Invest in Fractionalized Business

Investment platforms with fractionalized business assets

Invest in franchises

Investments
$500

The minimum investment in FranShares is $500, funded through ACH or wire transfer.

High Risk
4/5

Investing in FranShares involves risks such as market volatility, economic changes, and franchise-specific challenges. Despite efforts to mitigate risks, there's no guarantee of returns, and FranShares' financial health could impact investments.

Minimum Liquidity
1/5

While liquidity isn't guaranteed, the platform is developing a secondary market for potential future liquidity opportunities.

Moderate Return
20 %

FranShares' TNT Franchise Fund Inc., with 55 locations across major U.S. metros, historically generates returns of 20 to 28% EBITDA per location after 16-18 months.

Long-term Investment
5-15 years

Income portfolios target a 10-15 year hold; growth funds aim for a 5-7 year period before selling.

Who can invest
International

FranShares welcomes both accredited and non-accredited investors, focusing mainly on opportunities for non-accredited individuals. The platform also accepts international investors from many countries, depending on the specifics of each offering.

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Buy pre-IPO stock in private companies

Investments
$10,000

The minimum investment on EquityZen is $10,000, though this may vary by offering.

High Risk
4/5

Investing in private companies via EquityZen involves risks such as limited liquidity, market volatility, company performance uncertainties, regulatory changes, less available information, and potential lack of diversification, which could impact investment returns.

Minimum Liquidity
1/5

EquityZen offers liquidity for vested shares only. It does not provide liquidity for unvested shares, unvested RSUs, or options directly.

Not Predictable Return
N/P

Unlike public market investments, private investments carry higher risks and unpredictability. Consequently, it's challenging to define a standard return rate for EquityZen investments.

Long-term Investment
2-5 years

Typically, companies on EquityZen have received late-stage funding, suggesting an expected investment horizon of 2-5 years, but outcomes can vary widely.

Who can invest
United States

Only accredited investors can invest in EquityZen's offerings.