Re imagining Early Stage Investments
Access for individuals to invest alongside Angels, VC firms and Family Offices in highly vetted and differentiated companies and projects.
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Investment & Funding Platform for Investors & VCs in Early Stage Startups
SIGN UP AND JOIN OUR PLATFORM COMMUNITY
Simply enter your name and email address to unlock access to startups and make investments seamlessly online. Join with other individual and institutional investors in select companies and projects – highly vetted and curated for personalized interests.
BROWSE OUR COMPANIES / CONNECT WITH CEOS
After registering and setting up your profile you may fully review startups, projects and other technology related investment opportunities hand-picked by industry leaders, independent subject matter experts, venture capital veterans and investment professionals.
Start or participate in an ongoing conversation with our marketplace CEO’s and connect for exclusive content and discussion forums both live and in-person at EF Events and by our secure private Cisco WebEx channel.
Because investing in early stage companies and technology related projects is inherently risky it is critical
that you educate yourself by running your own independent due diligence which can reduce some risks.
Go deep with the companies and projects that fit your interests. Share your deal flow with your network of friends and colleagues in order to solicit feedback and socialize the opportunity.
Connect directly with the CEO and management team using our broad range of options, including: EF Events, scheduled conference calls, our private Cisco WebEx channel and our online discussion forum. Review all materials posted and linked to the opportunity offering page – including investors deck, offering documents, terms sheets and financials.
MAKE AN INVESTMENT
Once you feel comfortable in the investment click on the "INVEST" button on the company or project offering page and follow the next steps to complete your investment and the final investor screen for accreditation and investment suitability.
You can invest on equityfor as an individual or if you choose through a legal entity (such as LLCs, IRAs, or Trusts). Once you are able to confirm your investment, the selected funds are transferred to an established escrow account for investors security up until the fundraising round is closed.
Once the round closes and the offering is funded, you will receive confirmation and any counter-signed legal agreements necessary. After a set of closing steps and our compliance checklist is completed, funds will be transferred to the company.
MANAGE YOUR INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO
Our equity marketplace is a great place to make your first or your one hundredth investment and whether you are a newbie or an old hand portfolio diversification is so important to a healthy investment strategy.
Many investors prefer to invest in technical or business models they understand and are within their wheelhouse still others will rely on our curation, vetting and recommendations. Whichever you prefer please understand that there are risks in any investment.
Once you have made one or many investments that is just the beginning of the journey and our personalized dashboard, reporting and social media integrated platform experience will provide you access and visibility with reporting tools and shareholder tracking.
SIGNATURE EF EVENTS
Once you are registered you will have VIP access to our one of a kind EF Events schedule – our private event schedule of signature and co-sponsored events.
In addition you will have first look at affiliate events including international destination events, ski, golf and foodie focused events and get togethers in locations across the US, Canada, UK, France, Australia, Japan and UAE.