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Regulation Crowdfunding Offerings Surpass 500

Today marks a milestone for Regulation Crowdfunding. The 500th company has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise funds via online portals. The chart below show the cumulative number of offerings since the launch of Regulation Crowdfunding on May 16, 2016. Since then 51% of these companies have raised over $66M from over …

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The New Broker Dealer – More Focused Brain Work and Less Manual Labor

Broker dealers of the distant past (circa 2010) who worked in the private capital markets never thought their jobs would change.  They thought only other industries could be disrupted by the Internet and technology.  They assumed investment banking was secure because securities regulations written in 1933 and 1934 were fixed in place.  It was generally …

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CCA Survey of Findings from an Audit on the US Crowdfunding Ecosystem

Recently, the CCA Group performed an audit on the crowdfunding ecosystem in the United States. Speaking with industry experts, performing original research, and updatinga database of all active and inactive crowdfunding portals in the country, we were able to develop a “30,000 foot” view of the ecosystem, including a closer look at the types of platforms …

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State Regulators Continue Their Misinformation Campaign on Crowdfunding

Equity and debt-based crowdfunding (aka crowdfund investing) isn’t even live yet and State regulators, rather than engage in effective and productive dialogue with our industry on how to best protect investors, has chosen to continue its misinformation campaign by describing fraud that is NOT crowdfunding, as if it were crowdfunding. Crowdfunding, as part of the …

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