“Crowdfunding is co-creation”

Looking for a good primer on equity crowdfunding? Blak Box team members Adam Goyer and Mara Schmid have a new post on Medium called Crowdfunding 2.0: Why It Just Might Change the World. One of our favorite quotes: At its heart, crowdfunding is co-creation. Someone with a great idea presents it to the crowd and asks…

A Question of Values: the Brave New World of Investing

According to the old rules of investing, only rich people could invest in the richest deals. The chance to be an early backer (and reap the biggest profits) of a promising young startup like Uber or Airbnb was limited to accredited investors only—people deemed wealthy enough by the SEC/United States government to be able to…

Navigating the Labyrinth: Reg CF

Having navigated safely through Regulation D and Regulation A+, we approach the next ring of the labyrinth of rules and regulations. This one is is known by many names: Regulation CF, Regulation Crowdfunding, or Title III. We’ve already covered how Reg D allows companies to raise literally unlimited money from primarily accredited investors, and Reg…