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Finance
Lois Maskiell

Cheat sheet: Equity crowdfunding in Australia, explained

Authors
Lois Maskiell
Funding
3 minute Read

Equity crowdfunding allows startups and growing companies to access capital online from a large number of small investors.

Unlike rewards crowdfunding — which exchanges donations for gifts — equity crowdfunding campaigns involve receiving money in exchange for ownership in the business itself.

Equity crowdfunding falls under the authority of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission and is supported by securities law.

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