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4 Questions that Show Where U.S. Entrepreneurs are Succeeding with Regulation Crowdfunding

4 Questions that Show Where U.S. Entrepreneurs are Succeeding with Regulation Crowdfunding The first Fiscal Year of Regulation Crowdfunding has come to an end and our data continues to deliver valuable information for investors, founders and government officials. Overwhelmingly, California has taken the early lead in Regulation Crowdfunding from both an entrepreneur (aka issuer) and […]

Crowd2Fund Success The Genuine Cake Company Returns For Seconds: Raises £101,000 From 200 Backers Through IFISA Crowdfunding

Crowd2Fund Success The Genuine Cake Company Returns For Seconds: Raises £101,000 From 200 Backers Through IFISA Crowdfunding Following the closing of The Genuine Cake Company’s recent IFISA crowdfunding round, Crowd2Fund took a look back at the luxury cake company’s success on its funding portal. The Genuine Cake Company, which was founded by Sach and Marie Sinclair, describes […]

Digital Media Platform French Morning Launches Equity Offering on Indiegogo/MicroVentures

Digital Media Platform French Morning Launches Equity Offering on Indiegogo/MicroVentures French Morning, a digital media platform for French expats and Francophiles, has launched an offering on Indiegogo/MicroVentures’ equity crowdfunding platform. Founded in 2009, French Morning states that it provides an outlet dedicated to French politics, current events, and culture for the French speaking community. It… […]

BrewDog Equity for Punks USA Closes at $7 Million

BrewDog Equity for Punks USA Closes at Million BrewDog’s Reg A+ crowdfunding offer has closed at $7 million.  The Equity for Punks campaign sought a maximum $50 million raise but $7 million is nothing to sneeze at. Reg A+, part of the JOBS Act of 2012, allows an issuer to raise up to… Read More […]

SEC Suspends Trading of CIAO Group in Advance of ICO

SEC Suspends Trading of CIAO Group in Advance of ICO CIAO Group (formerly traded on the pink sheets under CIAU) has received a suspension notice from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  The enforcement division of the SEC stated; “The Commission temporarily suspended trading in the securities of CIAU because of questions regarding the accuracy… […]

Update: Dark Screen Games’ “Bounty Battle” Secures Funding Target on Fig

Update: Dark Screen Games’ “Bounty Battle” Secures Funding Target on Fig Indie video game developer Dark Screen Games has successfully secured its initial $35,000 funding target on Fig for its new video game, Bounty Battle. The developer, which launched the campaign last month, stated that up to four players compete against each other using characters from their favorite indie games […]

Luxury Kids Fashion Brand Benedita Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £155,000 in Funding

Luxury Kids Fashion Brand Benedita Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £155,000 in Funding London-based luxury kids fashion brand Benedita is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £155,000 from nearly 150 investors. The initiative was launched last month, seeking £125,000 as the company prepares to expand. As previously reported, Benedita, which was […]