- Established partnership with Jabil, one of the largest product manufacturers in the world and #140 in the Fortune 500
- CEO Michael Mojaver is a former CERN particle physicist with experience leading tech companies that have successfully exited and traded on a public listing
- The Company has a portfolio of 8 granted patents and several patents pending, protecting its unique image sensing technology
- Advisors include Rony Greenberg, the former Director of Strategic Investment for Intel, and Alvin Wong, the former Director of Autonomous Vehicles at Sony
- Total Amount Raised: US $460,837
- Total Round Size: US $1,500,000
- Seed :
- Minimum Investment: US $1,000 per investor
- : Crowd Note
- US $10,000,000 :
- Side by Side Offering
Driving is stressful, tedious, and dangerous.
Each year traffic accidents due to distracted, drunk, or asleep drivers cause ~$836B of economic damage to the US. There is a massive market opportunity where autonomous driving can be added to millions of existing vehicles, reducing the amount and severity of traffic accidents.
Epilog has developed cutting-edge AI and optical capabilities in a small, windshield-mounted device that taps into your car's computer in order to take control of gas, steering, and brake. We call this device Sherpa, after the famous guides of the Himalayan mountains. Sherpa never gets tired or distracted, and acts as a copilot on your daily drives.
Sherpa continuously analyzes the road ahead of you, providing increased safety and peace of mind. A built-in ultra high definition HDR camera and a powerful AI processor instantly react to changing road conditions. It's easy to install, transforming your car into a self-driving vehicle in under 30 minutes.
- Outward-facing single lens 8K computational camera (several patents)
- Driver-facing infrared camera for detecting distracted driving
- NVIDIA-powered AI coprocessor
- Detects obstacles in road, stop signs, and traffic lights
- Support for most cars made after 2010
Epilog aims to bring Sherpa to market at a $999 price point. Epilog’s initial fast-to-market entry strategy will offer Sherpa direct-to-customer over online channels. An optional $5/mo subscription package will offer customers more features and insight into their drives.
We make ~60% gross margin on full-price Sherpa units, and ~50% margin on subscription offerings.
Epilog will recruit a base of automotive installers who will offer a bundled product and installation service. Installation is quick and easy, and doesn't damage your car or void your warranty.
Our production partner Jabil is capable of manufacturing up to 15,000 units a day, and will support OEM-grade modifications when we enter partnerships with major car manufacturers.
Epilog was founded by a father/son team with the goal of creating cameras that can match and exceed human vision capabilities. Our first cameras were focused on the surveillance market, as a single Epilog camera could cover a large area with the same detail as multiple cameras in order to reduce maintenance costs and network complexity.
After being approached by multiple car companies to create an automotive-grade camera that could simplify sensor stacks on self-driving vehicles, Epilog moved into the automotive market. Jabil, the world's second largest contract manufacturer with clients such as Apple and GoPro, recognized the huge potential of our optical technology and provided capital and a manufacturing pipeline for our products.
Sherpa was developed as a way to democratize self-driving technology and provide a safer, better driving experience to all, without having to buy a new car or spend huge amounts of money. Epilog has assembled a world-class team of designers and engineers to disrupt the transportation industry.
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.
US $85,837 (under Reg CF only)
All non-Major Purchasers will be subject to an Investment Proxy Agreement (“IPA”). The IPA will authorize an investment Manager to act as representative for each non-Major Purchaser and take certain actions for their benefit and on their behalf. Please see a copy of the IPA included with Company's offering materials for additional details.
Investors who invest $100,000 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.
Early birds ($5K+ on or before October 31st, 2019)
- Free Sherpa
- Epilog t-shirt
$1,000 - $4,999 | Epilog t-shirt
$5,000 - $9,999 | 50% discount on Sherpa order
$10,000 - $49,999 | 2 free Sherpas + Epilog sweatshirt
$50,000 - $99,999 | Above + 3 free Sherpas + call with founding team
$100,000 - $249,999 | Above + dinner with founding team in SF (flight and stay not covered)
$250,000+ | Above + board observer seat
It is advised that you consult a tax professional to fully understand any potential tax implications of receiving investor perks before making an investment.
Sherpa costs $999.
There are tens of millions of Sherpa-compatible cars on the road in the US, and Epilog believes it can achieve huge market penetration due to ease of installation and word-of-mouth marketing. Every driver (and passenger) can benefit from a safer, less stressful driving experience.
Many of Company’s contracts are understood to be contingent / to trigger on the successful development and proof of concept of SHERPA. SHERPA is still in development, and the Company’s business depends almost entirely on its successful development and commercialization. The Company will require substantial additional development, testing, and potentially regulatory approval before it is able to commercialize its product effectively. This process may take many years and may require the expenditure of substantial resources beyond the proceeds raised in this offering. Accordingly, even if the Company is able to obtain the requisite financing to continue to fund the development of its products, it is not guaranteed that SHERPA or any other product candidates will be successfully developed or commercialized.
The Company’s sales cycle is long and may be unpredictable, which can result in variability of its financial performance. Additionally, long sales cycles may require the Company to incur high sales and marketing expenses with no assurance that a sale will result, which could adversely affect its profitability. The Company’s results of operations may fluctuate, in part, because of the resource-intensive nature of its sales efforts and the length and variability of the sales cycle. A sales cycle is the period between initial contact with a prospective customer and any sale of SHERPA. The sales process involves educating customers about the Company’s SHERPA, participating in extended SHERPA evaluations and configuring the SHERPA to customer-specific needs. The length of the sales cycle, from initial contact with a customer to the execution of a purchase order, is generally 6 to 24 months. During the sales cycle, the Company may expend significant time and resources on sales and marketing activities or make other expenditures, all of which lower its operating margins, particularly if no sale occurs or if the sale is delayed as a result of extended qualification processes or delays. It is difficult to predict when, or even if, it will make a sale to a potential customer or if the Company can increase sales to existing customers. As a result, the Company may not recognize revenue from sales efforts for extended periods of time, or at all. The loss or delay of one or more large transactions in a quarter could impact its results of operations for that quarter and any future quarters for which revenue from that transaction is lost or delayed.
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 technology for self-driving car 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 depends on a limited number of customers for a substantial majority of its revenue. If the Company fails to retain or expand its customer relationships or if its customers cancel or reduce their purchase commitments, its revenue could decline significantly. Currently, revenue is concentrated in a limited amount of customers. As a result of this customer concentration, the Company’s revenue could fluctuate materially and could be materially and disproportionately impacted by purchasing decisions of its significant customer. In the future, any significant customer may alter their purchasing patterns at any time with limited notice, or may decide not to continue to purchase the Company’s solutions at all, which could cause its revenue to decline materially and materially harm its financial condition and results of operations. If the Company is not able to diversify its customer base, it will continue to be susceptible to risks associated with customer concentration. Additionally, if the Company were to lose these clients, it could be harmed and may not be able to continue operations if they are not able to add additional clients to fill the loss.
The amount of capital the Company is attempting to raise in this Offering is not enough to sustain the Company’s current business plan. In order to achieve the Company’s near and long-term goals, the Company will need to procure funds in addition to the amount raised in the Offering. There is no guarantee the Company will be able to raise such funds on acceptable terms or at all. If the Company is not able to raise sufficient capital in the future, the Company will not be able to execute its business plan, its continued operations will be in jeopardy and it may be forced to cease operations and sell or otherwise transfer all or substantially all of its remaining assets, which could cause a Purchaser to lose all or a portion of his or her investment.
The Company is in very early stages of revenue and may not be successful in its efforts to grow and monetize its product. It has limited operating capital and for the foreseeable future will be dependent upon its ability to finance operations from the sale of equity or other financing alternatives. There can be no assurance that the Company will be able to successfully raise operating capital. The failure to successfully raise operating capital, and the failure to effectively monetize its products, could result in bankruptcy or other event which would have a material adverse effect on the Company and the value of its shares. The Company has limited assets and financial resources, so such adverse event could put investors’ dollars at significant risk.
The Company’s cash position is weak; it operates on the founder funding the business and so bank accounts run close to $0. The Company could be harmed if it is unable to meet its cash demands, and the Company may not be able to continue operations if they are not able to raise additional funds.
The Company’s expenses will significantly increase as they seek to execute their current business model. In particular, to scale it will need to attract high cost engineering talent, and will be subject to competition in hiring against large corporations in the Bay Area.
The Company has outstanding liabilities including a $261,000 loan to the founder, and accrued legal expenses of ~$150,000.
The Company relies heavily on its technology and intellectual property, but it may be unable to adequately or cost-effectively protect or enforce its intellectual property rights, thereby weakening its competitive position and increasing operating costs. To protect its rights in its services and technology, the Company relies on a combination of copyright and trademark laws, patents, trade secrets, confidentiality agreements with employees and third parties, and protective contractual provisions. It also relies on laws pertaining to trademarks and domain names to protect the value of its corporate brands and reputation. Despite efforts to protect its proprietary rights, unauthorized parties may copy aspects of its services or technology, obtain and use information, marks, or technology that it regards as proprietary, or otherwise violate or infringe its intellectual property rights. In addition, it is possible that others could independently develop substantially equivalent intellectual property. If the Company does not effectively protect its intellectual property, or if others independently develop substantially equivalent intellectual property, its competitive position could be weakened. Effectively policing the unauthorized use of its services and technology is time-consuming and costly, and the steps it takes may not prevent misappropriation of its technology or other proprietary assets. The Company's efforts to protect its proprietary rights may not be sufficient or effective, and unauthorized parties may copy aspects of its services, use similar marks or domain names, or obtain and use information, marks, or technology that it regards as proprietary. The Company may have to litigate to enforce its intellectual property rights, to protect trade secrets, or to determine the validity and scope of others’ proprietary rights, which are sometimes not clear or may change. Litigation can be time consuming and expensive, and the outcome can be difficult to predict.
The Company may face difficulties in obtaining capital. The Company may have difficulty raising needed capital in the future as a result of, among other factors, its lack of delivery-ready product and revenues from sales, as well as the inherent business risks associated with the Company and present and future market conditions. The business currently does not generate any sales and future sources of revenue may not be sufficient to meet its future capital requirements. The Company will require additional funds to execute its business strategy and conduct operations. If adequate funds are unavailable, the Company may be required to delay, reduce the scope of or eliminate one or more of its product launches or marketing efforts, any of which may materially harm its business, financial condition and results of operations
Manufacturing or design defects, unanticipated use of the Company's products, or inadequate disclosure of risks relating to the use of the products could lead to injury or other adverse events. These events could lead to recalls or safety alerts relating to its products (either voluntary or required by governmental authorities) and could result, in certain cases, in the removal of a product from the market. Any recall could result in significant costs as well as negative publicity that could reduce demand for its products. Personal injuries relating to the use of its products could also result in product liability claims being brought against the Company. In some circumstances, such adverse events could also cause delays in new product approvals. Similarly, negligence in performing its services can lead to injury or other adverse events.
The Company depends on third party providers, suppliers and licensors to supply some of the hardware, software, and operational support necessary to provide some of their services. The Company obtains these materials from a limited number of vendors, some of which do not have a long operating history or which may not be able to continue to supply the equipment and services the Company desires. Some of their hardware, software, and operational support vendors represent their sole source of supply or have, either through contract or as a result of intellectual property rights, a position of some exclusivity. If demand exceeds these vendors’ capacity or if these vendors experience operating or financial difficulties, or are otherwise unable to provide the equipment or services the Company needs in a timely manner, at their specifications and at reasonable prices, their ability to provide some services might be materially adversely affected, or the need to procure or develop alternative sources of the affected materials or services might delay their ability to serve their customers. These events could materially and adversely affect the Company's ability to retain and attract customers, and have a material negative impact on their operations, business, financial results, and financial condition.
If the Company fails to maintain or expand their relationship with their manufacturer, Jabil, they may not have adequate access to new or key technology necessary for their products, which may impair our ability to deliver leading-edge products. In addition to the technologies it develops, its suppliers develop product innovations at its direction that are requested by its customers. Further, the Company relies heavily on its component suppliers, such as Jabil, to provide it with leading-edge components that conform to required specifications or contractual arrangements on time and in accordance with a product roadmap. If the Company is not able to maintain or expand its relationships with its suppliers or continue to leverage their research and development capabilities to develop new technologies desired by its customers, its ability to deliver leading-edge products in a timely manner may be impaired and it could be required to incur additional research and development expenses. Also, disruption in its supply chain or the need to find alternative suppliers could impact the costs and/or timing associated with procuring necessary products, components, and services. Similarly, suppliers have operating risks that could impact their business. These risks could create product time delays, inventory and invoicing problems, staging delays, and other operational difficulties.
The Company’s CEO and CTO are related. This could introduce unique risks, given the idiosyncrasies of interpersonal relationships. Interpersonal issues or severe disruption in a familial relationship could disrupt the day-to-day operation of the business and could negatively impact the financial position of the Company.
The Company has not yet formed a Board. Although the Company is not legally required to have a board to conduct operations, boards play a critical role in effective risk oversight. A board helps ensure that management’s actions are consistent with corporate strategy, reflective of the culture of the business, and in line with the organization’s risk tolerance. There is no guarantee that a Board will be put in place.
The Company's proprietary technology has a limited history and may perform below expectations. The Company uses proprietary technology that has not been previously implemented on customer projects, and it may experience technological problems that it is unable to foresee. If the implementation of its proprietary technology is unsuccessful, it could negatively impact the successful operation of projects using its systems and may result in additional payments, deductions or defaults under its agreements. In addition, there is a lack of long-term reliability data for its proprietary system. Actual long-term performance of these projects may fall short of expectations. The Company's equipment may be susceptible to damage from weather-related or other unforeseen events. Equipment performance issues could result in significant operational problems for the Company, including increased maintenance costs, decreased revenue, warranty claims, inability to meet delivery requirements, or defaults under its agreements.
The company is closely held, by the founder, Michael Mojaver, who owns 81.26% of issued and outstanding capital stock of the Company. He is thus able to exercise significant control over all matters requiring approval, including the election of directors and approval of significant corporate transactions. This concentration of ownership may have the effect of delaying or preventing a change in control and might adversely affect the market price of the Company's common stock. This concentration of ownership may not be in the best interests of all shareholders.
The Company does not have employment contracts in place with its employees. Employment agreements typically provide protections to the Company in the event of the employee’s departure, specifically addressing who is entitled to any intellectual property created or developed by those employees in the course of their employment and covering topics such as non-competition and non-solicitation. As a result, if any employee were to leave Epilog, the Company might not have any ability to prevent their direct competition, or have any legal right to intellectual property created during their employment. There is no guarantee that an employment agreement will be entered into.
The Company has not filed a Form D for its previous offering. 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 has conducted related party transactions. During the years ended December 31, 2018 and 2017, a shareholder of the Company advanced funds for operations. At December 31, 2018 and 2017, the amount of advances outstanding is $186,375 and $167,575, respectively, and are recorded under ‘Advances – related party’ on the balance sheets. These advances accrue interest at the minimum federal statutory rate to comply with related party rules and Section 7872. The accrued interest balance at December 31, 2018 and 2017 was $94,101 and $92,172, respectively.
During October 2018, the Company’s chief technology officer purchased 1,716,528 common shares, and a family member of the CEO purchased 122,609 common shares.
The reviewing CPA has included a “going concern” note in the reviewed financials. The Company has incurred losses from inception of approximately $678,415 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.
The Company has not prepared any audited financial statements. Therefore, you have no audited financial information regarding the Company’s capitalization or assets or liabilities on which to make your investment decision. If you feel the information provided is insufficient, you should not invest in the Company.
The company is subject to many U.S. federal and state laws and regulations, including those related to privacy, rights of publicity, and law enforcement. These laws and regulations are constantly evolving and may be interpreted, applied, created, or amended, in a manner that could harm our business. The technology and use of the technology in our product may not be legislated, and it is uncertain whether different states will legislate around this technology, and, if they do, how they will do so. Violating existing or future regulatory orders or consent decrees could subject us to substantial monetary fines and other penalties that could negatively affect our financial condition and results of operations. Epilog Sherpa has a similar technology and use case as other automotive manufacturers, e.g. Tesla, Cruise Automation, BMW, and others. However federal, state and local governments are enacting consumer safety protections that may delay the adoption self-driving technology by court challenges and state legislative action.
The Total Amount Raised, as reflected on the SeedInvest platform, may be partially comprised of investments from the Company’s management or affiliates.Such investments are not being counted towards the escrow minimum. If the sum of the investment commitments does not equal or exceed the escrow minimum at the offering end date, no securities will be sold in the offering, investment commitments will be cancelled, and committed funds will be returned. As a result, the Total Amount Raised may not be reflective of the Company's ability to conduct a closing.
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.
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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.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Epilog. Once Epilog accepts your investment, and certain regulatory procedures are completed, your money will be transferred from the escrow account to Epilog in exchange for your securities. At that point, you will be a proud owner in Epilog.
To make an investment, you will need the following information readily available:
- Personal information such as your current address and phone number
- Employment and employer information
- Net worth and income information
- Social Security Number or passport
- 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.
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, Epilog has set a minimum investment amount of US $1,000.
Accredited investors investing $20,000 or over do not have investment limits.
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:
- The company becomes a fully-reporting registrant with the SEC
- The company has filed at least one annual report, but has no more than 300 shareholders of record
- The company has filed at least three annual reports, and has no more than $10 million in assets
- The company or another party purchases or repurchases all the securities sold in reliance on Section 4(a)(6)
- 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.
Currently there is no market or liquidity for these securities. Right now Epilog does not plan to list these securities on a national exchange or another secondary market. At some point Epilog 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 Epilog either lists their securities on an exchange, is acquired, or goes bankrupt.
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.
This is Epilog'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 Epilog's Form C. The Form C includes important details about Epilog's fundraise that you should review before investing.
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.
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.