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StartEngine

StartEngine

StartEngine is an equity crowdfunding platform. StartEngine allows non accredited investors invest online, own shares in startups and early growth companies. Over 150 Startups and entrepreneurs have been funded on StartEngine.

StartEngine is an equity crowdfunding platform that connects startups with investors online. They were involved in pressing the Securities and Exchange Commission to establish rules for new Regulation A funding options under the JOBS Act passed in 2012.

Regulation A Crowdfunding

StartEngine had two offerings begin gauging interest on the day newly established rules for equity crowdfunding went into effect, June 19, 2015. Elio Motors became the first offering to complete Regulation A funding through StartEngine in February 2016, raising $17 million in equity from more than six thousand unaccredited investors.



In June 2018, StartEngine closed its Regulation A funding for $5 million. Immediately following the close of the funding round, the company announced its initial coin offering (ICO) seeking to raise $10 million.



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StartEngine 07/01/12



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StartEngine 04/01/12



StartEngine 01/01/12



Contur

StartEngine 07/01/12



Dormink

StartEngine 07/01/12



Enplug

StartEngine 07/01/12



FitKit

StartEngine 07/01/12



StartEngine 04/01/12



Gonnabe

StartEngine 01/01/12



Hypemarks

StartEngine 01/01/12



KokoChi

StartEngine 04/01/12



StartEngine 07/01/12



MyRight

StartEngine 07/01/12



Outlisten

StartEngine 01/01/12



StartEngine 07/01/12



Pagewoo

StartEngine 01/01/12



StartEngine 07/01/12



Smilu

StartEngine 07/01/12



StartEngine 07/01/12



StartEngine 04/01/12



ThrdPlace

StartEngine 01/01/12



Vloggo

StartEngine 04/01/12



WeLink

StartEngine 01/01/12



StartEngine 07/01/12







Timeline

People

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LinkedIn

Adam Kaplan

Employee



Aimee Savran

Employee



Alex Benzer

Advisor



Allen Jebsen

Employee



Alyza Benotto

Employee



Amit Kochavi

Employee



Andrew Saunders

Advisor



Andy Kleinman

Advisor



Bay Shaffer

Employee



Ben Padnos

Advisor



Brent Bushnell

Advisor



Brian Wong

Advisor



Bryan Crow

Advisor



Christian Scranton

Investor



Christophe Louvion

Advisor



D.C. Hayes

Advisor



Darren Rush

Advisor



David Tam

Advisor



David Zhang

Employee



Emily Scherberth Barnes

Advisor



Eric Golden

Advisor



Eric Johnson

Advisor



Frank Monestere

Advisor



H.E.

Advisor



Hailey Rheinschild

Employee



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