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Reg CF 3 Year Anniversary: Republic Reports on Progress & Change as a Leading Crowdfunding Platform

Regulation Crowdfunding, commonly called Reg CF, celebrates a birthday today. On May 16, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) allowed issuers to use the securities exemption to raise capital online from both FINRA approved “funding portals” as well as broker-dealers. Part of the JOBS… Read More

Republic: Sapient Easily Hits Reg CF Max Raise of $1.07 Million without any Reg D Participation

Eco-focused company Sapient has quickly closed their crowdfunding round on Republic. According to the campaign page, Sapient hit the Reg CF ceiling raising $1.07 million from 1917 retail investors.  As we understand it, Sapient raised the money without any Reg D participation. For issuers using… Read More

Blockchain Asset Exchange Totle Secures $146K+ on Republic Capital Campaign

Totle, a crypto focused startup, just closed its Republic capital raise with $146,577, overfunding by 586%, but falling short of its ultimate $1,070,000 goal. Described as the “Kayak” of crypto, Totle provides a single API to access the leading decentralized exchanges and decentralized exchange protocols. Totle said… Read More

Republic Quickly Distributes Note Tokens, Seeks to Issue Under Reg A+ with Holders Possibly Earning Income in the Future

Online investment platform Republic revealed last week that Note, a security token which may be issued under the Reg A+ exemption, has already granted 1.8 Note tokens.  The Note tokens concept was first revealed in March when it was reported that Republic had acquired RenGen… Read More

Republic Reports 1,800,000 Note Tokens Have Been Granted

In less than one week, Republic, a crypto issuance and investment crowdfunding platform, has reportedly distributed over 1.8 million Note digital tokens. Note tokens were first revealed in March when it was revealed that Republic had acquired RenGen Labs (previously dba as SaftLaunch), Republic’s Note… Read More

Republic Commences Sign Up for Digital Asset “Note,” May Issue Under Reg A+ Rules

Investment crowdfunding platform Republic has kicked off the forthcoming distribution of the digital token “Note.” The issuance of the digital asset was foreshadowed by Republic’s acquisition of RenGen Labs, a private equity platform that has operated in the initial coin offering-security token offering sector of… Read More

Republic Acquires RenGen Labs Token and Private Equity Platform

Republic, a Reg CF securities issuance platform, has acquired RenGen Labs a private equity platform that has operated in the initial coin offering/security token offering sector. RenGen was previously operating as SaftLaunch but rebranded in April 2018. At that time, the company indicated its interest… Read More

Association for Online Investment Platforms & SBECouncil Visit US House & Senate plus SEC to Discuss Improvements to Crowdfunding Rules

The newly formed Association for Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) visited Washington, DC last week to discuss improvements for access to capital for small business and better opportunities for smaller investors. The trip was organized in partnership with the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBECouncil) –… Read More

Kayak of Crypto Totle Crowdfunds on Republic

Totle, a crypto focused startup, is raising capital on Republic – a traditional and digital asset crowdfunding platform. Totle is described as the “Kayak” of crypto as it provides a single API to access the leading decentralized exchanges and decentralized exchange protocols. Republic prides itself… Read More

SaaS Platform Balloonr Named Season Two Winner of Meet the Drapers

Crowdfunding platform Republic announced on Thursday that SaaS platform, Baloonr, was named the winner of the second season of Meet the Drapers, which is a crowdfunding TV series that allows “regular” people to become investors.  Meet the Drapers is described as a reality TV show… Read More

PhunCoin, a Subsidiary of Phunware, is Selling their Security Token on Republic Crypto

PhunCoin is a security token being issued by a subsidiary of Phunware (NASDAQ: PHUN). Beyond being a publicly traded security (December 2018), Phunware is an interesting company. Phunware is described as a “fully integrated enterprise software platform for mobile that provides companies the products, solutions,… Read More

Nespresso for Water: After $10.6 Million Seed Round, Germany based Mitte Crowdfunds on Republic

Mitte, a new spin in the home beverage space that is like a Nespresso product but for water, is crowdfunding on Republic. The Berlin-based company is raising debt capital using a “Crowd SDA” [Crowd Simple Debt Agreement] seeking up to $100,000. Mitte previously ran rewards/e-commerce campaigns that have yet to… Read More

Republic’s GC Comments on SEC Enforcement Action Against Two ICOs: “Industry Participants Should Study this Settlement Closely”

Earlier today, CI reported on the first enforcement actions taken by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pertaining to post-DAO initial coin offerings (ICOs). The case is precedent setting and sets a clear path for enforcement officials to proceed with other ICO issuers who raised… Read More

Reg CF Crowdfunding Activity Jumps in September

StartEngine has published their tally of Reg CF crowdfunding campaigns for the month of September. According to their numbers published on their StartEngine Index, September showed a solid increase in total raised on active CF funding portals. StartEngine reports that $8.7 million was raised under… Read More

Republic Lists Two Crypto Startups: Nori and Quarters

Quarters on Republic

SEC regulated crowdfunding platform Republic, has listed two “high promise” cryptocurrency startups to its investment offerings. Nori and Quarters are raising capital on Republic Crypto – a token pre-sale platform for everyone to participate in “Legal Token Distributions” aimed to democratize blockchain investing. Quarters is a… Read More

AOIP: New Association Launched to Help Guide Investment Crowdfunding Industry

Youngro Lee of NextSeed 3

Association of Online Investment Platforms Seeks to Boost Trust, Educate Investors & Help Businesses in Need of Funding The investment crowdfunding industry in the United States was launched following the signing of the JOBS Act of 2012. This bi-partisan legislation enabled online platforms to promote… Read More

Republic is Going to Tokenize Itself & Sell the Security on its Platform

Republic, a Reg CF crowdfunding platform that is an offshoot of AngelList, recently visited with Fortune to talk about its services and expectations for the near future. During the discussion with Republic CEO and co-founder Kendrick Nguyen, he indicated that Republic will be issuing its… Read More

US District Court Rules RECoin ICO May be Considered a Security, Crypto Industry Responds [u]

This past February, RECoin initial coin offering (ICO) Creator Maksim Zaslavskiy filed a motion to dismiss pertaining to a lawsuit brought against him by the federal government and his allegedly fraudulent offering. Zaslavskiy, via his attorney, argued in US District Court that tokens are not securities and… Read More

Seedrs Teams with Republic in Significant Cross Atlantic Crowdfunding Partnership

Seedrs, a leading European investment crowdfunding platform, has formed a partnership with US based investment platform Republic. The details of the arrangement have just been revealed but rumors of a pending arrangement have percolated for months. This is not the first UK / US pan-Atlantic… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Republic is Now Two Years Old

Last week, Republic – a Reg CF crowdfunding platform founded by AngelList veterans – announced that it was celebrating its second birthday. How time flies. Republic announced its intent to enter crowdfunding sector as a FINRA regulated funding portal back in 2016 – the same… Read More

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