WeFunder liken themselves to ‘KickStarter for Investing’. The difference is that instead of committing to the purchase of a product, investors are purchasing equity shares within promising companies.
This platform gives early stage companies access to capital that would traditionally be out of reach. At the same time, investors can gain access to companies at an earlier stage than previously possible – raising both the risk and reward of their investment.
To date, WeFunder has facilitated over $90 million in investments, representing over 50,000 investors. The company has played a role in passing the JOBS Act in 2012, and continues
WeFunder is a Californian company, operating out of San Francisco. Company operations began in 2011, with operations currently overseen by CEO, Nick Tommarello.