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A Crowdfunding Success Story

Yaaay! A crowdfunding success story! At last. Brewdogs, a microbrewery that actually started in a garage and crowdfunded equity is seeing a payday for its investors. The so-called “Equity Punks” will be able to sell when TSG Consumer Partners, a … Continue reading

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SEC Increases Maximum Amount To Be Raised In Crowdfunding

The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday announced that it has adopted amendments to increase the amount of money companies can raise through crowdfunding to adjust for inflation. Now, the maximum aggregate amount an issuer can sell under Regulation Crowdfunding in … Continue reading

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Indiegogo Celebrates 2 Months of Equity Crowdfunding

Indiegogo, a rewards crowdfunding portal that recently received approval from FINRA, is celebrating its two month equity crowdfunding anniversary by touting that it’s funding portal has raised over $1.4 million for 5 companies including: a multi-player video game, smartphone-connected sensors, … Continue reading

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Venture Capitalist Embraces Crowdfunding

One venture capital firm has determined that it will be transparent when it comes to crowdfunding. Draper Esprit, a United Kingdom venture capital firm, states that: they now invest alongside the crowd on the same terms, which helps both the … Continue reading

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Is Crowdfunding Worth It?

Now that crowdfunding has become an international institution, folks are starting to focus on results from crowdfunded companies. Is crowdfunding a worthwhile investment or a waste? AltFi issued their first annual report noting that “to date, just 88 of those … Continue reading

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“I’m Sorry,” Say Crowdfunded Companies Gone Bust

Bloomberg reports that apology letters are starting to become a “thing” for crowdfunded companies that have burned through their investors’ funds and have gone bust. It notes that the Seedrs equity crowdfunding portal has seen at least 3 companies bite … Continue reading

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Why This Entrepreneur Likes Equity Crowdfunding

An equity crowdfunder has praised the Crowd Fund Act notwithstanding the regulatory “burden,” because: financial transparency in a startup should be a non-issue; potential liability risk from disgruntled investors should be low due to the disclosures required to be made … Continue reading

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