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Equity Crowdfunding

It's Your Turn to Be the Shark

On StartEngine, you have access to dozens of investment opportunities in startups and can invest in the great businesses of tomorrow for as little as $100. You can even invest in StartEngine itself.

Our Current Offerings

What is StartEngine?

StartEngine helps everyday people invest and buy shares in startups and early growth companies. We believe in creating access: that everyone should be able to invest in the ideas that could become the great businesses of tomorrow and that entrepreneurs should be able to raise money from the public and those that believe most in them.

$200M+

Amount Raised

375+

Successful Raises

275K+

Prospective Investors

Howard Marks

Led by an
Experienced CEO

Co-Founder of Activision

Chairman of Activision Studios

Founder & CEO of Acclaim Games

Treasure of Los Angeles Award Recipient 2015

Kevin O’Leary

Advised by
Mr. Wonderful

Founder of Softkey

TV host on shows such as ABC’s Shark Tank

Founder of O’Leary Financial Group

With the coronavirus pandemic causing economic uncertainty, startups and small business are having an incredibly hard time accessing capital, so you’re going to see a material increase in interest in crowdfunding companies like StartEngine that are solving that problem. We’re going to look back on this period as the start of the rise of equity crowdfunding, and I think it’s an industry that StartEngine is going to win.”

This testimonial may not be representative of the experience of other customers. This testimonial is no guarantee of future performance or success.

Revenue Model

How StartEngine Makes Money

Campaign Success Fee

We make money when companies successfully raise money. We charge companies a percentage of what they raise.

Campaign Services

We charge fees to help companies onboard and launch their campaign, including marketing and advertising.

Equity

We take a percentage of what companies raise on StartEngine in equity, at the same terms as the investors on our platform.

Trading Fees

When we launch our investor trading marketplace, we also plan to charge trading fees.

What People Are Saying About Us

“Across every single industry, these businesses have posted revenue and growth rates that are beyond impressive.”

Scott Omelianuk,

Inc. Editor in Chief

“They are engaging. They are friendly. They are very understanding and know that this may be new to you.”

Ray Phillips,

CEO of SoapSox

What People Are Saying About Us

10th Fastest-Growing Private Company in California

2020 Inc. 5000 Series List

“I like the ease of use of StartEngine…it’s like going to Amazon and buying something, but you’re investing in a company.”

Dawn Dickson,

Founder & CEO of PopCom

“Working with StartEngine has been great. I’m amazed by how accessible everyone is, including all the way up to the CEO, Howard.”

Jesse Woolmer,

President & CEO, CannCo Brands

These testimonials may not be representative of the experience of other customers. These testimonials are no guarantee of future performance or success.

Success Stories

We've Helped Entrepreneurs at All Stages of Funding, From Pre-Seed to Series A and Beyond

Knightscope

Knightscope designs, engineers, builds, deploys and supports award-winning crime-fighting fully autonomous security robots and offers them on a Machine-as-a-Service (MaaS) business model in the U.S.

$24.3M

Raised

$1K

Min. Investment

Farm.One

Farm.One grows rare produce in New York City urban vertical farms using hydroponics and LED lighting. We sell an enormous range of rare herbs, edible flowers and microgreens to NYC’s best chefs. All grown locally, without pesticides, just minutes away.

$446K

Raised

301

Investors

$7M

Valuation Cap

PopCom

PopCom is at the forefront with an automated retail technology platform for vending machines and kiosks that allows retailers to engage and understand customers, sell more products, and learn from big data.

$2.12M

Total Raised

2.6K

Investors

$25M

Valuation

Earn More

Earn 10% Bonus Shares
Through the Owner's Bonus

When you invest $1,000 or more in StartEngine, you can join our Owner’s Bonus Program to get 10% more shares for 1 year and earn more perks.

Earn More

Receive 10% additional shares on your investments in participating campaigns.

Hear First

Be the first to hear about new participating launches when they go live on StartEngine.

Priority Waitlist

Move up the waitlist when campaigns exceed their maximum raise amounts.

Coming Soon

Invest, then Trade, All on StartEngine

Startup investments are illiquid. To see a return on your investment, you’d have to wait until the company paid dividends, was acquired or if the company IPO’d and went public. Those processes could take anywhere from 5 to 10 years.

 

We plan to change that. We have received regulatory approval to launch an ATS (an Alternative Trading System), so that we can launch an investor trading marketplace. With that ATS, users can not only invest in companies on StartEngine, but also trade with other investors.

 

If a company lists on our ATS and there are interested buyers, you may be able to invest and have shares eligible to trade immediately in the case of Regulation A+ investments or after one year in the case of Regulation Crowdfunding investments.

The StartEngine secondary market is still currently under development. There is no guarantee that development will ever be completed.

 

Furthermore, if the development is completed, a company which intends to apply to list its securities on the marketplace will be subject to certain requirements which it may or may not be able to satisfy in a timely manner. Even if a company is qualified to list its securities on the market, there is no guarantee that a demand for these securities will exist. Even if a company does meets the requirements for listing its securities, we do not know the extent to which investor interest will lead to the development and maintenance of a liquid trading market. You should assume that you may not be able to liquidate your investment for some time or be able to pledge these shares as collateral.

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Offering Circular
Selected Risks Related to this Offering
StartEngine’s SEC EDGAR Page
Section 17(b) Disclosure

StartEngine’s Reg A+ offering is made available through StartEngine Crowdfunding, Inc. This investment is speculative, illiquid, and involves a high degree of risk, including the possible loss of your entire investment.

AN OFFERING STATEMENT REGARDING THIS OFFERING HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE SEC. THE SEC HAS QUALIFIED THAT OFFERING STATEMENT, WHICH ONLY MEANS THAT THE COMPANY MAY MAKE SALES OF THE SECURITIES DESCRIBED BY THE OFFERING STATEMENT. IT DOES NOT MEAN THAT THE SEC HAS APPROVED, PASSED UPON THE MERITS OR PASSED UPON THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION IN THE OFFERING STATEMENT.

THE OFFERING CIRCULAR THAT IS PART OF THAT OFFERING STATEMENT CAN BE FOUND HERE.

THE OFFERING MATERIALS MAY CONTAIN FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS AND INFORMATION RELATING TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE COMPANY, ITS BUSINESS PLAN AND STRATEGY, AND ITS INDUSTRY. THESE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE BASED ON THE BELIEFS OF, ASSUMPTIONS MADE BY, AND INFORMATION CURRENTLY AVAILABLE TO THE COMPANY’S MANAGEMENT. WHEN USED IN THE OFFERING MATERIALS, THE WORDS “ESTIMATE,” “PROJECT,” “BELIEVE,” “ANTICIPATE,” “INTEND,” “EXPECT” AND SIMILAR EXPRESSIONS ARE INTENDED TO IDENTIFY FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS, WHICH CONSTITUTE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS. THESE STATEMENTS REFLECT MANAGEMENT’S CURRENT VIEWS WITH RESPECT TO FUTURE EVENTS AND ARE SUBJECT TO RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES THAT COULD CAUSE THE COMPANY’S ACTUAL RESULTS TO DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE CONTAINED IN THE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS. INVESTORS ARE CAUTIONED NOT TO PLACE UNDUE RELIANCE ON THESE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS, WHICH SPEAK ONLY AS OF THE DATE ON WHICH THEY ARE MADE. THE COMPANY DOES NOT UNDERTAKE ANY OBLIGATION TO REVISE OR UPDATE THESE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS TO REFLECT EVENTS OR CIRCUMSTANCES AFTER SUCH DATE OR TO REFLECT THE OCCURRENCE OF UNANTICIPATED EVENTS.

KEVIN O’LEARY IS A PAID SPOKESPERSON FOR STARTENGINE. READ THE 17-B DISCLOSURE HERE.

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