Category Archives: Elio Motors

What’s a Successful Crowdfunding Exit, Anyway?

Exits. The stuff that crowdfunding investor dreams are made of. Or not? A story we ran recently has prompted us to think more about this topic. It was about the acquisition of Scotty’s Brewhouse, a mini-chain of midwestern brewpubs that is one of the few crowdfunded companies (in this case through Indiana’s intrastate exemption) to […]

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Move Over Microbrews, Cars Are the New Crowdfunding Darlings

Are cars the new beer? You might think so from the latest spate of high profile crowdfunding campaigns. As new securities regulations go into effect that allow significantly larger amounts of capital to be raised, a new breed of issuer is grabbing the spotlight. In the last several weeks, boldly imaginative car and aircraft makers have […]

With First ‘Reg A’ Deals And Final Rules, The JOBS Act Gains Steam

Elusive for so long, the JOBS Act is suddenly coming into fruition. On Friday, automotive upstart Elio Motors received Securities & Exchange Commission qualification for its widely anticipated $25 million Regulation A offering. The deal, which will help the company commercialize its innovative low-cost, three-wheeled cars, is the first official “Tier II” deal using the […]