Investor limits are per deal, not an annual aggregate*
Investors can sell their shares at any point after the offering is closed**
*Only invest an amount that you can afford to risk or lose and will not impact your lifestyle.
**There may be a limited or no trading market which will impact your ability to sell shares.
Companies can raise up to $1M within any 12-month period from all investors age 18 and over*
Investor limits are based on income or net worth and the total of all Regulation Crowdfunding investments within any 12 month period**
The shares you purchase will be restricted and cannot be sold for a minimum of 1 year from purchase.***
*All Title III - Regulation Crowdfunding offerings are conducted under StartEngine Capital LLC, a funding portal registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and a member of FINRA. All Title IV - Regulation A+ offerings are conducted under StartEngine Crowdfunding, Inc., which is not a registered funding portal.
**Only invest an amount that you can afford to risk or lose and will not impact your lifestyle.
***Even after this time, there may be no resale market available.
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StartEngine Champion Program
Over 90% of the companies listed on StartEngine have come through referrals. We are proud to say that not only will we continue to rely on our community to find great companies, but we will now reward you for your hard work. It is simple, all you need to do is refer a company and if their campaign goes live, you have earned $2,500.
Our unique referral program allows anyone to earn $2,500 every time we list a referred company. StartEngine’s mission is to help entrepreneurs achieve their dreams and we would like you to invite the businesses within your community to hold a crowdfunding campaign on StartEngine and help them grow their businesses with the capital they need.
Qualifying companies must...
Have a business plan
Have a large, loyal social following or the ability to gain one
Pass legal due dilligence
Be incorporated in the US for Regulation Crowdfunding
Be incorporated in the US or Canada for Regulation A+
1. StartEngine defines an investor as any registered user on the site.
U.S. Investors: Investment opportunities posted and accessible through the Site are of two types:
Regulation A offerings (JOBS Act Title IV; known as Regulation A+), which are offered to non-accredited and accredited investors alike. No broker-dealer, funding portal or investment adviser is involved in these offerings. Neither the Site not StartEngine Crowdfunding is a FINRA member.
Regulation Crowdfunding offerings (JOBS Act Title III), which are offered to non-accredited and accredited investors alike. These offerings are made through StartEngine Capital, a funding portal which is a FINRA member.
Both types of offerings are open to the general public, however there are important differences and risks. You can learn more in our Learn section.Each type of offering is presented on this Site in separate workflows. Generally, Regulation A+ and Crowdfunding offerings have important differences in limits on the amount a company can raise in an offering, how they can conduct the offering, limits on the amount an investor can invest per offering and annually, and most importantly differences in when an investor can resell the securities. In particular, securities purchased in a Regulation Crowdfunding offering cannot be sold for one year from purchase, but even after this time, there may be no resale market available. All securities offered by companies on this Site involve high levels of risk. Only invest an amount that you can afford to lose and will not impact your lifestyle.
Canadian Investors: Investment opportunities posted and accessible through the Site will be offered to Canadian resident investors in accordance with prospectus exemptions under Canadian securities laws, including, but not limited to, the “Accredited Investor” and “Offering Memorandum” exemptions under National Instrument 45-106 promulgated by the Canadian Securities Administrators.
Neither the SEC nor any state regulator, the Canadian securities regulators or any other regulatory body has passed upon the merits of or given its approval to the securities, the terms of the offerings, or the accuracy or completeness of any offering materials or information posted on the Site. Neither StartEngine nor any of its directors, officers, employees, representatives, affiliates or agents shall have any liability whatsoever arising from any error or incompleteness of fact or opinion in, or lack of care in the preparation or publication of, the materials and communication herein or the terms or valuation of any securities offering.
Neither StartEngine Crowdfunding nor StartEngine Capital is an investment advisor or broker-dealer and neither engages in any activities requiring any such registration. Neither gives investment advice, provide analysis or recommendations regarding any offering posted on the Site. Prior results are not indicative of future performance; actual results may vary materially. The Site may contain “forward looking statements” which are not guaranteed. All investors should make their own determination of whether or not to make any investment, based on their own independent evaluation and analysis. Potential investors are strongly advised to consult their legal, tax and financial advisors before investing. The securities offered on this Site can only be marketed in jurisdictions where public solicitation of offerings are permitted; it is solely your responsibility to comply with the laws and regulations of your country of residence.