• SeedInvest’s due diligence process is no guarantee of success or future results. All investors should carefully review each investment opportunity and cancel their subscription within the allotted time-frame if they do not feel comfortable making any specific investment based on their own DD. Learn more about due diligence on the SeedInvest Blog (https://www.seedinvest.com/blog/angel-investing/how-to-assess-an-investment) and our vetting process in our FAQs (https://intercom.help/seedinvest/en/).

  • SeedInvest’s selection criteria does not suggest higher quality investment opportunities nor does it imply that investors will generate positive returns in investment opportunities on SeedInvest. Learn more about due diligence on the SeedInvest Blog (https://www.seedinvest.com/blog/angel-investing/how-to-assess-an-investment) and our vetting process in our FAQs (https://intercom.help/seedinvest/en/).

  • Diversification is only across multiple early-stage investment opportunities within the asset class. There is no guarantee that this program will lead to a well-balanced portfolio of companies across industry types or stages across the asset class. In addition, enrolling in this program will not lead to diversification across your entire investment portfolio. In order to achieve diversification, we do not recommend you allocate more than 10% of your entire investment portfolio to alternative assets.

  • Testimonials may not be representative of the experience of others and are no guarantee of future performance or success. No individuals were compensated in exchange for their testimonials.

Refer a Founder

Know a founder or team building something big? You can earn between $5,000 to $20,000 when they successfully launch a raise on the platform.

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How It Works


Submit a referral

Use the form to submit a company that you know personally.


Make an introduction

If the company is a good fit, we'll ask for a personal intro.


Earn your bonus

If the company launches a raise on the platform, you can earn.


Refer another founder

You can earn the referral bonus up up to five times each year.

  1. In order to be eligible for a referral bonus, participants must submit a referral and make a personal introduction to the referred company’s leadership team if requested.

  2. Referrals may be submitted using the form on this page or by emailing referrals@seedinvest.com.

  3. Please note: if you have a relationship with a member of SeedInvest’s Venture team you may refer the company to them directly as well so long as referrals@seedinvest.com is included on the introductory email.

  4. A member of our Venture team will then evaluate the submission. If we are interested in learning more about the referred company and exploring a raise with them, we will request an introduction within five business days (if one has not already been made).

  5. A referral will be deemed complete once both a referral has been submitted and an introduction has been made (if requested).

  6. If multiple referrals are made for the same company, the referral bonus will be paid to the individual who first completes the referral as described above.

  1. Referral bonuses are earned once the referred company launches their fundraising campaign on SeedInvest and is available for investment to investors on the SeedInvest platform.

  2. $5,000 will be paid for referrals that result in Regulation D or Regulation CF offerings launching on the SeedInvest platform; $20,000 will be paid for referrals that result in the launch of Regulation A+ offerings.

  3. Please note: the specific offering exemption the referred company conducts its raise under will be mutually agreed to by SeedInvest and the referred company during diligence, and will be impacted by factors including the amount of capital being sought, timing and cost considerations, and public disclosure requirements, among others.

  4. Referrers may submit inquiries regarding the status of their referral bonus in writing to referrals@seedinvest.com.

Yes! Referral bonuses may be earned a maximum of five times within a rolling 12 month period.

  1. Referrers must have a prior pre-existing relationship with the company being referred (subject to the exclusions listed below). 

  2. Please note: a prior pre-existing relationship must have been established for a legitimate purpose other than making a referral (as determined by SeedInvest). Written evidence of a prior pre-existing relationship must be provided upon request (e.g., email or other similar forms of electronic communication).

  3. Referrers may not conduct general solicitation/advertisements for the purpose of making a referral.

Referrers will not be eligible to receive referral bonuses if any of the below apply:

  1. The referrer is a non-individual (i.e., an LLC, C-Corp, etc.).

  2. The referrer is an individual associated with a FINRA member other than SI Securities, LLC.

  3. The referrer is an investor, director, officer, employee, or founder of the company being referred (or is an immediate family member of an investor, director, officer, employee, or founder).

  4. SeedInvest has previously raised funds for the referred company or has a prior pre-existing relationship that has been active within the past 180 days.

  5. The referrer is unable to successfully pass our AML/KYC compliance checks.

  6. The referrer otherwise fails to complete any actions required by SeedInvest as part of this program.

  1. Fundraising campaigns typically launch 4-12 weeks after a company completes SeedInvest’s formal application process, though timing will ultimately  depend on the size and type of offering being conducted.

  2. Earned referral  bonuses will be paid within 90 days of the referred company launching its fundraise on the SeedInvest platform.

  3. Referrers must create a SeedInvest account and verify their identity, in addition to providing a Form W-9 and bank information, in order to receive payment. This process may take approximately one week.

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