Pierre Laguerre Becomes First Black Man to Raise $1.07M Max in All Reg CF Platforms
Hustle Over Everything podcast alumni, Pierre Laguerre, & founder of Fleeting, a platform designed to connect companies with qualified and reliable CDL drivers, has made history as the first Black man to raise the $1.07 million maximum in all regulation crowdfunding platforms.
- According to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), a company is permitted to raise a maximum amount of $1,070,000 through crowdfunding offerings during a period of 12 months and Laguerre’s Fleet managed to do just that.
- Republic, an online crowdfunding platform announced the news of Fleet’s historic accomplishment via Twitter.
- Currently, Fleeting holds a $10 million valuation cap and is backed by celebrities such as Chamillionaire and E-40, according to Republic.
Hustle Background: Pierre blessed us with an opportunity to interview him for the podcast. We got the chance to listen to Pierre’s crazy story on how he overcame major setbacks to be where he was today. This episode is a great story on perseverance and determination.