Tagged: wefunder

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

WeFunder Alum Legion M Makes Sundance Film Festival Debut

Legion M, a fan-owned entertainment company, announced on Wednesday it will be making its debut at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. According to Legion M, the Legion M Lounge will be open from Thursday, January 18th, to Sunday, January 21st and will be the location of… Read More

Devotion Vodka Opens Reg CF Campaign on Wefunder: American-Made Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free Vodka

Devotion Vodka aims to reach consumers looking for a sugar-free, gluten-free, American-made option, the brand is currently available in 8 states, with the mission to go national.  Enter Wefunder. The Red Bank, New Jersey-based brand has partnered with Wefunder for a Reg CF to raise a minimum goal… Read More

Daplie is Raising Seed Funding with Reg CF Offer on Wefunder

We wrote about Daplie last year when the company decided to launch a side-by-side rewards/investment offer on both Indiegogo and Wefunder. Now Daplie is back on Wefunder looking to raise additional money. The Daplie offer on Indiegogo raised $682,000 and is now using In-Demand. The… Read More

Balance Easily Closes Crowdfunding Round on Wefunder at Max $1.07 Million

Balance, an aggregator of cryptocurrency exchanges that will soon allow for users to buy and exchange digital currencies within a single app, cruised to the maximum allowed under Reg CF crowdfunding rules. Balance closed today having raised $1.07 million with the support of 1666 investors. … Read More

Legion M to Close its Reg A+ Offer on Wefunder on September 2nd

Legion M, a fan-owned entertainment company, says it has extended the deadline for their second round of funding until Sept. 2, 2017. The company said it was adding an additional week to accommodate demand from fans. According to the campaign page on Wefunder, Legion M… Read More

Is Momentum Increasing for Crowdfunding Under Reg CF?

Recently the total amount of Reg CF (or Regulation Crowdfunding) issuers successfully funded topped $40 million. According to the data dashboard on NextGen Crowdfunding, total amount of investor commitments has now topped $46 million. The rule created by the JOBS Act that allows companies to… Read More

Fintech Mobile App Vodi Completes Equity Crowdfunding Round on Wefunder

Vodi, the global fintech and communication services app with a worldwide footprint, has successfully completed its crowdfunding round on Wefunder. The initiative attracted more than 160 new investors. The app’s creators plan to use the funds to enter its next phase and off new features and products,… Read More

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