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  • Rabbit Report – Traklight: A Fast, Efficient and Affordable Way to Start Protecting Your Company’s IP
    Understanding the need to protect a company’s Intellectual Property (IP) was made obvious in the movie The Social Network. But what is a company’s IP? How do you identify it and what do you need to do to protect it? This RABBIT Report covers a technology solution that is helping startups... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on Aug-04-16
  • ‘Regulation crowdfunding’ isn’t the mess opponents predicted
    *** The following is a reprint of a piece CCA Principal Sherwood Neiss wrote for Venture Beat … The original can be found here *** Image Credit: Singkham/Shutterstock It has been 74 days since “regulation crowdfunding” (aka Title III of the JOBS Act)kicked off, and the data is starting to pour... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on Aug-03-16
  • CCA Reg CF Index –
    Welcome to the CCA Proprietary Regulation Crowdfunding Index This page is updated on a daily basis with the latest offering information from all portals registered with the SEC & FINRA. Chart 1: This chart shows the total demand for capital over time CHART 2: The chart shows the total number... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on Jul-22-16
  • Rabbit Report – Catapult: Benchmarking Companies by Analyzing Investment Risk
    How can an investor with limited experience investing in early stage companies realistically gauge the risk of different investments? This RABBIT Report looks at a team of Babson College entrepreneurship experts who have distilled their research, knowledge and experience into an algorithm that looks at 180+ data points to analyze risk and benchmark... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on Jul-07-16
  • How I Got F*cked by American Airlines
    I used to love American Airlines. As one of the pioneers of the debt and equity crowdfunding movement they’ve shuttled me around the world to advocate for access to capital, startups, small businesses and jobs. All that traveling has earned me the highest level of status, Executive Platinum. I cannot... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on Jun-24-16
  • Rabbit Report: EqSeed – A Brazilian Equity Crowdfunding Platform Tackling Economic Challenges
    In a country struggling with economic, political and social challenges, how does an equity crowdfunding platform become part of the solution in filling the funding gap where regulations stifle business starts and investments? This RABBIT[1] Report details one of the early pioneers in Brazil. (www.eqseed.com) Company: EqSeed  Sector:Platforms & Secondary... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on Jun-24-16
  • Rabbit Report: North Capital – Traditional Broker Dealer Meets Online Private Capital Markets
    When a Wall Street veteran with 30 years of experience says “In the last 12 months, I’ve done more private transactions via the JOBS Act than I have done in the 29 previous years,” it is worth digging in to learn what that really means. Company:  North Capital  Website: www.northcapital.com Sector:... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on Jun-15-16
  • Repost from the White House: The Promise of Crowdfunding and American Innovation
    The following is repost from the June 8, 2016 White House post. You can see the original here. JUNE 8, 2016 AT 9:49 AM ET BY THOMAS KALIL, DOUG RAND Summary:  “Crowdfunding” rule makes it possible for entrepreneurs across the country to raise small-dollar investments from ordinary Americans. In May,... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on Jun-13-16
  • CCA Submits Letter of Support for HR4855 – Fix Crowdfunding Act
    On Friday June 10th, CCA submitting the following letter in support of Representative Patrick McHenry’s bill HR4855, otherwise known as the Fix Crowdfunding Act. The goal of the Act is to fix some parts of Regulation Crowdfunding that would otherwise make it less appealing to entrepreneurs, investors and crowdfunding intermediaries.... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on Jun-10-16
  • My Response to the WSJ Piece – Why Investors Should Be Wary of Crowdfunded Securities
    This post is in response to a June 7, 2016 Wall Street Journal Story by Micah Hauptman of the Consumer Federation of America titled, “Why Investors Should Be Wary of Crowdfunded Securities.” First, we need to understand that Micah Hauptman is coming from a place of good intentions – to protect... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on Jun-07-16
  • Rabbit Report – CashRun
    Is combatting credit card fraud really that important in the crowdfunding ecosystem?  YES it is…In this R.A.B.B.I.T. Report we learn more about one innovator’s unique approach to beating fraudsters.     Company:  CashRun* (www.cashrun.com) Sector: Money Transfer / Blockchain Location: Singapore / San Francisco   Summary: CashRun is a unique online payment... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on May-27-16
  • Guest Post: Who’s Crowdfunding? A Snapshot of Week 1 of Regulation Crowdfunding
    The following is a reprint from Locavesting. The orginal can be found here: Will Regulation Crowdfunding be the game-changer that it was expected to be when the JOBS Act was signed into law four years ago? Time will tell. In the meantime, we decided to take a closer look at... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on May-26-16
  • Crowdfunding FinTech Finalists Announced for Launch of Regulation Crowdfunding
    On May 16th from 3 to 8pm in the Capitol Hill Visitor’s Center Room 201AB we will celebrate the launch of Regulation Crowdfunding with a demonstration of some of the latest financial technologies that have been built to support an efficient, credible, transparent and robust industry. These companies / associations represent... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on May-09-16
  • Rabbit Report – AlgoValue
    How do founders and early stage investors establish defendable, standards-based valuations that can be agreed upon? In This R.A.B.B.I.T. Report we explore one company that has created a potential solution to this challenge. Company: AlgoValue (www.algovalue.com) Sector: Data and Analytics Location: New York/London/Tel Aviv Summary: One of the questions regularly... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on May-05-16
  • Rabbit Report – AngelSpan
    How do founders communicate with investors in early and mid-stage companies? Traditionally, it has been with high friction and rarely. In This RABBIT Report we explore one company that has created a potential solution to this problem.    Company:  AngelSpan (/www.angelspan.com) Sector:       Trust & Transparency Location:   Austin, TexasSummary:... read more
    Source: Crowdfunding Capital Advisors | Published on Apr-23-16