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Repayments & Custodial Accounts: How does it all work?

Learn more about receiving repayments and utilizing your custodial account on Mainvest.
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Does Mainvest operate outside of the US?

At this time, Mainvest only works with businesses in the US, and investors must have a US bank account.
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How does Mainvest vet businesses?

Mainvest has a responsibility to believe that businesses do not raise investor protection concerns- here's how we determine who can raise.
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What is Mainvest's role for investors?

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Why isn't my account ready to invest?

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Troubleshooting microdeposits

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I'd like to cancel my investment. How do I proceed?

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How do promo credits work?

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How do repayments work?

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What happens if a company I’ve invested in defaults?

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How do perks work?

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Why should I use a checking account with Mainvest?

Checking accounts are preferable to other types of accounts on Mainvest.
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Link your bank account using a voided check

If you don't wish to use Plaid to link your bank account, you can send a picture of a voided check to us instead.
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Do I need to link a bank account to invest?

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Why doesn't a business that I've invested in have a revenue report due at the end of this quarter?

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Why do I need to connect my bank account to invest?

Here's why you'll have to connect your bank account instead of using a credit card or other form of payment for investing.
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What happens when a business does a "Rolling Close"?

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What happens if a business that I've invested in is acquired or sold?

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What is my investment limit?

Learn about the regulations that determine how much you're allowed to invest on Mainvest.
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What happens at the maturity date?

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How do I report Mainvest investments on my taxes?

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