What Is Equity Crowdfunding?
Indiegogo and MicroVentures, two leaders in the crowdfunding and investing space, have created an equity crowdfunding service that allows financial investment in innovative startups. Unlike raising money through donations or rewards-based platforms, equity crowdfunding gives investors a financial stake in the company they’re supporting.
How Does It Work?
Investing in startups means you own a piece of the company and are along for the ride, with all the ups and downs. You may not have a seat at the boardroom table, but you can help a great idea come to life. Plus, if the company goes on to greater heights, you could stand to benefit. With this partnership, all investment transactions take place on MicroVentures.com.
Who Can Invest?
Any individual 18 years and older can invest, as well as any eligible entity.
How Much Does It Cost?
It’s free to create a profile and we'll only charge an investment processing fee if you make an investment.
How Much Can I Invest?
Individual investments start at US$100. Investors will have investment maximums based on a few factors, including earnings, net worth, etc.
How Many Shares Do I Get?
Each offering company decides how much money they want to raise, what they want to offer, and what the price should be. The offering terms are noted on their page.
What Information Do I Receive Before and After Investing?
Before you invest, each company is required to show how they plan to use the money raised and other financial information. After investing, each company is required to routinely share information about how their businesses are doing.
Why Do I Have To Register and Create an Account?
Our equity crowdfunding service is built on long term investment relationships and requires a certain degree of liability. We want all of our users, startups and investors alike, be in the position to trust each other. Startups provide you with insights into their business idea and you provide your full contact details.
Who Can I Contact With Further Questions?
If you have further questions about equity crowdfunding, you can chat directly with MicroVentures' support team here.