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The Commissioner of Securities Announces Amendment to the Invest Georgia Exemption (IGE)

The Securities and Charities Division of The Office of the Secretary of State (“Division”) has adopted an amendment to Rule 590-4-2-.08, the Invest Georgia Exemption, to reflect changes implemented by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The SEC changes are designed to modernize the intrastate offering exemption of Section 3(a)(11) of the Securities Act of 1933 by updating the Rule 147 safe harbor and introducing a new exemption, Rule 147A. The purpose of the Division’s amendment is to facilitate greater investment through the offer or sale of a security by an issuer by providing greater flexibility to those seeking to use IGE to facilitate investment and entrepreneurial activities within Georgia. Additionally, the amendment to IGE is intended to reduce the regulatory impact of the SEC’s amendment on existing and future issuers of securities.  This amendment is EFFECTIVE as of  July 11, 2017.

For more information see: Invest Georgia Exemption Guidance 

The Invest Georgia Exemption (“IGE”) was created in 2011 by the Secretary of State Brian P. Kemp in his capacity as Commissioner of Securities. IGE allows for-profit businesses formed under Georgia law to raise up to $5 million from Georgia resident investors.

Under IGE, Issuers of securities are limited to selling no more than $10,000 in securities to non-accredited Georgia investors. There is no limit for accredited Georgia investors.

The Issuer must file a Form GA-1 with the Georgia Commissioner of Securities.

For more information on the IGE, please contact the Georgia Securities Division at 404-654-6023 or registrations@sos.ga.gov.

IGE is a notice filing and does not constitute a license or registration. The issuance of a notice filing does not mean that the Georgia Commissioner of Securities has passed, in any way, upon the truth, completeness, or accuracy of the information filed, the merits of the securities offered, or has recommended or given approval to such security or transaction.

The following Issuers have notice filed under IGE with the Commissioner of Securities:

Issuer Name

Filing Date

3D Surgical Solutions, LLC

1/15/2014

Acme Investions, LLC

6/17/2014

AllBiz Enterprise, Inc.

1/9/2014

Argus Reservoir Monitoring, LLC

4/29/2014

Atlanta Mortgage Solutions of Georgia, Inc.

7/2/2014

Atlanta Realty Income Fund, LLC

9/12/2013

Blue Igneous Fund I, LLC

12/11/2013

Bohemian Guitar, LLC

4/23/2013

BuzzChek, LLC

4/24/2014

Caregiver Communications, Inc.

9/25/2013

CleanArc Power, Inc.

8/16/2013

CMEcompete, LLC

4/26/2013

Competitive Sports Analysis, LLC
6/2/2017

Cooking With Fire, LLC

8/6/2014

CrowdVested 1, LLC

4/24/2014

CrowdVested 2, LLC

6/27/2014

Enlightenmint Media Group, LLC

4/9/2014

Extend-A-Brush, Inc.

11/6/2013

Fluxcell, Inc.

7/31/2014

Groundfloor Finance, Inc 4/10/2017

Groundfloor Properties GA, LLC

9/4/2013

House of MADE, LLC

10/14/16

Infrasonix, Inc.

3/15/2015

iSolveIT.com, LLC

4/4/2014

Jasara, Inc.

1/29/2016

Lauren St. Jane, LLC 9/19/2014

LB12, LLC

10/17/2013

Monkey Wrench Brewing Company, LLC

1/15/2014

Moultrie Tool, Inc.

7/24/2014

MusicVG, LLC 9/29/2014
NBTV, Inc. 3/24/2017

Normaltown, LLC

3/9/2016

Novita Care Corporation

5/6/2013

Opportunity Hub, LLC

5/2/2014

Paradigm Products, LLC

6/27/2014

Physicians Health Services, Inc.

4/19/2013

Reubens's Bell, LLC 9/19/2014
Rudy Vaughn, LLC 9/19/2014

Star Pawn BR, LLC

7/31/2014

The Carolinbrook Group, Inc.
1/10/2017

The Templar Investment Group, LLC

 8/11/2016

The Violent Bear It Away, LLC

5/19/2014

The Well Red Music, LLC 9/19/2014

Title Cash Financial Services, Inc.

6/2/2014

Total Packaging Firm, Inc.

7/24/2014

Trusted Guests, LLC

6/3/2013

TUFF TV Media Group, LLC

4/17/2014

TUFF TV Network, LLC

6/16/2014

Twitch Technologies, LLC

5/23/2013

 UBICATLANTA, LLC

9/1/2016

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