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Invest in Bext360

SaaS solution for supply chain digitization, sustainability and capital access

  • $8,500Amount raised
  • $1,000Minimum
  • $7,750,000Valuation cap

Purchased securities are not listed on any exchange. A secondary market for these securities does not currently exist and may never develop. You should not purchase these securities with the expectation that one eventually will.

Bext360 is offering securities under both Regulation D and Regulation CF through SI Securities, LLC ("SI Securities"). SI Securities is an affiliate of SeedInvest Technology, LLC, a registered broker-dealer, and member FINRA/SIPC. SI Securities will receive cash compensation equal to 7.50% of the value of the securities sold and equity compensation equal to 5.00% of the number of securities sold. Investments made under both Regulation D and Regulation CF involve a high degree of risk and those investors who cannot afford to lose their entire investment should not invest. Furthermore, this profile may contain forward-looking statements and information relating to, among other things, the company, its business plan and strategy, and its industry. Investors should review the risks and disclosures in the offering's draft. The contents of this profile are meant to be a summary of the information found in the company’s Form C. Before making an investment decision, investors should review the company’s Form C for a complete description of its business and offering information, a copy of which may be found both here and below.


Company Highlights

  • Bext360 was among Forbes' Most Innovative AgTech Startups in 2018
  • Bext360 tracks recyclables for Nespresso to improve the company's sustainability and investment in the circular economy
  • Bext360 partnered with ‘fashion giants’ for a cotton pilot program that is believed to be the "first time tracer technology had been coupled with blockchain to trace organic cotton." – Forbes & Fashion for Good
  • Bext360 designed the system for what it believes to be 'the world's first blockchain-traced coffee', offered by Coda Coffee, as reported by the Wall Street Journal
  • Bext360 is a member of The Nature Conservancy and TechStars’ 2019 Sustainability Accelerator in Denver

Fundraise Highlights

  • Total Amount Raised: US $8,500
  • Total Round Size: US $1,000,000
  • Raise Description:  Seed
  • Minimum Investment:  US $1,000 per investor
  • Security Type:  Crowd Note
  • Valuation Cap:  US $7,750,000
  • Offering Type:   Side by Side Offering

Bext360 utilizes blockchain, AI, and loT to improve the supply chains of global commodities. Our technology brings efficiency and transparency to supply chains, and enhances sustainable practices for communities, consumers and our environment.


Opaque and antiquated supply chain systems facilitate harmful practices and conditions while fraud, contamination and human trafficking remain commonplace. This has triggered both an increase in regulatory requirements and consumer demands for greater transparency.

Regulators and  consumers are demanding proof of sustainable operations and engagement with farmers and other supply chain stakeholders; however, corporations are unable to produce the proof of ESG performance, sustainability measures or carbon offsets.

Bext360 offers hardware, IoT devices and software to provide a comprehensive solution for supply chain traceability, with blockchain as the system’s foundation. Our integration of AI, machine vision, bio and synthetic markers and inventory management tools enhances analytics and verification points for customers who access this information through our SaaS platform. Customers can also add sustainability metrics to monitor these investments and integrate data into systems.

Our system goes beyond advanced analytics and integrations for the SaaS market. Currently, there is a $4 Trillion gap in capital lending to small and medium-sized producers. Tokenization of assets according to quality and value, enabled by the blockchain, provides financial institutions (FIs) a mechanism to lend to these producers so they can compete fairly in the global economy. Along with digitization, these supply chains will result in vertical integration and the disintermediation of non-value-add actors. FIs are eager for this change because they are looking for new ways to finance sustainable investments in complex supply chains. Digitizing supply chain allows FIs to mitigate risk, finance sustainability investments for corporate supply chain actors, and incentivize sustainable suppliers with better financing rates through special finance programs.

Media Mentions

The Team

Founders and Officers

Dan Jones, CEO and Founder, is an entrepreneur with nearly 20 years living and working in emerging and frontier markets, including China, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and India.

Recently, Jones spent five years living in Kinshasa, DRC, where he evaluated supply chains, structured and funded companies as CEO and founder of Pioneer Management. In DRC, he founded RAMIKA, the first US-owned company to successfully export conflict minerals from DRC to the US in compliance with supply chain and traceability requirements under the Dodd-Frank Act. He also structured the first private port facility constructed in the DRC. 

His professional roots are in technology, electronic commerce and emerging economies. In 1991, Jones was with the Defense Intelligence Agency where he was a key architect and topology designer of the Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications Systems (JWICS), the first TCP/IP system to transfer voice, video and data across Top Secret networks.

Jones has a B.S. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell and an M.B.A. with concentrations in International Business, Finance and Business Strategy from the University of Chicago (Booth). He served as an Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Chicago where his specialty was the impact of technology on Business Strategy.

Dan Jones

CEO

Dan Jones, CEO and Founder, is an entrepreneur with nearly 20 years living and working in emerging and frontier markets, including China, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and India.

Recently, Jones spent five years living in Kinshasa, DRC, where he evaluated supply chains, structured and funded companies as CEO and founder of Pioneer Management. In DRC, he founded RAMIKA, the first US-owned company to successfully export conflict minerals from DRC to the US in compliance with supply chain and traceability requirements under the Dodd-Frank Act. He also structured the first private port facility constructed in the DRC. 

His professional roots are in technology, electronic commerce and emerging economies. In 1991, Jones was with the Defense Intelligence Agency where he was a key architect and topology designer of the Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications Systems (JWICS), the first TCP/IP system to transfer voice, video and data across Top Secret networks.

Jones has a B.S. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell and an M.B.A. with concentrations in International Business, Finance and Business Strategy from the University of Chicago (Booth). He served as an Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Chicago where his specialty was the impact of technology on Business Strategy.

Kingston has over 20 years experience as a mechanical engineer with a focus in electro-mechanical development. He has created robotic instruments for diagnostic products and plant automation projects in both the US and in Europe.  As Director of Engineering and Manufacturing for Express Diagnostics International, Kingston oversaw his company’s US patent portfolio. 

Kingston received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University.

Kingston and Jones have collaborated on previous projects and have known one another for 20 years.

Dean Kingston

COO

Kingston has over 20 years experience as a mechanical engineer with a focus in electro-mechanical development. He has created robotic instruments for diagnostic products and plant automation projects in both the US and in Europe.  As Director of Engineering and Manufacturing for Express Diagnostics International, Kingston oversaw his company’s US patent portfolio. 

Kingston received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University.

Kingston and Jones have collaborated on previous projects and have known one another for 20 years.

Key Team Members

Allyson Quijano

Chief Sustainability Officer

Carey Willette

VP, Engineering

Lauren Magin

VP, Field Operations

Notable Advisors & Investors

Plug and Play
TechStars
Fashion for Good
The Nature Conservancy
Luke King

Advisor, International Development

David Colvin

Advisor, International Development

Jed McCaleb, Stellar.Org (formerly, Ripple)

Advisor, Technology

Maria Cleaveland

Advisor, Supply Chain

Term Sheet

A Side by Side offering refers to a deal that is raising capital under two offering types. If you plan on investing less than US $20,000.00, you will automatically invest under the Regulation CF offering type. If you invest more than US $20,000.00, you must be an accredited investor and invest under the Regulation D offering type.

Fundraising Description

  • Round type:
    Seed

  • Round size:
    US $1,000,000

  • Raised to date:
    US $8,500
    US $8,500 (under Reg CF only)

  • Minimum investment:
    US $1,000

  • Target Minimum:
    US $285,000
  • Key Terms

  • Security Type:
    Crowd Note

  • Conversion discount:
    20.0%

  • Valuation Cap:
    US $7,750,000

  • Interest rate:
    5.0%

  • Note term:
    24 months
  • Additional Terms

  • Custody of Shares

    Investors who invest $50,000 or less will have their securities held in trust with a Custodian that will serve as a single shareholder of record. These investors will be subject to the Custodian’s Account Agreement, including the electronic delivery of all required information.


  • Closing conditions:
    While Bext360 has set an overall target minimum of US $285,000 for the round, Bext360 must raise at least US $25,000 of that amount through the Regulation CF portion of their raise before being able to conduct a close on any investments below $20,000. For further information please refer to Bext360's Form C.

  • Transfer restrictions:
    Securities issued through Regulation CF have a one year restriction on transfer from the date of purchase (except to certain qualified parties as specified under Section 4(a)(6) of the Securities Act of 1933), after which they become freely transferable. While securities issued through Regulation D are similarly considered "restricted securities" and investors must hold their securities indefinitely unless they are registered with the SEC and qualified by state authorities, or an exemption from such registration and qualification requirements is available.

  • Use of Proceeds

    Investor Perks

    All investors will receive quarterly updates. 

    For investments of $100,000 or more – CEO will host an annual group call. 

    For investments of $200,000  or more  – CEO will host an annual call with individual investor(s). 




    It is advised that you consult a tax professional to fully understand any potential tax implications of receiving investor perks before making an investment.

    Prior Rounds

    This chart does not represent guarantees of future valuation growth and/or declines.

    Pre-Seed

  • Round Size
    US $850,000
  • Closed Date
    Apr 1, 2017
  • Security Type
    SAFE Note
  • Valuation Cap
    US $1,750,000
  • Seed

  • Round Size
    US $2,470,000
  • Closed Date
    Apr 1, 2018
  • Security Type
    Preferred Equity
  • Seed

  • Round Size
    US $125,000
  • Closed Date
    Oct 17, 2019
  • Security Type
    Convertible Note
  • Valuation Cap
    US $5,000,000
  • Market Landscape

    Bext360 touches several industries, including Software as a Service (SaaS), SAP ERP and global commodities. 

    Software Services - SaaS, blockchain and other technologies. In 2024, the estimated value  of the global SaaS market is $186 billion. Our end-to-end solution qualifies us as one of the only software for first mile or farm-level software services through retail and related integrations. Our purposeful use of the blockchain enables Bext360 to advance the digital transformation of capital access for SMEs in the developing world while working with institutional groups to harness the opportunities for technical infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries. This combination of SaaS and SAP ERP integration for ease of use, dis-intermediation and sustainable financing is the next wave of digitization for global commodities and sustainability. 

    Global commodities - Cocoa, coffee, cotton, recyclables & more. Our services are designed for  businesses seeking to mitigate their risk  and reduce the capital costs.  By tokenizing lots of goods as assets, Bext360's solution enables supply chain stakeholders to prove transparency, carbon offsets and  traceability in exchange for sustainable financing. Financial institutions and businesses working in the commodities or premium agriculture space can structure smart contracts, including lending agreements, using our SaaS solution. 

    Integrated applicationsBext360's SaaS solution is used by several teams or units of a single corporate customer. For example, the operations and technology teams deploy our SaaS service to modernize systems for supply chain management. Meanwhile, the sustainability team uses system inputs to ensure traceability compliance and measure ESG and sustainability performance. Finally, the marketing team uses the information for marketing, branding and product-specific campaigns.




    Risks and Disclosures

    The Company may be unable to maintain, promote, and grow its brand through marketing and communications strategies. It may prove difficult for the Company to dramatically increase the number of customers that it serves or to establish itself as a well-known brand in the competitive -. Additionally, the product may be in a market where customers will not have brand loyalty.

    Failure to obtain new clients or renew client contracts on favorable terms could adversely affect results of operations. The Company may face pricing pressure in obtaining and retaining their clients. Their clients may be able to seek price reductions from them when they renew a contract, when a contract is extended, or when the client’s business has significant volume changes. Their clients may also reduce services if they decide to move services in-house. On some occasions, pricing pressure results in lower revenue from a client than the Company had anticipated based on their previous agreement with that client. This reduction in revenue could result in an adverse effect on their business and results of operations.

    Further, failure to renew client contracts on favorable terms could adversely affect the Company's business. The Company's contracts with clients generally run for several years and include liquidated damage provisions that provide for early termination fees. Terms are generally renegotiated prior to the end of a contract’s term. If they are not successful in achieving a high rate of contract renewals on favorable terms, their business and results of operations could be adversely affected.

    The development and commercialization of the Company’s products and services are highly competitive. It faces competition with respect to any products and services that it may seek to develop or commercialize in the future. Its competitors include major companies worldwide. The market is an emerging industry where new competitors are entering the market frequently. Many of the Company’s competitors have significantly greater financial, technical and human resources and may have superior expertise in research and development and marketing approved services and thus may be better equipped than the Company to develop and commercialize services. These competitors also compete with the Company in recruiting and retaining qualified personnel and acquiring technologies. Smaller or early stage companies may also prove to be significant competitors, particularly through collaborative arrangements with large and established companies. Accordingly, the Company’s competitors may commercialize products more rapidly or effectively than the Company is able to, which would adversely affect its competitive position, the likelihood that its services will achieve initial market acceptance and its ability to generate meaningful additional revenues from its products and services.

    The Company's business could be negatively impacted by cybersecurity threats, attacks, and other disruptions. Like others in its industry, the Company continues to face advanced and persistent attacks on its information infrastructure where it manages and stores various proprietary information and sensitive/confidential data relating to its operations. These attacks may include sophisticated malware (viruses, worms, and other malicious software programs) and phishing emails that attack its products or otherwise exploit any security vulnerabilities. These intrusions sometimes may be zero-day malware that are difficult to identify because they are not included in the signature set of commercially available antivirus scanning programs. Experienced computer programmers and hackers may be able to penetrate the Company's network security and misappropriate or compromise its confidential information or that of its customers or other third-parties, create system disruptions, or cause shutdowns. Additionally, sophisticated software and applications that the Company produces or procure from third parties may contain defects in design or manufacture, including "bugs" and other problems that could unexpectedly interfere with the operation of the information infrastructure. A disruption, infiltration or failure of the Company's information infrastructure systems or any of its data centers as a result of software or hardware malfunctions, computer viruses, cyber attacks, employee theft or misuse, power disruptions, natural disasters or accidents could cause breaches of data security, loss of critical data and performance delays, which in turn could adversely affect the business.

    As blockchain networks and blockchain assets have grown in popularity and in market size, federal and state agencies have begun to take interest in, and in some cases regulate, their use and operations. The regulation of non-currency use of Blockchain assets is uncertain. The CFTC has publicly taken the position that certain Blockchain assets are commodities, and the SEC has issued a public report stating federal securities laws require treating some Blockchain related assets as securities. To the extent that a domestic government or quasi-governmental agency exerts regulatory authority over a Blockchain network or asset, tokens may be adversely affected.

    Blockchain networks face an uncertain regulatory landscape in many foreign jurisdictions such as the European Union, China, and Russia. Various foreign jurisdictions may, in the near future, adopt laws, regulations, or directives that affect such technology. Such laws, regulations or directives may conflict with those of the United States or may directly and negatively impact the business. It is impossible to predict the effects of any future regulatory change on tokens and blockchain technology, but such change could be substantial and adverse to the development and growth of the Company. 

    The Company’s expenses will significantly increase as they seek to execute their current business model. Although the Company estimates that it has enough runway until the end of year, they will be ramping up cash burn to promote revenue growth, further develop R&D, and fund other Company operations after the raise. Doing so could require significant effort and expense or may not be feasible.

    The Company projects aggressive growth. If these assumptions are wrong and the projections regarding market penetration are too aggressive, then the financial forecast may overstate the Company's overall viability. In addition, the forward-looking statements are only predictions. The Company has based these forward-looking statements largely on its current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that it believes may affect its business, financial condition and results of operations. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements.

    The Company has not prepared any audited financial statements. Therefore, investors have no audited financial information regarding the Company’s capitalization or assets or liabilities on which to make investment decisions. If investors feel the information provided is insufficient, then they should not invest in the Company.

    The Company has not filed a Form D for its previous offerings. The SEC rules require a Form D to be filed by companies within 15 days after the first sale of securities in the offering relying on Regulation D. Failing to register with the SEC or get an exemption may lead to fines, the right of investors to get their investments back, and even criminal charges. There is a risk that a late penalty could apply.

    The Company’s Board does not keep meeting minutes from its board meetings. Though the Company is a Delaware Corporation and Delaware does not legally require its corporations to record and retain meeting minutes, the practice of keeping board minutes is critical to maintaining good corporate governance. Minutes of meetings provide a record of corporate actions, including director and officer appointments and board consents for issuances, and can be helpful in the event of an audit or lawsuit. These recordkeeping practices can also help to reduce the risk of potential liability due to failure to observe corporate formalities, and the failure to do so could negatively impact certain processes, including but not limited to the due diligence process with potential investors or acquirers. There is no guarantee that the Company’s board will begin keeping board meeting minutes.

    The Company is not current with its taxes, and as a result, it has forfeited its good standing status in Delaware. The Company's loss of Good Standing could expose it to legal risk. Additionally, loss of Good Standing could impact the Company's ability to do business, as the negative consequences potentially include: losing access to the courts, as a company that is not in good standing may not bring a lawsuit in that state until good standing is restored; tax liens; making it more difficult to secure capital or financing; losing naming rights; being subject to fines and penalties; or administrative dissolution or revocation. Although the Company has stated that this is in the process of being corrected, in additional to the above consequences, the lapse of good standing may also indicate poor corporate governance or legal oversight.

    The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has adversely impacted global commercial activity and contributed to significant declines and volatility in financial markets. The coronavirus pandemic and government responses are creating disruption in global supply chains and adversely impacting many industries. The outbreak could have a continued material adverse impact on economic and market conditions and trigger a period of global economic slowdown. The rapid development and fluidity of this situation precludes any prediction as to the ultimate material adverse impact of the novel coronavirus. Nevertheless, the novel coronavirus presents material uncertainty and risk with respect to the Funds, their performance, and their financial results.

    The Company is still testing an early version of its product. Sophisticated technology products often contain errors or defects, such as errors in hardware, computer code, or other systems, particularly when first introduced or when new versions or enhancements are released. The development of new or enhanced products is a complex and uncertain process requiring the accurate anticipation of technological and market trends, as well as precise technological execution. Despite quality assurance measures, internal testing, and beta testing by customers, the Company cannot guarantee that its current and future products, including upgrades to those products, will be free of serious defects, which could result in lost revenue, refunds without a commensurate decrease in costs, delays in market acceptance, increase in costs, reputational harm, and costs associated with defending or settling claims. If upgrades are not properly implemented, the availability and functioning of its products could be impaired.

    Quality management plays an essential role in meeting customer requirements, preventing defects, improving the Company’s products and services, and maintaining the integrity of the safety and efficacy of its products. The Company's future success depends on their ability to maintain and continuously improve their quality management program. An inability to address a quality or safety issue in an effective and timely manner may also cause negative publicity, a loss of customer confidence in the Company or the Company's current or future products, which may result in the loss of sales and difficulty in successfully launching new products. In addition, a successful claim brought against the Company in excess of available insurance or not covered by indemnification agreements, or any claim that results in significant adverse publicity against the Company could have an adverse effect on their business and their reputation.

    The reviewing CPA has included a “going concern” note in the reviewed financials. The Company has incurred losses from inception of $3,431,724 which, among other factors, raises substantial doubt about the Company's ability to continue as a going concern. The ability of the Company to continue as a going concern is dependent upon management's plans to raise additional capital from the issuance of debt or the sale of stock, its ability to commence profitable sales of its flagship product, and its ability to generate positive operational cash flow. The accompanying financial statements do not include any adjustments that might be required should the Company be unable to continue as a going concern.

    One of the Company's existing investors has not waived their pre-emptive rights and may plan on exercising those rights. The pre-emptive right entitles those investors to participate in this securities issuance on a pro rata basis. If those investors choose to exercise their pre-emptive right, it could dilute shareholders in this round. This dilution could reduce the economic value of the investment, the relative ownership resulting from the investment, or both.

    The company has prior convertible notes outstanding, which will be senior to your Crowd Note and may convert on more favorable terms. Your Crowd Note will be subordinated in right of payment to these existing convertible notes and any convertible notes that may be issued by the Company prior to the Offering End Date. In addition, these existing convertible notes contain different terms and mechanics, which may result in a more preferable conversion price than your Crowd Note.

    The Company has outstanding liabilities. The Company secured a loan of $56,098 through the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) as authorized by the United States Congress through the CARES Act. The loan will be forgiven if all funds are expended in a manner allowable by the PPP. Any amounts not forgiven begin to accrue interest at 1% per annum and will have five years to repay the loan amount.

    General Risks and Disclosures

    Start-up investing is risky. Investing in startups is very risky, highly speculative, and should not be made by anyone who cannot afford to lose their entire investment. Unlike an investment in a mature business where there is a track record of revenue and income, the success of a startup or early-stage venture often relies on the development of a new product or service that may or may not find a market. Before investing, you should carefully consider the specific risks and disclosures related to both this offering type and the company which can be found in this company profile and the documents in the data room below.

    Your shares are not easily transferable. You should not plan on being able to readily transfer and/or resell your security. Currently there is no market or liquidity for these shares and the company does not have any plans to list these shares on an exchange or other secondary market. At some point the company may choose to do so, but until then you should plan to hold your investment for a significant period of time before a "liquidation event" occurs. A "liquidation event" is when the company either lists their shares on an exchange, is acquired, or goes bankrupt.

    The Company may not pay dividends for the foreseeable future. Unless otherwise specified in the offering documents and subject to state law, you are not entitled to receive any dividends on your interest in the Company. Accordingly, any potential investor who anticipates the need for current dividends or income from an investment should not purchase any of the securities offered on the Site.

    Valuation and capitalization. Unlike listed companies that are valued publicly through market-driven stock prices, the valuation of private companies, especially startups, is difficult to assess and you may risk overpaying for your investment. In addition, there may be additional classes of equity with rights that are superior to the class of equity being sold.

    You may only receive limited disclosure. While the company must disclose certain information, since the company is at an early-stage they may only be able to provide limited information about its business plan and operations because it does not have fully developed operations or a long history. The company may also only obligated to file information periodically regarding its business, including financial statements. A publicly listed company, in contrast, is required to file annual and quarterly reports and promptly disclose certain events — through continuing disclosure that you can use to evaluate the status of your investment.

    Investment in personnel. An early-stage investment is also an investment in the entrepreneur or management of the company. Being able to execute on the business plan is often an important factor in whether the business is viable and successful. You should be aware that a portion of your investment may fund the compensation of the company's employees, including its management. You should carefully review any disclosure regarding the company's use of proceeds.

    Possibility of fraud. In light of the relative ease with which early-stage companies can raise funds, it may be the case that certain opportunities turn out to be money-losing fraudulent schemes. As with other investments, there is no guarantee that investments will be immune from fraud.

    Lack of professional guidance. Many successful companies partially attribute their early success to the guidance of professional early-stage investors (e.g., angel investors and venture capital firms). These investors often negotiate for seats on the company's board of directors and play an important role through their resources, contacts and experience in assisting early-stage companies in executing on their business plans. An early-stage company may not have the benefit of such professional investors.

    Representatives of SI Securities, LLC are affiliated with SI Advisors, LLC ("SI Advisors") Representatives of SI Securities, LLC are affiliated with SI Advisors, LLC ("SI Advisors"). SI Advisors is an exempt investment advisor that acts as the General Partner of SI Selections Fund I, L.P. ("SI Selections Fund"). SI Selections Fund is an early stage venture capital fund owned by third-party investors. From time to time, SI Selections Fund may invest in offerings made available on the SeedInvest platform, including this offering. Investments made by SI Selections Fund may be counted towards the total funds raised necessary to reach the minimum funding target as disclosed in the applicable offering materials.

    Bext360's Form C

    The Form C is a document the company must file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which includes basic information about the company and its offering and is a condition to making a Reg CF offering available to investors. It is important to note that the SEC does not review the Form C, and therefore is not recommending and/or approving any of the securities being offered.

    Download Bext360's  Form C

    Frequently Asked Questions

    About Side by Side Offerings
    What is Side by Side?

    A Side by Side offering refers to a deal that is raising capital under two offering types. This Side by Side offering is raising under Regulation CF and Rule 506(c) of Regulation D.


    What is a Form C?

    The Form C is a document the company must file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) which includes basic information about the company and its offering and is a condition to making a Reg CF offering available to investors. It is important to note that the SEC does not review the Form C, and therefore is not recommending and/or approving any of the securities being offered.

    Before making any investment decision, it is highly recommended that prospective investors review the Form C filed with the SEC (included in the company's profile) before making any investment decision.


    What is Rule 506(c) under Regulation D?

    Rule 506(c) under Regulation D is a type of offering with no limits on how much a company may raise. The company may generally solicit their offering, but the company must verify each investor’s status as an accredited investor prior to closing and accepting funds. To learn more about Rule 506(c) under Regulation D and other offering types check out our blog and academy.


    What is Reg CF?

    Title III of the JOBS Act outlines Reg CF, a type of offering allowing private companies to raise up to $1 million from all Americans. Prior capital raising options limited private companies to raising money only from accredited investors, historically the wealthiest ~2% of Americans. Like a Kickstarter campaign, Reg CF allows companies to raise funds online from their early adopters and the crowd. However, instead of providing investors a reward such as a t-shirt or a card, investors receive securities, typically equity, in the startups they back. To learn more about Reg CF and other offering types check out our blog and academy.


    Making an Investment in Bext360
    How does investing work?

    When you complete your investment on SeedInvest, your money will be transferred to an escrow account where an independent escrow agent will watch over your investment until it is accepted by Bext360. Once Bext360 accepts your investment, and certain regulatory procedures are completed, your money will be transferred from the escrow account to Bext360 in exchange for your securities. At that point, you will be a proud owner in Bext360.


    What will I need to complete my investment?

    To make an investment, you will need the following information readily available:

    1. Personal information such as your current address and phone number
    2. Employment and employer information
    3. Net worth and income information
    4. Social Security Number or passport
    5. ABA bank routing number and checking account number (typically found on a personal check or bank statement)

    If you are investing under Rule 506(c) of Regulation D, your status as an Accredited Investor will also need to be verified and you will be asked to provide documentation supporting your income, net worth, revenue, or net assets or a letter from a qualified advisor such as a Registered Investment Advisor, Registered Broker Dealer, Lawyer, or CPA.


    How much can I invest?

    An investor is limited in the amount that he or she may invest in a Reg CF offering during any 12-month period:

    • If either the annual income or the net worth of the investor is less than $100,000, the investor is limited to the greater of $2,000 or 5% of the lesser of his or her annual income or net worth.
    • If the annual income and net worth of the investor are both greater than $100,000, the investor is limited to 10% of the lesser of his or her annual income or net worth, to a maximum of $100,000.

    Separately, Bext360 has set a minimum investment amount of US $1,000.

    Accredited investors investing $20,000 or over do not have investment limits.


    After My Investment
    What is my ongoing relationship with the Issuer?

    You are a partial owner of the company, you do own securities after all! But more importantly, companies which have raised money via Regulation CF must file information with the SEC and post it on their websites on an annual basis. Receiving regular company updates is important to keep shareholders educated and informed about the progress of the company and their investment. This annual report includes information similar to a company’s initial Reg CF filing and key information that a company will want to share with its investors to foster a dynamic and healthy relationship.

    In certain circumstances a company may terminate its ongoing reporting requirement if:

    1. The company becomes a fully-reporting registrant with the SEC
    2. The company has filed at least one annual report, but has no more than 300 shareholders of record
    3. The company has filed at least three annual reports, and has no more than $10 million in assets
    4. The company or another party purchases or repurchases all the securities sold in reliance on Section 4(a)(6)
    5. The company ceases to do business

    However, regardless of whether a company has terminated its ongoing reporting requirement per SEC rules, SeedInvest works with all companies on its platform to ensure that investors are provided quarterly updates. These quarterly reports will include information such as: (i) quarterly net sales, (ii) quarterly change in cash and cash on hand, (iii) material updates on the business, (iv) fundraising updates (any plans for next round, current round status, etc.), and (v) any notable press and news.


    How can I sell my securities in the future?

    Currently there is no market or liquidity for these securities. Right now Bext360 does not plan to list these securities on a national exchange or another secondary market. At some point Bext360 may choose to do so, but until then you should plan to hold your investment for a significant period of time before a “liquidation event” occurs. A “liquidation event” is when Bext360 either lists their securities on an exchange, is acquired, or goes bankrupt.


    How do I keep track of this investment?

    You can return to SeedInvest at any time to view your portfolio of investments and obtain a summary statement. If invested under Regulation CF you may also receive periodic updates from the company about their business, in addition to monthly account statements.


    Other General Questions
    What is this page about?

    This is Bext360's fundraising profile page, where you can find information that may be helpful for you to make an investment decision in their company. The information on this page includes the company overview, team bios, and the risks and disclosures related to this investment opportunity. If the company runs a side by side offering that includes an offering under Regulation CF, you may also find a copy of the Bext360's Form C. The Form C includes important details about Bext360's fundraise that you should review before investing.


    How can I (or the company) cancel my investment under Regulation CF?

    For offerings made under Regulation CF, you may cancel your investment at any time up to 48 hours before a closing occurs or an earlier date set by the company. You will be sent a reminder notification approximately five days before the closing or set date giving you an opportunity to cancel your investment if you had not already done so. Once a closing occurs, and if you have not canceled your investment, you will receive an email notifying you that your securities have been issued. If you have already funded your investment, your funds will be promptly refunded to you upon cancellation. To cancel your investment, you may go to your account's portfolio page by clicking your profile icon in the top right corner.


    What if I change my mind about investing?

    If you invest under any other offering type, you may cancel your investment at any time, for any reason until a closing occurs. You will receive an email when the closing occurs and your securities have been issued. If you have already funded your investment and your funds are in escrow, your funds will be promptly refunded to you upon cancellation. To cancel your investment, please go to your account's portfolio page by clicking your profile icon in the top right corner.