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Reg. D ICO Raises $125M From Accredited Investors

Intangible Labs, Inc., a Delaware corporation organized last year, apparently conducted a private placement of Simple Agreement for Future Tokens under Rule 506(c) of Reg. D and raised  $125 million from accredited investors for its Basecoin, a stablecoin project that … Continue reading

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Healthcare Crowdfunding: Beware.

Here’s hoping this is not the Republican replacement for Obama Care (Affordable Care Act). Y Combinator, a Silicon Valley accelerator, has backed Watsi, a new healthcare model that crowdfunds each patient’s treatment with the belief that 20-40% of all healthcare … Continue reading

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Start Up Investor Now Favoring Its Children?

Fiduciary duty issues may soon plague startup accelerator Y Combinator as reported by the Wall Street Journal. YC has recently raised $700 million to invest in later stage companies. But YC is a startup machine and has been spreading its … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Hedge Fund Investing

While some big institutional investors are bailing out of hedge funds, one new crowdfunding platform has raised $2 million to let accredited investors take part in them. In September, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System divested its entire $4 billion … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding for Blood

If you invest in a crowdfunded company, would you give your blood as well as your money? Y Combinator Partner Sam Altman has donated $20,000 and pledged to donate his blood for clinical trials to the Immunity Project. The Immunity … Continue reading

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Ready Made Crowd Funded Portfolios

Angel List, a crowdfunding site for accredited investors, is now permitting investors to invest in a number of startups for one contribution. Certain Silicon Valley incubators (“accelerators”) are raising money on the site for a “class” of companies that they … Continue reading

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The Crowdfunding Floodgates Open

With the amendment to Reg D permitting companies to advertise to the public their private placements, Angel List has opened its doors and now has 1,360 companies on their open website asking for money. It also advertises investing “syndicates” led … Continue reading

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