Equity Crowdfunding Blog

December 8, 2015

Keeping up with the changes in crowdfunding

On Oct. 30 (2015) the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rules to permit companies to offer and sell securities through crowdfunding, making it easier for […]
December 1, 2015

Testing the Waters to Unearth the Potential of Reg A+

There are many attractive features associated with Reg A+ that have a host of people giddy for it’s potential success. As we’ve seen, the pool of […]
November 9, 2015

Crowdfunding As a Capital Solution for Nonprofits

When crowdfunding began years ago, those who used it were primarily creatives looking for funding. Musicians needed to record an album; filmmakers needed to fund their […]
November 5, 2015

Five Common Startup Funding Mistakes

There’s a lot to think about when starting a new business. From marketing product and/ or service offerings to where your office will be located, it […]
October 30, 2015

Raising Private Capital: Clearing Up the Confusion and Debunking Myths

A flurry of changes in regulations, as well as the continued onslaught of technology, has disrupted the way private capital is raised. Call it crowdfunding, peer-to-peer […]
October 22, 2015

When Filing Your Regulation A+, Don’t Forget What’s Required by FINRA Rule 5110

You may be well aware that if you’re an issuer about to raise funds via Regulation A+, and are planning to use any type of broker-dealer […]
October 15, 2015

Is My Crowdfunding Portal Legal?

A common question asked is whether a person’s crowdfunding portal or platform is legal, which is representative of a common mis-belief that websites are equal to […]
August 25, 2015

General Solicitation and Its Impact on Raising Capital

Up until the fall of 2013, private companies were banned from publicly marketing a capital raise – known as General Solicitation – because of the SEC’s […]
August 6, 2015

The Digital Currency Impact on Equity Crowdfunding

Chances are you’ve heard about Bitcoin, the virtual currency controlled by cryptography (rather than by a central bank) that’s used for online transactions. It’s the first […]