FAQ for investors

What is the difference between A shares and B shares?
A and B shares are different types of common shares. One common difference is that A shares have more voting rights per share than B shares. However, one ...
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015 at 7:02 PM
Can I make follow-on investments?
If you own shares in a company, you have the right to participate in any new issues of shares unless the shareholders' meeting has decided otherwise. In...
Tue, 7 Feb, 2017 at 12:09 AM
Can I cancel my investment?
If you have invested as a private individual, you have the right to cancel your investment within 14 days after you have agreed to subscribe for shares, in ...
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017 at 8:19 PM
Can I sell my shares?
You are free to sell your shares unless the company's articles of association or any shareholders' agreements you have signed include restrictions o...
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017 at 8:28 PM
What happens if a company fails?
If a company fails (declares bankruptcy), which is not uncommon, investors will most likely lose their invested capital. Please note that you can never lose...
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017 at 9:34 PM
Can I lose more than my invested capital?
No. If the business fails you can only lose the money you have invested and nothing more.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2016 at 9:14 PM
What happens after the funding round is completed?
After a founding round has been completed, Sciety will make a final review of the company, run anti-money laundering checks on all investors and complete th...
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017 at 10:10 PM
What is the purpose of Netverify?
Netverify is used to verify identitication documents such as drivers' licenses and passports. You will only need to upload an identification document th...
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017 at 10:03 PM
My ID is not approved. Why?
If your identification document has not been approved, you will receive an e-mail with information on why it was rejected. The e-mail will also give you ins...
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017 at 9:03 PM
When does my investment become legally binding?
Your investment becomes legally binding after you have signed the investment agreement in the investment process (if any). In case no investment agreement i...
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017 at 10:24 PM