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Equity Crowdfunding in Review: May 2019

June 14, 2019 3 min read

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Equity Crowdfunding in Review: May 2019

The following data covers Regulation Crowdfunding raises between May 16, 2016, and May 31, 2019. Data is sourced from all publicly disclosed Form C filings with the SEC, as well as public websites.


Standard Analysis

Index: 2035

It’s fitting that in the month that Regulation Crowdfunding celebrated its third birthday, it also celebrated an important milestone.

Companies have now raised more than $200M via Regulation Crowdfunding!

In May, companies raised over $5.7M, bringing the total raised to $203.5M since Regulation Crowdfunding first began on May 16, 2016. This month the Index grew 2.3%.

Top States

Capital Raised in May via Reg CF by State

Texas raised the most capital in May, with Texan companies raising $1.14M. California followed, raising $1.08M, and New York rounded out the top three, raising $1M.

Top Industries

Capital Raised Via Regulation Crowdfunding in May by Industry

The Food & Beverage industry remains on top, raising $1.3M in May. Supplements followed with $789K, and Travel with $421K.

Counties Using Regulation Crowdfunding

Capital Raised Via Reg CF in May by County

Harris County raised the most capital in May, with $1.03M raised. San Diego County followed with $841K and New York County with $812K.

StartEngine In May

Capital Raised on StartEngine in May Via Reg CF by Company

Jet Token, an aircraft membership and booking platform, raised more than half of the capital raised via Regulation Crowdfunding in May on StartEngine’s platform. The company raised $362!

Did You Know?

Regulation Crowdfunding Offerings by Legal Entity

Since the beginning of Regulation Crowdfunding, 64.4% of raises have been launched by corporations.

Raising in Los Angeles

12

campaigns in progress, down 6 from the previous month

1

new offering filed with the SEC, down 5 from the previous month

$41K

raised in May