1. If you have a Traditional or SEP IRA, you can use your pre-tax dollars to make your Wefunder investments. All other payment methods, including an Alto Roth IRA, use after-tax dollars.
2. Investments on Wefunder are typically long-term, making them a good match for IRAs because returns can compound over time.
3. Having assets that aren’t correlated with the stock market helps diversify your portfolio to unlock potential returns in the private market.
To invest with an IRA on Wefunder, first open an AltoIRA.
Use the link above or enter the discount code WefunderIRA when you sign up. This offer allows you to invest with Alto free for all of 2019 when investing on Wefunder (excluding the one-time $49 account activation fee).
Investing via an AltoIRA is only available for startups raising on a Convertible Note, SAFE, or Stock contract.
For a step-by-step guide on how to use your AltoIRA to invest on Wefunder, head over to Alto’s help center.
Wefunder supports three different federal laws that allow startups to raise money legally. To comply with the law, Wefunder Advisors LLC and Wefunder Portal LLC (both owned by Wefunder Inc) also list startups depending on the regulation used.
Legal May 16th 2016
Wefunder Portal LLC
for 253 startups
Wefunder Advisors LLC
for 98 startups
for 2 startups
Curious how well the companies have done? Or how many raised follow-on financing?
Some fine print: 1) These numbers include startups currently live on Wefunder if they pass their minimum target. 2) Some startups use two different laws at the same time (i.e., Regulation D and Regulation Crowdfunding).
Join 482,838 investors who funded 339 startups with over $119.5 million1
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Wefunder Portal LLC.
Wefunder Inc. runs wefunder.com and is the parent company of Wefunder Advisors LLC and Wefunder Portal LLC. Wefunder Advisors is an exempt reporting adviser that advises SPVs used in Reg D offerings. Wefunder Portal is a funding portal (CRD #283503) that operates sections of wefunder.com where some Regulation Crowdfunding offerings are made.
Wefunder, Inc. operates sections of wefunder.com where some Regulation D and A offerings are made. Wefunder, Inc. is not regulated as either a broker-dealer or funding portal and is not a member of FINRA.
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