How do I invest in a syndicate?
There are two ways to invest on the Funderbeam platform. One way is to invest in an investment offer and another is to invest via trading on the Marketplace.
Before being able to invest, you have to apply for the investor status so that we can verify your identity. Once you have obtained your investor status, you can search for an open investment offer of your interest and submit an indication of interest. The indication is not a legally binding contract but rather a way to express your interest to invest in a particular investment offer.
The next step is for the lead investor to accept your indication and onboard you as an investor. When sufficient interest is collected (surpassing the target), the investment offer is closed and you will receive the official investment proposal with the amount you had previously indicated.
You can either accept or reject the investment proposal. If you accept, you will receive the payment notice and be requested to initiate the payment for your investment, typically having seven days to make the payment.
After all the funds have been collected, the Share/Note/Units are distributed to all the investors. If the investment offer is also opened for trading you will be able to trade these on the Marketplace.
What is the smallest amount I can invest?
There are two ways to invest, through the primary (investment offers) and the secondary (trading) market. As a result there are two different minimums, outlined below;
Investing in Fundraising Companies
For each investment offer, the minimum investment amount is decided by the company and the lead investor. This minimum is set as the lead investor considers the startup’s funding needs, as well as the number and kind of potential investors.
Typically the minimum is between €250 and €1,000, but we recommend looking at the details of the investment offer page to find out the specific terms.
Trading through The Marketplace
Funderbeam offers a Marketplace for investors to trade their investments with each other. Buyers and sellers can post orders with flexible quantity and value so the cost to becoming an investor can fit any budget. You can find out more details about trading here
️Warning: Investing in early-stage and growth companies puts your capital at risk. Please read our Risk Disclosure Statement