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SeedInvest Recognized in Inc. 5000 as Fast Growing Financial Service

Investment crowdfunding platform SeedInvest has earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list as the 4th fastest growing financial services firm in the US. Coming in at number 117 overall, being recognized in the top 10 in financial services is an impressive accomplishment for the… 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

EnergyFunders Lists Side by Side Offer on SeedInvest

  EnergyFunders, a crowdfunding platform in the oil and gas sector, is raising capital on SeedInvest. The company has listed a side by side Reg CF – Reg D offering (accredited only) so the firm can raise beyond the CF cap. Under Reg CF, EnergyFunders… Read More

In June, Businesses Raised Over $6.5 Million via Reg CF

Reg CF is the smallest segment of the crowdfunding industry but it is also the securities exemption that was designed to cater to the smallest of businesses. Signed into law in 2012, Reg CF became actionable in May of 2016 and since that time has… Read More

Dash Labs is the Newest Cross Border UK – US offering on Crowdcube & SeedInvest

Dash Labs, a company that claims to make any car smart, is the most recent cross border offering listed on two separate crowdfunding platforms. Dash is currently seeking a raise of $4 million (min $750,000) at a pre-money valuation of $13.5 million. The offering is… Read More

SeedInvest Publishes Report on Investor Returns, Delivers IRR of 17.4%

SeedInvest, one of the largest investment crowdfunding platforms in the US, has released a performance report on investor returns. SeedInvest has been in operation since 2013 following the creation of accredited crowdfunding under Title II of the JOBS Act (Reg D 506c). Since that date,… Read More

This One County Has Launched More Reg CF Crowdfunding Campaigns than Any Other in the US

StartEngine posts a weekly blog update regarding the state of Reg CF (or Regulation Crowdfunding).  This is the smallest of the three crowdfunding exemptions and allows companies to raise up to $1.07 million. While the industry is still maturing, and expectations are for Congress to… Read More

SeedInvest’s Biggest Raise: Knightscope Crowdfunds $20 Million

In 2017, Knightscope, a robotics firm, raised $20 million on equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest – their largest crowdfunding round to date.  Knightscope raised capital using Reg A+, an upated securities exemption that allows companies to raise up to $50 million from both accredited and non-accredited individuals…. Read More

Side by Side & Transatlantic: Splash Wines Simultaneously Crowdfunds on SeedInvest & Crowdcube

Splash Wines is a US based direct to consumer wine marketing company. Last month, CI did a write up on the company and its Series A crowdfunding round on SeedInvest. Today, we are noting that Splash Wines is also raising capital on Crowdcube – one of the… Read More

Profitable for 30 Straight Months, Splash Wines Crowdfunds on SeedInvest

Splash Wines, family-run direct-to-consumer wine marketing company, recently announced that first quarter 2018 profits increased by 139% over the same period in 2017. While still small, profits jumped from $19,854 to $47,033 on revenues of $2.1 million. Splash also said it beat its expectations for… 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

DSTLD Closes Second Reg A+ Crowdfunding Round at $3.1 Million

Fashion shop DSTLD closed its second crowdfunding round on SeedInvest this past weekend. According to the campaign page, DSTLD raised $3.1 million from 1783 investors. Pre-money valuation was pegged at $30 million. Individual investors received preferred equity if they decided to back the direct to… Read More

Emerald Metrics Signs Agreement with Tetracam for Cannabis Specific Tool as it Crowdfunds on SeedInvest with Side by Side Reg CF – Reg D Offer

Emerald Metrics has announced an exclusive agreement with Tetracam for the distribution of spectral imagers targeing the emerging Cannabis market. The partnership with Tetracam is said to allow Emerald to continue to help evolve the Tetracam cameras and build in Cannabis-specific firmware from Emerald Metrics…. Read More

DSTLD $2M+ SeedInvest Series A-2 Round: Hugging Curves in All the Right Places

DSTLD, a company seeking to disrupt the $200 billion fast fashion market with fairly priced, direct-to-consumer premium clothing (such as jeans), has exceeded $2M on its SeedInvest Series A-2 round. Nearly 2000 investors have invested over $2,132,766. Helmed by Co-CEO, Co-Founder and Creative Director Corey Epstein and… Read More

StartEngine Index: Slow January follows Robust December as Reg CF Tops $90 Million

StartEngine, one of the largest investment crowdfunding platforms in the US, produces a monthly index focusing on Reg CF – the smallest of the three crowdfunding exemptions. The snapshot is an interesting perspective on sector progress. The most recent Index, published last week, indicates $90.7… 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

500 Startups Grad YogaTrail Launches Reg CF Campaign on SeedInvest: The Road to OM

Originally launched in 2013 as a yoga directory, YogaTrail joined 500 Startups in 2014 and evolved from a yoga directory to including schedules, increasing capabilities, and started developing content.  By late 2016, YogaTrail started the marketplace for bookings, calendars and events. Now the platform is looking to raise… Read More

Food Truck Marketplace Bistro Planet Now Seeking Funds on Equity Crowdfunding Platform SeedInvest

Bistro Planet, a technology company that has developed a mobile food marketplace, has launched a Regulation CF (Reg CF) campaign on equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest. Bistro Planet describes its marketplace as a three-pronged technology platform that allows food truck users to book lot rentals and manage… Read More

PieShell, a Rewards Site for Food & Beverage, Crowdfunds on SeedInvest with Side by Side Offer

PieShell, a rewards based crowdfunding platform focused on the food and beverage industry, is raising money on SeedInvest. The securities sale is a side-by-side Reg D / Reg CF offer that will allow both accredited and non accredited investors to participate in the funding round. Running… Read More