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Raise money for your venture fund online

Roadshows are difficult, time consuming, and expensive. Managers spend months fundraising and thousands of dollars before a single committment is made.

Raise money for your fund on Velvet - Our online private fund marketplace can increase your exposure to institutional allocators, decrease time for LP due diligence, and speed up your fundraise.

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Automate your fundraise

Avoid a roadshow

Go through the diligence process once then get exposure to institutional allocators like family offices, pension funds, endowments, fund-of-funds, and more. Velvet makes the discovery process easy for allocators, so they can find the right funds quickly and easily.

We support a diverse market of funds

Allocators on Velvet have a large number of unique mandates and exposure targets. Whether your fund has a more traditional strategy, operates on the public markets, invests in private debt or private equity, digital assets, and more, Velvet supports a diverse group of strategies and funds.

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Due diligence wastes fund’s time

By bringing the due diligence process to the front, allocators know your fund’s results are accurate and your team has been vetted. This allows for less work on both sides and a more efficient process.

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A private placement is an offering of unregistered securities to a limited pool of investors. In a private placement, a company sells shares of stock in the company or other interest in the company, such as warrants or bonds, in exchange for cash.

The following represent some general disclosures in regards to private placements. This list is not exhaustive, and potential investors should carefully review each prospective investment and the risks specific to such investment.

  • Private placements are suitable only for investors that do not require immediate liquidity for their investments. Private placements are subject to limited liquidity and significant restrictions on transferability and resale. Investors bear the financial risks of an investment for an indefinite period of time.
  • Private placements are suitable only for sophisticated investors that fully understand and are willing and able to assume the risks of an investment.
  • Investors must be able to afford the loss of their entire investment. Investments in private placements are speculative and involve a high degree of risk and those investors who cannot afford to lose their entire investment should not invest.
  • Private placements are not filed with, registered, approved by or disapproved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") or any other governmental agency, regulatory authority or national securities exchange of any country or jurisdiction.
  • There is no established secondary market for private placements, and none is expected to develop.
  • Private placements are NOT bank deposits and thus NOT insured by the FDIC or any other federal governmental agency.
  • Private placements are NOT guaranteed by VelvetFS, the issuer, or any other party.
  • Private placements should not represent an investor’s entire investment portfolio.
  • Investing in Private Placements listed on VelvetFS pose risks including, but not limited to, credit risk, interest rate risk, and the risk of losing some or all of your investment. Before investing, you should (1) conduct your own investigation and analysis; (2) carefully consider the investment and all related charges, expenses, risks, potential conflicts of interests, and uncertainties; and (3) consult with your own investment, tax, financial and legal advisors.
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