An investor’s guide to equity crowdfunding

19 Dec 2016 - 14:15

Over the last year you’ve probably seen a variation of the headline, “Anyone can now invest in startups!” Equity crowdfunding allows the average person to back companies for profit instead of just for product or perks. While exciting, this development is fraught: Many will get drawn into the tempestuous world of startup investing without a plan, a budget, or a full understanding of its pitfalls.

If you’re new to startup investing and considering it, here are a few things you should know before going in. Read more at

PS. This advice is aimed at investors in US only but information applies to European investors as well. Want to find European platforms where you can invest? Check our our crowdfunding map here: