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Report: Reg CF Offerings Top $100 Million in Capital Raised

Crowdfund Capital Advisors is out with a note that Reg CF, or Regulation Crowdfunding, has topped $100 million in funding raised surpassing an industry milestone. Reg CF is one of the investment crowdfunding exemptions created by the JOBS Act of 2012.  Issuers may raise up… Read More

The 2017 State of Regulation Crowdfunding: US Securities-based Crowdfunding under Title III of the JOBS Act

Recently, my company crafted a report for the US Securities and Exchange Commission that summarizes progress on Title III of the JOBS Act of 2012, also referred to Regulation Crowdfunding or Reg CF. This newest securities exemption was added to the options that smaller companies… Read More

Reg CF: 200% Growth Year over Year

Regulation Crowdfunding or Reg CF as everyone calls it, is the youngest federal crowdfunding exemption available in the US. While the JOBS Act was signed into law in 2012, it took the Securities and Exchange Commission 4 years to release finale rules. Yes, the wheels… Read More

Crowdfund Capital Advisors Announces Database with All Reg CF Offers

Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) has launched a new database that incorporates all Reg CF portals and offerings. Called CCLEAR, the service is described as enabling entrepreneurs, investors, policy-makers,  and educators to easily analyze all Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) offering data since the launch of the industry… Read More

4 Questions that Show Where U.S. Entrepreneurs are Succeeding with Regulation Crowdfunding

The first Fiscal Year of Regulation Crowdfunding has come to an end and our data continues to deliver valuable information for investors, founders and government officials. Overwhelmingly, California has taken the early lead in Regulation Crowdfunding from both an entrepreneur (aka issuer) and investor point-of-view…. Read More

Data Proves Regulation Crowdfunding is a Revenue, Income Generator AND a Jobs Engine: What is our Government & Media Waiting For?

Regulation Crowdfunding is a little over a year old and the data indicates that it is a revenue and income generator for companies and a jobs engine for the economy. The law requires companies that complete successful campaigns to file an Annual Report with the… Read More

Women & Minorities in Regulation Crowdfunding: High Success Rate Despite Low Representation & Lower Funding Levels

  Regulation Crowdfunding finished its fourth Calendar Quarter this past March and the data shows that women and minorities have a higher percent chance at hitting their minimum funding target but represent fewer campaigns and receive less capital. While the overall market is beginning to… Read More

CrowdfundBeat Media Names Jason Best & Sherwood Neiss as “Crowdfunding Persons of the Year”

CrowdfundBeat Media has named Jason Best and Sherwood Neiss as Crowdfunding Persons of the Year for 2017. Best and Neiss are co-founders of Crowdfund Capital Advisors a consulting group focused on the global alternative finance industry.  CrowdfundBeat Media stated; “Each year, Crowdfund Beat Media Group… Read More

The Startup and SME Funding Void in Brazil and How to Fix It

  Brazil has a number of similarities to the rest of the world when it comes to funding startups, small or medium enterprises (SMEs). These business owners either have to fund their businesses themselves, seek capital from close friends or family, Angels, VCs, or for… Read More

One Way Donald Trump Can Actually Double GDP Growth

How Donald Trump Can Leverage Crowdfunding Under Reg CF to Double GDP Growth President-elect Trump made it a hallmark of his campaign to double GDP growth. According to Karen Kerrigan, President of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council; “His agenda of lowering taxes, simplifying the… Read More

CCA: Bigger Social Network = More Money Raised Crowdfunding

The Regulation CF market is only a few months old but data on successful crowdfunding campaigns is starting to percolate to the surface.  Reg CF, created by Title III of the JOBS Act, allows small and emerging companies the ability to raise up to $1… Read More

Title III Crowdfunding Might Not Be What Many Expected

I have been immersed in the equity crowdfunding industry since late 2015 and have tried to collect as many different perspectives on the industry from as many experts as possible. And while it is hard to predict the ultimate fate of an industry that had… Read More

NCFA to Host Over 50 Fintech & Crowdfunding Leaders in Vancouver

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA) will be hosting its 2nd annual Fintech and crowdfunding conference next week and this year the show is in Vancouver and has been labeled VanFUNDING 2016. The NCFA has included multiple enterprise conference partners this year including PayPal… Read More

CCA Launches Reg CF Indices with Crowdnetic

Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA), founded by Jason Best and Sherwood (Woodie) Neiss, has announced the launch of CCA Regulation Crowdfunding Indices win conjunction with Crowdnetic.  CCA states their data will be updated daily to depict a snapshot of growth in this new market. Crowdnetic has… Read More

State of Washington Will Require Filing & Fee for Reg CF Issuers

The State of Washington has adopted rules requiring companies raising capital under Reg CF to submit notice filings, along with a fee, if the company’s principle place of business is the state of Washington.  The rule also requires a notice filing if over 50% of… Read More

NASAA Proposes State Filing Requirement for Reg CF Issuers. Industry Advocate Says this “Screams of Greed & Fear”

Last week on day one of Reg CF, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) posted a request for comments on a proposed rule.  NASAA desires the requirement of an additional filing for Reg CF issuing companies to be completed in those states where either… Read More

CFIRA Teams Up With CCA & SBE Council to host Crowdfunding Showcase & Celebration

The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) announced on Wednesday that it has formed a partnership with Crowdfunding Capital Advisors (CCA) and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) to host the upcoming event, Crowdfunding Showcase and Celebration. The event, which will be held on May… Read More

Data Reveals: Rewards Crowdfunding is the New Seed-Funding

Data provided by TheCrowdfundingCentre asserts that crowdfunding is the vehicle driving an “unprecedented” global wave of innovation.  In a report entitled, “2016: State of the Crowdfunding Nation”, the authors state that rewards based crowdfunding is providing much needed seed funding for smaller firms thus generating… Read More