US Opens Floodgates For Equity Crowdfunding
Equity crowdfunding is about to lift off in the US as regulators have removed the final hurdles that stopped investors buying a stake in start-up businesses. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has lifted restrictions on crowdfunding platforms offering equity based investments. Until now, US investors could only offer donations or give money to pitches in return for rewards. Financial experts and crowdfunding platforms argued this severely limited the ability of entrepreneurs to raise funding for start-ups. – Read more at Investing Expatriates to find out how US Equity Crowdfunding will work.