New rules from the Securities and Exchange Commission may allow anyone to own a piece of a crowdfunded social entrepreneurship venture.
CNBC’s Kelley Holland reports on the opportunities and concerns for investors.
If you have an interest in the internet and and an interest in charity, chances are you have come across crowd funding for charities of some sort. People use this to fund everything from a teacher putting up a request for school supplies or somebody running a marathon might be collecting pledges for a cause and they use crowd funding sites on the internet to collect donations for their cause. So it has proven to be a really effective charitable tool. Now we are hearing about equity crowd funding and I think there are probably a couple of reasons why this is of interest right now.