Tagged: title III

NextGen Crowdfunding: Title III, Reg CF Crowdfunding Exceeds $37 Million in Investments

NextGen Crowdfunding is out with some data on the status of Title III Regulation Crowdfunding or Reg CF. NextGen has a tracking application that follows all past and active Reg CF offers. According to their numbers, over $37 million has been raised since the securities… Read More

The First Year of Title III Crowdfunding: A Growing Market and New Opportunities – Live Stream

NextGen and a group of crowdfunding experts look at Title III Crowdfunding one year after it went into effect. The webinar will be co-hosted by NextGen Chief Strategy Officer Dr. Richard Swart and investment crowdfunding expert Adam Chapnick. The program will also feature guest host… Read More

Doug Ellenoff Shares Perspective on Anniversary of Regulation Crowdfunding Launch

Doug Ellenoff is one of the most recognizable names in the crowdfunding space. A founding partner of the Manhattan law firm of Ellenoff, Grossman and Schole, LLP, he has spent the last few years acting as a JOBS Act champion and crowdfunding advocate both publicly… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Schedules Title III, Reg CF Anniversary Show

NextGen Crowdfunding, a platform that helps people explore new types of crowdfunding, has announced a webinar special celebrating the one year anniversary since Title III regulations took effect in May 2016. The webinar will take place today (May 16, 2017) at 1PM PT / 4PM ET…. Read More

Crowdfund Research Founder Jake Fisher: There’s a Need to Educate Investors

Crowdfund Insider interviewed Jake Fisher to discuss his new startup, Crowdfund Research, which launched earlier this month. What can you find on their page? “Our mission is to provide crowdfunding investors with the same level of research a VC fund would perform. We do this by… Read More

One Simple Thing Reg CF Issuers Can Do To Raise More Money Crowdfunding

Since Reg CF became effective, I’ve noticed a disturbing pattern in Reg CF deals—their valuations and economic terms are oftentimes unjustified. Unlike a normal angel or VC investment, which includes back and forth negotiations on terms with a lead investor, Reg CF issuers largely set… Read More

The Securities & Exchange Commission and NYU Partner on Half Day Session on Investment Crowdfunding

The Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA), the research arm of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has partnered with New York University’s Salomon Center on a half-day conference reviewing investment crowdfunding. The event, which is open to the public, will be held at… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Announces Title III Update: Equity Campaigns Surpass $15 Million Milestone

NextGen Crowdfunding announced on Friday investor commitments into Title III equity crowdfunding campaigns have surpassed $15 million. The company is currently tracking Title III offerings through its NextGen Dashboard, which displays the progress of investor commitments since the new SEC crowdfunding regulations took effect last May. The new… Read More

Indiegogo Reports: Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns Raise More Than $575,000 In First Month

Just one month after launching its very own equity crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo announced the campaigns using the new funding outlet have successfully secured more than $575,0000 in equity funds. As previously reported, Indiegogo launched the new equity portal with MicroVentures, which allows anyone to invest in… Read More

LGBT Weddings is First Offer on Reg CF Crowdfunding Platform Mr. Crowd

LGBT is the first Reg CF Title III offering on Mr. Crowd, a FINRA approved Reg CF crowdfunding platform. LGBT Weddings, Inc. (LGBT) will launch its crowdfunding campaign later this week in efforts to raise growth capital for the business. LGBT is based in California and was founded in… Read More

NextGen Debuts New Indiegogo Equity Crowdfunding Tracker

NextGen Crowdfunding announced on Thursday it is launching a new Indiegogo Equity Crowdfunding Tracker, called Indiegogo Crowdfunding Watch, This feature will track investor commitments through the crowdfunding platform. Sharing details about the new tracker, Dr. Richard Swart, Chief Strategy Officer at NextGen Crowdfunding, stated: “Indiegogo’s entrance into… Read More

Indiegogo CEO David Mandelbrot Shares Insight into Equity Crowdfunding Push: “We Have a Lot of Exciting Things Planned for 2017”

Indiegogo entered into the investment crowdfunding sector with a big splash this month. Partnering with MicroVentures, a FINRA approved Reg CF portal and Broker-Dealer, Indiegogo launched with four diverse investment opportunities: BeatStars, Republic Restoratives, Play Impossible, and ArtCraft Entertainment. Three of these offers have hit… Read More

Massachusetts Proposes Regulations for Reg A+, Tier II & Reg CF

The Massachusetts Securities Division has proposed new regulations pertaining to securities offered under Tier II of Regulation A+ and Reg CF, both created by the JOBS Act of 2012.   The state agency has also proposed notice filings for Reg CF portals. The proposal is… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Reports: Title III Campaign Commitments Continue to Increase & Surpassed $10 Million

NextGen Crowdfunding reported on Monday that investor commitments for Title III equity crowdfunding campaigns have officially surpassed $10 million. NextGen is tracking Title III companies through its “NextGen Dashboard.” The dashboard notably displays investor commitments progress since the new crowdfunding regulations went into effect less than… 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

FINRA Allegedly Warns Off Reg CF Portals on Use of Trusts for Escrow

FINRA is a non-governmental entity that acts as a financial regulator over a wide swath of the financial industry.  Their mission is to detect and prevent wrongdoing in the US financial markets. FINRA also has enforcement powers. Last year alone they rendered over 1500 disciplinary… Read More

On Investment Crowdfunding, Diversification & the Wisdom of the Crowd

Still Time to Fix the Fix Crowdfunding Act One of the cardinal rules of investing is  diversification – a critical ingredient for long-term portfolio growth.  This rule applies with equal, if not greater, force when investing in “Title III Regulation CF Crowdfunding” securities – open… Read More

Video: Christian Catalini Says Title III Crowdfunding Not Likely to Generate the Next Uber

Christian Catalini, a Professor at MIT Sloan School of Managment and one of the leading academics in the crowdfunding sector, recently published a new video sharing his views on the emerging investment crowdfunding sector. Catalini has long followed both the rewards iteration and accredited crowdfunding under… Read More

How to Fix the Fix Crowdfunding Act

Let me begin by saying god bless Congressman Patrick McHenry. He is out there on the front lines actually trying to make a difference and help entrepreneurs and small businesses get off the ground and succeed. Of course, no good deed goes unpunished, and a… Read More

Is the SAFE Not So Safe for Investment Crowdfunding?

Earlier this year, on May 16, 2016, the final portion of the JOBS Act became actionable. The much anticipated Title III provisions and Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) went into effect, marking the official beginning of retail crowdfunding in the United States. While the industry is… Read More