Hearing Entitled: Sophistication or Discrimination? How the Accredited Investor Definition Unfairly Limits Investment Access for the Non-wealthy and the Need for Reform
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 10:00 AM in 2220 RHOB
Subcommittee on Capital Markets

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  • H.R. ___, to expand the definition of “accredited investor” to include individuals receiving individualized investment advice or individualized investment recommendations with respect to a private offering from a professional who qualifies as an accredited investor.

Witness List

  • Eli Velasquez, Founder & Managing Partner, Investors of Color Network
  • Omi Bell, Founder, Black Girl Ventures
  • Jennifer Schulp, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute
Hearing Video