Tag Archives: Crowdfunding
By David Drake StartEngine has officially launched on Friday, June 19, 2015 and finally brings you “true crowdfunding” as what I had written in Thomson Reuters last 2012. The firm’s model has previously been used by Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream, and now it can be used under Regulation A + to raise up to $50 million. The firm can […]
Who Dares to be the next Ben and Jerry’s or Fundrise to Raise up to $50 Million through Regulation A+?
By David Drake All startups need capital to innovate, launch, scale and grow. For companies seeking additional financing for their working capital or to expand its operations but do not yet want to risk an IPO, using the newly approved Regulation A+ is a possible alternative. Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc. (BJICA) is one firm that was able […]
By David Drake The US crowdfunding industry hit a major milestone on March 25 this year as the SEC passed into law Reg A+ under Title IV of the JOBS Act after years of prolonged deliberation and advocating by stakeholders. Industry experts, entrepreneurs and investors have eagerly anticipated for the passing into law of this regulation to facilitate the […]
Going into Crowdfunding? Discover 3 Success Stories that Dared to Say No to the Banks By David Drake Crowdfunding works like a cockfight where you raise your bet and anybody from the crowd takes the challenge. The only difference is that in a cockfight it is a 50:50 win-loss probability. In crowdfunding, risk is spread into different […]
By David Drake Natural resources, which include minerals, metals, oil or gas, occupy a central role in our everyday life. Minerals are essential to our economic development. The minerals, particularly the metals, have specific properties such as high strength, durability, conductor of heat and electricity and aesthetic appeal that endear them to the industries, and us. Figure 1, […]
By David Drake, The Soho Loft The year 2014 will be full of change and innovation in the finance and investing landscape as many newcomers will enter the game of finance. Here are some of the changes and trends that we see for the year 2014: 1. JOBS Act SEC will try to make it clear for […]