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French Real Estate Crowdfunding Grows Steadily and Delivers

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 06:00:24 +0000
The French real estate crowdfunding market grew by 50% in 2016 and keeps growing at the same linear growth pace in 2017. While new platforms continue to join, first entrants strongly dominate the nasc

FinTech Australia Says ASICs Recognition of ICOs a Positive Step for Crowdfunding with Digital Coins

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 02:43:21 +0000
Yesterday, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) published guidance on the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) market. The cautionary note told investors to be diligent when reviewing ICO

LendingClub Completes 2nd Self Sponsored Loan Securitization with $323 Million Deal

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 20:22:17 +0000
LendingClub (NYSE: LC) has sponsored and contributed to its second securitization deal following the the last successful self sponsored deal this past June. The “Consumer Loan Underlying Bond&

Congressman Patrick McHenry & Senator Cory Booker introduce “Fintech Bill” that Automates IRS Credit Disclosures

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 19:30:36 +0000
As part of the loan or mortgage origination process an applicant must complete form “4506-T”  for the IRS. This gives the lender the right to access a summarized version of their tax transcript,

First Finnish Blockchain Startup Soma Raises Over $240,000 in First 48 Hours of ICO

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 19:08:52 +0000
Soma, said to be the very first Finnnish blockchain startup, is in the midst of an Initial Coin Offering (ICO).  The ICO, which started on September 26th, has reportedly raised over $240,000 in the f

The Best industries for Regulation Crowdfunding

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 20:11:11 +0000
      By: Sherwood Neiss and Jason Best, Principals Crowdfund Capital Advisors, LLC Into the second year of Regulation Crowdfunding there are now over 475 companies that have filed

Interact with FactRight’s Reg A+ Database

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:05:38 +0000
by Brandon Raatikka According to FactRight’s tracking, the SEC qualified 21 Reg A+ Tier 2 offerings in the second quarter of 2017, maintaining a brisk pace by the standards of Reg A+’s re

Is the Party Over? SEC Concludes Cryptocurrency Offering Required Registration

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 17:58:49 +0000
By Trudy-Anne McLeary, Associate, Corporate and Finance | Benjamin T. Brickner, Associate, Corporate and Finance In an investigative report and investor bulletin, the SEC

SEC Issues Investigative Report Concluding DAO Tokens, a Digital Asset, Were Securities

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:50:34 +0000
Crowdfund Beat News Wire, SEC issued an investigative report stating, “tokens offered and sold by a ‘virtual’ organization known as ‘The DAO’ were securities an

Delaware Blockchain Initiative?

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 21:11:54 +0000
Crowdfund Beat News Wire, Delaware Blockchain Initiative: Transforming the Foundational Infrastructure of Corporate Finance or much of American corporate finance is Delaware corporate law. Later this