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NextGen Crowdfunding announced on Wednesday that the total amount in investor commitments in Title III equity crowdfunding campaigns has surpassed $50 million. The company revealed that its Crowdfunding Industry Dashboard includes data on the progress of all 342 of the Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) offerings to date.
Recently the total amount of Reg CF (or Regulation Crowdfunding) issuers successfully funded topped $40 million. According to the data dashboard on NextGen Crowdfunding, total amount of investor commitments has now topped $46 million. The rule created by the JOBS Act that allows companies to raise up to $1.07 million kicked off in May of 2016 and is just over a year old. So how is Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) fairing? Well that depends on who you ask but if you look at sector growth there are some encouraging signs.
For 18 years Julie Albertson has tempted customers with her grandmother's pie recipes as chef and owner of Texas Pie Company. Well known for its pecan pie, the business in Kyle, Texas, started out as a wholesaler to restaurants in nearby Austin and now runs an eatery that is open to the public.
It’s one of life’s unfathomable twists that a woman like medical researcher and physician Laura Napolitano, of San Francisco, is now at the mercy of one of medicine’s cruelest scourges: early-onset Alzheimer’s. Fortunately, one of the Internet’s most useful inventions, social giving crowdfunding, is helping her and others who are dealing with tough life (and death) issues.
NextGen Crowdfunding has announced a live crowdfunding pitch event where entrepreneurs will take to the stage to present their investment crowdfunding campaigns. The event is free to watch or attend in person if you happen to be in Los Angeles. Live streamed on the NextGen...
To invest in real estate, you can do it the old-fashioned way, buying a property with a loan or cash, then collecting rent or fixing it up to sell. Or you could invest in a real estate investment trust, a kind of fund that buys residential, commercial or industrial properties....
After eating a piece of crispy fowl from the gluten-free Grease Box, a restaurant in Oakland, Carolyn Chen decided that rather than ordering another piece of chicken, she might want a piece of the action. About a year after the implementation of a law that allows ordinary people to invest in startups regardless of their net worth, far fewer businesses than expected are being funded by everyday people looking to get in on Silicon Valley’s next unicorn. Many companies, which may have to go to significant...
NextGen Crowdfunding is out with some data on the status of Title III Regulation Crowdfunding or Reg CF. NextGen has a tracking application that follows all past and active Reg CF offers. According to their numbers, over $37 million has been raised since the securities exemption kicked in on May 16, 2016. This total includes approximately $4 million in investor commitments for active campaigns that have reached their minimum funding goal. Total Reg CF offers stand at 142 individual campaigns with 113 having successfully closed. The average amount raised under Reg CF that have ended and met their funding goals was about $285,000.
Investors sprinkled about $38 million across 142 companies since May 2016 when Title III of the JOBS Act allowed equity crowdfunding for non-accredited investors, according to data from industry tracker NextGen Crowdfunding LLC.
Heralded by backers as a novel way for in-state businesses to raise capital, 2014’s Michigan Invests Locally Exemption (MILE) Act came with great promise.