Archive: SeedInvest

Some big news hit the crowdfunding world in late 2022: StartEngine announced its plans to acquire fellow crowdfunding platform SeedInvest. Circle, which acquired SeedInvest back in 2019, entered into an agreement to divest SeedInvest to StartEngine. StartEngine announced the news on its blog in late October. It’s not a done deal yet, as FINRA needs to approve the acquisition. That should happen sometime within…

The Third Time Is Not the Charm for This Startup

By Andy Gordon on May 12, 2022

NowRx will complete its third crowdfunding raise on SeedInvest later this month. We’ve recommended it twice. And it has worked out incredibly well for our members who invested.  But the third time is not…

New Pick: Invest in the Uber of the Apparel Industry

By Andy Gordon on January 13, 2022

Passenger drones – AKA flying cars – are technological marvels. But science fiction has been promising flying cars for decades. So seeing them become reality now feels right. But apparel startup Sene feels like it’s been ripped from the future. It has made a commercially thriving…

Which Platforms Have the Most Successful Deals?

By KingsCrowd on September 8, 2021

Editor’s Note: At Early Investing, we research startups that are raising money on all sorts of crowdfunding platforms. Some of the most common platforms include Wefunder, Republic, StartEngine, Netcapital and SeedInvest. But with so many platforms out there, it can be overwhelming…

Pay Attention to Reg CF Deals

By Adam Sharp on January 26, 2021

On March 15th, the fundraising limit on Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) campaigns will go from $1.07 million to $5 million. Startups that raise capital using Reg CF are the deals that non-accredited investors can access. With the $1 million limit, Reg CF just wasn’t worth it…

Startup Insider: 2020 Is the Year of the Investor

By Early Investing on January 20, 2020

In the final part of our interview with SeedInvest’s Alex Tynion, we look toward the future. Because 2020 is the year of the investor.

Startup Insider: A Successful Founder Must Weather the Storm

By Early Investing on January 13, 2020

In Part 2 of our Startup Insider interview with Alex Tynion, we discuss what makes a founder successful... and what makes them fail.

Startup Insider: What It’s Like in the SeedInvest Bullpen

By Early Investing on January 6, 2020

In Part 1 of our interview with SeedInvest Principal Alex Tynion, we learn how SeedInvest vets startups, how the team handles valuations and more.
In Part 3 of our Startup Insider interview with NowRx, we take a deep dive into the founders’ strategy.
Accredited investors still have more startup investing options than everyone else. Let’s change that.
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team talks Silicon Valley investments and equity crowdfunding portals.

Mailbag: Three Essential Questions to Ask Startup Founders

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.
This week, the Early Investing team tackles startup investing due diligence and Fidelity’s upcoming crypto trading service.

Circle Opens the Door for SeedInvest

By Andy Gordon on March 11, 2019

Circle has purchased SeedInvest, a high-quality startup portal. And both companies are set to benefit.

Chart of the Week: Identifying Startups Worth Investing In

By Allison Brickell on June 11, 2018

A quick look at the “vetting pyramid” shows why it’s so important to perform due diligence before investing in startups.

Portfolio Update

By Andy Gordon on April 14, 2015

  Dear Startup Investor, March was a busy month for our companies. Appvance, SpeechTrans and Connect made significant upgrades to their products. And our two startup portal companies continue to upgrade and expand. Below we update you on nine of our 23 holdings (not including our latest recommendation)… That’s the…