All InvestorsPlatformsStartEngine Review

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.

StartEngine Overview

Year Founded 2011
Domain Startups
Sectors Sector Agnostic

StartEngine for Investors

Non-accredited investors Accepted? Yes
International investors accepted? Yes
Cost to Investors None, though for a small number of listings a 3.5% processing fee may apply
Min Investment $99
Secondary Market / Other liquidity solution No
Co-investment commitment No

StartEngine for Entrepreneurs

Curated Portfolio Yes
Cost to Entrepreneurs 7% + 2% in equity for successful campaigns, as well as $10K in deferred revenue
International Startups US based only

StartEngine Highlights

Notable partners/investors Kevin O’Leary
Success stories Many funded successfully. No notable exit mentioned on the website.
Anything Else? The first equity crowdfunding platform operating in the US. They plan on launching a secondary market for their investors in the near future.
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