FAQ for investors

Is Sciety a party in investments on the platform?
Sciety is not a party in any investments on the platform. We neither invest our own money nor our clients' money. Our role as an intermediary is to faci...
Mon, 6 Feb, 2017 at 8:05 PM
Why do I need to verify my identity?
We verify your identity as part of our measures against money laundering and financing of terrorism. The verification of identities is an important step to ...
Mon, 6 Feb, 2017 at 10:17 PM
What is the minimum investment amount?
The minimum investment amount is specified in each company's investment offering under the invest button. For private limited liability companies, minim...
Mon, 6 Feb, 2017 at 10:49 PM
What fees do you charge investors?
No fees at all.
Mon, 6 Feb, 2017 at 11:00 PM
Is there a tax relief I can use?
If you are a Swedish investor and both you and the company you invest in meet the requirements of the Swedish Tax Agency, your share purchase may be eligi...
Mon, 6 Feb, 2017 at 2:21 PM
How does Sciety handle payments for shares?
All payments of shares are held on our SEB bank account dedicated for client money. That is, your money will be protected even in the unlikely event that Sc...
Mon, 6 Feb, 2017 at 11:12 PM
What happens when a company reaches its funding target?
When a company reaches its target and the investment period has ended, the funding round closes and Sciety: Performs a its final legal checks.  Verifie...
Mon, 6 Feb, 2017 at 11:42 PM
What happens if a company does not reach its funding target?
If a company does not reach its minimum funding target in accordance with the issue resolution in the company's deal room, all investments will be canc...
Mon, 6 Feb, 2017 at 11:47 PM
Will I have legal rights to affect companies I have invested in?
Yes. Your rights as a shareholder are regulated by the Swedish Companies Act (sw. Aktiebolagslagen), the company's articles of association and any appli...
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017 at 8:56 PM
How can I get involved in businesses I invested in?
Companies on the platform generally appreciate advise and new board members with relevant experience. The "comments" section on the platform lets ...
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017 at 9:14 PM