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All About Regulation A Crowdfunding

At CrowdEngine we pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ needs, the regulations, and helping our clients succeed in the crowdfunding and Fintech industry. If you’re not familiar with the new crowdfunding rules and you want to get involved, it’s important to learn all you can about the rules.

Whether you’re a venture capital firm, angel group, startup, or real estate professional,…

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What is Real Estate Crowdfunding?

Real estate crowdfunding is a relatively new concept that is gaining popularity among a broad range of investors who are looking to raise money for their deals or to invest in others’ projects through an online platform. Crowdfunding is by definition, “the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number…

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What Issuers and Portal Operators Need to Know About Fees

In addition to the funds being sent by an investor to make an investment, additional fees can be added at the issuer’s (or portals) option. CrowdEngine supports three types of fee models, which are as follows:
✓ Investor Paid – Administration Fees
✓ Investor Paid – Commission Fees
✓ Issuer Paid – Concession Fees

Investor Administration Fees
Administration fees are non-contingent fees generally used by…

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CrowdEngine Partners with Aboveboard on Security Tokens

CrowdEngine, a long time software provider in the online capital formation industry, has recently partnered with Aboveboard to “streamline the process of launching and managing a tokenized security.”

CrowdEngine provides a litany of securities crowdfunding solutions including offerings using Reg D, Reg S. Reg A+ and Reg CF. CrowdEngine can also provide intrastate crowdfunding services. More recently, CrowdEngine has moved into the security token…

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Raise capital from Non-Accredited Investors

Over the last 80 years the only means for raising capital for private companies was through investors accredited with the SEC – just 2% of the wealthiest U.S. citizens. But, on May 16, 2016 the JOBS Act went into effect, allowing private companies in their early stages to raise capital from all Americans, so long as the appropriate criteria are…

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Wyoming Legislative Updates

Wyoming has undergone many crypto-relevant legislative changes within the past month, most of which could have national implications. The Wyoming State Legislature passed HB-70, which was later signed into law by Governor Matt Mead, exempting cryptocurrencies from national securities regulations so long as they meet the list of requirements necessary to be considered a “utility token.”

A utility token requires that:

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March Security Token Review

The regulatory landscape for cryptocurrencies is still in its infancy, and for the foreseeable future it will be subject to regular and unpredictable change. Here’s an overview of compliance events in March, ultimately the ICO market in the US is on hold unless its a security token, but thats good news for us we support US security tokens and international LYC…

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Investing in ICOs

By Jim Borzilleri
I’ve spent the last few weeks looking at upcoming ICOs, and there are certainly many worthy of a chance to make their concept and technology work. With decentralization disrupting industry after industry, there are likely some truly game-changing unicorn platforms among them. Unfortunately, there are also many that don’t have anything but a website and an idea, with…

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Equity Crowdfunding AT-A-GLANCE

The new equity crowdfunding regulations can be confusing, so we made a cheat-sheet you can use to ease the pain.  This infographic lays out the regulations and typical questions we get asked about investor limits and other details of how it all works in the new equity crowdfunding arena.

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