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Ryan Feit, CEO of SeedInvest, Updates on 2017 Progress & Crowdcube Partnership

SeedInvest is one of the most selective investment crowdfunding platforms in the US. Launched in 2012 by Ryan Feit and James Han when the JOBS Act of 2012 was signed into law, the two founders most likely had no idea how long it would take… Read More

SeedInvest – Crowdcube Partnership Announces Cross Border Investment Crowdfunding

Crowdcube, the UK’s largest equity crowdfunding platform, and US based SeedInvest have officially announced a formal arrangement to provide cross border investment crowdfunding. The deal was tipped a few days ago when Keen Home, an American company that is crowdfunding on SeedInvest – popped up… Read More

Update: Knightscope Becomes First Company To Surpass $10 Million on SeedInvest

Silicon Valley-based Knightscope has reportedly secured $10 million through its “mini-IPO” Reg A+ equity crowdfunding campaign on SeedInvest. The initiative was launched earlier this year and is seeking $20 million as part of its Series M efforts. It has now been dubbed the most successful campaign… Read More

Danger: Crowdfunding on the Wrong Platform Could Force You to Go Public

Some equity crowdfunding platforms are putting startups at serious risk.  Working with a platform that doesn’t structure your deal appropriately could jeopardize your ability to raise future capital or worse, force you to become a public reporting company. The emergence of equity crowdfunding is a… Read More

International Investors: Can US Crowdfunding Platforms Accept Foreign Money?

Some crowdfunding platforms are accepting money from international investors. First, to clarify, is is allowable under US regulations but there are caveats to the rules. In the US, there are three different securities exemptions where you can publicly promote your offerings online: Reg D (506c),… Read More

LAUNCH Festival Live Crowdfunding by SeedInvest: Was it Successful?

SeedInvest Announces Live Crowdfunding to take place at eMERGE Americas Several weeks back, Jason Calacanis held his annual LAUNCH Festival in San Francisco. As part of the event, live crowdfunding was added to the program for the first time. In February, SeedInvest had announced it… Read More

HelloMD’s Crowdfunding Offer on SeedInvest Receives $200,000 Boost from “Selections Fund”

HelloMD has received a significant boost from SeedInvest’s “Selections Fund”. HelloMD announced that is has received $200,000 from the Fund in addition to the already $900,000 committed to the crowdfunding offer on SeedInvest. HelloMD is a digital healthcare platform in the fast growing market of… Read More

SeedInvest Partners with Jason Calacanis with Live Investing at Launch Festival

SeedInvest, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, has revealed a new partnership with Jason Calacanis’ Launch Festival. Launch is said to be the largest startup event in the United States. Past headliners at Launch have included Mark Cuban, Paul Graham, Evan Williams, and Yves Behar. Calacanis is… Read More

SeedInvest CEO Ryan Feit: Issuers Using Reg CF will Raise Over $100 Million in 2017

  SeedInvest is one of the most prominent investment crowdfunding platforms in the US. A full stack funding platform, SeedInvest lists opportunities from issuers under Reg D (both 506c & 506b), Reg A+, and Reg CF.  The platform boasts a solid community of over 140,000… 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

SeedInvest Update: Interest is Growing in Crowdfunding but Improvements Will Help

At the Annual SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation SeedInvest, a prominent US based investment crowdfunding platform, delivered an update to the Commission and forum participants.  SeedInvest is a full stack investment crowdfunding platform. They work with issuers looking to raise capital under Reg… Read More

SEC Announces Agenda for Small Business Capital Formation Forum Scheduled for this Week

The SEC has had a busy week. First, the Commission held its first Fintech Forum, as suggested by Commissioner Piwowar, indicating its growing interest in financial technology disruption. This morning, SEC Chair Mary Jo White testified before the House Financial Services Committee regarding the SEC… Read More

SeedInvest Lists First Reg CF / Reg D Side-by-Side Crowdfunding Offer

SeedInvest has listed its first side-by-side crowdfunding offer using two different exemptions. SeedInvest has listed Wolfprint 3D, a company that has created a proprietary 3D scanning booth that works autonomously. The booth uses 6 high quality off-the-shelf cameras to create detailed and realistic 3D scans… Read More

SeedInvest Now Offers Automated Early Stage Investing

Investment crowdfunding platform SeedInvest is now making it super simple to create a highly diversified portfolio of early stage investments. In an email to site users, CEO and cofounder Ryan Feit explained the new feature; “We are excited to announce the launch of SeedInvest Automated Investing. We… Read More

SeedInvest Publishes Open Letter Requesting Feedback on “Crowd Note” in Push to Manage Reg CF Hurdles

Title III or Reg CF crowdfunding holds great potential to provide access to capital for smaller companies but also includes multiple shortcomings. The woefully small funding cap and the hobbled rules stapled on by regulators have created a securities exemption that is ok but could… Read More

SeedInvest Ryan Feit Discusses His Role in Passing the JOBS Act & Title III Rules (Video)

On Tuesday, SeedInvest CEO and co-founder, Ryan Feit sat down with Jason McCabe Calacanis on This Week in Startups to share details about his involvement in passing the JOBS Act and his work on the Title III rules (which went into effect on May 16th). The discussion’s… Read More

SeedInvest is Raising $7.5 Million in New Funding Round

In a filing with the SEC under Reg D 506(c), investment crowdfunding platform SeedInvest indicated its intent to raise $7.5 million in a new funding round. The date of the first sale was listed as May 18th with $5.125 million equity sold and $2.375 million… Read More

SeedInvest’s Ryan Feit on Title III of the JOBS Act: “Kickstarter With Equity Kicks in Today”

Ryan Feit, CEO of equity crowdfunding platform Seedinvest, has issued a letter about the new Title III of the JOBS Act rules, which just went into effect on Monday. Under the new rules, the general public may now invest in capital raising by start-up companies through crowdfunding…. 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

iDisclose Forms Multiple Partnerships with New Reg CF Platforms

If there is one industry in dire need of disruption it is the legal industry and iDisclose is leading the charge. The creation of Georgia Quinn (a Crowdfund Insider Senior Contributor) and Doug Ellenoff, the pair have set out to drive the cost of legal… Read More