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Regulation Crowdfunding: One year In Force 

    The new crowdfunding rules – Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) – are celebrating 1 year anniversary of being in force on May 16th. The new rules open new opportunities for both sides. Business owners have an alternative to funding their companies from a bigger… Read More

Wefunder Publishes Open Letter to SEC: Six Recommendations to Improve Regulation Crowdfunding

Wefunder has sent a letter addressed to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On the anniversary of the launch of Title III of the JOBS Act, or Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF), Nicholas Tommarello, co-founder and CEO of Wefunder, has taken a moment to reflect on… Read More

A Peek Into My Crowdfunding Portfolio

Victoria Silchenko called out crowdfunding industry professionals earlier this year for not having invested in crowdfunding companies themselves. So, in that same spirit, I’m opening up my crowdfunding portfolio. Before I disclose, I’m going to say that I am NOT a financial advisor or any… Read More

Wefunder To Host 12-City Tour For Live, In-Person Funding Events for Small Businesses

Crowdfunding platform Wefunder announced on Thursday it is set to host a 12-city tour of live, in-person funding events for small businesses. The funding portal noted that the events are much like demo days that are hosted by accelerators. According to Wefunder, the 12-city events’… Read More

Fan Funded Entertainment: Legion M Launches Qualified Reg A+ Security Offer on Wefunder

After receiving a solid amount of investor interest in their Reg CF offer, Legion M has launched a Reg A+ crowdfunding round to raise a minimum amount of $500,000.  The campaign is live now on Wefunder and is the first Reg A+ offer to be… Read More

Huntsville, Alabama: Worlds First Reg CF Live Crowdfunding Event

New Leaf Digital has partnered with Wefunder to host the “world’s first” live crowdfunding event using Title III of the JOBS Act or Reg CF. New Leaf Digital is a Huntsville-based 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides innovation education opportunities to North Alabama’s millennial population. With… Read More

The Future of Hollywood? Voyage Media Launches Crowdfunding Campaign as First Ever Creator Owned Studio

Hollywood is kinda broken. Dominated by tent-pole films driven by the “star-system”, the film industry is in dire need of disruption. If there was ever an over-compensated group within society it is certainly the “movie-stars” that have been deemed necessary to power films to financial… Read More

Wefunder Plans to Triple Crowdfunding Growth in 2017

Wefunder Leads Reg CF Crowdfunding Space in Both Successful Funding Rounds and Total Raised. Once Title III of the JOBS Act (Reg CF) became actionable, Wefunder jumped out of the gate and never looked back. In fact, Wefunder’s founders lobbied Congress to legalize investment crowdfunding…. Read More

Motoroso Announces Partnership with North American International Auto Show as Crowdfunding Campaign on Wefunder Starts

Motoroso,Inc. has just launched an investment crowdfunding campaign (Reg CF) on Wefunder. The launch comes just as Motoroso has announced a new partnership with the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Motoroso has partnered with Ford at SEMA in 2015 & 2016 to power first-of-its-kind… Read More

Update: Hopsters Brewery Secures $1M Through WeFunder Campaign

Massachusetts craft brewery Hopsters has successfully secured $1 million during its equity crowdfunding campaign on Wefunder. The company, which was founded by Lee and Karen Cooper, launched the initiative at the end of November and quickly captured its minimum $300,000 target goal in 48 hours…. Read More

A Million Bucks Crowdfunding… Not Enough?

  Overcoming Equity Crowdfunding’s $1 Million Maximum Annual Capital Raise Amount Raising Startup Capital through Side-by-Side Equity Crowdfunding (Reg CF) and Regulation D Offerings With the JOBS Act’s advent in 2012, equity crowdfunding was born. The JOBS Act was designed to revolutionize the way businesses… Read More

Daplie used Reg CF to Zig Instead of Zag & It Just Raised a Ton of Money

For better or for worse, most people associate Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) campaigns with startups, especially technology-related ones. I make this claim based on two factors: I co-manage a marketing agency that focuses on equity crowdfunding campaigns so I’m hyper aware of what people are… Read More

Hopsters Brewery: The Fastest Reg CF Crowdfunding Ever

Hopsters: “Craft brewery with brew-your-own-beer experience, bar and restaurant.”  The company may also claim the title of “fastest raise in Reg CF history”, according to Wefunder. Hopsters Brewery launched its crowdfunding campaign on November 22, and it raised $615,000 in two weeks.  Even more impressive,… Read More

WeFunder Has Raised $1.8 Million in a Self-Crowdfunding Campaign

Wefunder is in the midst of a self-crowdfunding round and things are moving along quite well. The minimum raise was pegged at a $1 million goal and as of today stands at $1.77 million. WeFunder has created a WeFund SPV to hold the shares in… Read More

First Four Investment Crowdfunding Offers on Indiegogo Quickly Hit Funding Goals

All four initial Reg CF crowdfunding offers listed by Indiegogo, via their partner platform MicroVentures, have hit their funding targets.  This comes after launching investment crowdfunding mid-November. The rapid funding success may be indicative of the traffic generating channel intrinsic to Indiegogo’s rewards-based platform.  Indiegogo… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Magic Instruments Launches Reg CF Offer on WeFunder

Magic Instruments, a San Francisco-based musical instrument startup, has recently launched a Reg CF offering on WeFunder. The company successfully raised $415,000 through its Indiegogo campaign in June 2016 and was graduate of Y Combinator’s Winter 2016 class, and graduate of Highway 1 Fall 2015… Read More

Wefunder Enables Giving the Gift of Early Stage Investing with Holiday Gift Cards

Do you have someone on your holiday gift list that is impossible to shop for?  Here is a new option: Wefunder, an investment crowdfunding platform, is now offering gift cards for investing in early stage companies. Nick Tomarello, CEO and co-founder of Wefunder, told Crowdfund Insider;… Read More

There are Now 21 FINRA Approved Reg CF Crowdfunding Portals

Last time we provided an update on the Reg CF crowdfunding sector and approved funding portals there were 17 in operation. Today that number has increased to 21 FINRA approved platforms with several notable updates. Reg CF was created under Title III of the JOBS… Read More

Daplie Does Side-by-Side Indiegogo / Wefunder Reg CF Crowdfunding Offer

Usually we read about Reg CF / Reg D (506c) side by side investment crowdfunding campaigns but Daplie has taken a different path by launching a rewards based offer on Indiegogo while pitching a Reg CF securities offer on Wefunder. Both campaigns are performing pretty… Read More

Saving the American Dream: Wefunder Becomes a Public Benefit Corporation

Wefunder, the leader to date in the Reg CF crowdfunding market, has become a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC). A Public Benefit Corporation is a corporate entity that has a legal obligation to benefit society. A PBC still embraces profit and growth but a PBC does… Read More