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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

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

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

U.S. Coffee Subscription Startup Coffee Shift Now Seeking Funds Through WeFunder Campaign

  Coffee Shift,  a U.S.-based coffee startup, is now seeking funds through its equity crowdfunding campaign on WeFunder. The company, which is operating as a direct-to-consumer online coffee subscription service, has integrated blockchain technology to bypass the “coffee value chain middlemen” and pays growers directly… 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

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

The Time of COVID: The Biggest Fintech Stories of 2020

2020 was a challenging year for the entire world. The ongoing health crisis surprised everyone as the world dove into a pandemic, pummeling the global economy and impacting everyone. In many respects, Fintech emerged as a beneficiary of COVID-19. Digital transformation of financial services were… Read More

Q3 Was The Biggest Quarter Ever for Reg CF and that Number Will Go Higher

StartEngine, one of the most active investment platforms offering securities under Reg CF, has posted that Q3 2020 was the biggest quarter ever for Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding). During the quarter, issuers raised around $72.9 million – over a 50% increase versus Q2 and more… Read More

Social Network for Entrepreneurs, Investors, & Freelancers “Entre” Now Seeking Funding on WeFunder

Entre, a U.S.-based social network for entrepreneurs, investors, and freelancers, is now seeking a max of $1 million in funding through its Wefunder campaign. Founded in 2018, Entre describes itself as a platform for entrepreneurs to connect, learn, and build. The platform’s community has more… Read More

NYCE Tops $1 Million Using Reg CF on Two Different Funding Portals – Republic and Wefunder

NYCE, a real estate investment firm, recently raised $1 million using the Reg CF security exemption. Under current rules, $1.07 million is the maximum amount an issuer can raise in an offering. But NYCE used a bit of a different strategy to complete the funding round… Read More

Crowdfunding Continues to Thrive During COVID Crisis, Wefunder Update Shows Solid Growth

Wefunder, a leading securities crowdfunding platform, shares that performance remains strong even during the COVID-19 health crisis. In a tweet, Wefunder Director of Fundraising Jonny Price posted a graphical view of issuers recently raising capital.   Weekly @Wefunder investment volume broken out by company. Moving… Read More

Legion M Announces Seventh Fundraising Round As Fan-Owner Entertainment Studio Passes $10 Million With More Than 25,000 Fan-based Investors

Legion M, a U.S.-based fan-owned entertainment company, announced on Thursday its seventh round of fundraising. The company reported that in a little over four years, it has secured more than $10 million from over 250,000 fan-based investors. Like its other rounds, the latest Regulation Crowdfunding… Read More

Exempt Offering Ecosystem Update: What Online Investment Platforms are Telling the SEC

Not too long ago, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) concluded the comments phase of a proposal to update, and hopefully improve, rules pertaining to the exempt offering ecosystem. This includes Reg A+, Reg CF, and Reg D (506c), each a variant of online capital… Read More

Wefunder Reports Significant Growth in Spite of COVID. March, April and May Have Been Biggest Months Ever

There have been multiple anecdotal reports that online capital formation is booming even though many economies remain in lockdown and COVID-19 continues to plague the world. In an unexpected twist of fate, investment crowdfunding platforms appear to be benefiting from a boost in investment interest… Read More

What Pandemic? Wefunder Says Little Impact from COVID-19

Wefunder, a FINRA regulated funding portal, continues to take the COVID-19 pandemic in stride, according to a series of tweets fromr the company and its representatives. In fact, the company reports “relatively little impact” from the virus while simultaneously reporting 20 different campaigns are finishing… Read More

How The Coronavirus May Cripple Venture Capital But Could be a Boon for Equity Crowdfunding

It’s no secret that there has always been a disconnect between the Venture Capital (VC) industry and the Startups that they fund. VCs are the embodiment of old school funding and their investments have, until recently, been the judge, jury, and executioner for countless innovation… Read More

KEYNO Set to Offer Credit Card Fraud Prevention Investment Opportunity Through Equity Crowdfunding Platform Wefunder

Keyno, a U.S.-based startup that created CVV2 code technology that integrates with already-issued credit cards to prevent fraud, announced it will seeking funding through equity crowdfunding platform Wefunder. Founded in 2019 by Robert Steinman, Keyno describes itself as a dynamic security code that can easily… Read More

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