Tagged: seedinvest

Live Crowdfunding with SeedInvest at LAUNCH Festival Combines Pitch & Investment Opportunity for All

LAUNCH Festival, a two-day event hosted by Jason Calacanis, kicked off yesterday with a new twist. Live crowdfunding was offered for a handful of companies that were simultaneously listed on the SeedInvest crowdfunding platform.  These companies each delivered a 3 minute explanatory pitch to a… Read More

Live Crowdfunding: Jason Calacanis’ LAUNCH Festival First Batch of Companies

LAUNCH Festival takes place later this week and the first batch of participating companies have been released. LAUNCH, the creation of Jason Calacanis, has partnered with SeedInvest to offer live investment crowdfunding during the event.  Reportedly there will be an audience of over 12,000 individuals… 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

Software, Hardware & Humans: Knightscope Seeks $20M on SeedInvest

It has been two weeks since Knightscope announced its “mini-IPO” Reg A+ equity crowdfunding campaign on SeedInvest where the company is seeking to raise $20 million.  Based in Mountain View, in the heart of Silicon Valley, the startup says that it is currently worth $80 million…. 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

Shark Tank Alum Keen Home Moves onto Air Purification

Building on its successful Reg A+ campaign on SeedInvest and the company’s first product, the Smart Vent System, Keen Home is now focusing on air purification.  It launched its second product in August, the Smart Filter product line, which combines with a subscription service in order to… Read More

There are Now 21 FINRA Approved Reg CF Crowdfunding Portals

Last time we provided an update on the Reg CF crowdfunding sector and approved funding portals there were 17 in operation. Today that number has increased to 21 FINRA approved platforms with several notable updates. Reg CF was created under Title III of the JOBS… 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

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

Sharestates is Raising Series A Funding on SeedInvest

Real estate crowdfunding platform Sharestates is poised to raise capital on SeedInvest. The offer is not yet live, but the listing points to indicated interest of $1.6 million for a Series A funding round of $3 million in preferred equity. Sharestates’ mission is described as… Read More

Update: 8tracks Secures Over $2.1M As SeedInvest Campaign Nears Closing Date

With just one week until its SeedInvest campaign comes to an end, 8tracks has reportedly secured over $2.1 million from more than 4,000 investors. The crowd-curated internet radio service took to the equity crowdfunding platform earlier this summer with a mission to sell up to $11… Read More

Next Up on NextGen Crowdfunding: 8tracks, discotech, Green Sense Farms, RaceYa & SwitchPitch

NextGen has scheduled its next live crowdfunding event. On September 21st (8pm ET),  NextGen Crowdfunding’s Interactive Ignition Event will present several crowdfunding campaigns live. Once again, everything will be livestreamed via the NextGen site and viewers will be given the opportunity to ask questions and… Read More

Why DSTLD is a Perfect Fit for Reg A+ : Key Elements to Successful Equity Crowdfunding

Now I don’t usually use this forum to discuss particular crowdfunding offerings. However, after seeing a recent MSNBC piece on DSTLD, and their current Regulation A+ equity offering, I simply had to highlight their truly model story. I believe many wannabe Reg A+ issuers could… Read More

There are Now 14 FINRA Approved Funding Portals as Created by Title III of the JOBS Act

Title III of the JOBS Act created a new securities exemption that allowed equity crowdfunding for non-accredited investors. This new exemption, also called Reg CF, may be viewed as another step in the capital ladder to complement Title II of the JOBS Act (accredited crowdfunding)… Read More

SeedInvest Publishes Open Letter Requesting Feedback on “Crowd Note” in Push to Manage Reg CF Hurdles

Title III or Reg CF crowdfunding holds great potential to provide access to capital for smaller companies but also includes multiple shortcomings. The woefully small funding cap and the hobbled rules stapled on by regulators have created a securities exemption that is ok but could… Read More