Welcome to InvestNewMexico.us
Growing your business in New Mexico doesn’t have to be hard. Now there's a New Mexico "centric" Crowdfunding portal for businesses, entrepreneurs, non-profits and dreamers. InvestNewMexico.us is a complete Crowdfunding solution - approved and regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) - ready to help you package and promote your offering.
Taking local investment from the boardroom to the community
InvestNewMexico.us is dedicated to moving community investment out of the boardroom and into the communities where businesses, entrepreneurs, non-profits and dreamers live. And though we are a New Mexico "centric" Crowdfunding company when it comes to offerings, we reach out across the United States and accept both accredited and unaccredited investors. We also accept foreign investments.
The InvestNewMexico.us Difference
Institutional investors often seek unreasonable returns and/or ask for an unreasonable ownership. InvestNewMexico.us is invested in the neighborhoods that they work with and live in – The Land of Enchantment. We give local residents an opportunity to invest in ventures improving the quality of life New Mexicans while investing along with outside investors who value the unique culture and lifestyle of New Mexico. InvestNewMexico.us eliminates nearly all of the red tape and paperwork that comes with traditional funding and works directly with businesses to help them maximize profits and give investors the potential for an increased return on investment.
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How InvestNewMexico.us is changing the face of investing forever.
New Mexico is the land of enchantment, a land of opportunity steep in culture and community involvement. We now have a unique opportunity to invest in this great state, some of us by creating new innovative ventures and some of us by providing capital and mentor support.
Our mission is to be the catalyst for business growth, economic development and job creation through the power of the crowd. We bring together a skilled team of entrepreneurs, investors and professionals from a wide spectrum of industries that are united in their desire to create a platform where investors and entrepreneurs can connect.
InvestNewMexico.us is leading the way on Equity Funding with our innovative campaign platform. It's a win-win situation for everyone involved: entrepreneurs are able to see their dreams become a reality by getting the critical funding and mentor support they need; investors are able to take part in thrilling new ideas. For nearly a century, only wealthy accredited investors had the legal right to invest in Startups business opportunities. This changed with the passing of the federal Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (or JOBS) in 2012.
Join us in transforming our state into a leader in the Crowdfunding arena. Steve Case, chairman and CEO of Revolution and co-founder of AOL said it best. "At its core, Crowdfunding empowers people - whether it's the entrepreneur with an idea he or she thinks is going to be the next big thing or an investor with an appetite for risk and desire to get off the sidelines. It's not a panacea; it won't magically fix all that ails our economy or change the fundamental dynamics of what it takes to start and scale a successful business. But it will gradually even the playing field for the innovators and risk-takers who power our economy and make our future bright".
InvestNewMexico.us works with hundreds, or even thousands, of investors on each offering. We harness this combined investment power of individuals who are socially and culturally invested in our state. InvestNewMexico.us lets you control and follow your investments online and receive potential quarterly cash distributions and generous buyouts.
InvestNewMexico.us gives even the small investor the opportunity to invest in a New Mexico owned small business venture. Whether you’ve ever wanted to have an investment interest in Movie or Television Series, Housing Fabrication company providing housing for Native Americans or a tour company touring historical sites -- InvestNewMexico.us can make it possible. Your investment with InvestNewMexico.us comes with more than the potential for profit, it makes a meaningful contribution to the quality-of-life of New Mexicans.
Create an Account
Creating an InvestNewMexico.us account is free, providing you access to browse offerings or start the process of creating an offering to seek out investors. InvestNewMexico.us team reviews all offerings and works with clients during this process and works with clients’ long term.
Review an Investment
For every investment, there will be a detailed overview that includes estimated annual return, estimated length of the investment, the location of business, sales projection information as well as a profile for any company or person involved in the investment.
Participate in Webinars
For every investment listed on our website, InvestNewMexico.us conducts an online webinar to explain the opportunity and answer all investor questions.
Finalize Your Investment
When you find an investment that interests you, you can then easily and securely sign legal documents online and submit payments for your investment online as well. Payments are done via wire or check.
ALL INVESTMENT FUNDS AND COMMUNICATIONS ON INVESTMENT IS HANDLED BY OUR BROKER PARTNER, FUNDAMERICA SECURITIES.
Monitor the Fundraising
In order to complete your investment, the “Minimum” amount listed in the offering must be reached within a designated time period. InvestNewMexico.us will periodically update you via email and your investor dashboard.
As soon as the fund-raising reaches the minimum goal, you can view the progress of your investment through the investor dashboard. You will receive updates and can follow a time-line for the asset status. The time-line is updated in real time and you will also receive email notifications.
How does InvestNewMexico.us work?
InvestNewMexico.us is a secure and uncomplicated way for qualified investors to discover, analyze, review and invest in Small Business opportunities in New Mexico. An investor is qualified as to the amount he/she can invest based on the person’s income and net worth. These guidelines are set by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). InvestNewMexico.us strives to present, on our portal, rigorously-vetted offerings to potential investors. InvestNewMexico.us lets you, the investor, make a knowledgeable investment decisions based on a presentation by the owner(s) of the company in such a way that is easy to understand.
What do I own when I invest through InvestNewMexico.us?
InvestNewMexico.us is a crowdfunding portal providing a vehicle for investors and New Mexico companies, who find a synergy, to strike an investment relationship in a simple and effortless manner. Our broker partner Fund America handles all funds and reporting to the SEC. Equity rules allow for a company to offer “Securities” in return for an investment in the company. Most companies choose a Limited Liability Company structure and offer “Units” as the security. The value of the Units is set by the company offering the security. Rules do encourage creative approaches for offering securities and ownership retained by owners. Governing rules have been set forth by the SEC regarding the resale or transfer of the securities and all terms will be included in the offering.
How does InvestNewMexico.us execute documentation?
All investment documentation is handled by our Broker Partner – Fund America. Fund America will take an initial application, posted through our site, to determine the amount you can invest. Required documents will be drafted, when they become available, you will be notified and directed to your investor dashboard to examine the documents. All required signatures are electronically collected, with a fully-executed electronic version stored in your investor dashboard. Funds will be collected and held in escrow until the offer meets minimum subscriptions and at that point released to company and other service providers including InvestNewMexico.us. Each offering will have a 90-day window to raise minimum funds. If funds are not raised, all funds will be returned with interest.
Are there investment limits with InvestNewMexico.us?
InvestNewMexico.us is primarily focused on Title lll Crowdfunding, better known as “Retail Crowdfunding”. Current rules allow a company to raise up to $1 million per year and currently Congress is looking to raise this limit to $5 million per year.
Anyone can invest in a crowdfunding securities offering. Because of the risks involved with this type of investing, however, you are limited in how much you can invest during any 12-month period in these transactions. The limitation on how much you can invest depends on your net worth and annual income.
If either your annual income or your net worth is less than $100,000, then during any 12-month period, you can invest up to the greater of either $2,000 or 5% of the lesser of your annual income or net worth.
If both your annual income and your net worth are equal to or more than $100,000, then during any 12-month period, you can invest up to 10% of annual income or net worth, whichever is lesser, but not to exceed $100,000.
What types of investments does InvestNewMexico.us offer?
InvestNewMexico.us makes investments in development, hotels, multifamily housing, retail stores, office buildings, and industrial properties available to you. These arrangements leverage the micro-market know-how of our partners and their ability to create substantial deal flow.
What methods of screening investments does InvestNewMexico.us employ?
We pre-screen all of our companies to make certain that all offerings on our platform are legitimate. We insist that all offerings include a considerable amount of information to make all purchase decisions informed ones. In addition, we require all operators to presents all risks, as well as opportunities, for all investments.
How many investors can participate in each offering?
Currently the limit of raising funds per company is $1 million per year, that could be raised to $5 million by next year. Each offering will set the Value of the Security and number of the investors.
When I invest with InvestNewMexico.us what are my tax implications?
InvestNewMexico.us cannot offer tax and/or legal advice. We do suggest that you consult with your attorney and accountant on the legal and tax implications of investment made through the InvestNewMexico.us portal.
Who is responsible for decisions in an LLC?
Each investment offered by InvestNewMexico.us is managed by the owners and management of the company making the offering. This individual(s) have sole and exclusive rights for the management, control and performance of the affairs of the company.
What fees accompany investment with InvestNewMexico.us?
Our portal fees are dependent upon the size of investment, we have set a sliding scale. Up to $100,000 raised 5% - $100,001 to $200,000 raised 4% - $200,001 to $300,000 raised 4% - $300,001 to 400,000 raised 3% - $400,001 to $500,000 raised 2% - $500,001 to $1,000,000 raised 1.5%. Additional non portal services will be charged based on industry standards. Additional fees charged by Fund America and can be found at http://www.fundamerica.com/files/fundamerica-fee-schedule-title-III-offerings-portals.pdf.
When will I see a return on my investment?
Each investment opportunity is accompanied by a thorough business plan that outlines the time-frame necessary to realize the investment. This may vary anywhere from one to ten years. Crowdfunding offers investors an opportunity to participate in an early-stage venture. However, you should be aware that early-stage investments may involve very high risks and you should research thoroughly any offering before making an investment decision. You should read and fully understand the information about the company and the risks that are disclosed to you before making any investment.