FAQ for entrepreneurs

What businesses can raise funding through Sciety?
Sciety welcomes Swedish companies in life science and health. We have no strict requirements regarding business stage but to make your offering attract...
Fri, 11 Nov, 2016 at 7:32 PM
What legal types of companies can raise funding through Sciety?
Swedish private and public limited liability companies (swe. aktiebolag) are eligible to seek funding through Sciety.
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015 at 6:51 PM
What is the fee for raising equity through Sciety?
We charge a percentage fee based on the capital you raised if your fundraising is successful and a small up front administrative fee. The fees include: ...
Mon, 7 Nov, 2016 at 3:37 PM
What preparations are necessary before launching a campaign on Sciety?
The better prepared you are the higher the probability that your fundraising becomes successful. You need to prepare a pitch of your product or...
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016 at 10:22 PM
How can investors support businesses with more than capital?
Many early-stage investors are interested in supporting businesses with their know-how and insights. Your investors may be medical experts, business stra...
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016 at 10:22 PM
How can we protect our idea?
Most entrepreneurs and professional investors agree that the idea account for a very limited portion of a successful business. The business execution, tea...
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016 at 10:49 PM
How many investors can become shareholders in my company?
For private limited liability companies, the number of investors is limited to 200 persons due to Swedish legislation. Public limited liability companies ...
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016 at 10:24 PM
Will investors receive voting rights in businesses?
Yes, but the number of voting rights per share may differ between different types of shares (e.g. A and B shares). One share type cannot have more than te...
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016 at 10:24 PM
How can we keep the control of our business after raising equity?
If you offer less than 50% of the company’s shares, you will keep the control of the company. A business seeking funding for the first time usually offers...
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015 at 6:43 PM
What obligations do entrepreneurs have to their equity investors?
The Swedish Companies Act (sw. Aktiebolagslagen) and the Company’s articles of association regulates decision making in the company, shareholders’ rights ...
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016 at 10:25 PM