As of May 16th, the American JOBS Act took effect and the rules of startup funding changed. The act, designed to help increase the flow of capital to stimulate economic and job growth, now allows average Americans to make small investments in promising ventures.
May 2016 was a big month in the world of startup funding with Title III of the JOBS Act taking effect. With the ability of average Americans to invest in private companies and the significant increase in the potential capital available to startups and entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses, the opportunity for both and the US economy is vast. This new method of raising capital has the potential to propel innovation, enhance our economy, and increase jobs.