What are the risks of investing in crowdfunding?



11:12 AM on October 10, 2022

Round One wants all users to be aware of specific risks related to equity crowdfunding investments.


In order to maintain a fair and objective community, the Intermediary is prohibited from providing investment advice or from specific endorsement. This list of risk factors outlined below is not a comprehensive document on risks to investments listed on this platform. Investors must perform their own due diligence and exercise discretion and good judgment in participating in Crowdfunding Campaigns. 


Your decision to invest in a Crowdfunding Campaign is a personal investment decision made by you. No responsibility for the consequences of that decision is accepted by Round One or by any of its directors, agents, employees, or other members. ✩ Investing in our platform does not involve a regular return on your investment.


Your choice to invest on our Platform should at the very least, consider the following:

  • Business Risk 📊 
  • Equity Investment Risk 📉
  • Minority Shareholder Risk 🍰
  • Dilution Risk 🏊
  • Liquidity Risk 🏄‍♂‍
  • Suitability 💼



Crowdfunded investments are alternative investments and are thus generally considered high risk and speculative in nature. You are likely not to recieve dividends or regular income from such investments. There is a substantial chance that you may lose the entirety of your investment. Fundraiser and campaigns listed or eligible for listing on the Round One platform are not endorsements by Round One regarding investability and may not be construed as financial advice. We caution you to speak to your financial advisor on how to best allocate your portfolio based on your needs and objectives.

For additional information, check out our Risk Warnings.