A marketplace where investors can purchase shares directly from other investors.
Seed capital is the initial capital used to start a company.
A tax scheme to encourage private investors to invest in early stage businesses.
The period just after a company has launched and is working on their proof of concept.
Series A funding is used by a company to grow or scale its product.
The process by which a company issues new shares to shareholders.
An investor's right to buy (or sell) shares or securities, at an agreed price within a certain time frame
An individual who holds shares in a company.
An agreement amongst shareholders that governs how the company is run.
Socially responsible investing is an investment strategy which looks to be both profitable and have a positive social impact.
An investor who self-certifies as having met certain pre-defined investment criteria.
An agreement between a company and investor(s) regarding the purchase of shares.