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Backed by Tim Draper, Tony Robbins & Pitbull, GRIT BXING Quickly Tops Minimum Funding Goal on Republic

If spinning or standard cross-fit classes are too tame for you, a startup providing fitness boxing may be just what you need. Grit Bxing is an early-stage firm that has already received the backing of multiple high-profile investors, according to the company. Names like Tim… Read More

SEC Small Business Advocate to Host Virtual Coffee Breaks. First Meeting to Include NextSeed, Republic and Honeycomb Credit

Earlier this week the SEC Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation announced a series of  “virtual coffee breaks” to engage with the public to discuss updates, trends, and perspectives on how COVID-19 is impacting raising capital. The very first virtual gather is… Read More

In Final Hours of Reg CF Offering, Rocket Dollar Tops $400,000 on Republic

Rocket Dollar is nearing the end of a securities offering on Republic and with less than 2 days in the offering, the Fintech has topped $400,000 on the crowdfunding platform. Rocket Dollar is a Fintech that helps to match investors with alternative finance offerings. The… Read More

The Association of Online Investment Platforms Responds to SEC’s Proposed Changes to the Exempt Offering Framework

On March 4th the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a proposal to amend multiple securities exemptions. If enacted, the proposed amendments would be the largest changes to securities law since the passage of the JOBS Act, and will strengthen the small business and startup… Read More

While Most Markets Struggle, Reg CF Shows Resilience in Early Days of COVID-19 Pandemic

Global stock markets are tanking erasing hard in gains from the past 3 years while governments around the world struggle to keep economies moving forward during the Coronavirus pandemic reality. While COVID-19 is rattling markets everywhere, at least one, Reg CF, has shown signs of… Read More

Emails Fill the Inbox as Fintechs Assure Customers that its Business as Usual (Pretty Much)

After less than a week of COVID-19 fueled lockdown, it seems like the world has been turned upside down as a new reality has set in due to “social distancing” and “shelter in place” demands. In the US, the National Guard is not yet patrolling… Read More

Comment Period Ends on Proposal to Update the Definition of an Accredited Investor. So Who Said What?

Towards the end of 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed an update to the definition of an accredited investor. The rule change is part of a broader “concept release” that the SEC has issued to review the exempt offering ecosystem and how this… Read More

Compound: Reach Lists First Real Estate Offering on Republic, Plans for More

Compound: Reach is an App-based real estate investment platform. The company is “re-imagining” the way people invest in real estate by enabling everybody to “participate in the growth and prosperity of the cities and neighborhoods they are helping to build.” The company currently lists several… Read More

Soar Robotics Rockets to Funding Cap on Republic

Soar Robotics has hit its funding cap on Republic, according to the offering page. The AI boosted drone company has raised $1.07 million (the funding cap under Reg CF) from 4,376 investors. Backers of this company receive a “CrowdSafe” with a 20% discount. The pre-money… Read More

Republic CEO Kendrick Nguyen: “I am more excited about the potential of private investing for the crowd than 4 years ago”

Republic, an investment crowdfunding platform that is an offshoot of AngelList and affiliated with digital asset issuance platform CoinList, is one of the leading sites in the US providing access to equity capital for early-stage firms. It is also democratizing investment opportunities by allowing non-accredited… Read More

DNA Extraction Kit Genobank.io Is Now Seeking Funding on Republic

Incognito and encrypted DNA extraction kit brand, Genobank.io, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Republic. The company successfully raised its minimum $100,000 funding target. Founded in 2014, Genobank.io’s kits notably enable users to establish ownership & control of their genomic data using a decentralized blockchain-based… Read More

Alex Wang: Ember Fund CEO Explains how his Company Intends to Make Cryptocurrency Investment Opportunities More Accessible

Ember Fund is a company that aims to fundamentally change the way people make investments in digital assets. The firm has created a technology solution that allows people to easily buy into a managed portfolio of digital currencies. The Ember Fund team intends to bring… Read More

Republic, a Funding Portal and Investment Community, Provides End of the Year Update

Republic, a leading Reg CF funding portal and investment community, has circulated an email providing some end of year perspective. In the three years of operation, Republic has captured over 400,000 people in their community. Now that does not mean these are all investors but… Read More

Sharedrop! Republic Enables First Ever Private Equity Incentive Program: by Banking App Linen

Republic, an investment marketplace offering both traditional securities or more esoteric digital offerings, is powering the “first-ever legally compliant free private equity incentive program or “Sharedrop,” as it is being called. Obviously, the name takes a cue from the widely utilized airdrop feature during the… Read More

Invest Like a Crypto Hedgie: Ember Fund Raises Money on Republic

Ember Fund, an app that promises to enable users to invest in a managed crypto portfolio – just like a hedge fund, is raising money on Republic. Ember Fund claims to be the first app to provide this type of service while providing a secure… Read More

Republic Shares Winners of the SheWorx Equity Crowdfunding Challenge

Republic, a leading investment crowdfunding platform, has revealed the winners of the inaugural “SheWorx Equity Crowdfunding Challenge.” SheWorx was acquired by Republic earlier this year. SheWorx is a global platform empowering 20,000+ female entrepreneurs to launch successful companies. Republic, which is an impact-driven platform, notes… Read More

Marketplace Lending Platform for Income Share Agreements Avenify Raises Money on Republic

A new spin on solving the student loan enigma is crowdfunding on Republic. Avenify is offering a Crowdsafe at a valuation cap of $4 million with a 20% discount triggered by a future event. Avenify has already raised $68,382 from over 300 investors. The company… Read More

Republic Report: 5 Startups Hit $1 Million Funding Cap under Reg CF Following Note Token Launch

Republic, a mission-driven investment crowdfunding and tokenization platform, is out with a note that five startups have hit $1 million in funding since the launch of their Note token program. “This is an important milestone in Republic’s history,” commented Shrina Kurani, Vice President of Business… Read More

Republic Adds More Perks to its Note Token, Still No Qualification on Reg A+

Republic launched its Note token earlier this year. In July, Republic shared that over 3 million of the digital assets have been distributed since it was revealed. This week, Republic revealed more “rewards” affiliated with Note as well as more ways to earn the token…. Read More

An Issuers Point of View: Comments on Reg CF & the SEC’s Concept Release

The deadline for comments on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s “concept release” on regulatory harmonization was yesterday. But even while the official deadline hit on September 24th, we expect that more comment letters from interested parties will be trickling in over the next few days… Read More

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