Crowdfund Investing 101 - dummies

By Sherwood Neiss, Jason W. Best, Zak Cassady-Dorion

Whether you run your own business, want to start a new company, or have money to invest, you need to know about this fresh opportunity called crowdfund investing. The concept isn’t new: Small investors pool their money to support a new or growing business. But the JOBS Act signed into law in 2012 opened the door for innovative ways to fund a new or small business by connecting entrepreneurs and investors through social media. If you’re just hearing about crowdfund investing for the first time, definitely check out this video to get the lay of the land.

Three groups of people invest their money in a company.