CrowdEngine lets you launch a state-of-the-art crowdfunding portal. Here’s some of the features:
- SEC & FINRA compliant
- Reg D 506(b) & 506(c), Reg A+, Reg CF ready
- Customizable Rules Engine
CrowdEngine customers have been through FINRA reviews and we're ready for your Broker-Dealer business or otherwise. We record of every activity, communication, and change made to your portal with serialized change and activity logs.
Choose when and where you want to verify your investors accreditation and therefor ability to invest (depending on chosen regulation). We offer several methods to accredit investors using built in form, templates for download and signature, or 3rd party providers.
Free Digital Signatures come integrated out of the box. We timestamp and record the IP address of our digital signatures for our integrated compliance forms. Docusign and other providers are also available. CrowdEngine lets you automate, capture, and store online documents in a variety of ways.
Identity Validation (KYC/AML)
We can recognize and verify ID cards, drivers licenses, passports in more than 190 countries for KYC/AML purposes. Investors can also skip and continue later if not prepared to do so during the investing process. ID validation uses third party services that may charge separately.
Optionally require Issuers to complete a submission questionnaire with questions you can customize, which you can deny or approve, which automatically gives them permission to create the offering on your Portal.
Custom Document Uploader
Require Investors to upload any custom file/document you wish that must be manually approved before an investment can be completed.
Choose to only show investments to residents of a certain state or country, require them to self certify their residency of a jurisdiction on signup, or during the investment process, or even upload a drivers license or passport.
Cool Off Periods
Require new users to wait X days before viewing or making an investment.
Anti-Money laundering (AML) Checks
You can conduct AML checks either traditionally or automatically via 3rd party services, we provide the tools you need based on your requirements.
Investment Photo Gallery
Know Your Customer (KYC)
Anti-Money laundering (AML) Checks
Track investor information
Complete Investment reporting dashboard, track what investments you've made, how they are performing, related documents and earnings payments, and more ( updating Q2 2016)
Investors can have multiple investment profiles, including individual, entity and custodial profiles. Navigating and choosing your current profile is clear and easy, and confirmed prior to making any investment to avoid confusion.
Investors can "watch" a project and then view it under their Investor dashboard under "Watchlist". Also, as an option, any public updates posted to the project will be sent to all followers.
Post comments / Ask Questions
Investors can post comments if allowed and ask questions for the Issuer which he may answer publicly or privately.
Admin Back Office
E-Signatures come standard, with timestamp and IP address recording for every digital signature used with our built in compliance forms (residency verification, accreditation, income/net worth verification, etc.) We also support Docusign Integration for investment agreements.
Choose when and where you want to verify your investors ability to invest on the portal. We offer several methods to accredit investors using built in features or 3rd party providers. (Self-accreditation, Uploaded accreditation, Accreditation Services)
Payment and Escrow Ready
- Online ACH/ bank payment processing - Online escrow functionality - Offline Payment Options
Compliance officers and lawyers can easily review or supervise transaction on your portal using "moderator" access.
Project Approval Process
Require sponsors to fill out a questionnaire before they can list a deal, with approval each step of the way so you can manage compliance and quality control
ACH, Wire & Check Options
Traditional Payments ( Check & Wire)
Intuitive navigation with the most complete set of standard features makes for managing your end-users, projects, contributors, and settings. On a single screen you can easily view statistics, trends, and monitor key portal activities. Track Transactions, Users, Activity, real-time project status. Approve or decline uploads, forms, projects, and much more.
Dashboards. Get the details on your sites' users, transactions, and trends that drive your business and the project owners' ability to succeed. You're in the know and in control.
Social Media Ready
Manage “One Click Sign Up” from popular social media networks. (LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter). Share projects easily with a sharing bar after checkout and prominently placed on the project page. Use the "Embed" Widget to embed a project's tombstone on another website to drive free clicks to your portal.
Smart rules for project duration, minimum and maximum funding amounts, workflows, emails, and hundreds more, we have more options than anybody.
Configure automatic transactional emails to send appropriate portal and project updates with ease. Customize your HTML emails with dynamic text and your logo/branding. Built-in messaging and update system in addition to the MailChimp marketing integration.
Whether your users use a tablet, smartphone, or PC, users will always have the ideal crowdfunding experience. Our default theme was designed from the ground up to be ready for any device using Bootstrap 3 (the latest mobile ready framework). All you need to do is add your logo and customize some text and pictures to go live on all devices.
Export your users, project and transactions anytime so you can manage and filter your data as you need and then take action on the results.
YouTube & Vimeo integration
Embed video almost anywhere you want by cutting and pasting, videos have been proven to be highly effective in crowdfunding so we highly recommend them.
Our team of experts is ready to provide live support when you need us. Whether it’s technical, launch, or project management, CrowdEngine’s support teams are here to provide guidance when you need it, including on call 24/7 emergency support for any issue that persists past a predetermined amount of time.
Front End API/Source Code Option
IMPORTANT: Please note we don’t fix or troubleshoot your custom code, we can reset the the code to stock, or our standard development rates will apply, hence why you need your own skilled frontend developer for this option. Contact us for developer documentation.