The Localstake NC Difference

See how our platform can help you manage a more efficient and impactful capital raise.

Phase 1: Evaluating the Investor Market

Remove the guesswork from your offering: start by measuring real-time interest from the market to help you hone in on the right terms to close funds.

Localstake NC will help you set investment terms to raise equity or debt through private placements.
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Set your terms

We create historic and projected cash flows and provide advisory on viable investment structures
  • Evaluate market interest on a range of potential offering structures
  • Use our investor feedback loop to optimize your terms and drive down the cost of capital
  • Choose the best fit for your business - equity, revenue share loan, or convertible debt

Set your terms

We create historic and projected cash flows and provide advisory on viable investments structures
  • Evaluate market interest on a range of potential offering structures
  • Use our investor feedback loop to optimize your terms and drive down the cost of capital
  • Choose the best fit for your business - equity, revenue share loan, or convertible debt
Localstake NC will help you set investment terms to raise equity or debt through private placements.
Data depicted is for informational purposes only and is not reflective of actual performance on Localstake NC.

Build your network

Aggregate your current networks and connect to ours
  • Easily connect to existing resources (Linkedin, Gmail, Outlook) to pull in potential contacts
  • Gain access to the Localstake NC active community of investors
  • Use our outreach tools to quickly engage the investor audience while complying with regulatory standards
Localstake NC Investor Management makes it easy to connect your network to your Localstake NC profile and communicate with investors.
Data depicted is for informational purposes only and is not reflective of actual performance on Localstake NC.
Localstake NC makes it easy to track your investor activity online.
Data depicted is for informational purposes only and is not reflective of actual performance on Localstake NC.

Track Engagement

Use your investor dashboard to stay on top of your progress and organize your outreach
  • Track your investor activity from pageviews all the way through to investment
  • Assess which investor outreach methods are performing the best for you
  • Extract critical investor data to plan the least onerous regulatory and legal path for your offering

Track Engagement

Use your investor dashboard to stay on top of your progress and organize your outreach
  • Track your investor activity from pageviews all the way through to investment
  • Assess which investor outreach methods are performing the best for you
  • Extract critical investor data to plan the least onerous regulatory and legal path for your offering
Localstake NC makes it easy to track your investor activity online.
Data depicted is for informational purposes only and is not reflective of actual performance on Localstake NC.

Phase 2: Closing Funds

Once you've established your investor market, use Localstake NC hands-on advisory to a build a best-fit offering using information gathered in Phase 1.

Localstake NC supports fundraises using several different options (federal Title III crowdfunding, intrastate crowdfunding, or Regulation D) based upon your particular situation. We can advise you on which route is the best fit and help you comply.

Choose your laws

Choose a regulatory path that accommodates the investors interested in your business and fits your overall goals
  • Choose from federal crowdfunding, intrastate crowdfunding, or any Regulation D option
  • Use Localstake NC compliance tools to make sure you're managing information requests and filing costs appropriately
  • Raise funds from both accredited and non-accredited investors, or just accredited investors, depending on your needs

Choose your laws

Choose a regulatory path that accommodates the investors interested in your business and fits your overall goals
  • Choose from federal crowdfunding, intrastate crowdfunding, or any Regulation D option
  • Use Localstake NC compliance tools to make sure you're managing information requests and filing costs appropriately
  • Raise funds from both accredited and non-accredited investors, or just accredited investors, depending on your needs
Localstake NC supports fundraises using several different options (federal Title III crowdfunding, intrastate crowdfunding, or Regulation D) based upon your particular situation. We can advise you on which route is the best fit and help you comply.

Leave the paperwork to us

We'll handle all of the paperwork and regulatory filings, while helping keep you in line with securities laws
  • Save thousands on legal documents by using our offering templates and customized support
  • Manage all of your documents in one secure data room
  • Have peace of mind that all of the details are being accounted for
Localstake NC will handle all of the paperwork and regulatory filings, while helping keep you in line with securities laws.
Localstake NC allows small businesses to quickly close funding from local investors.

Simple, efficient closings

Investors complete their investment in four easy steps
  • Investors can show interest, commit to invest, sign investment documents, and transfer funds all on Localstake NC
  • Easily manage investor follow up to close funds and decide which investors to accept or deny through the investor management dashboard
  • Once you have closed investment, manage investor reporting and handle any required payments using the Localstake NC investor relations network

Simple, efficient closings

Investors complete their investment in four easy steps
  • Investors can show interest, commit to invest, sign investment documents, and transfer funds all on Localstake NC
  • Easily manage investor follow up to close funds and decide which investors to accept or deny through the investor management dashboard
  • Once you have closed investment, manage investor reporting and handle any required payments using the Localstake NC investor relations network
Localstake NC allows small businesses to quickly close funding from local investors.

Phase 1: Cash Flow Analysis

Phase 1 Pricing

Review your current financial situation and make plans for future financing using our cash flow tools.

Features

Cash flow analysis
Localstake NC will create cash flow projections using your data so that you can monitor and track your financial progress, discover trends, set strategic goals, and prepare for additional financing.
Connect directly to your bank and accounting data
Localstake NC can automatically aggregate your financial data from resources you are already utilizing, no need for manual data entry.
Select from a variety of fundraising structures and terms
Review the offering terms available to your business, including equity and debt strategies. Use the Localstake NC term builder tools to set preliminary terms based on your company's specific financial and operational progress. We will help you determine a market-ready offering structure to help entice investors. You can modify your terms later based on investor feedback.
Dedicated customer support and advisory via e-mail
24/7 email support with a dedicated advisor, providing assistance and best practices on fundraising for the entire time you use the Localstake NC platform.
Benchmark your financial projections to industry data
We will help you create custom industry benchmarks based on your business model. Analyze how your revenue potential and margins stack up to comparable companies.
Business plan and investor pitch creation tools
Develop your business plan and create one pitch for all investors with our story building profile questions. Highlight your business for investors and explain how their investment will benefit the company.

Phase 2: Fundraise Setup

Phase 2 Pricing

Monthly subscription

Build out your business plan and profile.

Features

Compliance review
Our AML, OFAC and background checks bring additional credibility to your team and company to help build trust with potential investors.
Dedicated customer support and best practice advisory via e-mail and phone
Interface with a Localstake NC advisor to supplement your work on the platform. We're available to provide feedback on offering structure, investor communication and closing. 24/7 email and phone support with a dedicated advisor for assistance and guidance to help you close investors.
Integrate and upload contacts
Add your existing networks to the Localstake NC investor management dashboard. Organize your offline conversations in one place to get a comprehensive, real-time view on interest and commitment momentum. Skip the endless meetings and provide your investor prospects with calls-to-action to convert them from initial interest to closed investment.
Measure investor demand
Aggregate dollar commitments based on investor-validated terms so you can define the level of interest that exists and the probability of successfully closing funds. Pinpoint and organize committed interest across a broad set of investors.
Optimize investment terms through investor feedback
Distribute proposed terms across targeted investor segments for commitments or proposed counter terms. This creates market-based insights into how your proposed offering should be structured and priced so you can successfully raise funds with the optimal investment structure.
Communicate and track engagement with your target investor audience
The Localstake NC investor management dashboard provides analytics on investor activity, and real time status on investor interest and commitments. See background information on investors and control who has access to the details on your profile.

Phase 3: Fundraising

Phase 3 Pricing

Monthly subscription + % of funds raised or flat fee

Market your fundraise, connect with investors, sign investment documents, and transfer funds. Localstake NC will verify the eligibility of all investors.

Features

Raise funds from accredited and non-accredited investors
Raise funds from anyone regardless of their financial background. The Localstake NC compliance tools ensure you're raising funds the right way and following important requirements when involving non-accredited investors. Non-accredited investors can invest in your business and since they make up nearly 98% of the population they represent an important investor audience. Access them in a compliant manner on the Localstake NC platform.
Raise up to $2 million
You will use securities laws that allow you to raise a maximum of $2 million. If you are looking to raise more than this amount, you will be limited to only allowing accredited investors to invest.
Investor verification
It is important for you to know who is investing in your company. We will verify the identity of all of your investors before they invest. In addition, we will verify each investor's residency and collect the necessary documentation to prove that each investor is accredited, when required.
Collect electronic signatures
Investors will use our DocuSign integration to sign their investment documents and send them to you to approve and countersign. Then we'll store the executed documents for both your and the investor's records. These documents are their evidence of investment. We do not issue stock certificates, unless required by law.
Investment execution services and legal docs
We have worked with our outside legal counsel to create investment document templates for both corporations and LLCs to raise funds via revenue share securities, preferred equity, and convertible notes. Our software will take your information and populate these documents for you to use to raise funds from investors, saving you thousands of dollars in legal fees. We will manage the transfer of investor funds to your bank account once you reach your funding goal. Investors may send funds via check, wire, or electronic ACH. The one-time fee incurred at this stage covers the cost of the services provided in preparing your offering.
Single investor option
Utilize the single investor option to organize and streamline smaller-dollar investors in your fundraise through a single investor entity managed by an affiliate of Localstake NC. This is not a standard service, but may be available. If you are interested, get in touch with us
Managed regulatory filings and compliance
We will manage all of your federal and blue sky law filing requirements, Painless legal and regulatory compliance. We'll set up your SEC EDGAR account, file Form D with SEC, and make any blue sky filings with states on your behalf. We will also do free tax credit administration, if required.
Broadcast your fundraise to your social media connections
Your fundraise will be publicly available.
Connect to your social networks to produce outreach messages about your fundraise. Use Localstake NC templates to ensure messaging stays compliant with federal and state-level requirements.

Phase 4: Post-Fundraise

Phase 4 Pricing

Monthly subscription + % of funds distributed

Once you've fundraised, use Localstake NC to distribute funds to investors (as applicable) and communicate with your investors.

Features

Dedicated customer support and advisory via e-mail
24/7 email support with a dedicated advisor, providing assistance and best practices on fundraising for the entire time you use the Localstake NC platform.
Provide investor updates
Use our investor updates tools to stay connected with your investor base. Keeping investors updated will give you a higher likelihood of being able to raise funds in the future and keep your investors informed on how they can help your business grow.
Make payments to investors
We can manage and facilitate any necessary payments back to your investors through our payment processing platform.
Investor management
If your investors are pooled into an entity that we manage, we will handle tax document administration and other necessary procedures for you.
Continue to connect with new and existing investors
Keep an active profile on Localstake NC to keep both your existing and new investors engaged. This will help in the future should you choose to raise additional funds.

Get the tools and hands-on advice you need to raise funds successfully

Localstake NC will help you connect with investors, close funding and get back on the road to growing your business.

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Localstake NC will connect you with unique investment opportunities in growing businesses.

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The Localstake NC Platform is a joint effort of CrowdfundNC and Localstake Marketplace LLC ("Localstake Marketplace") (Stake Management, Localstake Marketplace, and CrowdfundNC, hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Localstake NC Platform Operators", unless otherwise specified). CrowdfundNC is not a registered broker dealer and does not participate in securities offerings. All offerings are made through Localstake Marketplace, a registered broker dealer and funding portal, and member of FINRA/SIPC.

The Localstake NC Platform Operators do not provide legal advice, tax advice, or make investment recommendations, and no communication through this website or in any other medium should be construed as such. Investment opportunities posted on this website are private placements. Private placement investments are NOT bank deposits (and thus NOT guaranteed or insured by the FDIC, by a bank, or by any other federal governmental agency), and are NOT guaranteed by the Localstake NC Platform Operators or any of their collective affiliates, owners, managers or members. Private placements of securities such as those displayed on this website MAY lose value. There is NO guarantee of a return on your investment and investors must be able to afford the loss of their entire investment. Neither the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) nor any federal or state securities commission or regulatory authority has recommended or approved any investment or the accuracy or completeness of any of the information or materials provided by or through this website. Nothing on this website shall constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to subscribe for or buy, any securities to any person in any jurisdiction to whom or in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful.

Any financial projections or returns shown on the website are illustrative examples only. Any investment information contained herein has been secured from sources the Localstake NC Platform Operators believe are reliable, but we make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy of such information and accept no liability therefor. Offers to sell by issuers on Localstake NC or the solicitations of offers to buy by investors on Localstake NC, any security are only made through official offering materials that contain important information about risks, fees and expenses. Investors should conduct their own due diligence, not rely on the financial assumptions or estimates displayed on this website, and are encouraged to consult with a financial advisor, attorney, accountant, and any other professional that can help to understand and assess the risks associated with an investment opportunity. Please review the risks of investing in private placements on Localstake NC.