Indiegogo’s Equity Crowdfunding Lets Anyone Become A Startup Investor

Indiegogo’s Equity Crowdfunding Lets Anyone Become A Startup Investor
Banks, Insurance & Financial Services

The crowdfunding platform is looking to capitalize on its followers to take on a new kind of investing

Jennifer Passas
  • 21 november 2016

Thanks to President Obama’s 2012 JOBS Act, more than 80 years of restrictions on capital investments in startups were reversed. Now startups can raise up to $1 million in capital in a 12-month period, allowing the majority of Americans to invest up to $2,000 per year. In response to this shift, Indiegogo, one of the largest and most popular rewards-based crowdfunding platforms recently announced that project backers will be able to make equity investments.

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