Tag Archives: Regulation A+
When the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the changes to Regulation A, it has generated lots of debate and discussion. The new rules on Regulation A+ took effect last June 19th. The rules are expected to create a new category of quasi-IPO. This will enable companies to raise money from the public at less expense compared to a regular IPO.There […]
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 […]
On The Rise: The Next Moguls like Donald Trump will come from the Crowd – but they will not be Crowdfunding
By David Drake Direct Public Offering, also known as Regulation A+, is poised to significantly bring down the cost of raising capital for businesses in the US when it becomes legal. And when it does, it could overshadow even its more popular regulatory sibling under the JOBS Act – Crowdfunding. Such incidences like paying up to $250,000 in […]