For Businesses

Learn more about preparing to raise capital, building out your offering, and repaying investors.

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Getting Started on Mainvest

How do I raise money for my business on Mainvest?

Get started here.
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Is there an application fee?

Nope!
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What are your criteria for listing an offering?

We decide on a case-by-case business.
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What kind of information will I have to provide?

Both Mainvest and the SEC have requirements for the type of information you’ll need to share.
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How long does the process take, from start to finish?

There are two phases. Learn how long each one takes.
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How do I get my business listed on Mainvest?

Learn how to get started on Mainvest.
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What is Mainvest's role for businesses?

Read more on what Mainvest provides when you list your business on our platform.
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What types of businesses does Mainvest work with?

Mainvest specializes in funding for these industries.
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How long will it take Mainvest to decide whether or not to list my offering?

We won’t keep you waiting!
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What kind of investors will register on your site?

Anyone!
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What's the maximum I can raise on Mainvest?

Reg CF limits at $5 million but there are some workarounds.
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Currently Raising

How can I engage the Mainvest network?

Updates, emails and more!
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How can I help my investors who are having issues?

Troubleshoot common issues.
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How can I engage my network?

Here are some tips.
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Does Mainvest charge for amendments and extensions?

You have one free amendment.
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Can I change my minimum/maximum targets?

Yes, but this is considered a material change.
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Can I extend the end date of my campaign?

Yes, but you’ll have to reconfirm with investors.
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Can I edit my perks?

Yes, but all investors must be honored.
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Am I able to make edits to my page once it is live?

Yes, but there are some guidelines that apply.
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Can I ask my customers to participate?

Definitely, but take these precautions.
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How can investors find my raise?

Learn how investors can find your campaign on Mainvest.
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How do I link to my listing page?

Learn how to direct your website visitors to your raise.
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How do I find investors?

Learn how to get investors for your campaign.
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