New SEC Rules Open Crowdfunding to the Masses

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently finalized rules on crowdfunding that opens the door for the participation of non-accredited investors. The rules complete a long process for the commission set into motion by the passage of the JOBS Act.

The Bio Report spoke to Richard Swart, director of research for the Program for Innovation in Entrepreneurial and Social Finance at the University of California at Berkeley and chief strategy officer for the crowdfunding investment site NextGen Crowdfunding, about the new rules, how this will change the investment landscape, and what it all means for the biotech industry.

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