Tagged: startengine

Reg CF Hits New Monthly High in July Crowdfunding $10.7 Million

StartEngine has just published its monthly index of Reg  CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) campaigns and raises. According to their tally, July was a banner month with issuers raising $10.7 million – new monthly high for 2018. In aggregate, since Reg CF became usable in 2016, issuers… Read More

Last Day: tZERO STO Closes Tonight

tZEROs ongoing security token offering (STO) will close tonight at 11:59PM, according to the company. The Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary said there will be no extension to the offering. At the end of June, tZero had announced an extension of the offering which is hosted on StartEngine…. 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

StartEngine will Now Accept Bitcoin from Investors for Reg CF Offerings

StartEngine. a full stack crowdfunding platform including ICOs, is now accepting Bitcoin. StartEngine becomes the first FINRA approved Reg CF funding portal to accept cryptocurrency from investors. The addition of Bitcoin is just further indication of the merging of the two sectors of more traditional… 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

OpenFinance Network Targets $7.7 Trillion Market with Blockchain based Security Token Platform

  OpenFinance Network is scheduled to officially launch tomorrow (June 28th, 2018). The platform is geared to operate as a security token trading platform working in concert with brokerages, custodians, transfer agents, and more. The site claims it will enable investors to buy, sell, manage,… Read More

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