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What’s in a SAFE? New Site Open Sourced by Republic Helps Investors Figure it Out

SAFEs or Simple Agreements for Future Equity are popular investment options for early stage startups that are not quite ready to peg a value on the company.  They are also commonly used on investment crowdfunding platforms. SAFEs typically represent an opportunity to purchase stock at… Read More

Balance Easily Closes Crowdfunding Round on Wefunder at Max $1.07 Million

Balance, an aggregator of cryptocurrency exchanges that will soon allow for users to buy and exchange digital currencies within a single app, cruised to the maximum allowed under Reg CF crowdfunding rules. Balance closed today having raised $1.07 million with the support of 1666 investors. … Read More

Investment Crowdfunding: Is a SAFE Safer than the SEC Thinks?

Not too long ago the SEC came out with an Investor Bulletin, emanating from the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, regarding the utilization of SAFEs as an investment vehicle on crowdfunding platforms. The SEC stated; “Some issuers have been offering a new type of… Read More

Republic Creates “Crowd SAFE” Investing Vehicle for Reg CF Issuers

Earlier this month Crowdfund Insider Contributor Robin Sosnow wrote about “Simple Agreements for Future Equity” (SAFEs) and how they were quickly becoming the investment vehicle of choice for Reg CF crowdfunding portals. In brief, SAFEs are similar to convertible debt except founders are not faced… 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

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