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Invest in Startups & ICOs

Own a piece of your favorite companies and token sales.
Brought to you by Indiegogo and Microventures.
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Just launched! Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and ICO Investments:
Additional companies funding through First Democracy VC
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Invest in startups. Enjoy the ride.

Invest in companies

Invest in the startups you believe in,
while potentially growing your wealth.

Built by experts

Indiegogo has helped thousands of companies
raise over a billion dollars in perks campaigns.

Access investment opportunities

Investment opportunities are now open
to anyone and everyone.

We’re investing and crowdfunding pros

  • Launched in 2008
  • Over $1B raised for perks based crowdfunding
  • Nearly 250,000 people have raised money

Indiegogo is the place for entrepreneurial projects to move quickly from concept to market.

  • Launched in 2011
  • $100M+ raised via investors
  • Over 200 Reg D investment opportunities funded

MicroVentures is positioned as the future of venture capital funding, facilitating investment in tenable entrepreneurial ventures.

How does it work?

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Find companies to invest in, from software to hardware, film to restaurants and more.

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Anyone can invest as little as $100 in innovative startups and growing companies.

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Frequently asked questions

What is equity crowdfunding?

With equity crowdfunding, you get a financial stake in the company you’re supporting. Indiegogo and MicroVentures, two leaders in the crowdfunding and investing space, created an equity crowdfunding portal, First Democracy VC, that allows financial investment in innovative startups. Equity crowdfunding has risks and you may lose all or a portion of your investment.

Who can invest?

In a Regulation Crowdfunding investment opportunity, any individual 18 years and older can invest, as well as any eligible entity. If you live outside the US, please check your local securities laws but we are allowing most countries access to invest when the laws allow it.

In a Regulation D 506(c) investment opportunity any individual who is an accredited investor can invest.

How much does it cost?

It’s free to create a profile and you will only be charged an investment processing fee if you make an investment.

How much can I invest?

Individual investments start at US$100, but startups set the minimum they will accept. Investors will have investment maximums based on a few factors, including earnings, net worth, etc.

What is First Democracy VC?

First Democracy VC is a registered funding portal formed through a partnership between Indiegogo and MicroVentures.

How does investing work?

Investing in startups means you own a piece of the company. The company will utilize your proceeds to achieve its business goals and objectives. You are along for the ride, whether up or down. It is important for you to understand the long-term business plan. You should not expect an immediate return on your investment due and to the risks involved you could lose some or all of your initial investment. Conversely, If the startup is successful you could realize a gain on your investment. You should read all the company information carefully before making your investment. With this partnership, all investment transactions take place on MicroVentures.com.

How many shares do I get?

Each offering company decides how much money they want to raise, what they want to offer, and what the price should be. The offering terms are noted on their page.

What information do I receive before and after investing?

Before you invest, each company is required to show how they plan to use the money raised and other financial information. After investing, each company is required to routinely share information about how their businesses are doing.

How does it work after my investment is made, what is the next step?

After you make your investment we will process your investment and the funds will sit in escrow until the investment closes. If the minimum goal is hit by the end of the round we will notify you of the close and provide documentation regarding your investment.

What is MicroVenture Marketplace?

MicroVenture Marketplace Inc. is a registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC and a wholly-owned subsidiary of MicroVentures Inc.

Important Disclosure: Indiegogo.com is a website owned and operated by Indiegogo, Inc., which is not a broker-dealer, funding portal or investment advisor; and neither the website nor Indiegogo, Inc. participate in the offer or sale of securities. All securities related activity is conducted through First Democracy VC, a registered funding portal and member of FINRA or MicroVenture Marketplace, Inc., a registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC. No communication, through this website, email or in any other medium, should be construed as a recommendation for any securities offering.