How Crowdfunding Regulations Have Changed Startup Investing

New crowdfunding regulations took effect in June with the goal of bringing crowdfunding to the world of startup investing. But the reality of the Regulation A+ rules of Title IV of the 2012 JOBS Act may not fit the ideal, as soliciting investments will still require a substantial investment on the part of business startups to file the appropriate paperwork with the SEC. Crowdfunding works best when an appeal is made to as large a group of potential investors as possible, and the Regulation A+ rules aim to enable anyone to participate in startup investing. Prior to the SEC implementing Reg A+, only accredited investors could participate. On this episode of Big Money Real Estate, Ilyce interviews journalist Salvador Rodriguez to get a better understanding of the Regulation A+ changes and how they might impact real estate investing. Rodriguez is the Silicon Valley correspondent for the International Business Times and has written about Regulation A+’s potential impact on the tech startup space. So tune in to find out whether the Regulation A+ rules will be the vehicle that finally brings crowdfunding to business startup investing. And check out Ilyce’s Intentional Investor Series to learn everything you need to know to become a successful investor in real estate. Looking for more of Ilyce’s real estate and personal finance tips? Read her blog, see her tweets and follow her on Facebook. For links to Salvador Rodriguez’s articles on Reg A+ for the International Business Times, click here and here.
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Star of Discovery Channel’s “Undercover Billionaire,” Grant Cardone owns and operates seven privately held companies and a private equity real estate firm, Cardone Capital, with a multifamily portfolio of assets under management valued at over $4 billion. He is the Top Crowdfunder in the world, raising over $900 million in equity via social media. Known internationally as the leading expert on sales, marketing, and scaling businesses, Cardone is a New York Times bestselling author of 11 business books, including “The 10X Rule,” which led to Cardone establishing the 10X Global Movement and the 10X Growth Conference, now the largest business and entrepreneur conference in the world. The online business and sales educational platform he created, Cardone University, serves over 411,000 individuals and Forbes 100 corporate clients throughout the world. Voted the top Marketing Influencer to watch by Forbes, Cardone uses his massive 15 million plus following to give back via his Grant Cardone Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring underserved, at-risk adolescents in financial literacy, especially those without father figures.