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There are 3 ways to run your fundraise… Have all investor funds sent into escrow Have investor funds immediately sent to the issuer Have investors “pledge” their commitment and then […]

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We are in the process of going live with Payment Processing-beta! As you know, we’ve been in alpha for awhile with one platform customer, which has helped provide the scope […]

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FinLaw:  The Issuer Exemption and Investment Advisers Who Are Operating Funding Platforms By Scott Andersen Can advisers operate a funding platform for Rule 506 offerings without registering as a broker-dealer?  […]

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Great question! But first… Are you a portal? The answer is “NO!”, there is no such thing as a “crowdfunding portal”. In fact, there is no such thing as equity […]

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FinLaw – Do funding platforms under Title II of the JOBS Act have to be broker-dealers? By Scott Andersen Section 15(a)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 makes it […]

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Speeding Up AML: One of the most time consuming and manual processes we deal with is AML on investors and issuers. Until recently, when using any sort of company or […]

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It’s been a fast and furious few months since November when we initially released our API. In that time we’ve received a lot of feedback from our customers engineers and […]

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We are pleased to announce that Plaid is now incorporated into our ACH system. What’s Plaid? It’s bank infrastructure integration technology that makes it easier for users (and reduces input […]

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Good news – we have modified our ACH funds hold policy. Although we can’t do away with someone’s right to claw back funds for 60 days, even if they were […]

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We are pleased to announce that Scott Andersen has joined FundAmerica as General Counsel. His last day at FINRA was yesterday, and he’s already digging in to review/edit our existing […]

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