Stratifund Rates 98 Crowdfunding Investments

Published on November 24, 2016

Six months after the launch of Regulation CF, NextSeed and Wefunder are the portals with the highest-rated Reg CF offerings, on average. By David M. Freedman ¶ Since May 2016, nearly 150 startups and early-stage companies have listed their securities – mostly equity but some debt as well – on more than a dozen crowdfunding portals operating […]


Hollywood Produces an Early Equity Crowdfunding Hit

Published on September 29, 2016

Editor’s note: Legion M calls itself the first “fan funded” Hollywood studio. It is an early success story of Title lll  (Reg CF) investment crowdfunding, attracting $1 million, the maximum amount the law allows. In the article below CEO Paul Scanlan describes how equity crowdfunding has changed the game for some big screen projects.   […]


Assessing the Title III Crowdfunding Market After 10 Weeks

Published on August 5, 2016

Wefunder Still Dominates the Market with over 40 percent of the Offerings By David M. Freedman Observations about the Title III (Regulation CF) crowdfunding market, 10 weeks into the launch of this new asset class: Investors have committed over $5 million to securities issued by startups and small companies under Title III since May 16, […]


45 Crowdfunding Deals Rated by Stratifund

Published on July 1, 2016

By David M. Freedman ¶  Stratifund aggregates and rates Title III (Regulation CF) and Title IV (Regulation A+) crowdfunding offerings, pulling from 9 different funding portals and broker-dealer platforms. Under Titles III and IV of the JOBS Act of 2012, all investors, including accredited and non-accredited, may invest in startups and growing small businesses. Annual […]


Title III Crowdfunding Investment Tops $2 Million in First Month

Published on June 15, 2016

Investors have committed about $2.05 million to 34 Title III offerings since the launch of Regulation CF crowdfunding on May 16, 2016, according to CF Market. That averages out to roughly $60,300 per offering. The average minimum funding goal for 38 Title III offerings (both equity and debt) tracked by Stratifund is about $135,000. (Most […]


32 Title III Offerings Rated by Stratifund

Published on June 12, 2016

By David M. Freedman ¶ Stratifund is the only site that aggregates and rates Title III crowdfunding offerings, as far as I know. It has posted ratings of 32 Title III offerings, involving both debt and equity. NextSeed, Wefunder, and SeedInvest are the portals with the highest-rated deals on average. Stratifund uses a proprietary algorithm […]