Reg. Crowd Funding Report Card 2016

VentureBeat did a report card on Regulation Crowd Funding for 2016.

It reports that:

  • there were 21 crowdfunding portals registered, one shut down by the SEC;
  • 186 companies launched campaigns;
  • 79 of them hit their minimum funding target;
  • investors pledged $19 million with 79 companies being actually funded with $17.9 million;
  • over 21,000 individual investors (an average of 331 per campaign) invested an average of $833 each, with the average fund raise of $227,000; and
  • on an average company valuation of $5.3 million (supposedly) in line with venture capital valuations.

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About JeffKoeppel

I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at:
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