Reg. CF is a new way to raise capital.
Raise up to $5M
Get the funds you need to grow your business.
Benefits of working with FundMe:
Reg. CF is a securities-based crowdfunding method that allows businesses to sell equity or debt to investors through an online platform. The process is regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which means there are certain rules and restrictions that must be followed. While Reg CF can be a great way to raise money for your business, it’s important to understand the pros and cons before you decide if it’s right for you.
One of the biggest advantages of Reg CF funding is that it allows startups to access a wider pool of potential investors. In the past, only accredited investors (those with a net worth of $1M or more) could invest in private companies. But with Reg CF, anyone can invest – regardless of their net worth. This means that you can reach a larger audience of people who are interested in supporting your business. n the event of a successful raise, the thousands of new investors you acquire become your ambassadors: they invested in the business and want it to succeed. Oftentimes, they are more likely to recommend your product or service to others.
Another benefit of Reg CF is that it’s relatively easy to set up a campaign. Unlike other crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter, there’s no need to create products or perks for your investors. And unlike traditional equity funding, you don’t have to meet all your potential investors. All you need is a good business plan and and FundMe to get started. Businesses can raise up to $5 million through Reg CF campaigns
Limits. In a year, U.S. businesses may only raise up to $5 million, and you can close your round even if you do not meet your maximum funding objective, as long as you achieve a stated minimum funding goal.
Reg CF can be a great way to raise money for your business – if it’s done right. Reg CF is a securities-based crowdfunding method, there are certain rules and regulations that must be followed. This can be confusing and time-consuming for entrepreneurs who are new to the process, which is why FundMe provides full launch support for clients who want extra support for all pre-launch requirements, including legal documents.
With a little planning and preparation, you can raise the money you need to take your business to the next level.
What are the exact steps to launch a campaign?
- Apply on FundMe.com
Fill out our application to start raising capital for your business here. We’ll ask for some basic information about your business, project, and the type of raise you’re planning to offer to your investors. We recommend submitting as much information as you can to be considered during the application process such as the URL to your website, business plan,, deck, google docs, etc. We will not review applications without a developed website and business plan.
Once you have submitted your application, our staff will review it within 1 week and let you know if it has been approved or not.
- Complete the requirements for your regulation
If approved, we will follow up with an approval email including what documents you need to provide, and what items are required in the project form.You’ll be provided with a link to begin the project creation process in this email, along with help documents that will assist you during the creation of your project.
- Finish filling out SEC documents
We’ll send you the link to register for a filer CIK number and confirmation code in order to submit your Form C to FINRA.
- Create your campaign
Complete all required sections when creating your offering. You can find detailed information about what is required here.Once you are done polishing and perfecting your site, you will submit your offering for review. Our incredible staff will review your offering, completing a thorough check to ensure all requirements have been fulfilled.
- Almost Ready to Launch!
Once the review process is complete, we can begin submitting your information to FINRA. We will have our team review your Form C and any other required documents. It is important to be responsive and available during this time in case we have additional questions for you, or need further correspondence. Be patient as we work through this process, as it can take a few days.
- Finish up the Final Touches
The final steps needed before we can launch your campaign is setting up your escrow account. You will notice an “Add Associated Entities” button appear on your project after it has been reviewed by our staff. Complete all of the follow up steps to finish your project.
After completing all final steps, your offering will be submitted for escrow review. Once your offering is approved, it will go to a “Running” state and your campaign will be live and online.
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