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Deal Quality: Investing in Crowdfunded Securities – What You Need to Know

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    A couple of weeks back, CI held a webinar with two investment platforms, Rialto Markets and Republic,  which both sell securities online. The topic of discussion was deal quality and the different types of securities issuers pitch when pursuing an investment crowdfunding offering…. Read More

How to Implement Artificial Intelligence in Your Business So That Your AI Investment Pays off

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AI solutions development In the 21st century, artificial intelligence for business is like the invention of electricity over a century ago. Nowadays, AI technologies are also revolutionizing the work of all sectors of the economy. The main thing is to properly implement AI in your… Read More

Genesis: Bitcoin’s Volatility is a Feature, not a Bug

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Bitcoin started 2022 at around $47,000 but it has been downhill from there. In January, BTC bounced around $33,000 representing a serious haircut for holders that entered the market at the end of 2021. Today, Bitcoin is struggling to regain its crypto-sea legs as it… Read More

Bitcoin Bears are Winning

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Bitcoin is tanking. Around the beginning of the year, Bitcoin was trading at over $50,000. Today, BTC has lost a dramatic amount of value trading at under $40,000. While Bitcoin is not alone in its decline (Ethereum has crashed too), BTC is the most popular… Read More

Crowdfund Insider Launches Webinar Series Focusing on Investment Crowdfunding Revolution

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Crowdfund Insider, a leading news and information website covering the emerging global industry of disruptive finance including investment crowdfunding, blockchain, and other forms of Fintech, has launched a six-part webinar series exploring and evaluating the ongoing US crowdfunding revolution, starting in February 2022. The JOBS… Read More

Getting Ready to Raise Money for Your Business in 2022

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Our third year of living with Covid-19 is about to start. Given the new omicron variant, we anxiously wait to see if it causes a spike in infection, which may cause a downward turn in economic growth. What does this mean for equity fundraising in… Read More

Wefunder Touts Use of Preferred Securities in Crowdfunded Offerings

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Wefunder, a leading investment crowdfunding platform that primarily issues securities using the Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) securities exemption, recently touted the fact that most securities offerings on its market are for Preferred shares. Wefunder stated that not 100% of offerings are for Preferred but said… Read More

OurCrowd Shares Top 10 Post-Pandemic Tech Trends

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OurCrowd, a global online investment platform catering to both individual and institutional investors, streamed a session today that discussed the Top 10 Post-Pandemic Tech Trends that believes are impacting markets. The session was modeled after a popular segment of OurCrowd’s annual Investor Summit held in… Read More

Are NFTs Securities? OMG!

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On March 11th, Beeple became the third highest-paid living artist with a $69M sale of one of his works as an NFT, a non-fungible token on the blockchain. This sale is one of many at the front of NFTs, blockchain’s latest hype machine of digital… Read More

Aaron Cummings from UK’s LendInvest, a Property Finance focused Fintech, Reveals how to Effectively Manage Portfolios

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Aaron Cummings, Portfolio Manager at LendInvest, a leading UK based Fintech firm focused on the property finance sector, recently commented on his role, which is to deliver on development loans. Cummings also offered insights regarding what good portfolio management is all about. Cummings, who reportedly… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding vs. Stocks: Risks and Returns

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With plenty of options out there, choosing which investment opportunity is right for you is a potential minefield. You can look into the traditional market investments such as stocks and mutual funds, but there is also the burgeoning real estate crowdfunding market to consider. This… Read More

Digital Assets: How the Pandemic Can be a Catalyst for Innovation in Professional Sports

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  Tokenization Provides Endless Possibilities for Teams and their Fans. Professional sports have been deeply stitched into the fabric of American society for well over a century, providing a daily source of joy (or pain if you’re a Mets fan), and serving as a refuge… Read More

The Top 5 Considerations with Investment Crowdfunding

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In recent years, equity (or investment-based) crowdfunding has been a popular alternative source of funding for early and later-stage companies. This is due to the increasing availability of capital and willingness of the general public to invest in innovative companies, the potential efficiency gains for… Read More

Perspective: Why Shark Tank Sucks and Crowdfunding Rocks

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A shark is never your friend, even if he or she happens to be carrying big bags of money. After all, sharks eat people.  They do this literally in the ocean and figuratively in shark tank competitions. Best case: they invest in your deal at… Read More

6 Ways UK Start Ups Can Access Funding

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Almost every startup company will need some sort of external funding source to get going, but navigating the UK funding world can be quite difficult. Not only are there a lot of options that can seem almost identical, but there are many requirements and rules… Read More

We Raised the Fastest Reg CF in History – Here is How

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Less than 9 hours after launching its Reg CF campaign on StartEngine in early January 2020, LiquidPiston, a developer of compact, powerful, efficient combustion engines, met its goal of $1.07 million and continued to oversubscribe its account by several million dollars. When a raise is… Read More

Retroactive Pay-to-Play Coming to a Venture Theater Near You

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  Buried in the model Series A Certificate of Incorporation of the National Venture Capital Association is the following notation: This Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation includes a sample “pay-to-play” provision, pursuant to which Preferred Stock investors are penalized if they fail to invest… Read More

A First Timers Guide to Down Rounds

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  If your venture is confronting a down round, you should not wear it as a badge of shame. Even in normal times, few ventures make an uninterrupted march up and to the right on the valuation curve. More importantly, if you are doing a… Read More

How to Win Funding and Influence People

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The heady days of a booming token sales market driven by FOMO are long gone. Firms looking to raise money on the blockchain in 2020 are faced with a far more cautious investor base, and with good reason. A high percentage of early tokens failed—… Read More

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Surviving Coronavirus

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Remember all those articles about whether venture was overvalued?  With blinding speed, they now seem quaint.  Bluntly stated, most venture-backed companies are in a fight for survival.    Although certain areas of life sciences may do somewhat better, I think the impact will be widely felt. … Read More

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