Category Archives: Crowdcheck

The SEC Brings Intrastate Offering Rules Into the Modern Era

On October 26, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved final rules amending Rule 147 and creating new Rule 147A. The much needed update brings many beneficial changes for local businesses looking to raise capital within their states, including the ability to advertise across state lines and to conduct multiple offerings without fear of […]

Before You Invest: The Basics of Financial Due Diligence

Interested in investing in a company that is raising funds under Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF), Regulation A or Regulation D? That means doing your homework— understanding what you are investing in and making an “informed investment decision.  In other words, due diligence. In this article, we’ll explore the basics of financial due diligence, which includes […]

For Investors, The Key to Crowdfunding Success is Due Diligence

Thanks to the JOBS Act, average Americans can now invest in startups and small businesses, including companies raising funds under Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) and the revised Regulation A. This is new territory for investors, who may be wondering, What should I consider before investing? Are you the right person for this investment? A key […]

The Crowdfunding Countdown Is On. Entrepreneurs, Are You Ready?

The countdown is on! In just a little over a week, Regulation Crowdfunding, which implements Title III of the JOBS Act and opens up investment crowdfunding to all investors, will go live. In CrowdCheck’s experience, there are going to be a lot of companies not ready for launch on that date. So we’ve put together […]

Regulation A: Lessons From the First Quarter

This week will mark three months since revisions to the SEC’s Regulation A (popularly known as “Regulation A+”) went into effect. It’s still early, but there have been a couple of dozen filings made under the new regs. What can we learn from these early filings? A lot of people are not getting A+ grades, […]

A JOBS Act Rule Goes Into Effect And Companies Begin Testing the Reg A+ Waters

The promise of the JOBS Act may finally be fulfilled, thanks to a new Regulation A+ rule that goes into effect today. Private companies can now use Reg A+ to raise up to $50 million from the general public without conducting a full blown initial public offering. They can also “test the waters” before they […]