Security Type

The column chart below displays the percentage of funds raised by each security type. Using the blue and red series filters, the user may compare particular states, cities, or platforms.

  • Common stock - represents ownership in a company.
  • Preferred stock - represents ownership in a company with a higher claim to dividends than common stockholders.
  • Debt offering - pays interest to investors throughout the course of the loan.
  • Convertible note - a form of short-term debt that converts into equity by a specified date as provided in the terms of the note.
  • SAFE (simple agreement for future equity) - an alternative to a convertible note, the investor receives the right to purchase stock if and when there is a future valuation event.
  • Membership Unit - specific interests issued to an investor of a Limited Liability Company (LLC). Investors are entitled to a share of the company’s net annual income and have the right to vote.
  • Other - a catch-all category for other security types such as Revenue Sharing Agreements, Revenue Sharing Notes, Crowd Notes, and Tokens.