Category: Capital Raising

by Oscar Jofre

SEC Charges Eight in Scheme to Fraudulently Promote Securities Offerings

On September 30, 2022, the SEC announced charges against 8 CEOs and CFOs for fraudulently promoting Regulation A+ securities offerings.  The companies named by the…

by Hannah Melotto

Best Practices for Shareholder Management

Shareholder management is a critical part of any company, but it can be especially daunting for those who have recently completed a RegA+ or RegCF…

by Hannah Melotto

RegA+ for Call Centers

Every year, businesses lose approximately $75 billion because of poor customer service. Many businesses don’t have the qualified staff or resources to maintain an efficient…

by Hannah Melotto

Global Cannabis Sales are Projected to Skyrocket

Cannabis has been legalized for both medicinal and recreational use in many states, and this is only expected to increase the demand for the product….

by Hannah Melotto

KoreClient Spotlight: Stenergy

When Samuel and Leyla Butero decided to start their own business, they knew they had to offer a product that would make a difference in…

by Hannah Melotto

The Growth of Online Startup Investments

Investments in online startups have been growing rapidly in recent years, and the trend is expected to continue well into the future, with the number…

by Hannah Melotto

KoreClient Spotlight: Brent Fawson, COO of Facible

Working at Facible, Brent Fawson believes that the company is poised to leave a lasting impact on lives around the world by making medical diagnostic…

by Hannah Melotto

KoreClient Spotlight: Notarized.com

Notarized.com is a company that provides on-demand traveling notary services nationwide to businesses and individuals, as well as offering remote online notarization services in a…

by Hannah Melotto

KoreClient Spotlight: Durable Energy

Durable Energy is on a mission to expand access to renewable energy and electric vehicle (EV) charging across the country. Partnered with  dealerships, parts companies,…

by Hannah Melotto

Opportunities to Invest in the Private Capital Market

The private equity market is rapidly growing, fueled by expansions to the JOBS Act exemptions in 2021. By 2030, the private capital market is anticipated…

by Hannah Melotto

RegA+ Offers Stability for Issuers

When a company decides to go the RegA+ route, they are opting for a more stable and regulated way to raise capital. This is due…

by Rafael Goncalves

The JOBS Act as the Founding Father Of A New Economy

April 5th, 2012. On this day, Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States, signed the JOBS Act into law. This has touched so many…

August 3, 2022

by Hannah Melotto

The SEC Released its 41st Annual Small Business Forum Report

For 41 years, the Securities and Exchange Commission has hosted its annual Small Business Forum. The event, led by the SEC’s Office of the Advocate…

by Hannah Melotto

Why RegA+ Offerings Fail

When it comes to RegA+ offerings, there are several reasons they may fail: a failure to comply with regulatory requirements, a failure to budget for…

by Hannah Melotto

KorePartner Spotlight: Richard Heft, President of Ext. Marketing

Richard Heft is the President at Ext. Marketing, a full-service marketing firm that helps companies attract potential investors to apply their marketing strategy and achieve…

by Hannah Melotto

Potential and Impact of the Cannabis Sector on Jobs Creation

The cannabis sector is growing fast, and with it, the potential for job creation. A recent study shows that the cannabis industry could create and…

by Hannah Melotto

A $30 Trillion Market in 8 Years: Shari Noonan Speaks with Crowdfund Insider

The private securities market is predicted to grow exponentially in the next decade, with a total value of $30 trillion by 2030. Recently, Shari Noonan,…

by Hannah Melotto

Oscar Jofre Speaks at Franchising Event in Denver, CO

We are always looking for ways to help our clients and the franchise community grow and succeed. That’s why we’re excited that our CEO, Oscar…

by Hannah Melotto

Examining RegCF Trends

The internet has put financial literacy resources at the tip of our fingers and has done the same for investment opportunities. Whether it’s an app…

by Hannah Melotto

Private Capital Trends for the Cannabis Industry

As the cannabis industry continues to grow, so does the need for new methods of raising capital. Revenues have doubled over the past three years,…

by Hannah Melotto

Is Equity Crowdfunding Immune to Market Volatility?

In a recent TechCrunch article, author Rebecca Szkutak asserts, “With the fundraising climate now showing cloudy skies, equity crowdfunding is getting ready for a field…

by Carolina Casimiro

What Independence Day means to KoreConX

Independence Day is a really iconic holiday. Parades and fireworks, concerts and cookouts, celebrations of what America is and what it aspires to be, surrounded…

July 4, 2022

by Hannah Melotto

What is KYC?

Each year, an estimated $2 trillion from illicit activities is laundered. This poses a significant challenge to financial institutions, requiring onerous efforts to verify that…

by Hannah Melotto

What Kind of Data is Relevant for Private Equity?

The world of private equity is shrouded in a certain amount of mystery. What data do private equity firms use when making their investment decisions?…

by Hannah Melotto

Recapping Our All-Star June Podcast Guests

Throughout June, we were happy to host another set of excellent speakers to add to our KoreTalkX series, covering timely topics like digital securities, RegA+…

by Hannah Melotto

It is time to meet your MedTech A+ Team

With our KoreSummit on RegA + for Medtech companies quickly approaching, we’d like to introduce the speakers we are thrilled to have for this informative…

by Hannah Melotto

There’s a Lot of Private Capital to Go Around

With all the turbulence in the public markets, private markets look even more attractive to investors.  The private markets are 4x the size of public…

by Hannah Melotto

Private Equity’s Primetime Has Arrived

Private equity’s primetime has arrived! This stems from a number of reasons, including favorable economic conditions for the private capital market. In fact, 42% of…

by Hannah Melotto

How Can a Foreign Company use RegA+

For many issuers outside of the United States, the ability to raise capital from a wide pool of investors, including “the crowd” is immensely compelling….

by Hannah Melotto

Trends We Believe Will Shape Investment Crowdfunding

In the first half of the year, a great deal has happened in investment crowdfunding. We’ve seen several trends emerge that are worth looking at…

by Peter Daneyko

Quarterbacks: Their Role and Why They’re Essential for Your RegA+ Raise

In the world of Reg A+, quarterbacks are essential to a successful offering. They play a critical role in the overall success of an offering,…

by Hannah Melotto

It All Started with the JOBS Act

This month, we launched our newest series, KoreTalkX, during which we have hosted exciting, one-on-one conversations with industry experts to expand the knowledge base on…

by Oscar Jofre

Security Tokens for RegA+

Although security tokens have been around for a while, they have started to gain popularity because they offer several advantages over traditional investment vehicles. In…

by Hannah Melotto

Can Cannabis Companies Use RegCF?

In recent years, public perception of cannabis is gaining positive momentum. As of April 2021, 35 states have made medical marijuana legal, with 18 of…

by Peter Daneyko

Credit Cards, Escrow, and Broker-Dealers for RegA+ = $75 Million for Cannabis Companies

  “It’s About Time”   Up until now, it was a real challenge for Cannabis companies to take advantage of Reg A+ exemptions that allow…

by Hannah Melotto

Accredited Vs. Non-Accredited Investors: What’s the difference?

There is a big difference between accredited and non-accredited investors. Understanding the difference is key to knowing which type of investor you are or understanding…

by Hannah Melotto

What are the Benefits of Having a Diverse Investment Portfolio?

Building a diverse investment portfolio is one of the smartest things you can do for your financial health. By spreading your money across various asset…

by Raise Green

How Does A Convertible Note Work?

This article was originally written by our KorePartners at Raise Green. View the original article here.  A Cornerstone of Regulation Crowdfunding Convertible notes are a…

by Hannah Melotto

Online is Proving Successful for Minority Founders

Minority-owned startups are proving to be incredibly successful in gaining exposure on online platforms, growing their customer base and raising capital. In 2021, funding from…

by Jim Caboy

How Liquidity Impacts Investing

This article was originally written by our KorePartners at Rialto Markets. To view the original article, please click here.    Liquidity is a term used…

by Hannah Melotto

KorePartner Spotlight: Curtis Spears, President and CEO of Andes Capital Group

Curtis Spears, President and CEO of Andes Capital Group, has over 25 years of experience in the asset management arena. At Andes Capital Group, he…

by Nate Dodson

Foreign Investors Key Considerations for Your Next Deal

This post was originally written by our KorePartners at Crowdfunding Lawyers. View the original post here.    When discussing fundraising for your deals, most of…

by Jason Fishman

Hosting Webinars For Your Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

This article was originally written by our KorePartners at DNA. View the original post here.    Why are webinars so important for your equity crowdfunding…

by Dawson Russell

The 4 Things You Can’t Do While Marketing a New Reg CF Fund

This post was originally written by KorePartner Dawson Russell at Capital Raise Agency. View the original article here.    Your Reg CF Marketing has qualified,…

April 13, 2022

by Oscar Jofre

Why Are Brand Ambassadors Valuable Investors?

  When it comes to raising capital, it’s important to think outside the box. The JOBS Act created a new type of investor a “brand…

by Oscar Jofre

10 Years Later: How the JOBS Act Has Revolutionized Capital Raising

It’s been ten years since the JOBS Act was passed, enabling companies to raise capital in ways never before possible. What started in Washington, the…

April 5, 2022

by Oscar Jofre

A Look Back on the Last Year of RegA+

Marking a huge step forward in equity crowdfunding opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors alike, one year ago, the SEC’s game-changing decision went into effect that…

March 18, 2022

by Oscar Jofre

The Importance of Private Capital for Female Founders

It’s no secret that women face unique challenges when starting and running a business, with women-led startups only receiving 2.3% of VC funding in 2020. From…

by Oscar Jofre

What are the Benefits of a Cap Table in Capital Raising?

If you’re running a business, then you know that keeping track of your finances is essential. And if you’re looking to raise money from investors,…

by Hannah Melotto

Can I Use My IRA for Private Company Investments?

Individual retirement accounts (commonly shortened to IRAs) allow flexibility and diversity when making investments. Whether investing in stocks, bonds, real estate, private companies, or other…

by Hannah Melotto

KoreClient Spotlight: Manny Villafaña, CEO and Founder of Medical21

Manny Villafaña has a long track record of innovation in the medtech space, delivering solutions to improve cardiac care and surgical procedures. In his latest…

by Carolina Casimiro

KoreConX and David Weild IV at LSI Emerging Medtech Summit 22

‘Father of the JOBS Act,’ Mr. Weild will join KoreConX to address a keynote on how Medtech is the new frontier to a successful capital…

February 8, 2022

by Hannah Melotto

What is Regulation S?

It is essential to be familiar with the different regulations that govern how companies can raise capital in today’s business world. One important rule is…

by Hannah Melotto

The Recipe for a Successful RegA+ Offering

If your company is looking to raise funding, you’ve probably considered many options for doing so. Since the SEC introduced the outlines for Regulation A+…

by StartEngine

How to Read a Startup’s Financial Statements

This article was originally written by our KorePartners at StartEngine. View the original post here.   When considering which startups to invest in, there is…

by Carolina Casimiro

KoreConX Partners With LSI Emerging Medtech Summit 2022

Medtech and Life Sciences main event will be held next March in California. KoreConX is one of the supporting sponsors. NEW YORK, January 26, 2022…

by StartEngine

Investing in Startups 101

This article was originally written by our KorePartners at StartEngine. You can view the post here.  The high-speed world of startups, and the risks of…

by Hannah Melotto

KorePartner Spotlight: Andrew Bull, Founding Partner Bull Blockchain Law  

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners contributing to its ecosystem.    During the capital raising…

by Hannah Melotto

How Does Social Media Impact RegCF Offerings?

Reg CF allows companies to raise up to $5 million through an SEC-registered intermediary.  Since increasing this limit from $1.07 million in 2021, private companies…

by Hannah Melotto

How Have the JOBS Act Exemptions Impacted Company Founders?

Since the JOBS Act was passed in 2012, it has been easier for company founders to raise money with exemptions like Reg CF and Reg…

January 5, 2022

by Hannah Melotto

Why are Data and Research Key in the Private Capital Markets?

Data and research are essential pieces of the puzzle regarding the private capital markets. Investors can make informed decisions about where to put their money,…

by Hannah Melotto

What Franchisees and Franchisors Should Consider when Crowdfunding

With franchisees and franchisors looking to secure capital, a growing trend is using Regulation CF to raise capital from accredited and nonaccredited investors. Since RegCF’s…

by Dawson Russell

Is Email Still King for Reg A, Reg CF, and Reg D Marketing?

This article was originally written by KorePartner Dawson Russell of Capital Raise Agency. View the original post here.   Email marketing has been around for…

by Hannah Melotto

The Evolution of Reg A+

During the recent Dare to Dream KoreSummit, David Weild IV, the Father of the JOBS Act, spoke about companies going from public to private, access…

by Hannah Melotto

Has RegA+ Killed the IPO?

Has RegA+ Killed the IPO?   Regulation A+ gives issuers the ability to raise $75 million in crowdfunding while remaining private. With RegA+ benefiting both…

by Hannah Melotto

KorePartner Spotlight: Jonathan Stidd, Co-Founder and CEO of Ridge Growth Agency

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners contributing to its ecosystem.  During the capital raising journey,…

by Hannah Melotto

End to End for RegCF

When the JOBS Act was signed into law in 2012, it brought about many changes in the private capital markets, namely, the dramatic increase in…

by Hannah Melotto

What is Impact Investing?

Impact investing is the allocation of investments in companies, organizations, and funds to generate social and environmental impact alongside financial returns. Impact investments can be…

by Brian Belley

Crowdfunding SAFE vs. Traditional SAFE – Key Differences

This blog was originally written for our KorePartner Bian Belley at Crowdwise. View the original article here.    Since its creation in 2013, the use…

by Jason Fishman

Why Digital Marketing is The Key to “Always Raising” Capital

In a recent webinar with StartEngine, Kevin O’Leary succinctly said, “great companies that are growing need money, and they should get it.”   With today’s…

by Hannah Melotto

How Does a Transfer Agent Protect Issuers and Investors?

A transfer agent is responsible for the custody of securities and preserves books and records. They also keep up with who owns what investment, which…

by New Direction Trust Co.

Crowdfunding with IRAs

This blog is was written by our KorePartners at New Direction Trust Co. View the original article here.    It would be an understatement to…

by Hannah Melotto

An Overview of Digital Securities for the Private Capital Market

Understanding digital securities begin with blockchain, distributed ledger technology that has revolutionized the way records and information are stored. Rather than data being stored in…

November 17, 2021

by Hannah Melotto

KorePartner Spotlight: Paul Karrlsson-Willis, CEO of JUSTLY

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners contributing to its ecosystem.    Paul Karrlsson-Willis is the…

by Oscar Jofre

What are the Benefits of Digital Securities for Issuers and Investors?

With the emergence and development of blockchain technology, digital securities have seen wider adoption by investors and investment firms. Arising from the need for protection…

by Hannah Melotto

What is the Difference Between the Public and Private Capital Markets?

  The public and private capital markets work differently, but both sectors play essential roles in supporting economic growth. Companies raise funds for long-term growth…

by Hannah Melotto

How KoreChain Helps Companies Raise Capital Compliantly

Recently, KoreConX’s CEO Oscar Jofre was a guest on Fintech.TV’s Digital Asset Report to discuss the KoreChain Infrastructure. Watch the full video on YouTube.  …

by Hannah Melotto

What is an NFT?

A non-fungible token, more commonly known as NFTs, is a unique cryptographic asset that cannot be replicated and stored on a blockchain. By definition, fungibility is when…

by Jason Fishman

Things to Consider When Choosing Your Equity Crowdfunding Portal

Written by KorePartner Jason Fishman at DNA. See the original post here.   Before the new SEC regulations, about 20% of Reg CF campaigns hit…

by Hannah Melotto

Cannabis: An Emerging Market for RegA+

Despite remaining illegal at the federal level, the idea of legalizing cannabis is continuing to gain public acceptance, especially in recent years. As of April…

by Oscar Jofre

$1 Billion Raised Through RegCF

It seems 2021 is the year where we continue to break new ground for the JOBS Act, and today marks a momentous milestone in its…

by Hannah Melotto

Reflecting on Canadian Small Business Week

As Small Business Week comes to a close in Canada, KoreConX reflects on the role small businesses play in the economy. Our mission has long…

by Hannah Melotto

Tokenization in RegA+

As the private capital market continues to undergo a digital transformation, ideas like blockchain, digital securities, and tokenization continue to be discussed by regulators, issuers,…

by Hannah Melotto

Meet the KorePartners: Adrian Alvarez, CEO and Co-Founder of InvestReady

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one RegA+ platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners that contribute to its ecosystem. For the last…

by Hannah Melotto

RegA+ for Real Estate

Since the JOBS Act was first passed in 2012, it has vastly changed the way private companies can raise money. One particular industry making use…

by Hannah Melotto

Meet the KorePartners: Eric Fischgrund of FischTank PR

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one RegA+ platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners that contribute to its ecosystem.    For nearly…

by Hannah Melotto

The 1% Broker-dealer & What you need to ask!

When working with FINRA Broker-dealer, it’s not enough that they simply have the required licenses that are necessary, so make sure to ask some questions:…

by Hannah Melotto

What is a Securities Manual?

For companies to raise capital under the exemptions allowed by the JOBS Act, there are different requirements to maintain compliance with state and federal securities…

by Hannah Melotto

KorePartner Spotlight: Bill Humphrey, CEO and Co-Founder of New Direction Trust Company

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners contributing to its ecosystem.    Bill Humphrey has over…

by Hannah Melotto

Join the new American Revolution – financial markets equality for all

This post originally appeared on the Rialto Markets blog and was written by Lee E. Saba, Head of Market Structure at Rialto Markets.   Very…

by Hannah Melotto

What is a Company’s Duty to its Shareholders?

For many companies, raising capital often marks a major milestone. With increased sources of capital, the company can grow, hire new employees, and develop new…

by Hannah Melotto

As a Canadian Company, can Canadians Invest in Your RegA+?

We have extensively discussed how Americans can invest in securities offered under Regulation A+. However, Canadian companies can also use the exemption to raise capital…

by Hannah Melotto

Why do I need Blue Sky registration for Secondary Trading?

Through the Regulation A+ exemption, securities issuers can raise up to $75 million as of March 2021. This creates a significant opportunity for the everyday…

by Hannah Melotto

How often do I need to hold an AGM?

Every year, Warren Buffet hosts the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting. This meeting is an Annual General Meeting (AGM), widely viewed with many people in…

by Hannah Melotto

Why do I need a FINRA Broker-Dealer?

Broker-dealers are an essential part of the fundraising process. These entities can be small, independent firms or part of a large investment bank. However, regardless…

by Hannah Melotto

How Does RegA+ Impact the Life Sciences Industry?

Since dramatic improvements to Regulation A that went into effect in 2015, the exemption has become a tremendous tool allowing private companies to raise significant…

by Hannah Melotto

How the Unaccredited Investor Benefits from RegA+

The passage of the JOBS Act in 2012 set in motion a significant change for the private capital markets. For so long, investments in private…

by Hannah Melotto

The Role of Investor Acquisition in Capital Raising Activities

The goal of any capital raising activity is to secure capital for the growth and development of the business. Without needed capital, it can often…

by Hannah Melotto

KorePartner Spotlight: Jake Gallagher, Director of Business Development at North Capital

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners contributing to its ecosystem.   Jake Gallagher has always…

by Hannah Melotto

Stock Options for Employees

Stock exchanges have a long history within America. The first was the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, originally the Board of Brokers of Philadelphia, founded in 1790…

by Hannah Melotto

How to Select a Crowdfunding Platform for Your Capital Raise

One of the significant advancements brought to the financial sector in recent years was the enaction of the JOBS Act signed into law by President…

by Hannah Melotto

KorePartner Spotlight: Dean DeLisle, Founder and CEO of Forward Progress

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners contributing to its ecosystem. Dean DeLisle has been raising…

by Hannah Melotto

Nominee vs. Direct: How does this affect investors?

Today, there are many ways to buy and sell securities. For publicly traded companies, 75% of Americans are familiar with investing apps or online accounts. For private…

by Mark Roderick

Using RegCF to Raise Money for a Non-US Business

To use Reg CF (aka Title III Crowdfunding), an issuer must be “organized under, and subject to, the laws of a State or territory of…

by Hannah Melotto

What is KYP?

Previously, we have talked about KYC or Know Your Client. KYC is a rule from the non-profit Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), created in the…

by Hannah Melotto

What is the Difference Between Fiduciary Responsibility and Regulatory Requirement?

By definition, a fiduciary is a person or an organization who holds a legal or ethical relationship of trust with another person or organization. Typically,…

by Hannah Melotto

What are Options?

Like warrants, options are a form of security called a derivative. As a derivative’s name suggests, these securities gain their value from an underlying asset….

by Hannah Melotto

What is a Virtual Data Room?

Every way that we do business is changing on what seems a daily basis. In just the last year, we have seen a public health…

by Hannah Melotto

What is KYC?

In 2007, the SEC approved the founding of the non-profit Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). FINRA was created in the wake of a failing economy…

by Oscar Jofre

What Forms of Alternative Finance are Available?

Starting a business can be difficult. Most young companies enter the scene with little capital to help them grow. Taking a loan out from the…

by Hannah Melotto

Warrants for RegA+

For private companies looking to raise capital through exemptions such as Regulation A+, Regulation CF, or Regulation D, there are many forms of securities that…

by Oscar Jofre

KorePartner Spotlight: Douglas Ruark, Founder and President of Regulation D Resources

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one RegA+ platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners that contribute to its ecosystem.   Douglas Ruark,…

by Oscar Jofre

What is RegTech?

In the wake of the 2008 economic crisis and the subsequent recession that followed, there was a push to create new regulations to govern financial…

by Oscar Jofre

What is Regulated Crowdfunding

On April 5th of 2012, President Obama signed into law legislation called the JOBS Act. Four years after that act was signed, Title III of…

by Oscar Jofre

What is the role of a board director?

When thinking about corporate governance, the first roles that often come to mind are the executive officers like the CEO or CCO. These roles are…

by Sara Hanks

Reg A and Reg CF Issuers: Time to Count Your Shareholders!

Reg A and Reg CF have been around for a few years now and we are finding that some of our clients, especially those that…

by Hannah Melotto

What Impact Will Blockchain Have on Private Markets?

Blockchain has become a familiar buzzword, especially as things such as cryptocurrency grow in popularity. Currently, 46 million Americans now own Bitcoin. However, blockchain has many…

by Oscar Jofre

KorePartner Spotlight: Brian Belley, Founder and CEO of Crowdwise

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one RegA+ platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners that contribute to its ecosystem.   Brian Belley,…

by Oscar Jofre

What is Portfolio Management?

Portfolio management, at its most basic level, is the way that an investment portfolio is designed to align with the wants and needs of the…

by Oscar Jofre

What is a Minute Book and Why is it Important?

Unlike the name suggests, a minute book is by no means minute. As a business grows, a well-kept minute book becomes an essential record of…

by Oscar Jofre

What is 409(a) and Why Does My Company Need it?

Whether your company is a new startup or an established private company, understanding and proper use of a 409(a) is essential to your company’s success….

by Oscar Jofre

What is Alternative Finance?

By definition, alternative finance includes any financing source outside of the traditional realm of the traditional finance systems like regulated banks and stock markets. Such…

by Oscar Jofre

What is Due Diligence?

When it comes to investments of any kind, due diligence is essential for both issuers and investors alike. Do so what exactly is due diligence?…

by Hannah Melotto

What is Investor Acquisition?

If you’re a company that is in the process of raising funds for your business, you’re likely looking to do so with the help of…

by Hannah Melotto

Are You Ready to Raise Capital?

Whether you’ve raised capital in the past or are preparing for your first round, being properly prepared will help your company secure the funding it…

by Sara Hanks

How a Member of the Crowd Made Crowdfunding Easier

A while back, one of our favorite start-up clients called me and asked me to speak to a potential investor. Paul Efron, a resident of…

by Hannah Melotto

Managing Your Investments in Private Companies

For investors, investing in private companies can be a beneficial way to diversify their investment portfolios. Whether the investment was made through private equity or…

by Hannah Melotto

KoreConX CEO Oscar Jofre was Recently Interviewed on DNA Podcast

Recently, KoreConX President and CEO Oscar Jofre had the pleasure of joining Jason Fishman on the Digital Niche Agency podcast. Jason and DNA are valued…

by Hannah Melotto

KorePartner Spotlight: Jonny Price, Vice President of Fundraising at Wefunder

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners that contribute to its ecosystem.   Jonny Price has…

by Hannah Melotto

The State of the Jobs Act 2021 KoreSummit Webinar

The JOBS Act was signed into law just nine years ago, in April of 2012. Since then, thousands of companies have taken advantage of the…

March 12, 2021

by Lahdan Rahmati

Regulation A+ Is Even Better After Passage Of The Economic Growth Act

On May 24, 2018, President Trump signed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (the Act) into law. The Act was introduced by…

by Hannah Melotto

Why Does My Company Need a 409(a)?

Whether your company is a new startup or an established private company, understanding and proper use of a 409(a) is essential to your company’s success….

by Hannah Melotto

KorePartner Spotlight: Sara Hanks, CEO of CrowdCheck

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one RegA+ platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners that contribute to its ecosystem.   With over…

by Hannah Melotto

What is Cap Table Management?

More than a simple spreadsheet, a cap table (short for capitalization table) records detailed data regarding the equity owned by shareholders.  For companies at any…

by Hannah Melotto

KorePartners Spotlight: Rod Turner, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Manhattan Street Capital

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one RegA+ platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners that contribute to its ecosystem. Rod Turner is…

by Lee E. Saba

Bringing Private Placements into the Digital Age

How blockchain-based technology will transform private markets   Remember the first time you drove a car with a rear-facing camera? The first time you streamed…

by Hannah Melotto

How Can a Company Raise Capital?

For companies looking to raise capital, there are many different options. While not every option may be best suited for every company, understanding each will…

by Hannah Melotto

What is Regulation A+?

Regulation A+ (RegA+) was passed into law by the SEC in the JOBS Act, making it possible for companies to raise funding from the general…

by Hannah Melotto

KoreConX CEO Oscar Jofre’s Interview on Recent EINBLICK Podcast

Recently, KoreConX President, CEO, and Co-Founder Oscar Jofre had the pleasure of joining Christian Klepp, Co-Founder of EINBLICK Consulting, on their podcast B2B Marketers on…

by Andrew Stephenson

Effective Date of the Amendments to Reg CF and Reg A

The amendments to Reg CF, Reg A, and other rules relating to capital formation utilizing exempt offerings have finally been published in the Federal Register,…

by Hannah Melotto

Meet the KorePartners: Andrew Corn, CEO of E5A Integrated Marketing

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one RegA+ platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the partners that contribute to its ecosystem.   From the…

by Jeanne Campanelli

Warrant Issuers, Keep Your Offering Statement Evergreen

An increasing number of issuers have been using Regulation A to make continuous offerings of units, consisting of a combination of equity, often common stock,…

by Hannah Melotto

What is Secondary Market Trading?

Even if you’re unfamiliar with the term secondary market, you’re likely familiar with the concept. Companies sell securities to investors, who in exchange own a…

by Hannah Melotto

KorePartner Spotlight: Etan Butler, Chair of Dalmore Group

With the recent launch of the KoreConX all-in-one RegA+ platform, KoreConX is happy to feature the KorePartners that contribute to its ecosystem.    Etan Butler…

by Sara Hanks

Foreign Issuers Using Regulation A and Regulation CF

For some reason, this issue has been coming up a lot lately. Our usual response to the question “Can non-US issuers make a Regulation A…

by Hannah Melotto

What is the Role of a Transfer Agent for a Private Company?

For companies issuing securities to investors, a transfer agent plays an important role in the process. If your company has yet to issue securities but…

by Oscar Jofre

Click “RESET”

In the future, 5 or 10 years from now, we will see an evolution in business and a paradigm shift occurring all due to the…

by Hannah Melotto

How to be Ready for Raising Capital

Whether you’ve raised capital in the past or are preparing for your first round, being properly prepared will help your company secure the funding it…

by Hannah Melotto

What are Blue Sky Laws and Why are They Important?

Originating in the aftermath of the Great Depression, “blue sky laws” were made possible by the Uniform Securities Act of 1956. Leading up to the…

by Hannah Melotto

Can I Use My IRA for Private Company Investments?

Individual retirement accounts (commonly shortened to IRAs) allow flexibility and diversity when making investments. Whether investing in stocks, bonds, real estate, private companies, or other…

by Hannah Melotto

Wait a Minute, What is a Minute Book?

Unlike the name suggests, a minute book is by no means minute. As a business grows, a well-kept minute book becomes an essential record of…

December 16, 2020

by Andrew Stephenson

Reg CF Investment Vehicles: What Are They Good For?

In its recent rulemaking, the SEC added new Rule 3a-9 under the Investment Company Act to allow for the use of “crowdfunding vehicles” for Reg…

by Hannah Melotto

Why is a Broker-Dealer Important for Private Company Offerings?

If you’re looking to raise money for your private company, chances are that you’ve at least heard the term “broker-dealer.” However, if you’re new to…

by Sara Hanks

SEC Proposes Relief for “Finders”

I have long (oh so long) been one of those urging the SEC to give some clarity with respect to the status of “finders.” See here for…

by Hannah Melotto

How to Manage Investments in Private Companies

For investors, investing in private companies can be a beneficial way to diversify their investment portfolios. Whether the investment was made through private equity or…

by Hannah Melotto

What is Investor Relations?

No matter the size of the company, investor relations (IR) should be a key component of conducting business. It’s never too early to implement a…

by Hannah Melotto

What is Needed for a Successful RegA+ Offering

If your company is looking to raise funding, you’ve probably considered many options for doing so. Since the SEC introduced the outlines for Regulation A+…

by Hannah Melotto

Regulation A Offering Limits Increased to $75 Million

On Monday, November 2, exciting news was announced by the SEC regarding Regulation A offerings. The Securities and Exchange Commission approved long-awaited amendments to offering…

by Sara Hanks

The SEC proposes expanding the “accredited investor” definition

The SEC has proposed amending the definition of “accredited investors.” Accredited investors are currently defined as (huge generalization here) people who have net worth of $1 million…

by Oscar Jofre

Equity Crowdfunding Platforms (RegCF)

As of 02 JUNE 2020, there are 51 active RegCF Equity Crowdfunding Platforms helping companies raise up to $1.0M USD. We are all anticipating that RegCF…

by Oscar Jofre

FINRA BD Requirements for RegA+ & Digital Securities

FINRA BD Requirements for RegA+ & Digital Securities The private markets are receiving a much updated revamp by the SEC which is having a major…

by Kendall Almerico

What is Reg A plus versus Reg A?

The simple answer is that today, Regulation A (Reg A) and Regulation A+ (Reg A+) are the exact same law. There is no difference, and…

by Oscar Jofre

Why is my cap table so important for my company?

It’s never too early in the process of building a company to start managing your capitalization table (otherwise known as a cap table). As a…

by Oscar Jofre

SEC changes to RegA+ and RegCF

On 04 March 2020, the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has laid out the proposed changes that are going to have a major impact on…

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