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For full access to our site, you will need to confirm that you are eligible to receive financial promotional material on investing in early stage companies by making the following declaration.

Restricted Investor

Investor Description

You will be a restricted investor if you confirm to us you have not invested more than 10% of your net assets in unquoted company shares in the last 12 months and confirm that you won’t do so in the next 12 months. We would expect most site visitors to fall within this category.

Investor Statement

I make this statement so that I can receive promotional communications relating to non-readily realisable securities as a restricted investor. I declare that I qualify as a restricted investor because:

  • In the 12 months preceding the date below, I have not invested more than 10% of my net assets in non-readily realisable securities; and
  • I undertake that in the 12 months following the date below, I will not invest more than 10% of my net assets in non-readily realisable securities.

Net assets for these purposes do not include:

  • In the 12 months preceding the date below, I have not invested more than 10% of my net assets in non-readily realisable securities; and
  • I undertake that in the 12 months following the date below, I will not invest more than 10% of my net assets in non-readily realisable securities.

I accept that the investments to which the promotions will relate may expose me to a significant risk of losing all of the money or other property invested. I am aware that it is open to me to seek advice from an authorised person who specialises in advising on non-readily realisable securities.

Sophisticated Investor

Investor Description

This category is for people who have invested in more than one unlisted company (including Force Over Mass Capital) during the last two years or who have been members of a business angel syndicate or network for six months or longer.

Investor Statement

I declare that I am a self-certified sophisticated investor for the purposes of the non-readily realisable securities. I understand this means:

  • I can receive promotional communications made by a person who is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority which relate to investment activity in non-readily realisable securities;
  • the investments to which the promotions will relate may expose me to a significant risk of losing all of the property invested

I am a self-certified sophisticated investor because at least one of the following applies:

  • I am a member of a network or syndicate of business angels and have been so for at least the last six months prior to the date below;
  • I have made more than one investment in an unlisted company in the two years prior to the date below;
  • I am working, or have worked in the two years prior to the date below, in a professional capacity in the private equity sector, or in the provision of finance for small and medium enterprises;
  • I am currently, or have been in the two years prior to the date below, a director of a company with an annual turnover of at least £1 million.

I accept that the investments to which the promotions will relate may expose me to a significant risk of losing all of the money or other property invested. I am aware that it is open to me to seek advice from someone who specialises in advising on investments.

High-Net-Worth Individual

Investor Description

This is an individual who earns more than £100,000 a year or has net assets of of more than £250,000. If this applies to you, you will probably be within the High-net-worth category.

Investor Statement

I make this statement so that I can receive promotional communications which are exempt from the restriction on promotion of non-readily realisable securities. The exemption relates to certified high net worth investors and I declare that I qualify as such because at least one of the following applies to me:

  • I make this statement so that I can receive promotional communications which are exempt from the restriction on promotion of non-readily realisable securities. The exemption relates to certified high net worth investors and I declare that I qualify as such because at least one of the following applies to me:
  • I held, throughout the financial year immediately preceding the date below, net assets to the value of £250,000 or more.

Net assets for these purposes do not include:

  • The property which is my primary residence or any loan secured on that property;
  • Any rights of mine under a qualifying contract of insurance; or
  • Any benefits (in the form of pensions or otherwise) which are payable on the termination of my service or on my death or retirement and to which I am (or my dependants are), or may be, entitled.

I accept that the investments to which the promotions will relate may expose me to a significant risk of losing all of the money or other property invested. I am aware that it is open to me to seek advice from someone who specialises in advising on investments.

By clicking confirm, I am making the above declaration.