Is equity crowdfunding a regulated activity?

Yes – equity crowdfunding is a regulated activity in the UK and each country across the world has specific regulations regarding the adoption of equity crowdfunding.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK issued a Policy statement (14/4) The FCA's regulatory approach to crowdfunding over the internet, and the promotion of nonreadily realisable securities by other media, in March 2014.

In the US investment is restricted to Accredited Investors.


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