds & Investors

Via Folio is out with a statement on their services that help non-traditional issuers manage both assets and investors. Via Folio provides a vital bridge between issuers in newer securities like Regulation A+, as created by the JOBS Act. Reg A+ has seen growing utilization… Read More

Fig Delivers: First Returns Distributed to Investors in Unique Game Focused Crowdfunding Platform

Fig, a unique investment crowdfunding platform that provides returns to investors that back video game projects, has announced that it has delivered “first ever” investment returns to backers.  According to Fig, accredited investors (under Title II of the JOBS Act or Reg D 506c) who… Read More

SEC Publishes Report on Access to Capital & Market Liquidity

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Economic Risk Analysis (DERA), has just published a report addressing the issue of access to capital as well as market liquidity. DERA, the research arm of the SEC, was enlisted by Congress to report on the impact… Read More

Protocol Labs Raises $52 Million in Filecoin “Advisor Sale” ICO, Public Offering is Available Now on CoinList

CoinList is an ICO Platform Backed by AngelList Protocal Labs is reporting it has raised $52 million in an “Advisor Sale” of its Filecoin token. The Initial Coin Offering is (ICO) is live now and open for investment by accredited investors. Protocol Labs was founded in… Read More

CoinList Attempting to Standardize & Self-Regulate ICOs

CoinList, founded as a partnership between Angel List and Protocol Labs, is quietly trying to standardize initial coin offerings (ICOs) by self-imposing similar restrictions as the SEC imposes on companies that conduct certain private offerings under Regulation D. The Growing ICO Market ICOs have been… Read More

Storm Sondors Files Two Reg A+ Offers: One for Electric Cars, One for Electric Bikes

Storm Sondors, the founder of the Sondors eBike company that has ridden to success on rewards based funding platforms, has filed to Form 1-As with the SEC.  Each filing represents a different crowdfunding offer. The first offer, which was initially messaged during Sondor’s Electric Car… Read More

Crowdfunding Portal for Cannabis Fundanna Files to Raise $2 Million

Fundanna, part of TrueCrowd, has filed a Reg D (506c) with the SEC indicating its intent to raise up to $2 million in a SAFE with revenue participation.  Investors may participate starting at $2500. This is the initial filing with the first sale yet to… Read More

International Investors: Can US Crowdfunding Platforms Accept Foreign Money?

Some crowdfunding platforms are accepting money from international investors. First, to clarify, is is allowable under US regulations but there are caveats to the rules. In the US, there are three different securities exemptions where you can publicly promote your offerings online: Reg D (506c),… Read More

HelloMD’s Crowdfunding Offer on SeedInvest Receives $200,000 Boost from “Selections Fund”

HelloMD has received a significant boost from SeedInvest’s “Selections Fund”. HelloMD announced that is has received $200,000 from the Fund in addition to the already $900,000 committed to the crowdfunding offer on SeedInvest. HelloMD is a digital healthcare platform in the fast growing market of… Read More

Sondors Electric Car Lists Reg D Offer to Raise $20 Million on StartEngine

Sondors Electric Car Company has listed another crowdfunding campaign on StartEngine – this time targeting accredited investors under Reg D 506c (Title II of the JOBS Act). Previously, Sondors raised $1 million under Reg CF rules. Under Reg CF, issuing firms have the ability to… Read More