What is Equity Seed?

We are an investment marketplace for accredited investors to consider investmens in pre-vetted deals in start-up companies and real estate deals. We find deals, perform due-dilligence, negotiate terms, add deals to our marketplace, and advise the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV).

What is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)?

A Special Purpose Vehicle/Entity (“SPV”) is a business entity that has a special limited purpose. The SPV is created to protect assets and separate liabilities of a parent or subsidiary company. Each SPV, will share the same managing and sponsoring entity (“Equity Seed LLC.”), However, each subsidiary will be will have its own operating structure as a subsidiary of Equity Seed LLC. Ownership structure, balance sheet, and financials are independent of any other SPV with the same SPV Organizer. Example: An investment in " Company X" would be structured as an SPV entity of " Company X a Series of Equity Seed LLC."

What is the set-up fee associated with investment?

If you choose to participate in a deal the setup and diligence fee per deal is approximately 3.5% of investment, this covers the creation and management of the SPV, Blue Sky filing fees, a due diligence fee, and wire fees. This fee is split on a pro-rated basis among the investors who opt into the deal.

What is the minimum amount I can invest?

Minimums range from $2,000 - $15,000 per deal, dependent upon the size of the allocation. On average, the minimum is $3,500.

Do you qualify as an accredited investor?

An accredited investor is a person or a legal entity who is allowed to participate in investments not registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The rule is meant to help prove investors have the means to invest in potentially riskier investments, as well as weather any losses. According to the SEC, an individual accredited investor is anyone who either: Earned income of more than $200,000 (or $300,000 together with a spouse) in each of the last two years and reasonably expects to earn the same for the current year. Has a net worth over $1 million, either individually or together with a spouse (excluding the value of a primary residence). Legal entities that can be considered an accredited investor include banks, investment broker-dealers, insurance companies, any entity in which all equity owners are accredited investors, and trusts with assets that exceed $5 million.

What is carry?

“Carry” is short for carried interest which is a share of the profits. Carry for Equity Seed is 10%. Carry is paid to the lead for performing due diligence, negotiating deal terms, writing a deal memo, hosting webinars, and advising the SPV.

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