How Investing Works

Looking to invest in an idea, cause or venture? You've come to the right place.

brandCrowder: Explore Projects

1. Explore Funds.

Local francises, inventive ideas and big business ventures… we’ve got ‘em all. Browse our Funds page to find a funding opportunity that tickles your fancy. You can also sign up to receive email updates on some of our new favorite projects.


2. Invest in Fund.

When you find your funding match, click the ‘INVEST NOW’ button. Projects will only be funded if they reach or exceed their funding goals before the closing date. There’s no maximum limit to how much they can raise.

Funderbuilt: Fund a Project

Funderbuilt: Share it!

3. Share it!

Give your favorite projects more than just your financial support – share them with your social networks to help the project owner increase reach and awareness of their mission.


4. Track progress.

Visit your Dashboard to see messages and updates from project owners, keep track of how each project you support is coming along, and when a funding goal is reached.

Funderbuilt: Track Progress

How Projects Work

Funderbuilt: Create a Project

Your project belongs here. brandCrowder gives project owners the best chance of reaching their goals.

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The Fund Index

Funderbuilt: FunderFactor

The Fund Index helps both project owners and funders gage a fund's quality and credibility.

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The entire franchise industry, a broad range asset classes, 3800 brands, 170 sectors, curated, customized - great returns.

Single-Company Funds

  • 2 Million Cap
  • 99 Participants
  • Reg D or Interstate crowdfunding offering
  • Professional management
  • Standardized Operating Agreement
  • Access Brand Equity Deals
  • Access Mulit-Unit Development Deal
  • Access to Corporate Refranchise Deals
  • Minimum Investment: $10,000

Syndicated Funds

  • Invest along side a known industry developers
  • No limit to the number of participants
  • Professional management
  • Standardized Operating Agreement
  • Minimum Investment: No Minimum
  • Reg D or Interstate crowdfunding offering

Portfolio Funds

  • The Future of Franchising
  • Reg A+ Funds
  • Strategic, Scaled Franchise Funds
  • Minimum Investment: No Minimum
  • Create Your Own Portfolio
  • Access to brandCrowder Curated Funds
  • RIA/CFA? Create your Own Fund
  • Proprietary Analytics System. The Draper Solution