On March 25th, 2015, the government body in charge of regulating equity and debt crowdfunding known as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), made final rules related to Title IV of the 2012 Jobs Act known as Regulation A+. These rules have a profound impact on the capital raising industry today, specifically in the crowdfunding movement, as they now pave the way for startups and small businesses to raise capital directly from the general public, not just wealthy people known as accredited investors. Then, approximately 3 months later, the new regulation went LIVE on June 19th and the very first entrepreneurs were able to use this amazing rule in capital formation.
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