US based Wefunder claims to be have the largest number of investors and investment volume compared to other equity crowdfunding portals. They offer investments in virtually all startup sectors, as well as other alternative investments such as film productions. They have raised $404M so far. In 2021, startups raised $186M via Reg CF offerings on Wefunder, way more than any other platform in the US, with a 37% market share. They do not take any up front fees and offer onboarding and ongoing support to startup founders.
Crowdcube claims to be the world's first equity crowdfunding platform. They are England's biggest and most popular equity crowdfunding platform, with a huge pool of registered investors and dozens of fundraising campaigns at any given moment. They are sector agnostic and accept all kinds of businesses, with the exception that they don't accept startups that won't be of interest to their investors. Crowdcube is on a mission to support entrepreneurship and is set to "fuel the next generation of businesses who want to leave a mark on the world."
StartEngine is one of the first platforms in the market, and their CEO and co-founder Howard Marks has been one of the key spokesmen for equity crowdfunding in the US. Today they are one of the largest equity crowdfunding platforms in the US market, with various investment opportunities listed on their platforms, some open to all investors and some for accredited investors only. Having launched the first ever equity crowdfunding campaign in the US on their platform in 2015, they have a strong track record of more than 300 companies they've helped fund.
Republic is one of the leading equity crowdfunding platforms for non-accredited investors, and enjoys the legacy of the AngelList group. They have listings in various sectors, crypto related startups included, and accept investments from as little as 10$. They focus on Title III investments - for companies raising up to 1,070,000$ over a 12 month period.
Angel Investment Network is an online platform that is helps startups connect with a global network of angel investors. They claim to be the largest angel community in the world, with 1,712,318 registered members with 290,264 investors and 1,422,056 entrepreneurs, and raised over $300M. Startups pay a fixed monthly fee to appear in the website and get exposed to their network of investors. Accredited investors get the service for free, and can browse startups from around the world.
Private Wealth Global gives accredited investors worldwide (excluding investors from the USA and Canada) access to exclusive, curated off-shore real-estate investment opportunities, from $50,000 USD. Their online wallet system was designed with the aim of removing all hassle from investors, and to allow them to withdraw funds easily or re-invest to take advantage of compounding returns.
Wealth Migrate enables investors from around the globe (excluding US and UK investors) to access real-estate investments with yields of 7-12% in the US, UK, and Europe. They created a fully regulated and compliant real-estate marketplace, to allow an investor to invest as little as $100 in first-world real estate opportunities without any of the hassle, management issues, or foreign bank accounts & complex tax structures. They offer a fully curated inventory of investment opportunities, such as investments in institutional assets, and other developments. More than $18M USD has been raised on their platform.
EquityNet is a unique equity crowdfunding platform in that it provides patent protected analytical tools for both investors and entrepreneurs. They don't take part in the transaction, nor do they charge any success fee from either side. Instead they charge startups a subscription fee, for which they provide a platform to showcase the entrepreneur's business plan and pitch, and attract investors to view them on their site. They further help startups by verifying the investors' identity and accreditation. They are one of the first equity crowdfunding platforms in the US, and claim to have facilitated more that 300M$ of investments.
Propel(x) is an investment marketplace that provides accredited investors with access to deep tech startup investment opportunities. Deep tech startups are companies founded on potential scientific or engineering breakthroughs.
Mainvest allows anyone to invest in small businesses across the United States while simultaneously deploying community capital into the neighborhoods they live, visit, and enjoy. Mainvest aims to empower the future of brick and mortar retail & hospitality businesses by connecting local entrepreneurs with investors who are looking to diversify into a previously inaccessible asset class. More than $11M has been invested through the platform to date.
SeedBlink is a full-service investment platform that enables everyday and accredited investors to access curated European tech startups via equity crowd-investing and angel syndicates. Seedblink's focuses on innovative technologies and VC-grade screening process. On the investor side, they partnered with many EU based VCs and angel groups. They are growing rapidly and aim to be the largest in the EU. They’ve started in December 2019 and they’re now counting a community of 7.000 like-minded investors enrolled on their platform, from 47 countries. Recently, they have surpassed 33M EUR collected in 57 campaigns, with almost 12M EUR raised directly through crowdinvesting in their 20 months of activity. They are embarked on a very exciting mission to foster innovation in Europe, learning and growing together. The founders have decades of experience as tech startup founders with several successful exits, and as investors in startups.
Fanvestor enables entertainment and sports celebrities to capitalize on their social media fan basis. The Fanvestor platform allows their fans to invest in their businesses and take part in their success. Some of the celebrities featured on Fanvestor in 2020-2021 include: The Jonas Brothers, DJ Khaled, the LA Dodgers, Ryan Seacrest, Jackson Wang, Hamilton the Musical, and more.
Fundify is a tech-driven equity crowdfunding platform that enables almost anyone in the U.S. to invest in startups and other early stage companies with as little as $10. They’re on a mission to simplify startup funding and investing with technology and by pairing qualified startups with an expert in their field for review and comment.
Bambucorn is a regulated equity crowdfunding marketplace for investments in private securities, enabling early-stage ventures to raise equity financing by issuing tokenized securities through the platform. Bambucorn’s vision is to be a catalyst to encourage effective cross-pollination, allowing investors to access private equity deals in other geographies with legal structures that they are comfortable with, and vice versa.
CrowdChayne is a funding portal that connects investors to companies seeking capital. CrowdChayne's founding team has years of banking experience, and they believe their network in the investment community give them the necessary advantage in bringing companies with high potential for an exit to their investors.
iAngels is a unique equity crowdfunding platform that is a hybrid between a VC and angel investment firm. International investors get a chance to invest in a highly curated portfolio of innovative Israeli tech startups, or in the whole portfolio through a dedicated fund. Investors pay to a commission to invest, while startups that are accepted to iAngels need not pay.
Fundable is part of the Startups.com network, which is set to support startup founders. Fundable is the group's crowdfunding service, and it is geared to businesses and startups raising funds both in return for equity or in return for rewards. There is no cost to investors and startups only pay a monthly subscription fee to present on the platform and connect with Fundable's investor network.
Seedinvest is one of the first equity crowdfunding platforms in the US. They take every investment with utmost seriousness, and only hosts about 1% of the startups that apply. Their vetting process is as strict as any leading VC firm, so that their investors have access to startups that are not only promising, but that have an attractive valuation as well. Over 200M USD have been invested on their platform to date.
Companisto offers investors investment opportunities in a variety of German startups, allowing anyone to invest from as little as 1000 Euros. They offer only pre-vetted companies, and only about 1% of startup applications are accepted and presented to investors. They require registration to take a glimpse at their portfolio, and join their large group of investors - the largest in Germany with over 100,000 to date.
ExitValley focuses on early stage Israeli startups, along with listings featuring real-estate projects, and small businesses. They are the first equity crowdfunding platform in Israel, the "startup nation", and give investors access to startups they believe are set to succeed. They offer a full package of support to startups raising funds. In addition, they create a secondary market, allowing investors to sell their stocks to other investors through the platform.
Israel based Together offers curated equity crowdfunding investment opportunities in innovative Israeli startups, as well as in real-estate projects. They advise the startups on their platform even beyond their fundraising campaign, and offer the crowd investment opportunities alongside professional investors.
"OurCrowd's professional team is comprised of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, investors, and geeks with decades of combined experience building businesses, raising capital, and investing in Israeli and global startups.We are passionate about selecting the biggest ideas being developed by the top startups from Israel and beyond, and sharing those opportunities with you."
AltaClub VC along with its parent Altair VC invest in early stage technology startups, primarily from Israel, Russia and the US. AltaClub gives accredited investors the opportunity to co-invest with them in curated investment rounds, often alongside notable VCs such as 500 startups, Andreessen Horowitz and more. Investors can sell their shares in the next round, thus AltaClub stands out among equity crowdfunding platforms in the level of liquidity it offers its investors.
Netcapital set out to allow all investors to invest in private companies and create a diversified portfolio of tech startups. To do that they set a low investment threshold of 99$, and a secondary market to allow investors to liquidate their investments without waiting for an exit. They are accept international investors and only charge a fee from the listed companies, so there is no direct cost to investors.
Microventures describes itself as a "full service investment bank". They offer investments in a small, pre-vetted selection of regulation crowdfunding startup listings for as little as 100$, but also have listings for early and late stage startups that only accept accredited investors. They invested in successful companies such as Lyft, Airbnb, Slack, Uber and Spotify.
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