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…

Investors sometimes ask us why our accreditation process is more stringent than what other real estate or equity crowdfunding sites require. It’s a fair question. After all, if we are asking investors to do a little more leg work, we should have a good reason for it.

For years articles like this one in Forbes magazine have been documenting how the rich have been getting richer. The recent improvement in the economy and the surge of the stock market have certainly been factors of the wealthy amassing more wealth of late, but the data suggests that this is a decades-old phenomenon. Here’s a look […]

What is an accredited investor and why does RealCrowd  only allow accredited investors to participate in the commercial real estate opportunities?