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SeedInvest Partners with Jason Calanis & LAUNCH Scale Live Crowdfunding

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

Security Token Launch Event: What’s Going on with Blockchain & Securities

Last week, the Security Token Academy held its second annual STO focused event in Manhattan. This year, attendance at the Security Token Industry Launch event increased dramatically as more financial services players are viewing securities on blockchain as a likely path for the future of… Read More

AOIP: New Association Launched to Help Guide Investment Crowdfunding Industry

Youngro Lee of NextSeed 3

Association of Online Investment Platforms Seeks to Boost Trust, Educate Investors & Help Businesses in Need of Funding The investment crowdfunding industry in the United States was launched following the signing of the JOBS Act of 2012. This bi-partisan legislation enabled online platforms to promote… Read More

Petition the SEC: Raise the Crowdfunding Limit to $20 Million

“small businesses are still shut out from equity crowdfunding due to the current regulatory constraints.” Recently, a group of prominent small business advocates and crowdfunding industry insiders sent a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton. The group, which included representatives of… Read More

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

Ryan Feit from SeedInvest: Crypto Securities Regulation 101

During the 2018 LendIt Fintech conference in San Francisco this week, SeedInvest CEO Ryan Feit delivered a presentation on the current state of securities regulations in regards to initial coin offerings (ICOs). Until recently, much of the ICO activity in the US was completed in… Read More

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

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