As the saying goes, you want to be in the know before you go. Or in this case, before you open up your wallet and put down your hard earned money on the latest investment scam. You surely don’t want to end up like one of Bernie Madoff’s “investors” now do you? At the same time, you don’t want to be a Chicken Little and not be open to new investment alternatives like crowdfunding.
Here’s the thing to know; once you have decided to give crowdfunding as an investment a serious look-see, there are some fundamental things for you to examine to make sure this is the right choice for you. Consider this to be your cheat sheet for making sense of crowdfunding as an investment choice.