Equity Crowdfunding in Review: January 2019
The following data covers Regulation Crowdfunding raises between May 16, 2016, and January 31, 2019. Data is sourced from all publicly disclosed Form C filings with the SEC, as well as public websites.
2019 came hot out of the gate: companies raised $8.9M in the first month of the new year, a notable increase from the tail end of 2018 which saw both November and December raise roughly $5M.
64 companies launched Regulation Crowdfunding offerings in January, and the Index grew 5.5%
The Equity Crowdfunding Platforms
Wefunder and StartEngine both had strong Januaries, raising $3.2M and $2.8M respectively. Republic followed with $1.2M and SeedInvest with $1M.
When it comes to equity offerings, StartEngine leads the market. To date, companies have raised $28.7M through the sale of equity on StartEngine. Wefunder has helped companies raise $17.6M through equity, and SeedInvest $12.4M
Food & Beverage raised the most capital in January with $1.8M, Medical $1.2M, and Health & Beauty $734K.
States Using Regulation Crowdfunding
In January, California raised the most capital with $3.5M. New York followed with $865K and Texas with $727K.
January’s 5 Largest Raises
The top 5 raises in January are the same as December, the one new addition being Atlis Motor Vehicles, an electric truck company, that climbed its way to $1.07M, the maximum that companies can raise using Regulation Crowdfunding.
StartEngine In January
HEAL Diabetes Clinic, a health & wellness program, raised the most capital on StartEngine in January with $319K. Atlis Motor Vehicles raised $221K, and Mycroft AI raised $193K.
Did You Know?
64% of companies that raise capital through Regulation Crowdfunding are incorporated.
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