Getting Started & FAQ

Ready to get started? Learn how to get started, how to invest, and other frequently asked questions.

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Written by Ryan Rafols, Genesis Valbuena, and Marcos
For Investors

What is venture investing?

Learn about the asset class that started the revolution.
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Written by Genesis Valbuena
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Who is allowed to invest?

Learn about the new rules and international investors.
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Written by Marcos
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How much does it cost? Are there any fees?

Learn about our cost structure and fees.
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Written by Marcos
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How does the Newchip investment process work?

The Newchip investment process.
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Written by Marcos
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How much can I invest? What is the minimum? What is the maximum?

Start as low as $100 per investment and invest up to a maximum percentage of the lesser of your income or net worth.
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Written by Marcos
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What is the difference between an accredited and non-accredited investor?

How to know if you're "accredited"
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Written by Marcos
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What happens if the deal doesn’t reach its investment goals?

If a company does not reach it's goal, all commitments are refunded.
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Written by Marcos
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How do I sell my shares?

Learn about selling your shares and secondary trades.
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Written by Marcos
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What are the risks associated with early startup investing?

The risk of investing, the do's and dont's
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Written by Marcos
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Can I cancel my investment commitment?

Learn how to cancel your investment commitment before closing.
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Written by Marcos
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I’m not in the U.S., a U.S. citizen or U.S resident. Can I still invest?

It depends on the company and regulations...
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Written by Marcos
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How many investments are enough to diversify?

You should only invest in alternative investments as part of a diverse portfolio.
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Written by Marcos
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Can the company I invest in refuse my investment?

Learn about refusal rights and the refund process.
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Written by Marcos
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How does crowdfund investing affect my taxes?

Learn about tax rules and how it affects your tax status.
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Written by Marcos
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Types of investment securities you can find on Newchip

What types of investment securities can I find on Newchip?
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Written by Marcos
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When will I get my investment back?

How you receive returns, payments, and dividends.
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Written by Marcos
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