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Crowdfunding – where is everyone?

At a lightly attended industry conference last month, Richard Swart spoke about the slow growth of the industry. He made the point that we (the portals, brokers, escrow banks & […]

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Credit Cards & Crowdfunding – Some Considerations

The industry, at long last, has a credit card processor willing to service equity and debt crowdfunding. As portals, brokers and other people jump to do this, I want to […]

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Escrow Costs for Crowd-Direct Offerings Significantly Lowered by FundAmerica and Prime Trust

Traditional bank escrow agents cringe at this new era of “crowd-direct” offerings. Their business models, catering to offerings with perhaps just a handful of investors, never required them to develop […]

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Credit Cards & Securities Offerings

Can people use credit cards to invest in securities offerings? And if yes, how can issuers enable that? This has been a constant request…the thinking is that since Kickstarter allows […]

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Concurrent Title III & 506(c), Considerations

As expected, we are starting to see issuers who want to run a 506(c) Reg D offering concurrently with their Title III/4(a)(6) Reg CF crowdfunding offering. However, I didn’t expect […]

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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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