Reg A+

“Reg A+” refers to offerings enabled by Title IV of the 2012 JOBS Act, allowing private companies to raise up to $50M, including from non-accredited investors.

Reg A+ offerings in the context of crowdfunding and real estate investment platforms are usually of two types:

  • Later-stage growth companies raising money for their own expansion, who want to raise money from the general public (including non-accredited investors), but are not yet ready for a true IPO and listing on a stock market. (Some even refer to Title IV offerings as “mini-IPOs”.)
  • New types of investments, like the “eReit” from Fundrise and the MogulREIT from RealtyMogul, which use Regulation A+ to solicit larger amounts from the general public than are available under Reg CF (with corresponding higher disclosure and regulatory burdens).

While it’s been around longer than Reg CF funding, the ramp up has been slower for Reg A+, in part because of the deal sizes (up to $50M), but Reg A+ funding may eventually overtake every other form of fundraising for later-stage and growth companies.

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Crowdfunded investing with Reg A+ investments offers everyone the same kind of influence once reserved for the wealthy, helping pick which companies get funding to launch new products or grow their business. If you’re looking for somewhere to start, check out 5 of the Best Equity Crowdfunding Sites for Beginning Investors from our blog.

There is no limit to how much anyone can invest in a Tier 1 Reg A+ offering, but for Tier 2 offerings, non-accredited investors are capped at 10% of their income or net worth (whichever is greater).

More on Reg A+

You can find more information on the various types of offerings over at our blog, or search our database of more than 80 online crowdfunding, real estate, and alternative investment platforms. Want to know more but aren’t sure where to start? Ask other investors on our investor forums, or check out the links below.

Reg A+ Investment platforms in our database

cannafundr_logo
Invest in syndicates funding Cannabis startups
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EquityNet Review
Early- to late-stage businesses, no online investments available.
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equityroots review - equityroots logo
Long-term equity and debt investments in hotels
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FlashFunders
Broad range of companies and investment types
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Fundrise Review: eREITs, eFunds, and the Fundrise iPO
Multiple diversified "eREIT" investments, plus a "mini-IPO" of Fundrise itself.
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Groundfloor Review
Real estate loans, open to non-accredited investors but operating in limited markets
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Indie Crowd Funder
Crowdfunding for movies, music and TV shows
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rabble logo
Niche Reg A+ investment platform offering environmental and social impact investment projects
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RealtyMogul Review
Invest in commercial real estate (including a crowdfunded REIT)
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Rich Uncles Review
Direct-to-consumer REITs with monthly payments. Limited geographic availability.
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SeedInvest Review
Wide selection of highly vetted startup investments, plus low-cost auto-invest feature.
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StartEngine Review
Reg CF and Reg A+ investments in a wide range of early-stage startups
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streetshares review -streetshares logo
StreetShares is a small-business lender with a focus on serving veteran-run businesses, but is open to anyone to join as a borrower or investor
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stREITwise logo
Reg A+ REIT investing in commercial real estate
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venture.co logo
Broker-dealer with diverse selection of startups and real estate, some open to non-accredited investors
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Wefunder Review
Largest Reg CF investment platform, offers investments in dozens of startups with minimums as low as $100.
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Posts about Reg A+ from our blog

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For those looking to get in early on this budding industry, here’s 5 places to look for ways anyone invest in cannabis startups through investment crowdfunding
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35 states now allow non-accredited residents to invest in local crowdfunding deals, often with higher limits than at the federal level
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Comparing two of the biggest investment crowdfunding platforms offering startup investments to both accredited and non-accredited investors.
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photo of a young man with a backpack and a backwards baseball cap who looks stereotypically too young to be an accredited investor so might want to know how to get into crowdfunding for non-accredited investors
From real estate to startups to P2P loans, non-accredited investors have a lot of choices among online crowdfunding and alternative investment platforms
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A list of all of my online crowdfunding and alternative investments, across more than a dozen different platforms (spanning Real Estate, P2P loans, Angel/Venture, litigation finance and more).
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AlphaFlow CEO Ray Sturm on his journey through the crowdfunding ecosystem and the future of equity and real estate crowdfunding.
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Navigating and deciphering the inscrutable alphabet soup of the relevant crowdfunding regulations, rules, laws, and requirements is about as much fun as …. well, navigating and deciphering an alphabet soup of laws, rules, and regulations.
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