Wefunder still dominates the market with over 40 percent of offerings.
Observations about the Title III (Regulation CF) crowdfunding market, 10 weeks into the launch of this new asset class:
Securities crowdfunding is on the radar of entrepreneurs across the country. Still, I consider the market to be sluggish because retail investors, those who have little or no experience investing in private securities, haven’t caught on in big numbers.
Most people haven’t heard of it or couldn’t care less. That might change if and when Indiegogo or another large, high-profile intermediary gets involved.
They might be waiting, however, for Congress to “fix” securities crowdfunding.
David M. Freedman has worked as a financial and legal journalist since 1978. He has served on the editorial staffs of business, trade and professional journals, most recently as senior editor of The Value Examiner (National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts). He is coauthor of Equity Crowdfunding for Investors, published in June 2015 by…
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