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WTF Is Equity Crowdfunding?

Because of the JOBS Act of 2012, anyone (not just really rich people) can invest in startups they believe in AND company's can raise capital by crowdfunding! Calling all Millennials!! Check out the info below!

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The JOBS Acts of 2012 became effective on June 19, 2015

TechCrunch / Via techcrunch.com

In June 2015, the final Regulation A+ rules under Title IV of the JOBS Act became effective, after approval by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) paving the way for companies to raise up to $50 million from both accredited and non-accredited investors.

Translation: Startups can raise capital through a public offering if they follow SEC regulations and requirements. And anyone can invest if they can meet the minimum investment.

As Seen On:

* TechCrunch

* Forbes

* SeedInvest

* Crowdfund Insider

Like...Super Cool VTOL AIRPLANES!

XTI Aircraft / Via startengine.com

Meet the TriFan 600. This six-seat, vertical takeoff and landing airplane provides unprecedented freedom by transporting you door-to-door, rather than airport-to-airport. Designed to fly as fast, as high and above predominant weather, and as far as other business jets, to more places and in a shorter period of time. You can invest today starting at $350! http://www.xtiaircraft.com/trifan-600

You can invest in medical marijuana and stuff too!

Med-X, Inc. / Via startengine.com

The Med-X management team has built a cannabis company that focuses on ancillary products, research and development, and education. Med-X is focusing on medical applications where real results are coming out of extensive research. As the legalization of medical and recreational cannabis continues to spread across the country, Med-X is prepared for the unprecedented, explosive growth of the industry by cultivating excellence across all three of its divisions. You can invest starting at $420 or 700 shares! http://www.medx-rx.com

You like dogs? Great! Invest in a Dog App!

Better Pet, Inc. / Via startengine.com

BetterPet’s flagship product, DogLand, is a popular, fast growing, dog-centric social media app about to launch game-changing new video features. Now is the perfect time to join us as we take the $97 billion pet industry into the interactive media age. Reserve your shares now! http://www.doglandapp.com/main.html

Wanna get paid to attend the best parties? There's an app for that...

SURKUS / Via startengine.com

SURKUS was founded with a mission to revolutionize the way people experience their cities, and the way business owners and marketers directly engage with their target audience. Using the power of CrowdCasting, SURKUS elevates venues, campaigns, and events by ensuring the ideal crowd is in place. http://www.surkus.com

Musician? Talent Buyer? Dj? Drummer? Invest in a music marketplace!

Gigmor / Via startengine.com

Gigmor's vision is to transform the live music industry by connecting talent buyers with musicians and bands and to become the music industry's leading digital booking platform. Through our paid subscription service, venues and talent buyers can easily discover, book, and pay Gigmor artists. Reserve your shares now; let's make music together! http://www.gigmor.com

Where can I Invest? Is it Safe?

Yes! These platforms are all places where you can find a company to reserves shares or invest:

* StartEngine

* WR Hambrecht

* SproutEquity

Make sure you read the offering circulars and all the materials before you make an investment. These online platforms work in accordance with the SEC and with an escrow company to handle all of the investments properly under FINRA. These are set in place to protect the investor, the issuer, and the platform.

THE SECURITIES OFFERED HEREBY ARE HIGHLY SPECULATIVE. INVESTING IN SHARES OF THE COMPANY, INVOLVES SIGNIFICANT RISKS. THIS INVESTMENT IS SUITABLE ONLY FOR PERSONS WHO CAN AFFORD TO LOSE THEIR ENTIRE INVESTMENT. FURTHERMORE, INVESTORS MUST UNDERSTAND COULD BE ILLIQUID FOR AN INDEFINITE PERIOD OF TIME. NO PUBLIC MARKET CURRENTLY EXISTS FOR THE SECURITIES AND IF A PUBLIC MARKET DEVELOPS FOLLOWING THIS OFFERING IT MAY NOT CONTINUE.
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