Last week the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approved new rules that implement Title IV of the JOBS Act. The crowdfunding community has been waiting with anticipation for these rules because of the potential to raise capital from non-accredited investors (as well as accredited investors) more efficiently and more easily across state lines.


President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (“JOBS”) Act into law on April 4, 2012, calling it a “game changer.” The legislation affects investors, entrepreneurs, and businesses across the nation. It changes how funds are raised, how businesses are grown, and how investments are made…