hat is an accredited investor?
• An accredited investor is a person or institution that the Securities and ExchangeCommission (or “SEC”) defines as being qualified to invest in unregistered or exempt securities. Example of such securities can be:
• Private placements or securities sold by privately held corporations
• Private equity investments
• Or Hedgefunds
• Essentially,the SEC sets a standard of your wealth, status, or training in order to allow those either, financially sophisticated, or knowledgeable of securities to invest in exempt securities
• The minimum standard is in place to ensure protection and understanding of private investments.