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A bit late, StartEngine’s Acquisition of SeedInvest Approved by Regulators

It seems regulators took their time in reviewing and approving, StartEngine’s acquisition of SeedInvest.  The deal between the two OG online investment platforms was announced in 2022 as StartEngine paid $24 in shares to purchase the full-stack securities crowdfunding platform. SeedInvest had previously been acquired… Read More

Reg CF Investment Crowdfunding Declines in 2022, Impacted by a Slumping Economy

During 2022, Reg CF, the smallest crowdfunding securities exemption, took a bit of a hit as the number of investors declined, and the total amount of investments dropped by 12.8% from $578.8 million in 2021. This is according to a report by Crowdfund Capital Advisors… Read More

The Biggest Crowdfunding Stories of 2022

Goodbye 2022, and hello 2023. The past year was a tough one for many people – a terrible year for the economy with multi-decade high inflation and interest rates chasing it in an attempt to crush rising prices. All markets were impacted, including public markets,… Read More

Secondary Trading Tech Firm GUARDD Looks to Raise up to $2 Million on SeedInvest

GUARDD, a Fintech that was co-founded by Sherwood “Woodie” Neiss, Doug Ellenoff, and Jim Dowd, is looking to raise up to $2 million in growth capital on SeedInvest. For those of you in the know, Neiss, Ellenoff, and Dowd are Fintech superstars, each active in… Read More

StartEngine Raised $189 Million in 2022, Considering More Acquisitions

StartEngine, one of the largest investment crowdfunding platforms in the US, reports that it has raised over $189 million in 2022. StartEngine offers securities mainly under Reg CF and Reg A+ but Reg D as well. According to a blog post, StartEngine claims to be… Read More

StartEngine Reports 37 Exits So Far

StartEngine, a leading investment crowdfunding platform in the US, is reporting 37 exits to date. This includes the issuers that raised capital on SeedInvest, a platform StartEngine recently acquired. In a widely distributed email, StartEngine CEO Howard Marks commented: “In order to take equity crowdfunding… Read More

More Details on StartEngine Acquisition of SeedInvest: Purchased for $24 Million

Yesterday it was announced that StartEngine had entered into an agreement to purchase SeedInvest. Following a typical regulatory review, StartEngine will soon own substantially all of SeedInvest’s assets, including its database of registered investors. SeedInvest is currently owned by Circle, which purchased the company in… Read More

SeedInvest Posts FAQ on Sale to StartEngine, Little Info Disclosed

As was reported earlier today, StartEngine has acquired SeedInvest, thus combining two of the largest US-based online investment marketplaces. Both platforms offer securities under Reg CF, Reg A+, and Reg D (506c). Both platforms hold a broker-dealer license, and both have been approved to operate… Read More

Huge: StartEngine Acquires SeedInvest from Circle

In a seismic shift of consolidation, StartEngine has announced the acquisition of SeedInvest. While exact terms were not immediately available, StartEngine stated that Circle (owner of SeedInvest) will become a minority shareholder of StartEngine. StartEngine is one of the largest investment crowdfunding platforms in the… Read More

SeedInvest’s Largest Reg CF Offering Ever

SeedInvest, a full-stack investment crowdfunding platform, reports that a current securities offering is the largest Reg CF issuer ever on its platform. While many offerings on SeedInvest are listed under Reg A+ and Reg D, SeedInvest also leverages Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding), an exemption that… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Tells Commission to Make it Easier to Trade Reg A+ Securities

Several weeks back, the SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC) met and discussed secondary transactions for securities issued under Regulation A (Reg A+) as well as Reg CF. Private securities must adhere to various rules for investors to sell a holding creating hurdles… Read More

Really Good Boxed Wine Hopes to Raise $1.8 Million on SeedInvest

Really Good Boxed Wine, a beverage startup – just like its name, is seeking to raise up to $1.8 million in Seed funding on SeedInvest. According to the offering page, Really Good Boxed Wine is raising preferred equity at a pre-money valuation of $6.7 million…. Read More

SeedInvest Shares Several Exits from Crowdfunded Companies

On August 2nd, 2022, the SEC’s Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC) met to discuss secondary trading of crowdfunded securities. While most industry insiders believe that providing liquidity via a trading platform for private securities issued under certain exemptions makes a lot of sense,… Read More

SEC Small Business Advisory Committee Votes to Support Improvements to Secondary Trading of Reg A+ Securities

  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC) met today to discuss liquidity for certain exempt securities in the form of secondary trading. More specifically, the Committee addressed securities issued under Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) and Regulation A (Reg… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee to Discuss Crowdfunded Securities and Liquidity

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC) has scheduled a meeting to discuss the topic of crowdfunded securities, under Reg CF and Reg +, and liquidity. The SBCFAC is a group of industry leaders that advise the Commission on… Read More

SeedInvest: 90% of Startups Fail – Our Due Diligence Helps

SeedInvest, a leading securities crowdfunding platform in the US that is expanding its business into Europe, has published a timely blog post addressing the challenging fact that most startups fail. In fact, SeedInvest points to data that indicates that 90% of all startups fail. That… Read More

SeedInvest Schedules First Community Pitch Competition

SeedInvest has organized a Community Pitch Competition to take place next week on June 1st. The first event of its kind, early stage ventures will compete for $40,000 in funding as well as other rewards. The registration is open to any investors and the presentation… Read More

SeedInvest’s Largest Securities Offering Ever NowRX Closes at Over $29 Million

Securities crowdfunding platform SeedInvest has closed its largest offering since platform launch. NowRX closed this past Friday and according to the offering page, NowRX raised $29,268, 351. The offering was being listed under the Reg A+ securities exemption, a vehicle that allows issuers to raise… Read More

Largest Campaign on SeedInvest Ever: NowRX Nears End of Securities Offering

NowRX, the largest securities crowdfunding campaign ever on SeedInvest will close within a few days. As has been previously reported, NowRX is an emerging Medtech firm that may be described as the Uber for prescriptions as it provides same-day delivery for pharmaceuticals prescribed by doctors…. Read More

NowRX Tops $20 Million on SeedInvest

NowRX, a pharmaceutical delivery service and digital health platform, has now topped $20 million on SeedInvest – making it the biggest raise on the securities crowdfunding platform to date. As has been previously reported, NowRX is offering preferred equity at a pre-money valuation of $275… Read More

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