Wait… How is this legal?
Starting in May of 2016, thanks to a new law called Regulation Crowdfunding, it became legal for everyone to invest small amounts of money in the startups they believed in.
From 1933 to 2016, it was illegal to make an investment in a private company unless you were an “accredited investor” (i.e., rich).
We started Wefunder to fix that, because we weren’t rich, and we wanted to invest in our friends. The first thing we had to do was convince Congress to change the law. We managed to do that, and here we are today!