FAQ

General

What is AlphaCrowd?

AlphaCrowd is an equity crowdfunding platform for digital and technology businesses. We work with selected companies to assist them in raising equity capital from the public. AlphaCrowd is attractive to investors interested in curated opportunities in the digital and technology space.

How is AlphaCrowd regulated?

AlphaCrowd holds an equity crowdfunding licence (FSP428406) issued by the Financial Markets Authority under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 and is thereby authorised to operate an equity crowdfunding platform.

You can see our license details at the FMA website at https://www.fma.govt.nz/compliance/lists-and-registers/licensed-crowdfunding-services

What is equity crowdfunding?

Equity crowdfunding offers companies a way of raising up to $2 million in any 12 month period with simpler compliance obligations. It is the process by which a company (known as an Issuer) can issue shares to the public in exchange for investment. In New Zealand, this is provided for by the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 and regulated by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA).

More information can be found at the FMA website at https://www.fma.govt.nz/compliance/role/crowdfunding-platforms

Who are the Financial Markets Authority?

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is the New Zealand government authority responsible for financial regulation.

The FMA website is at https://www.fma.govt.nz