Tagged: richard swart

NextGen Crowdfunding: Title III, Reg CF Crowdfunding Exceeds $37 Million in Investments

NextGen Crowdfunding is out with some data on the status of Title III Regulation Crowdfunding or Reg CF. NextGen has a tracking application that follows all past and active Reg CF offers. According to their numbers, over $37 million has been raised since the securities… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Schedules Title III, Reg CF Anniversary Show

NextGen Crowdfunding, a platform that helps people explore new types of crowdfunding, has announced a webinar special celebrating the one year anniversary since Title III regulations took effect in May 2016. The webinar will take place today (May 16, 2017) at 1PM PT / 4PM ET…. Read More

Lyndsi Stevens Appointed General Manager of NextGen Crowdfunding

NextGen Crowdfunding, has appointed Lyndsi Stevens as General Manager. In her new role, Stevens will manage all day to day operations of the NextGen business. Stevens previously was Vice President of Marketing at NextGen. Stevens will take over the GM position from Joan Seavey who has… Read More

NextGen Reports on Reg A+ Market: Reviews Early Data on 131 Filings

A new report from NextGen Crowdfunding, authored by NextGen Chief Strategy Officer Richard Swart, reviews all Reg A+ filed since June 2015 up until June of 2016.  NextGen analyzed 131 companies that have taken advantage of updated rules established by the JOBS Act of 2012…. Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Hosts Live Stream on Basics of Investment Crowdfunding

NextGen Crowdfunding is hosting another live-stream event.  Today (August 10th) at 4PM ET or 1PM PT, Dr. Richard Swart, will be hosting a 2 part series that will help educate both investors in equity crowdfunding and companies that are considering using equity crowdfunding to raise… Read More

NextGen to Host Title III Celebration Series to Boost Awareness of Crowdfunding Rules

NextGen Crowdfunding announced this week that it will be holding a Title III Celebration Series that will include four online events in May and June that will build more awareness for the rules, which are going in effect on Monday (May 16th). Aubrey Chernick, founder… Read More

4th Annual Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Conference Returns to Computer History Museum in Mountain View

One of the longest ongoing crowdfunding events in this very young industry is taking place once again in the heart of Silicon Valley. The 4th Annual Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Conference returns to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View on March 3rd & 4th this… Read More

Data Reveals: Rewards Crowdfunding is the New Seed-Funding

Data provided by TheCrowdfundingCentre asserts that crowdfunding is the vehicle driving an “unprecedented” global wave of innovation.  In a report entitled, “2016: State of the Crowdfunding Nation”, the authors state that rewards based crowdfunding is providing much needed seed funding for smaller firms thus generating… Read More

Crowdfunding Counselor Sam Guzik, A Voice Galvanizing & Advocating for the Crowd

“I do not recycle or repackage the ideas of others.  I try to focus instead on broader JOBS Act issues and events which have thus far gone unnoticed – or barely noticed – and which require further thought, analysis and hopefully, action, by louder and… Read More

Dr. Richard Swart & Sam Guzik to Present in Webcast Series on Title III Equity Crowdfunding

In the wake of final rules of Title III of the JOBS Act, Dr. Richard Swart and Sam Guzik on the rules that allow retail equity crowdfunding. The presentations is organized by NextGen Crowdfunding and is part of a broader online series initiative entitled: “Crowdfunding… Read More

Brief: NextGen Crowdfunding Appoints Dr. Richard Swart As Chief Strategy Officer

On Friday, NextGen Crowdfunding announced the appointment of Dr. Richard Swart as its new Chief Strategy Officer. Aubrey Chernick, founder of NextGen Crowdfunding, stated: “With equity crowdfunding becoming available to everyday, un-accredited investors through Reg A+, and probably Title III in 2016, the timing of… Read More

AltFi & Richard Swart Collaborate to Tackle Global Regulatory Environment of New Finance

The regulatory environment is evolving around the world as it adapts to the burgeoning field of internet finance. Eventually, all financial transactions will occur online, yet most national regulators are structured to manage a bricks and mortar world.  AltFi, based in the UK, and Dr…. Read More

Dr. Richard Swart: Every Month More Businesses Close Than Are Created. Disruptive Finance Can Help

The Roosevelt Institute is publishing a series of policy papers tackling the trends and challenges that will sculpt our economy over the coming decades. Roosevelt notes that too frequently reactionary politicians take short term policy approaches to issues that require a more thoughtful, long term… Read More

Crowdfunding Professional Association Announces Expanded Board of Directors, New Leadership

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) has announced an expanded Board of Directors going from 3 members to 13 and appointed new officers. Joining current board members Brian Korn, Scott McIntyre and Thell Woods as CfPA Directors are Joe Bartlett, Jordan Fishfeld, Sam Guzik, Alon Hillel-Tuch, John Mueller, Rodney… Read More

UC Berkeley Announces CrowdBerkeley to Understand the Crowdfunding Revolution

UC Berkeley has announced a new entity in ‘CrowdBerkeley’, a partnership focused on teaching and learning about the power of crowdfunding.  Berkeley states that crowdfunding is changing the future of finance by fostering the exchange of capital through new technology channels and by providing a… Read More

Crowdfunding and Global Challenges

    I recently published a report with Mary Milner addressing how crowdfunding models can be used to address global challenges across multi-national networks.   What is fascinating is how rapidly the nature of conversations about crowdfunding is changing among top policy makers, corporate leaders and… Read More

JOBS Act State of the Union: What’s Become of Regulation A+ and Crowdfunding?

To borrow a line from SEC Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher, quoting from the fight song of his alma mata, Georgetown University:  Oh How Long It’s Been! As we approach the three year anniversary of the signing into law of the JOBS Act of 2012 it… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Will Top $2.5 Billion in 2015 as Sector Takes Off

One of the fastest segments of crowdfunding is the real estate sector. A perfect marriage of asset class with the convenience of online investing, real estate crowdfunding will completely alter the real estate finance industry.  Previously only an elite group of institutions and family offices… Read More