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Republic First: Althea AirDrops Tokens Under Reg CF Exemption. No Payment Necessary

Republic is claiming a first. The crowdfunding platform is in the process of doing an Airdrop under Reg CF. Reg CF is a securities exemption where issuers may raise up to $1.07 million. Airdrops are used to disseminate digital assets which may be used to… Read More

Pocketful of Quarters Comments on SEC No-Action Letter Pertaining to Non Security Tokens

Quarters on Republic

Following the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) no-action letter for their blockchain based “Quarters” tokens made for the game industry, Pocketful of Quarters (PoQ) has issued a statement on the decision. Pocketful of Quarters was the concept of 13-year-old founder & Chairman, George B. Weiksner…. Read More

Republic Update: Over 80 Campaigns Funded + More than 3 Million Note Tokens Distributed

Mission-driven crowdfunding platform Republic has distributed a brief report on the company’s progress. Republic is an interesting Fintech platform that focuses on Reg CF but company is also deep into the crypto sector. An offshoot of AngelList and a sister platform of CoinList, Republic has… Read More

Republic Acquires Events & Community Platform SheWorx

In an email, investment crowdfunding platform Republic announced the acquisition of SheWorx an events and community platform that focuses on female entrepreneurs. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Republic is a mission-driven online capital formation platform. Management made the following statement: “At Republic, we’re… Read More

Association of Online Investment Platforms Issues Policy Paper Recommending Improvements to Crowdfunding Rules

The Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) has published a series of policy recommendations encouraging Congress to act and improve the online capital formation marketplace by fixing existing flaws in crowdfunding rules. The AOIP is a newer advocacy group formed in the last year. The… Read More

Republic’s Note Tokens Continues to “Test the Waters” as Reg A+ Filing is Pending

Republic, a crowdfunding and digital asset platform, launched one of the most interesting crypto offerings back in April. Republic announced the launch of Note digital tokens as a path to reward platform users who are engaged with their capital formation community. In just a few… Read More

The Securities and Exchange Commission Asks for Feedback on Ways to Harmonize Securities Exemptions

The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking comments on the current securities exemption structure. In a release yesterday, the SEC asked the public to provide feedback on “ways to simplify, harmonize, and improve the exempt offering framework to expand investment opportunities while maintaining appropriate investor… Read More

NASDAQ Listed Phunware Announces Duel Token Structure, One for Securities, Second for Medium of Exchange

Phunware, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHUN), a cloud platform for mobile that provides solutions and services for brands worldwide, has announced the introduction of the “Phun utility token”. Not too long ago, Phunware issued PhunCoin security tokens. Phunware sold part of the issuance using CoinList’s compliance services… Read More

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

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