Non-Accredited Investor

Non-Accredited Investor

An investor with a net worth of less than $1 million who has had an annual income of less than $200,000 ($300,000 with a spouse) in each of the past two years. Under Regulation D, no more than 35 non-accredited investors are allowed to participate in the private placement of a security, company, or hedge fund. As a result, many investment vehicles target high net-worth individuals.
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207) If an issuer receives more than $5,000 from a non-accredited investor, it will not be in compliance with the Act, ineligible for the exemption, and in violation of the securities registration requirements under North Carolina law.
There are specific information requirements (including audited financial statements) that apply if an issuer sells its securities to a non-accredited investor under Rules 505 or 506, and all non-accredited investors in a Rule 506 offering must either be financially sophisticated or be represented by a qualified purchaser representative.
42) Form D filings report that in 2012, out of an estimated 234,000 investors who participated in Regulation D offerings, only ten percent of offerings included a non-accredited investor.
As a result, Reg A+ preempted all state registration and qualification requirements for Tier-2 securities either purchased by an "accredited investor" or purchased by anyone else so long as the non-accredited investor refrained from purchasing securities valued at more than 10% of their net worth or annual income.
The purpose of the series is to better educate issuers and the non-accredited investor community on the topic of equity crowdfunding, financial technology, and bridging the gap to access capital to spur economic growth and development.
Advisors can expect to have more conversations in the near future with their non-accredited investor clients about the merits of specific startup small business investment offerings and venture investment in general.
Very often, Rule 506 offerings are limited to accredited investors for the practical reason that SEC roles require very detailed and precise written offering materials if even one non-accredited investor is among the purchasers.
In December 2008, Martinovich recommended and sold to an elderly, non-accredited investor a $75,000 purchase of Venture Strategies units without having reasonable grounds for believing the investment was suitable for him.
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Registered as an Exempt Market Dealer (EMD), FrontFundr uses technology to assist companies in raising capital from accredited and non-accredited investors through a streamlined online investment process.
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