Equity crowdfunding: you can invest in start-ups

Equity crowdfunding is all the rage at the moment. This new phenomenon enables ordinary people to browse start-up companies on a crowdfunding platform, and then invest in some of them if they wish.

In this video, I explain how equity crowdfunding works as well as the risks and opportunities.

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