How to Apply for Financing

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This is what agreements with Companisto look like

We consider the exit contractually

Our interest lies in the long-term success of the companies financed through us. We receive a carry fee from the investors in the event of a successful exit. This ensures that our interests are in line with those of the investors and companies.

Voting rights are pooled

The voting rights of the investors are bundled. We organize votes via our platform. Companisto is thus the only contact for your company.

Cap-table stays lean

Companisto investors are bundled and behave towards your company like a single shareholder. Thus the Cap-Table of your company remains clear.

Reports comply with industry standards

Naturally, there are reporting obligations for Companisto as well. We try to keep them effective and meaningful. We want you to be able to concentrate on your business.

The Advantages of Financing via Companisto

Secure

We take care of the entire legal process - from the participation agreement to the coordination of voting arrangements - for you

Compatible

Our contracts are optimized for co- and follow-up financing through VCs and additional rounds on our platform.

Independent

No premature commitment to strategic investors with a view to a possible exit

Exit-Oriented

Whether IPO, sale or takeover - together with you we develop ways towards a successful exit

Quick

Only a few weeks pass from the first contact to the first payment

Perfect fit

We can invest up to 8 million euros per year and company.

Three Examples of Tailored Financing

Heidelberg-based AMERIA AG can look back on a successful growth history. In 2016, the company collected EUR 1.1 million on Companisto in a short period of time. One year later, the technology company was able to raise another EUR 1.4 million on Companisto. At the end of 2018, AMERIA AG completed its first share issue on Companisto, whereby the investors became shareholders of the company with full voting rights. Today, AMERIA AG's clientele includes well-known companies such as Haribo, Porsche and Deutsche Bank.

FAQ

Yes, Companisto charges a success-based commission of 15 percent of the investment sum for the entire processing of the financing round. In addition, there is a fixed administration fee of 0.65% p.a. on the investment sum.

Yes. Our agreements take exit cases into account from the outset. Our investors primarily want to benefit from the increase in the value of the company in the event of an exit. Like all VCs, we finance through equity investments. The sum of the investors behaves like an individual shareholder due to the pooling of voting rights. In the event of a purchase offer, Companisto organizes the coordination of the investors via the platform.

Yes. Companisto's participation agreements are optimized for follow-up financing. Around 85 percent of the companies financed on Companisto are co-financed or follow-up-financed. These companies have received capital before, during or after the financing round from a business angel, venture capital company or state investor. Our investments are recorded as equity in the balance sheet. This enables co-financing with public VC investors (also called mirroring or matching). This enables us to achieve larger financing volumes overall.

No. A company participation via Companisto acts like a single shareholder towards the company. The voting rights of the investors involved via Companisto are bundled via pooling agreements. As a platform, we organize all necessary coordination processes and are the only contact for the company. The investors are bundled and behave towards your company like a single shareholder. Thus the Cap-Table of your company remains clear.

As a platform, we have gained experience in over 100 financing rounds. Of these, only 6 companies missed the funding target. Our extensive experience enables us to assess which campaigns work on our platform. The combination of closed and open financing rounds additionally increases the performance of your financing campaign. You start the public round with a vote of confidence as our Angel investors are already on board. You can directly influence the success of your campaign through your own participation. You will be actively supported by our team of campaign managers, PR and marketing professionals.

Generally, there are legal obligations to provide information to the shareholders of a company. This is also the case with Companisto. The reports are based on industry standards in the venture capital sector. These include quarterly KPIs (sales, EBIT, gross profit) and annual financial statements. Confidentiality agreements with your Companisto investors ensure that no sensitive information reaches the public.

Please note
The acquisition of the offered securities and investments is associated with considerable risks and can lead to the complete loss of the invested assets. The expected yield is not guaranteed and may be lower. Whether it is a security or an asset investment can be seen in the description of the investment opportunity.
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If you have any questions about investing on Companisto, please contact our service team:


Toll-free phone number for investors calling from Germany:
0800 - 100 267 0

Companisto investors hotline:
+49(0)30 - 346 491 493

We are available Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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