Archive: crowdfunding portals
By Andy Gordon on May 11, 2022
May 16 marks the sixth anniversary of crowdfunding under Regulation Crowdfunding. But it was the JOBS Act of April 2012 that made it possible. Whether you go by 10 years ago or six years ago, crowdfunding has come a long way. Millions of Americans are participating in this investing space. Crowdfunding portals Wefunder and StartEngine both claim to have 1.5 million investors in their communities. New York-based portal Republic…
By Andy Gordon on October 8, 2020
In the last 12 months, we’ve sourced our startup recommendations from seven different portals. Eight were from Republic… five from SeedInvest… two each from Wefunder, StartEngine and Equifund… and one each from MicroVentures and Netcapital. Each of these portals has unique strengths. The companies raising on…
By Andy Gordon on September 16, 2019
The First Stage Investor team is on the lookout for more Series A companies to recommend. And we’re also keeping an eye on escalating valuations.
By Early Investing on August 18, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team provides the first three questions they always ask founders and describes how to transfer ownership of startup shares.
By Early Investing on July 29, 2018
The Early Investing team looks at whether bitcoin's rally has legs and how to identify pre-IPO startups to invest in.