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SeedInvest, Circle Launch Community Pitch Competition

Ryan Feit on Mad Money

In recognition of the 10-year anniversary of the signing of the JOBS Act of 2012 – the legislation that legalized online capital formation, SeedInvest and parent company Circle have announced a Community Pitch Competition. The goal is to provide access to capital, networking, and business-building… Read More

JOBS Act of 2012: Ten Years of Legalized Investment Crowdfunding

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  The JOBS Act of 2012 was signed into law by President Barack Obama ten years ago today, on April 5, 2012. In a rare moment of bipartisanship, Republicans and Democrats joined together to help private firms raise much-needed growth capital via online securities offerings…. Read More

Circle, Owner of SeedInvest, Invests $10.5 Million in Crowdcube in Move to Expand Securities Crowdfunding

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Circle, a digital asset firm that is a top stablecoin issuer and owner of investment platform SeedInvest, has invested $10.5 million in Crowdcube. The total funding round was $13.5 million. Circle’s investment in Crowdcube was made via USD Coin (USDC) – a dollar-based stablecoin. The percentage… Read More

The Five Biggest Crowdfunding Stories of 2020

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Online capital formation has emerged as an effective path for private companies to raise much-needed growth capital fueling innovation and creating jobs. Once the realm of VCs and angel investors only, investment crowdfunding now enables retail investors to access promising young firms at an early… Read More

Report Touts Landmark Regulatory Changes Impacting Private Markets While Providing Insight into Operations of SeedInvest

Ryan Feit LendIt Europe

FT Partners, the leading Fintech focused investment bank in the US, has posted a presentation that covers the investment crowdfunding sector while incorporating a Q&A with SeedInvest founder and CEO Ryan Feit. SeedInvest is also a FINRA regulated broker-dealer and has been approved for an… Read More

A Major Turning Point for Private Capital Markets in America

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Today marked a major turning point for the private capital markets in America.  While most of the country is squarely focused on the election, the SEC quietly passed dramatic improvements to securities laws for startups, small businesses and investors everywhere.  The SEC’s actions today signified,… Read More

Association of Online Investment Platforms Ask SEC to Immediately Boost Reg CF Cap to Help Alleviate Challenges of COVID-19

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In a public statement, the Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to move quickly and to improve the regulatory environment to support small businesses during the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Addressed to SEC Chairman Jay Clayton, and… Read More

Crowdfunding Boom: SeedInvest Experiences an Increase in Investment Activity During COVID-19

Ryan Feit at LendIt Fintech 2018

SeedInvest is a leading investment crowdfunding platform in the US that lists securities under the full stack of securities exemptions including Reg CF, Reg D, and Reg A+. More than $200 million has been invested via the crowdfunding platform. SeedInvest has long touted its selectivity… Read More

NowRX Raised $20 Million on SeedInvest Making it the Largest Crowdfunded Offering on the Platform Ever

Cary Breese NowRx

NowRX, a great business for the current COVID-19 infused world, raised $20 Million in Series B funding via securities listed on SeedInvest. The $20 million securities offering is the largest raise ever for SeedInvest, according to a note from NowRX. The securities are being issued… Read More

SeedInvest: It is imperative that the SEC increase the annual offering limit on Reg CF to $5 million

Ryan Feit LendIt Europe

SeedInvest, a leading investment crowdfunding platform operating in the US, recently published a letter addressed to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), an agency that is in the midst of a regulatory review regarding the exempt offering ecosystm. The SEC has proposed multiple rule changes… Read More

SEC Small Business Committee Tells Commission to Raise Reg CF Cap, Reg A+ Too

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In May, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee met to discuss pending decisions by the SEC regarding an update to the exempt offering ecosystem. The SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee was established by the SEC Small Business… Read More

Creator of Flippy the Robotic Chef, Miso Robotics Looks to Raise $30 Million on SeedInvest

Miso Robotics Flippy

  Miso Robotics is raising money on SeedInvest in a Series C crowdfunding round following the qualification of a Reg A+ offering. While you may not know Miso Robotics name immediately you may have encountered (or seen on TV) Flippy the “AI-enabled robotic kitchen assistant.”… Read More

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

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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

Huge Win: AOIP Members Comment on SEC Proposal to Improve Capital Formation

AOIP Members in Washington DC at the Capitol

This week the Securities and Exchange Commission released a proposal to amend multiple securities exemptions. The proposed amendments to the exemption ecosystem may dramatically impact online capital formation for the better. These changes could make it easier for firms to raise money online while helping… Read More

SeedInvest Hammers on Definition of an Accredited Investor: “the current accredited investor definition is severely misguided and needs to change”

Ryan Feit LendIt Europe

SeedInvest, one of the largest investment crowdfunding platforms in the US, has posted a comment letter pertaining to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) concept release on regulatory harmonization. The comment letter is expected to be “one of multiple” letters with this first one addressing… Read More

Association of Online Investment Platforms Visits Capitol Hill to Discuss Crowdfunding Exemptions & More with House & Senate Staffers

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The Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) visited both House and Senate staffers last week, along with a meeting at the US Department of Treasury. The goal of the trip was to review the status of current crowdfunding exemptions and what must be done to… Read More

Association of Online Investment Platforms Issues Policy Paper Recommending Improvements to Crowdfunding Rules

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The Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) has published a series of policy recommendations encouraging Congress to act and improve the online capital formation marketplace by fixing existing flaws in crowdfunding rules. The AOIP is a newer advocacy group formed in the last year. The… Read More

Big News: Leading Crowdfunding Platform SeedInvest Receives ATS Approval From FINRA, will Add Secondary Trading for Private Securities

Ryan Feit LendIt Europe

SeedInvest, one of the leading US-based investment crowdfunding platforms, has received regulatory approval from FINRA to operate a secondary marketplace for securities via an alternative trading system (ATS). SeedInvest is the first traditional crowdfunding platform to receive an ATS license. Providing liquidity for private securities… Read More

SeedInvest Plans Secondary Market & International Expansion

Ryan Feit on Mad Money

SeedInvest, an online capital formation platform that claims over 250,000 registered investors (50,000 accredited), is planning a significant expansion. SeedInvest is a full stack crowdfunding platform leveraging all three securities exemptions to raise capital online from seed stage an up. In the fall of 2018,… Read More

SeedInvest Partners with Jason Calanis & LAUNCH Scale Live Crowdfunding

Jason Calacanis

Jason Calacanis is offering live crowdfunding once again – this time during LAUCH Scale in San Francisco this week. Calacanis partnered with investment crowdfunding platform SeedInvest to help match investors to the early stage firms. The event took place yesterday (Thursday, October 11, 2018) with… Read More

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