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StartEngine Hits $5 Million Crowdfunding Goal, Announces $10 Million Initial Coin Offering

StartEngine, a leading investment crowdfunding platform in the US, has just closed its self-crowdfunding round hitting its goal of $5 million backed by 3400+ investors. The Reg A+ offer was first filed in September of 2017 as the platform sought to raise growth capital. In… Read More

StartEngine Nears $5 Million Self Crowdfunding Goal

StartEngine, one of the largest investment crowdfunding platforms in the US, is nearing its $5 million self crowdfunding goal standing at over $4.7 million. The Reg A+ offering was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission last September and soon after went live on their… 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

StartEngine Teams Up With PrimeTrust to Create First Reg CF Crypto Escrow

StartEngine, a full stack crowdfunding platform listing Reg CF, Reg D, and Reg A+ offerings, announced on Friday it has partnered with technology-driven trust company PrimeTrust to create what they believe is the first ever regulation crowdfunding crypto escrow. According to the duo, the crypto escrow will allow… Read More

StartEngine Reports Reg CF Has Now Topped $100 Million

StartEngine, a full stack crowdfunding platform listing Reg CF, Reg D and Reg A+ offerings, has reported that Reg CF or “Regulation Crowdfunding” has now topped $100 million of successful funding (as of March 31st that number stood at $102.1M). There was an earlier report… Read More

StartEngine Has Now Raised Over $4 Million in their Self-Crowdfunding Campaign

StartEngine, one of the largest investment crowdfunding platforms in the US, has now topped $4 million in their self-crowdfunding campaign. The online capital formation platform announced their Reg A+ securities offering went live last October. Using a pre-money valuation of $65 million, StartEngine is seeking… Read More

Initial Coin Offerings: Why the SAFT is DEAD …

Investment in the cryptocurrency industry is currently dominated by the use of Simple Agreements for Future Tokens (SAFTs). While SAFTs were a somewhat novel approach when they were introduced, now that cryptocurrency assets have become almost universally deemed “securities” by the SEC, the use of… Read More

Most US Crowdfunding Platforms will Become Broker Dealers and Some May Become ATSs

Any US based cryptocurrency exchange is going to be compelled to become an Alternative Trading System (ATS), a regulated trading platform but not a full blown exchange. They have to do it or else. The Securities and Exchange Commission has been increasing the volume of… Read More

Initial Coin Offerings: Is this How it Should’ve Been a Few Years Ago When US Securities Crowdfunding First Became Legalized?

    The very first initial coin offering (ICO) took place in June of 2013 when Mastercoin raised around $5 million in Bitcoin. That was the same year that Title II of the JOBS Act launched allowing general solicitation (SEC lingo for advertising) under Regulation… Read More

tZero Raises $114 Million During Pre-Sale ICO, Migrates Away from SaftLaunch to StartEngine for Next Phase of Security Token Sale [u]

Overstock SEC Filing Indicates SEC Investigation Regarding ICO tZero has finally provided some clarity on the progress of its initial coin offering (ICO). While the most recent Form D filed with the SEC indicated over $64 million had been raised it did not include international… 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

Jinglz All the Way: Mobile Advertiser Closes in on StartEngine Reg CF Campaign Goal

With 13 days remaining on its campaign, Jinglz has nabbed more than $728K from over 878 investors on its StartEngine Reg CF equity crowdfunding campaign. Jinglz builds products that aim to create measurable, positive change in the mobile advertising space. The startup’s new technology uses mobile device… Read More

Atari Launches StartEngine Campaign to Bring Roller Coaster Tycoon to Nintendo Switch

Atari Game Partners, a wholly-owned subsidiary of video game giant Atari,  has launched a crowdfunding campaign on StartEngine to raise up to $20 million in order to bring its hit classic game RollerCoaster Tycoon to the Nintendo Switch game console. The company claimed since its initial release in 1999,… Read More

ICO: MedChain Plans MedCoin in Blockchain Push to Fix Medical Record Management

The US healthcare system is a mess on many levels. Yes, health insurance costs too much and prices are going up while quality of care declines. But there are other areas of healthcare that are in need of a serious update. Record management is one… Read More

StartEngine Updates on Progress During Past Year

StartEngine, a leading US based investment crowdfunding platform, has shared some stats regarding 2017 progress. According to the site, StartEngine saw its user base double in 2017 (without providing explicit numbers). Total crowdfunding volume topped $26 million with 87% of listed campaigns hitting their investment… Read More

Med-X Enters Into Merger & Acquisition Agreement With Pacific Shore Holdings

Med-X, Inc. (Med-X) and Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc. (PSH) announced on Friday they have entered into a definitive merger and acquisition agreement.  According to the Agreement, Med-X, an ancillary cannabis company and a leader in cannabis media and cultivation services arena, will combine with PSH,… Read More

ICOs: The Dual Token Conundrum

It is clear that the SEC is going to do an enforcement action against a number of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), and the people who are selling utility tokens to investors for Bitcoin or Ether cryptocurrencies. Most ICOs are conducted by companies that have not… Read More

Indeco Launches Pre-Sale ICO on StartEngine Under Reg CF Crowdfunding Rules

Indeco, the first Initial Coin Offering (ICO) pre-sale under the SEC’s rules for Regulation Crowdfunding or Reg CF, as it is widely called is open for investors now on StartEngine. First announced during the ICO Summit hosted by StartEngine in November, by using Reg CF… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform StartEngine Lists Several Compliant ICOs Including First Offer Using Reg CF

StartEngine announced its intent to provide Initial Coin Offering services to small businesses seeking to leverage the new form of raising capital this past August. In October, StartEngine started accepting applications for companies looking to do a compliant ICO. Last week, StartEngine listed the first… Read More

StartEngine Self-Crowdfunding Offer Tops $1.1 Million

StartEngine, one of the more prominent crowdfunding platforms in the US, launched a self-crowdfunding campaign in mid October. Today, the securities offer has raised over $1.19 million from 789 investors easily topping the minimum $500,000 hurdle. StartEngine is a full stack crowdfunding platform that empowers… Read More