Equity Crowdfunding in Review: February 2019
The following data covers Regulation Crowdfunding raises between May 16, 2016, and February 28, 2019. Data is sourced from all publicly disclosed Form C filings with the SEC, as well as public websites.
In February 2019, companies raised $5.6M, bringing the total raised via Regulation Crowdfunding to $176M.
55 companies launched Regulation Crowdfunding offerings in February, and the Index grew 3.2%.
The Equity Crowdfunding Platforms
StartEngine launched the most companies last month with 17 offerings. Wefunder followed with 10, and SeedInvest with 9.
Food & Beverage remained on top, raising $834K in February. Banking & Investment followed with $470K raised, and Human Resources with $431K.
Counties Using Regulation Crowdfunding
In February, Maui County, Hawaii raised the most capital with $451K. In second, Santa Clara County, California raised $435K, and San Francisco raised $395K in third.
January’s 5 Largest Raises
The top 10 raises in February reveal strong showings for both StartEngine and Wefunder. StartEngine had 4 of the top raises last month, including the top 3 raises just under the $1.07M maximum allowed by Regulation Crowdfunding. Wefunder had 5 raises in the top 10 in February.
StartEngine In February
Solutions Vending International, otherwise known as Popcom, a vending and kiosk smart technology, raised the most capital on StartEngine in February with $153K. ArtMap Inc., or Hacker Noon, followed and raised $85K. Shark Wheel came in third, with $82K raised.
Did You Know?
Companies that raise capital with Regulation Crowdfunding have on average $308K in revenue/sales in the most recent fiscal year.
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