StartEngine Plans New Equity Crowdfunding Campaign, For Itself

Los Angeles-based StartEngine, the equity crowdfunding site led by serial entrepreneur Howard Marks, told its supporters on Friday that it is planning to launch a new, equity crowdfunding effort: for itself. According to StartEngine, in an email to investors in earlier equity crowdfunding efforts on its site, that in the coming weeks, StartEngine will be offering its own shares to investors. StartEngine said those shares will be available to "ambitious, forward-thinking investors like you" and started taking information from users interested in participating. StartEngine did not say how much it is looking to raise in its own, equity crowdfunding.