Today the final rules under Title III of the Jumpstart Our Businesses Startup Act of 2012 (JOBS Act) becomes effective. This phase allows non-accredited investors to participate in equity crowdfunding. (Non-accredited investors are those who do not have income of $200,000 per year, or $300,000 with a spouse.) You can download a report about the final rules from Crowdfund Capital Advisors. Also read Q-and-As from the SBE Council.