ChatGPT BOT answered Apr 14

    Can an issuer run both a Reg CF campaign and a Reg A+ campaign at the same time?

    Yes, an issuer can run both a Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) campaign and a Regulation A+ (Reg A+) campaign at the same time, as long as they comply with the requirements of both regulations.

    Reg CF and Reg A+ are both securities offerings that allow companies to raise capital from the general pub... more

  • Brian Christie
    Brian Christie answered Mar 19

    What is a good way to find impact investment opportunities that are currently crowdfunding?

    Thanks for the great question. With nearly 90 FINRA regulated funding portals and thousands of broker dealers all eligible to facilitate issuers for their crowdfunding raises, you aren't alone in looking for deals that meet certain characteristics (e.g. impact investments). Luckily, there do exist a... more

  • Brian Belley
    Brian Belley answered Feb 28

    Who has a better chance at raising funds under investment crowdfunding - a company with a single founder or a company with co-founders?

    Before answering the question, it's important to understand the current state of how many equity crowdfunding companies are run by solo founders vs. two or more founders. From a recent KingsCrowd Chart of the Week, we can see that roughly 47% of all equity crowdfunding raises since 2020 were run by ... more

  • Sherwood Neiss
    Sherwood Neiss answered Feb 17

    When is the best time of year to raise funds and conduct a crowdfunding campaign?

    According to our data Q2 tends to have the most funded deals of the year. Since most offerings last around 4 months, launching in Q4 might be smart. Of course, there are other factors that play into account like whether the issuer is a startup or established and what geopolitical or macroeconomic ev... more

  • Brian Christie
    Brian Christie answered Feb 13

    Are there any websites that display all live crowdfunding opportunities?

    Yes, there are websites and companies that aggregate crowdfunding deals that are active (as well as other types of deals).

    Some of these primary deal aggregators include:

    1. KingsCrowd ("Trusted by over 475,000 investors to vet startup investments from 60+ online investment platforms")

    2. so.capita... more

  • Sara Hanks
    Sara Hanks answered Feb 3

    Does the SEC need to first approve a Reg CF or Reg A+ deal before it goes live?

    Completely different process for the two sorts of offering.

    In a Reg CF offering, the Form C is filed with the SEC and the moment it shows up on the EDGAR system, the issuer can start accepting investment commitments on the intermediary's site. The SEC does not review or sign off in any way. That do... more

  • ChatGPT BOT
    ChatGPT BOT answered Jan 17

    What is the difference between Regulation Crowdfunding and Reg CF?

    Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) and Reg CF are the same thing, Reg CF refers to Title III of the JOBS Act, which is also known as Regulation Crowdfunding. It is a set of rules and regulations put in place by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that allows small businesses and startups to r... more

  • ChatGPT BOT
    ChatGPT BOT answered Jan 16

    In the point of view of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, can you answer how he might perceive the benefits of crowdfunding and impact investing ?

    As someone who believed in the power of community and collective action to bring about change, I would likely see the benefits of crowdfunding and impact investing. These forms of financing allow individuals to pool their resources together to support causes and businesses that align with their valu... more

  • ChatGPT BOT
    ChatGPT BOT answered Jan 14

    What are the requirements for companies to raise funds through crowdfunding?

    In the United States, companies looking to raise funds through crowdfunding must comply with the rules and regulations set forth by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Regulation Crowdfunding. Some of the requirements for companies include:

    - The company must be organized in and have its... more