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Fixing ‘Test the Waters’

Reg A+ allows a company to reach out to its friends and family, its employees, its customers and vendors, its Facebook friends, and even the general public to ask “if […]

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SEC Metrics on Reg A+

On 12/31 the SEC published a report on Reg A activity as of Q3 that has some eye-opening bullets. Here are a few of the key metrics, along with my […]

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FundAmerica Releases New Tech for Capturing Investor Leads

Today we are releasing some great new technology: data-capturing. This is integrated directly into our investment transaction engine, both Invest Now buttons and API.  What: investor data is now captured […]

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Happy Holidays from FundAmerica

As we close in on an amazing year for the crowdfunding industry, I want to thank our customers, our partners, our shareholders, our nation’s lawmakers & regulators, and, especially, our […]

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SEC Notches Record 868 Enforcement Actions in 2016

The SEC isn’t asleep. Far from it. The staff are hard at work not just crafting rules for new legislation but also in ferreting out violations of securities regulations. In […]

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Reg A Success Stories

At Dealflow’s Crowdfunding Conference in NYC last week one of the speakers (a good friend of mine) said that only 2 Reg A+ offerings thus far have closed (been successful), […]

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SEC Slaps Reg A Issuer in Industry Wake-Up Call

The industry has just seen the first Reg A issuer get hit by the SEC. Did the SEC cite fraud? No. Did it cite problems with the issuers’ lawyer, accountant, […]

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Online Capital Raise: Offering Fees & Determining the Right Minimum

Many businesses looking to use the internet to raise capital (via the new exemptions made possible thanks to the JOBS Act) tend to get a little shocked at what it […]

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The Escrow “Problem” for Crowd-Sourced (aka funded) Offerings

Why is it so hard to find a bank that will act as escrow agent for direct-to-the-crowd offerings? There are two primary reasons for this, technology and risk. Technology: banks, law […]

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Early Problems in Reg A

At the birth of any new industry, the early players never “get it right” at first as there is always a learning curve and some growing pains. In the early […]

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