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Over The Moon About Microinvesting

by Kasen Wysong on December 2, 2020.

And while most small businesses aren’t trying to break into the space travel market, they’re still shooting for the stars. These businesses need capital to chase their dreams and that usually means finding someone (with money) who’s excited to back that dream. Microinvesting provides businesses with a broader pool of both accredited and unaccredited investors.

The Different Types of Reg CF Offerings Explained

by Joshua Rollins on October 21, 2020.

Is it just me, or did every basketball coach ever go on and on about “back to basics” and “focus on the fundamentals,” as though Steph Curry hadn’t just inspired an entire generation to lob threes from half-court (and miss - because, you know, they’re not Steph).

The Move to Microinvesting

by Joshua Rollins on October 7, 2020.

Apps like Acorns have brought the phrase “micro investing” on the scene with their approach of rounding up to the next dollar whenever you spend money to invest in exchange-traded funds (ETFs). So your $3.78 latte would trigger $0.22 moving from your checking account to your Acorns account. While this function fits the connotation of...

Top 3 Ways to Promote your Crowdfunding campaign

by Malcolm McDonald on October 6, 2020.

So you did it! You launched an investment crowdfunding campaign and you’re going all-in on a local legion of microinvestors and brand ambassadors. Now what?  As wild and new as it might feel to pull in capital from your fans, customers, and community, promoting your crowdfunding campaign isn’t all the different than promoting your business....

How Small Business Raise Campaigns Work

by Kasen Wysong on September 29, 2020.

Growing up, I always enjoyed reading Calvin and Hobbes, a comic series by Bill Watterson. There were comic strips where Calvin would ask his dad questions like how ATMs work or what causes wind. In typical “Dad” fashion, Calvin’s father responded with explanations like there’s a little guy inside the ATM who hands out the...

The Who Economy

by Malcolm McDonald on August 11, 2020.

I’ll never forget pitching two angel investors with my first fully thought-out business plan. I’ve always been a dreamer, a creator, and an aspiring visionary known for the verbal tick, “What if…” But this was the first time I had put pen to paper (fingers to keyboard), pulled out my calculator (iPhone), and drawn up...

Time Travel, Reg CF, And The Justice League

by Kasen Wysong on July 14, 2020.

When you hear the term “crowdfunding for small business,” it might sound like a recent phenomenon. But put aside Reg CF and tech startups for a moment because in reality, crowdfunding is as old as Irish ale.  Crowdfunding can include everything from college beer fund donations to betting on flying cars in Silicon Valley, but...

The Wall Street – Main Street Disconnect

by John Crawford on June 9, 2020.

The Dow Jones surged over 20% between March 23 and March 26 with the financial markets betting on the imminent (and unprecedented) stimulus package. The Dow Jones stock prices had another spike from April 3 to April 6, possibly being carried by Trump’s announcement of oil competition dropping (and prices to consumers increasing) as the...

Explaining the Form C

by Joshua Rollins on June 3, 2020.

What is it? The Form C is the required SEC filing for any company looking to raise capital through Regulation CF. It needs to be filed before your campaign can go live and before any advertising about your offering takes place. As a potential investor, the Form C is a tool to evaluate the main...