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Equity Crowdfunding in Review: February 2019

March 18, 2019 3 min read

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Equity Crowdfunding in Review: February 2019

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.


Standard Analysis

Index: 1760

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

February Reg CF Launches by Platform

StartEngine launched the most companies last month with 17 offerings. Wefunder followed with 10, and SeedInvest with 9.

Top Industries

Capital Raised Via Reg CF in February By Industry

Food & Beverage remained on top, raising $834K in February. Banking & Investment followed with $470K raised, and Human Resources with $431K.

Counties Using Regulation Crowdfunding

Regulation Crowdfunding Capital Raised in February By County

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 Largest Reg CF Raises Active in February

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

Capital Raised Through StartEngine Reg CF Offerings 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.

Raising in Los Angeles

22

campaigns in progress

1

new offering filed with the SEC

$340K

raised in February

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