Category Archives for Data Analysis

2019 Equity Crowdfunding Year in Review Data

2019 US Equity Crowdfunding Stats – Year in Review

As we ring in the new year, it’s worth reflecting on the equity crowdfunding market and some of the key milestones that were achieved in 2019, and what 2020 may bring for investors and startups.

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Top Equity Crowdfunding Sites – Comparison for Startup Founders (Q4-2019)

Are you the founder of a startup looking to raise capital? How do you choose the best website for your crowdfunding campaign? We compare the top 8 Reg CF intermediaries in terms of fees, investors, discounts, due diligence, and more.

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Deal Valuations by Funding Portal – October 2019

What are the typical valuations for Reg CF startups? Check out valuation data on the top four funding portals (WeFunder, StartEngine, Republic, and Seedinvest), as well as how it compares to angel investing valuations.

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Top Equity Crowdfunding Sites 2019 – Deal Flow and Capital Raised

We cover the Top 2019 Regulation Crowdfunding websites ranked based on deal flow (number of offerings) and total capital raised (dollar volume of investments).

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Monte Carlo Analysis of WeFunder Results – Q4-2018

Interested in some actual analysis of real equity crowdfunding data to date? We constructed a Monte Carlo Simulation to run over 140,000 investment scenarios based on the Q4-2018 WeFunder Reg D results. We’ll dive into the results and potential implications in terms of portfolio size and expected returns in today’s post.

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What Financial Returns to Expect from Equity Crowdfunding

With the high risk of failure in equity crowdfunding, what are the returns that investors can expect? We will use historical data from Angels and VCs and current results to start to assess potential investment returns.

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Power Law Investing in Crowdfunding

Power laws govern not only financial returns but many other things in life. Learn what power law investing is and how to leverage it for your investments.

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Part 4 – Deal Types in Equity Crowdfunding

Part 4 – One of the most critical – yet often overlooked – portions of an equity crowdfunding investment is the type of deal and offering. The best type of offering (equity vs. debt) for certain investors will differ. Find out everything you need to know about different security offerings in today’s post.

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