Leveraging a recently passed securities rule signed into law by President Obama some six months back (part of the 2012 JOBS Act) that lowers the bar on personal investments, Indiegogo is launching Equity Crowdfunding, a platform aimed at giving small-scale investors a stake in the companies they back. The platform was launched Tuesday in collaboration with investment bank MicroVentures. The investment opportunities are listed on both companies’ sites, though MicroVentures will be handling transactions through its own platform.

Article source: https://techcrunch.com/2016/11/15/indiegogo/