Author: Sherwood Neiss and Jason Best, Crowdfund Capital Advisors
Sixty days from when the final rules are posted to the Federal Register, a new version of crowdfunding for accredited and unaccredited investors will go live in the United States. This adds another path for startups and small businesses looking to raise money from investors.
Regulation A+ and is a brave move by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to fix the problems that have plagued Regulation A (too small, too costly, too bureaucratic) and open the door to bringing the private capital markets online in a more transparent and efficient manner.
Crowdfund Capital Advisors, Sherwood Neiss and Jason Best, provided the industry with a break down of some current options of this new marketplace, by providing the following abbreviated chart. (Disclaimer: Securities laws are much more complex than this preview and when raising funds one should always consult with a securities attorney).