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Articles tagged: Crowdfunding/CrowdFinancing

Crowdfunding Equities

Alternative Assets and the “Average” Accredited Investor Installment #6: Equity Crowdfunding Under Regulation D

Equity crowdfunding developed under Regulation D matches startups with angel investors in weeks rather than months, shortening timelines all around.

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A lock on a door, symbolizing the simple agreement for future equity for seed-stage startups

SAFE: Simple Agreement for Future Equity

Y Combinator, a well-known tech accelerator, created the SAFE (simple agreement for future equity) in 2013, and uses it to fund most of the seed-stage startups that participate in its three-month development sessions. With an emphasis on simple, this new equity security works for seed-stage startups.

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Crowdfunding Company Offers Variable Returns Topping at 10%

In Episode 62 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio, host Chris Cahill chats with Philippe de Lapérouse, Managing Director of HighQuest Partners, who advises major strategic and financial investors operating and investing globally across the food, biotech and bioenergy value chains.

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A Few Minutes With…Neha Manaktala, CEO and Co-founder, DealIndex

Neha Manaktala is co-founder & CEO of DealIndex, a young alternative finance aggregator. Founded in 2014, DealIndex is part of The Grow VC Group. Manaktala has a background as an entrepreneur and finance professional with experience in investment banking, private equity and startups.

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A Few Minutes With … Scott Picken of Wealth Migrate

Scott Picken is the author of “Property Going Global” and the founder and CEO of Wealth Migrate, an online global real estate investment marketplace. An expert in the intersection of technology and global real estate markets, Picken combined his lifelong passion for IT with 17 years of real estate investment experience to actualize the dream of Wealth Migrate as a crowdfunding platform.

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A Few Minutes With … Marshall Saunders, Managing Partner, SaundersDailey

Marshall Saunders is a real estate veteran with two decades of experience and the co-founder and managing partner of SaundersDailey, an online investment marketplace connecting investors to exclusive real estate opportunities, with low minimum investments, in select markets throughout the Midwest.

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Equity Crowdfunding Performance Review: Billions for Startups, But What about Returns for Investors?

There is no lack of statistics about how much capital has been raised, and how those dollar amounts have increased year over year, in the new asset class called securities crowdfunding. The statistics about investor returns have been much less forthcoming, partly because securities crowdfunding is only a few years old, but also because investor returns are not as “transparent” as offerings and sales on funding platforms.

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A Few Minutes with Marty Coyne, Chief Technology Officer of Connected Investors

Marty Coyne is CTO of Connected Investors, the real estate investor’s marketplace + Community. They have over 250,000 members and a unique Marketplace where investors can buy pieces of deals (crowdfunding) single deals (Typical commercial & residential investment properties) and packages of deals (Bulk property / note purchases).

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A Few Minutes with… Henry Ward, CEO of eShares

eShares issues electronic shares for private companies and then acts as the registration agent for those companies. To use the service, a company sets up an account and designates certain people who can issue and sign certificates. eShares then manages the workflow of getting existing shares entered into the system.

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A few minutes with… Ryan Caldbeck, CEO, CircleUp

CircleUp is an equity crowdfunding platform, presently open only to accredited investors, which primarily features existing U.S. consumer products companies. Ryan Caldbeck, CircleUp’s CEO spoke with AIMkts about raising capital, their focus retail and consumer goods and CircleUp’s presence as an investment platform.

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