For Investors

Articles for Investors about FundedByMe

25 articles in this collection
Written by Arno Smit and Lovisa Strömsholm
Making an investment

How do I invest in a campaign?

Investing on FundedByMe is straight-forward and easy.
Written by Arno Smit
Updated over a week ago

What are the risks involved when making an investment?

As with all types of investment, there are big risks (and potential gains) with making a crowdfunding investment. Be invest-aware!
Written by Arno Smit
Updated over a week ago

Are there any additional terms relating to my investment?

Written by Arno Smit
Updated over a week ago

I've committed to making an investment. When is my payment due?

So you've decided to invest. Now what? Do you pay immediately or when the campaign closes? When is payment due?
Written by Arno Smit
Updated over a week ago

How do I know my payment has been received by the campaign owner?

You've transferred the money to secure your investment. Now what? How can you be sure that your investment has been received?
Written by Arno Smit
Updated over a week ago

What is a payment reference?

Here we describe where to find your payment reference, and how to best use it to uniquely link you to your investment.
Written by Arno Smit
Updated over a week ago

Who pays the transfer fees?

Who is responsible for the fees that a bank charges when transferring my investment to the campaign owner?
Written by Arno Smit
Updated over a week ago

Can I update or cancel my investment?

This article helps describe how you can make changes to your investment
Written by Arno Smit
Updated over a week ago

Contract note - Proof of ownership?

Is a contract note proof of ownership?
Written by Arno Smit
Updated over a week ago
General questions

Do I need to to be a registered investor in order to invest?

Can people who are not registered members of the FundedByMe platform make an investment?
Written by Arno Smit
Updated over a week ago

How can I best grow my investment?

There are certain things investors can do to maximise their investment potential.
Written by Lovisa Strömsholm
Updated over a week ago

What is a minimum and maximum investment accepted in a campaign on FundedByMe?

When making an investment, there is a stipulated minimum and maximum amount of shares available for purchase by each investor.
Written by Lovisa Strömsholm
Updated over a week ago

If funding does not succeed, do investors have to pay anyway?

What are crowd investors' liabilities in case a campaign is not successful on FundedByMe?
Written by Lovisa Strömsholm
Updated over a week ago

How do I know if a campaign creator is trustworthy?

How much due diligence does FundedByMe do on campaign creators? How much research should an investor do before making an investment?
Written by Lovisa Strömsholm
Updated over a week ago

Can I ask the entrepreneur questions about their business?

Where can I contact the campaign owner via FundedByMe?
Written by Lovisa Strömsholm
Updated over a week ago

How do I know if the valuation of a company is correct?

Entrepreneurs place their own value on their companies and there are a million opinions about valuations. Here's our valuation guide.
Written by Lovisa Strömsholm
Updated over a week ago

Is the amount I invested displayed publicly on FundedByMe?

Will other users see how much (or how little!) I invested? I don't want my private details shared.
Written by Arno Smit
Updated over a week ago

What is a pre-money valuation?

On FundedByMe all companies base their funding round on a pre-money valuation. Here we explain the difference between pre- and post-money.
Written by Lovisa Strömsholm
Updated over a week ago

Who can invest into companies on FundedByMe?

Written by Lovisa Strömsholm
Updated over a week ago

Can I invest as a company?

Written by Lovisa Strömsholm
Updated this week