Companies raising capital that are relying on Rule 506(c) (often informally called “Accredited Investor Crowdfunding”) for their offering of securities have several options as to how to verify whether their investors’ are indeed “accredited investors.” Since most offerings of securities generally rely on Rule 506(b) which allows for the investor to self-verify (e.g., through a simple questionnaire), founders are not as familiar with the verification process of Rule 506(c). This post will briefly explain Rule 506(c) and describe some of the options companies have to verify its investors as accredited investors.[Read more…]
About Taylor Wilkins
Taylor Wilkins is a private equity and startup attorney at the law firm Riggs Davie PLC in Nashville, Tennessee. Taylor assists private investment funds (e.g., hedge funds, venture capital funds & private equity funds, among others) with fund formation and statutory and regulatory compliance. Taylor also advises startup companies with formation, capital raises, and other day-to-day legal needs.