Investor FAQ

When will the investment complete?

The investment will only complete once the minimum amount has been raised and all legals and conditions precedent are satisfied as outlined in the Investment Agreement. For further information, please refer to the Investment Agreement on the Platform. You will then get a Completion Notice by email.

What happens if the minimum amount is not reached?

Your pledge is cancelled and you are not obliged to conduct any further action, nor will you be required to transfer any funds.

Do I transfer investment funds now?

No, you are making a binding pledge.

When do I transfer investment funds?

You will receive a completion notice once the minimum amount has been raised and all legals and conditions precedent are satisfied. You will have 14 days to transfer the funds.

How will I transfer the funds?

By direct bank transfer. This will be outlined in the Completion Notice.

Am I making a legally binding pledge to invest?

Yes, by accepting the Investment Agreement and pressing the INVEST button you are making a binding commitment to invest the amount stated (although you have 14 days to CANCEL), subject to the Minimum Amount being raised and all legals and conditions precedent being satisfied as outlined in the Investment Agreement.

Can I change my mind once I have accepted the investment terms below and press invest?

Yes, you will have 14 days from date you click Accept, to cancel your Pledge. You can go to the My Account section and cancel the Pledge.

Where will I be able to see my investment?

If you log onto Your Account you will see the status of your investment

How will I monitor my investment?

There is a full Investor Relations portal where you can find updates, reports, notices and ongoing shareholder Q&A.

When will I get sent my share certificate and tax forms?

You will receive the share certificates direct from the Investee Company within 30 days of completion and the tax forms within 7 days of the Company receiving them from the tax office.

Is it risky investing into the types of deals on the platform?

Yes, it can be and you need to be fully aware of the fact you can lose the total value of your investment (no more)

What is the most likely method in which investors get a return?

Typically, this is through a trade sale or an IPO. Please refer to the exit section of the company’s plan.

What due diligence has been conducted on the deals promoted on the platform?

Every company has signed off disclosures relating to all liabilities and ownership of assets.  Please review the documentation for each Deal.  No detailed commercial due diligence has been undertaken.

Do you advise as to where to invest?

No, we do not give investment advice.

Why do I need to provide details such as my address and nationality before I invest?

This is required to satisfy Anti Money Laundering regulatory requirements

Can I get involved with businesses in which I have invested?

Yes, in fact we encourage involvement and support especially where investors can add value.

How is the company's valuation (share price) determined?

The company sets its own valuation (share price), although it is highly likely guidance will be given from advisors experienced in this field.

Can I increase the amount I have pledged or make another pledge for the same investment opportunity?   

To be able to increase your pledge you will need to cancel your previous pledge and make a new one for the total amount you wish to invest. It is therefore not possible to make more than one pledge for the same investment opportunity. To access your pledge please go to ACCOUNT > INVESTMENT HISTORY. 

What is a Nominee Account?             

 

A nominee account is a type of account in which a stockbroker holds shares belonging to clients, making buying and selling those shares easier.

What is EIS relief?

EIS stands for "Enterprise Investment Scheme" and is a program used in the United Kingdom to make it easier for smaller, riskier companies to raise capital by giving their investors federal tax relief as an incentive to invest in those companies’ shares. The EIS grants 30% of what the investor pays for the shares as a credit to reduce the investor’s individual income tax owed for the year the shares are purchased.

 

What is KYC and how to submit it?

KYC stands for "Know Your Customer" and is a requirement for regulated entities who carry regulated activities. It is a common practice to prevent scams and other types of financial crimes. To submit your KYC please go to ACCOUNT > UPLOAD > KYC and provide a copy of 1. Passport, ID or Drivers Licence, and 2. Utility bill.