Episode 33: MNvest- Investment Crowdfunding for Private Minnesota-based Businesses

This week on the podcast we speak with Zach Robins, a securities attorney and board member of the 501(c)(4) nonprofit, MNvest.org. This nonprofit was launched in 2014 to advocate on behalf of intrastate investment crowdfunding and worked to pass and draft MNvest legislation to democratize investment opportunities for any Minnesotan. MNvest provides privately owned Minnesota businesses the opportunity to raise capital through investment crowdfunding. Currently three funding portals are operational for investment crowdfunding in Minnesota: Venture Near, Silicon Prairie ,and MNstarter. Five investment campaigns are currently being run through these portals