Chris Lustrino
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Chris Lustrino

A Boston College Eagle for life, on a mission to democratize startup investing for all people at KingsCrowd, with a passion for Fintech, investing, social impact, doing well and doing good, and an avid runner, cyclist and writer.

 
Education - May 1, 2020

How To Use the Portfolio Tool

How Do Membership Interest Units Benefit Crowdfunding Investors?

The crowdfunding securities that companies offer for sale in early stage seed rounds are called membership units, and they are…

How Does Convertible Debt Work for an Equity Crowdfunded Startup?

Entrepreneurs can choose from a few basic structures when sourcing capital for a new business venture via equity crowdfunding –…

The Pros and Cons of Preferred Equity Investments

Business owners that take on outside investors typically have (at least) two classes of securities: common equity and preferred equity…

How Do Crowd Notes Work in the Equity Crowdfunding Market?

To understand the concept of a crowd note, we first must delve into convertible notes and how they pertain to…

The Ultimate Guide to Security in the Equity Crowdfunding Realm

Thanks to the 2012 JOBS Act, equity crowdfunding allows non-accredited investors to invest in private companies. In exchange for business…

Funding Report for Week Ending 3/22/2020

Crowdfunding Commitments Hits for March! Highlights: Total Net Investment since Last Week: $1,362,879 Platforms StartEngine and Wefunder accounts for 67%…

Funding Report for Week Ending 03/15/2020

Crowdfunding Commitments Hits for March! Highlights: Total Net Investment since Last Week: $2,784,024 Platforms Wefunder and StartEngine accounts for 76%…

New Deals for the Week Ending 03/08/2020

Below are the latest equity crowdfunding raises begun this past week. For additional information, we encourage KingsCrowders to click on the link provided for more details.