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Perspective: There are Two Sides to the Initial Coin Offering Debate

On Friday, Crowdfund Insider ran a story entitled “ICOs are Securities: Token Based Offerings Poised for a Rude Awakening as US Regulators May Soon Act”. Raising funds through the sale of digital tokens (commonly known as initial coin offerings or “ICOs”) has garnered tremendous attention… Read More

A Million Bucks Crowdfunding… Not Enough?

  Overcoming Equity Crowdfunding’s $1 Million Maximum Annual Capital Raise Amount Raising Startup Capital through Side-by-Side Equity Crowdfunding (Reg CF) and Regulation D Offerings With the JOBS Act’s advent in 2012, equity crowdfunding was born. The JOBS Act was designed to revolutionize the way businesses… Read More

Crowdfunding Under The Next President! Will The Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Or Bernie Sanders Administrations Support Crowdfunding?

Political campaigns may have a symbiotic relationship to crowdfunding. In a sense, politicians have been crowdfunding political donations for years, even before the term was generally known. Since then, many have used actual internet-based crowdfunding campaigns in their fundraising. President Barak Obama has high hopes… Read More

SAFEs: The Investment Vehicle of Choice for Reg CF Issuers?

  Exploring the emerging role of SAFEs or Simple Agreement for Future Equity in Reg CF offerings.   Examining SAFEs pros and cons to founders and financiers investing in seed stage companies. You’ve started a new business, established your team, and you’ve self-funded all of… Read More

Crowdfunding is Crowdfunding to a Crowd: But Any Other Name Would Work As Well

Exploring the dynamics of equity crowdfunding and provoking thought about what crowdfunding means to you.  Crowdfunding has always existed, and will continue to exist, as long as there are people and scarcity of resources. People have pooled and transferred resources for the benefit of another,… Read More

Reg A+: A Successful First Year Despite Regulatory Ambiguities 

The “democratization of investment” in historically closed industries have been the buzzwords of choice since the JOBS Act was signed into to law in 2012. But only since March 25, 2015, when the SEC voted to adopt the proposed rules implementing Title IV, was access… Read More

iFunding Sued. Real Estate Crowdfunding Company Calls Lawsuit Baseless

iFunding, one of the earlier entrants into the real estate crowdfunding sector, has started the New Year on a bit of a sour note. In an article published in the Real Deal (TRD), it was revealed that iFunding had been sued this past December by… Read More

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