Tagged: ron miller

Prominent Group of Fintech Leaders Send Letter to SEC Chair Jay Clayton Demanding an Increase in Regulation Crowdfunding to $20 Million

In a letter forwarded to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton, a group of Fintech leaders demanded the Commission to increase Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) from the current $1.07 million max amount to $20 million – a substantial increase to current rules. The… Read More

StartEngine’s Self Crowdfunding Campaign is Live. Platform Valued at $65 Million

Equity crowdfunding platform StartEngine officially launched their self-crowdfunding round this past Friday. The securities offer seeks a maximum funding goal of $5 million using Reg A+. Both accredited and non-accredited investors may participate in the funding round. StartEngine, one of the larger full stack (Reg… Read More

StartEngine Announces Referral Contest: Winner to Receive Up to $40,000 in Cash & An Elio Car

StartEngine, one of the leading investment crowdfunding platforms in the U.S., announced the launch of its innovative investor referral competition, Refer And Earn. Starting today (September 27th), the first person to refer the most investors who join the website by December 31st will win a grand… Read More

The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Association Adds New Names to Board of Directors

The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Association (CFIRA) has updated its Board of Directors adding several new members.  The recently appointed individuals will begin a two year term on June 2nd. The new members include: Anthony Zeoli – Partner at Freeborn and Crowdfund Insider Senior Contributor Ron… Read More

StartEngine is Ready For Regulation Crowdfunding: Announces Approval from FINRA & SEC

With Title III of the JOBS Act finally going into effect on May 16th, StartEngine has announced it has received approval from FINRA and the SEC to operate a Reg CF funding portal. Title III crowdfunding will join the other two variants of investment crowdfunding, Title… Read More

“Growing Pains” as Elio Shares are Slow to Trade After Reg A+ Mini-IPO

As the very first equity crowdfunding offer to go through the process of issuing shares and then listing on a public exchange under Reg A+, Elio Motors was bound to encounter a few bumps along the way.  One of the challenges was the transfer process… Read More

Can Crowdfunding and Venture Capital Coexist?

  The democratization of startup funding promised by the JOBS Act has already begun, with a handful of Regulation A+ equity crowdfunding offerings already qualified by the SEC to raise capital and many others in the process of gaining qualification. Considering the early interest in… Read More

Elio Motors CEO: “Regulation A+ is How Wall Street Was Meant to Work”

On Thursday, Elio Motors founder and CEO, Paul Elio sat down with Cromwell Coulson, CEO of OTC Markets and Ron Miller of StartEngine to discuss the use of Regulation A+ and advancements in capital formation. Elio utilized the StartEngine equity crowdfunding platform to raise about $17 million… Read More

3 Misunderstandings Lawyers Have About Regulation A+

As equity crowdfunding under Regulation A+ continues to grow since its implementation in June 2015, it’s no surprise that there is a plethora of information about this new financial resource. Unfortunately, that info is not always accurate. From my experience, it’s not just investors or… Read More

Paul Elio of Elio Motors to Share Reg A+ Equity Crowdfunding Experience this Thursday

Elio Motors founder and CEO, Paul Elio, will be joining Cromwell Coulson, CEO of OTC Markets and Ron Miller of StartEngine, to “share the inside story” of using Regulation A+ to raise capital from investors online. Elio utilized the StartEngine equity crowdfunding platform to raise… Read More

5 Secrets of a Successful Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

With eight companies currently posted on our equity crowdfunding site representing more than $62 million in investor reservations from over 15,000 unique investors, our experience in the sector has given us a wealth of insight into what it takes to run a successful campaign. Here’s… Read More

First Mover: StartEngine Announces Intent to Conduct Title III Equity Crowdfunding Offers

Equity crowdfunding platform StartEngine has released a statement that it has commenced the regulatory process to become a Title III portal by registering with the SEC and FINRA.  StartEngine stated this was a “new era to lift up a diverse set of entrepreneurs” and it… Read More

Crowdfunding in 2016: Five Predictions

  With equity crowdfunding poised to take off in 2016 with the recent additions of Regulation A+ and the final rules of Title III, Reg CF, I have compiled a list of predictions for the coming year. The internet has facilitated profound efficiencies in many… Read More

StartEngine Secures $5.5 Million in Funding from Aubrey Chernick’s SE Agoura Investment

  Investment crowdfunding platform StartEngine has announced a significant investment from SE Agoura Investment LLC, a company associated with Aubrey Chernick who is also the founder of NextGen Crowdfunding. According to the announcement, the new capital will be used to boost awareness and grow the equity crowdfunding… Read More

Elio Motors Receives SEC Approval. Will Seek $25 Million in Regulation A+ Offering

In what is one of the largest equity crowdfunding rounds in the world, Elio Motors has received approval by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to seek $25 million in equity capital under the recently released Regulation A+ rules.. Elio, one of the very first… Read More

StartEngine Welcomes the Finalization of Title III Equity Crowdfunding Rules

On Friday, StartEngine announced its support for the finalized rules of JOBS Act’s Title III that allows non-accredited equity crowdfunding.  Startups and SMEs will soon be able to raise up to $1 million in equity funding. The SEC’s four commissioners voted 3-1 on Friday morning… Read More

State of Washington Addresses Reg A+, Tier 2 Filing Rules

In a somewhat controversial regulatory approach, the state of Washington, Department of Financial Institutions, has indicated its interest in requiring issuers to file with the state when utilizing Tier 2 of Regulation A+.  The new exemption which preempts State Blue-Sky law and raises the investor… Read More

TriFan 600 Takes Off as Crowdfunding Initiative Soars to $4 Million

In just two weeks, equity crowdfunders have reserved shares for more than $4 million through a StartEngine campaign to support development of an airplane with the speed, range, and comfort of a business jet and the ability to take off and land like a helicopter. XTI Aircraft… Read More

StartEngine & Elio Motors to Host Live Stream Event on September 9th to Discuss $30 Million Milestone

Elio Motors, one of the very first companies to leverage new Regulation A+ to “test the waters” and gage investor interest, will be sharing its experience tomorrow (September 9th) in a free Live Streamed event. Elio Motors listed its potential equity crowdfunding round on June… Read More

Wow. Almost $17 Million in Investor Interest Registered for Elio Motors on StartEngine

Elio Motors, one of the very first companies to take advantage of the new Regulation A+ rules, part of the JOBS Act, allowing possible issuers the option to “test the waters” prior to an offer, has captured almost $17 million in expressed investor interest in just… Read More