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Is Reg A+ a Game-Changer? Absolutely. But it Will Take Some Time

Regulation A Panning for Gold

Regulation A, or Reg A+ as everyone now calls it, has been heralded as the future of small IPOs by some. The updated securities exemption was created by Title IV of the JOBS Act and came into effect during 2015. Allowing smaller companies to raise… Read More

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

Ben Franklin Boston

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

OTC Markets Hosts Reg A+ Bootcamp with CrowdfundBeat

Under the Hood of Regulation A

OTC Markets has scheduled a one-day “Bootcamp” on leveraging updated rules enacted under Title IV of the JOBS Act. OTC Markets and Crowdfund Beat Media will be co-hosting a gathering at OTC headquarters in New York City to provide smaller companies the information they need… Read More

NextGen Reports on Reg A+ Market: Reviews Early Data on 131 Filings

Richard Swart

A new report from NextGen Crowdfunding, authored by NextGen Chief Strategy Officer Richard Swart, reviews all Reg A+ filed since June 2015 up until June of 2016.  NextGen analyzed 131 companies that have taken advantage of updated rules established by the JOBS Act of 2012…. Read More

Hacking the Law (Crowdfunding Edition): Concurrent Offerings Part 1

Legal Hacking

First off, don’t panic. We’re not talking about hacking into computer networks or anything. Legal hacking, or hacking the law, doesn’t involve anything surreptitious. From an organization standpoint, Legal Hackers is an organization originating from Brooklyn Law School and now a global movement with over… Read More

The Top Regulatory Mistakes Being Made by Issuers & Crowdfunding Platforms

Train Wreck Demise Collapse Disaster

General solicitation is growing for securities offerings conducted under Rule 506(c) and Reg A+ Tier II in the US.  A more limited form of general solicitation is also available to issuers participating in offerings pursuant to Title III of the JOBS Act (Crowdfunding).  Issuers may… Read More

The SEC Has Qualified 48 Reg A+ Offers for About $840 Million

Laura Yamanaka at ACSEC

During the ACSEC meeting this morning, the SEC provided some interesting numbers regarding Reg A+.  Title IV of the JOBS Act, now commonly referred to as Reg A+, has been actionable for over a year so it was interesting to get an update from the… Read More

SEC ACSEC Meeting to Review Reg A+, Elio Motors Experience

Paul Elio

The SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies (ACSEC) has published its agenda for its meeting next week and it should be a more interesting gathering. As part of the ACSEC program, the SEC Division of Corporate Finance will deliver an update on the… Read More

NASAA Denied: D.C. Circuit Court Shoots Down State Regulators Attempt to Derail Regulation A+

Montana Denied

The United States Court of Appeals, for the District of Columbia Circuit, has shot down an attempt by state regulators to turn back Title IV of the JOBS Act, also called Regulation A+. The action filed against the SEC was brought to bear by the… Read More

OTC Markets Tells SEC: Extend Eligibility of Reg A+ to All Smaller Reporting Companies

Regulation A SEC

OTC Markets (OTCQX: OTCM) has filed a petition with the Securities and Exchange Commission requesting the SEC to extend amendments under Reg A+ to a far wider range of SEC reporting companies. R. Cromwell Coulson, CEO of OTC Markets, explained that Reg A+ securities offerings… Read More

OTC Event Invites Reflections of Reg A+, So Far

Reg A Star

  We’re still trying to figure it out. That seemed to be the theme of the crowdfunding panel at OTC’s event yesterday morning in Santa Monica. BeautyKind CEO John Hilburn Davis, which began raising money earlier this year under a Reg A+ acknowledged road bumps…. Read More

Mark Cuban is Interested in Using Reg A+

Mark Cuban for President

Billionaire shark and outspoken entrepreneur Mark Cuban is considering using Title IV of the JOBS Act. He sees the updated securities exemption as a huge opportunity.  Currently, most of the Mark Cuban media coverage has focused on him taking up the banner of the #nevertrump… Read More

Report: SEC Has Received 30 Applications for Title III Crowdfunding Portals

Reg CF Title III

Title III crowdfunding will join the other two variants of investment crowdfunding, Title II and Title IV (Reg A+) this coming May to create a more vibrant capital ladder for companies seeking to raise capital using the internet. While no exemption is perfect, both accredited… Read More

OTC Markets CEO Cromwell Coulson: “Online Securities Offerings are Completely Disruptive”

Fortune Cookie Small Wins Big Successes

The odyssey of Elio Motors (OTCQX:ELIO) and the process of raising capital online is notable not because of the fact it raised $17 million on StartEngine  and then quickly followed with a listing on the OTCQX but because it is a “first”. As all forms… Read More

The Top 10 Crowdfunding Legal Developments of 2015

2016 Launch Rocket

  2015 could go down as the most active year for regulatory reform in the private securities market since 1940.   After a long delay since passage of the JOBS Act in 2012, we saw an unprecedented flurry of regulatory activity in 2015. Without further… Read More

SEC’s Number #1 Story of 2015: Regulation A+ Rules

SEC 2015 Commission

The past year was a memorable one for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Commission finally completed all of the mandated rules under the JOBS Act, alongside significant work regarding Dodd-Frank and other required rule changes (and the never ending cascade of enforcement actions)…. Read More

Crowdfunding: A Look at 2015 & Beyond!

2016 Fireworks New Year

  With it being new years eve and all, what better time to reflect on all the advancements made this year and to look ahead to all those still to come in 2016 and beyond. If you follow this industry at all, you know that… Read More

DJ Paul: “We Don’t Want to Limit Investment to People Who are Already Rich”

DJ Paul Featured

  “I believe the use of the internet, platforms and websites — and all of the access and transparency that this enables — will become the New Normal for ALL securities transactions, and not just those directly impacted by the JOBS act, but for public… Read More

Scorecard: Last Years Fintech Predictions Reviewed

Santa Claus Christmas 1

  The end of one year, and the entry into another, typically brings a cacophony of predictions for the new year along with lamentations and accolades for the one ending. At the beginning of 2015 (January 2nd to be precise), I peered deeply into my… Read More

Crowdfunding and Real Estate in 2015: A Year Made From Many Sources

Real Estate Crowdfunding RECF

A look back on a momentous year in real estate crowdfunding takes its many high and notable points not just from one or two players or headlines, but rather, a whole field of them. There are many contributors — as with the structure of crowdfunding… Read More

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