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Expanding the Definition of Accredited Investors

By Adam Sharp on September 1, 2020

This week the SEC expanded its definition of “accredited investor” (AI). Now investment professionals — as well as certain other individuals and groups — can qualify without satisfying the SEC’s income or wealth requirements — $200,000 annual income for the last two years ($300,000 if married) or a $1 million net worth.  I believe this is just the first round of expansion for the definition. And that within the next five…

Grading the SEC’s Proposed Crowdfunding Changes

By Andy Gordon on July 15, 2020

The SEC is about to make a series of modifications to equity crowdfunding regulations. These updates come a little more than four years after it first enabled regular investors like you and me to crowdfund startups.  Back then, the SEC was mostly concerned with protecting investors.
The definition of “accredited investor” may be changing soon. Here’s how this could expand your investment options.