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As New Reg CF Rules Take Effect, Wefunder Reports Big Gains

Earlier today, CI reported that Wefunder listed 40 securities offerings in a single day. All of the companies are Y Combinator graduates and thus have been highly vetted by the accelerator. As well today, Wefunder Vice President of Fundraising, Jonny Price tweeted out that March… Read More

Wefunder Lists 40 Y Combinator Startups in One Day Enabled by New Reg CF Rules

Wefunder, a leading funding portal in the Reg CF offering sector, has listed 40 new offerings – each being a Y Combinator graduate.  According to Wefunder, 20 companies are recent graduates and another 20 are from previous cohorts. Individual investors may participate in any securities… Read More

SeedInvest, Wefunder, and Other Funding Portals are Beneficiaries of Updated Crowdfunding Rules, but Private Funds with Security Token Capabilities May Also Benefit

Peter Gaffney from the Security Token Group (STG), which is focused on the emerging blockchain-based security token space, notes that the significantly outsized return potential of angel investing, venture capital, and private equity are “well-known” in the finance industry. Gaffney explains that traditionally, direct access… Read More

Republic Receives $36 Million Series A Funding Led by Galaxy Interactive

Republic, a top funding portal and broker-dealer providing online capital formation to early-stage ventures, has closed on a $36 million Series A funding round, according to a note from the company. The funding was led by Galaxy Interactive with participation by Tribe Capital, Motley Fool… Read More

Wow! Gumroad Raises Max $5 Million Reg CF Offering in One Day on Republic

Gumroad, the very first Reg CF issuer to take advantage of the increased funding cap, has hit the maximum amount of $5 million in just one day on Republic. This week, Reg CF saw its cap increased from $1.07 million to $5 million. Last year,… Read More

Wefunder Files Reg CF Indicating a Pre-Money Valuation of $160 Million, Expected to List Offering on Honeycomb Credit Seeking Max Raise of $5 Million

Wefunder, a top funding portal offering securities under Reg CF, has filed a Form C with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to raise up to $5 million in preferred equity at a pre-money valuation of $160 million. Wefunder seeks to sell… Read More

Reg CF: Honeycomb Credit Raises $1.75 in Seed Funding led by American Family Insurance

Honeycomb Credit, a Reg CF funding portal that operates as a bank replacement loan marketplace, has raised $1.75 million in Seed funding. The round was led by the American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact, a VC firm that is affiliated with the… Read More

Days Before Reg CF Funding Cap Rises, Wefunder Reports Big Week of Offerings, Plans European Expansion in Coming Months.

Wefunder is reporting one of their biggest weeks ever when it comes to Reg CF securities offerings. According to a Tweet by Jonny Price, Wefunder Director of Fundraising, Reg CF saw $2,746,355 in offerings on their platform. This is more than double what either Republic… Read More

As Reg CF Funding Cap Jumps to $5 Million First Issuers take Advantage of the Increased Funding Amount [u]

Beginning today, companies raising capital under Reg CF may file to raise up to $5 million from the previous $1.07 million. The rule change was enacted by the Securities and Exchange Commission last year and became actionable today. Crowdfund Insider has heard that some issuers… Read More

Congressman McHenry Sends Letter to SEC Urging Acting Chair to Move Forward on Update to Reg CF Rules

Congressman Patrick McHenry, the ranking member of the House Committee on Financial Services, has sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) urging them to move forward on improvements to Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF). The letter is addressed to SEC Acting Chair Allison… Read More

New Reg CF Funding Portals Emerge as Funding Cap is Poised to Jump from $1.07 Million to $5 Million

The number of FINRA regulated funding portals continues to move higher in advance of the increase in the funding cap of Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF). On March 15, 2020, it is expected that issuers will be able to raise $5 million using Reg CF –… Read More

Akemona and Tritaurian Capital to Offer Digital Securities based on Influencers on FanMint

Akemona is a FINRA regulated funding portal that will offer securities under Reg CF. Akemona intends on offering securities that are smart contract-based digital assets using blockchain technology. Recently, Akemona and Tritaurian Capital announced FanMint, a digital securities issuance platform that is said to be compliant… Read More

Supervest, a Securities Crowdfunding Platform for Merchant Cash Advance Products, Seeks $950,000 on SeedInvest

Supervest, a securities crowdfunding platform that allows accredited investors to invest in Merchant Cash Advance (MCA) products, is raising growth capital on SeedInvest. According to the offering page, the crowdfunding platform is seeking $950,000 at a $15 million valuation. The seed round is a side-by-side… Read More

Wefunder Publishes Public Impact Report: Over $230 Million Raised on Platform

Wefunder, a leading investment crowdfunding platform, has published a “public impact report” while touting having raised over $230 million since inception. Wefunder has raised capital for early-stage firms using the three crowdfunding exemptions: Reg D 506c, Reg A+, and Reg CF. But most issuers are… Read More

CoPeace Selects Blockchain Powered Equa for Equity and Transfer Management

CoPeace, has selected blockchain-based Equa for its investor relations service including equity and transfer management. CoPeace is building a portfolio of for-profit companies that target social and environmental impact. CoPeace announced a Reg CF offering last year listed on Wefunder. CoPeace currently is promoting a… Read More

Silicon Prairie Moves Forward with ATS

Silicon Prairie, a funding portal as well as a broker-dealer, has noted that it has filed for an Alternative Trading System (ATS) with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The intent is to provide liquidity for traditionally illiquid securities like securities issued under Reg CF in… Read More

Wefunder Dominates Q4 Reg CF Offerings

Earlier this month, Wefunder, a leading securities crowdfunding platform, distributed a tweet highlighting Q4 performance in the Reg CF crowdfunding sector. According to the numbers generated by Kingscrowd, Wefunder dominated this sector of online capital formation. Now crowdfunding encompasses other exemptions, including Reg A+ and… Read More

FanVestor Approved as a FINRA Regulated Funding Portal

FanVestor CF, LLC, a subsidiary of EdenLedger Inc. has received regulatory approval from FINRA to operate a registered funding portal. As a funding portal, FanVestor will be able to issue securities under Reg CF. Currently, an issuer may raise up to $1.07 million but a… Read More

Guitar Accessories Brand Thalia Raises Nearly $600,000 Through Reg CF Campaign on StartEngine

  Thalia, a U.S.-based direct-to-consumer guitar accessories and lifestyle brand, has successfully secured nearly $600,000 through its Regulation CF (Reg CF) campaign on crowdfunding platform StartEngine. Founded in 2013, Thalia claims to be the leading luxury brand for guitar accessories & lifestyle products. “We build… Read More

After Long Wait, Updates to Crowdfunding Exemptions Publish in Federal Register with New Rules Effective in March

After a long delay, final rules approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have made their way over to the Federal Register. By being published in the Federal Register, the clock begins ticking as to when the new rules become available to use by… Read More

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