Investing money in unlisted companies (particularly start-ups and early stage businesses) can be very rewarding, however it also involves a number of risks.
The purpose of this risk warning is to ensure that you, as a potential investor, understand the risks involved. If you choose to invest through the GrowthFunders platform, there are five important considerations you need to understand and accept;
1. Loss of Capital
Start-ups, early stage and later stage may fail, and if you invest in a business the GrowthFunders platform, you accept that if a business fails you will lose all of your investment. You should not invest more money through the platform than you can afford to lose without having to alter your standard of living.