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Arcimoto & NASDAQ – a new paradigm for Reg A

Today marks a watershed moment for the Reg A industry as Arcimoto, led by WR Hambrecht + Co, successfully closed their offering and begins trading on NASDAQ tomorrow. The problem: […]

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Real Estate Crowdfunding – when things go badly

I’ve been hearing some unsettling things in the real estate crowdfunding sector. One mid-tier platform (approx 100 deals done) is not letting investors log onto their accounts, is not answering […]

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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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